Khavn is considered as the father of Philippine digital filmmaking. He has made 45 features and more than a hundred short films, most of which have received prizes, been given retrospectives, and presented in international film festivals. He has served as a jury member in the Clermont-Ferrand (France), Jeonju (Korea), Jihlava (Czech Republic) and Dok Leipzig (Germany) film festivals.
Khavn is also a Palanca-award-winning poet and fictionist whose books are published by the University of the Philippines Press and University of Santo Tomas Press. His 5th book, Shockbox, was released in 2013.
Bandleader of The Brockas, Khavn is an acclaimed composer, songwriter, singer and pianist who has performed in Europe, Asia, Australia, and America and has made several albums, rock operas, and film soundtracks. He performs live piano score for several of his films.