Filmmaker. Photographer. Storyteller.
Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce you to Rex Moribe, a true maverick in the world of storytelling and filmmaking. Born and raised in the mesmerizing paradise of Hawaii, Rex now finds himself immersed in the scenic beauty of Luzern, Switzerland, embracing the joys of fatherhood. His life's journey has been an exhilarating blend of passions, ranging from filmmaking and IT engineering to entrepreneurship and the thrill of riding the waves.
Rex's talent and dedication have not gone unnoticed. His documentary masterpiece, "Dear Thalia," has left an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of viewers. This remarkable film has graced the stages of multiple esteemed film festivals, earning well-deserved recognition with numerous humanitarian awards. Today, it continues to captivate audiences through its compelling narrative, as it reaches households across the islands through the broadcast on PBS Hawai'i.
But Rex's creative prowess extends far beyond the realm of documentaries. He effortlessly weaves his storytelling magic through mesmerizing videos, captivating promos, and immersive event coverage that transport you to different worlds. His Vlogs, brimming with authenticity and passion, offer a glimpse into his extraordinary life. Rex's passion for sharing unique stories knows no bounds, as he fearlessly explores the realms of film, commercials, photography, and the written word.
Are you ready to step into Rex Moribe's world, where imagination takes flight and reality intertwines with dreams? Join him on this extraordinary journey and let his artistry ignite your senses, taking you on an unforgettable ride where stories come alive.
Awards, Film Festivals & Recognitions
Dear Thalia was picked "Best of PAAFF 2016 program" and streamed on Comcast's VOD, Xfinity for 30 days prior to "PAAFF" 2017
Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival "PAAFF" 2016
The first event of its kind in Philadelphia - a film festival celebrating and elevating the Asian American experience. Since 2008 PAAFF is proud to have presented dozens of culturally relevant films and exciting programming to broad and diverse audiences from Chinatown to Center City to University City.
Vijay Mohan Social Change Award
Vijay Krishna Mohan was a filmmaker, musician, activist, author, and beloved member of the PAAFF staff who passed away in 2015 after a cycling accident, Starting in 2015 we began giving an award in his name to the film or filmmaker who best embodies Vijay's spirit of transformative change through media.
We felt that Dear Thalia was the most deserving film because of the positive impact it has had in the Martin family's lives, and your film's broader potential for creating dialogue on the many causes of homelessness.
Hawaiian International Film Festival
As the vanguard forum of international cinematic achievement in the Asia-Pacific region, Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) endeavors to recognize new and emerging talent, promote career development and original collaborations through innovative education programs, and facilitate dynamic cultural exchange through the cinema arts.
Creative Labs Alumni 2016
Creative Lab Hawaii, founded in 2012 by the Hawaii State Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism’s Creative Industries Division (CID), is a key facet of DBEDT’s HI Growth Initiative, is developing an ecosystem to increase export, attract investment and build the state’s creative entrepreneurial capacity.
Producer, Director of Photography & Editor:
Ticket to Nowhere - Music Video
Producer, Director & Editor:
Dear Thalia - Documentary
The Man who Feared - Short
Writers Immersive Program 2016
Hawaii Filmmakers Collective "HFC" Alumni/Volunteer
Co-founder of HFC Writers Room