‘i get so sad sometimes’ gets top award in this year’s QCinema

Trishtan Perez’ short film, i get so sad sometimes wins #QCShorts Best Picture in this year’s edition of QCinema International Film Festival.  i get so sad sometimes is about a high school teenager who secretly spends his time on the internet with a mature man whose face he still hasn’t seen yet.  The film is cited for its keen observation …

Gawad Urian Best Picture Aswang : A Fitting Pre-Election Recall of Monstrosities

It’s another historic win for multi-awarded documentary film Aswang. Aswang won Best Picture, Best Director, Best Documentary, and Best Cinematography at the 44th Gawad Urian by the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino. Director Alyx Arumpac says: “We thank the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino for this honor. We are overwhelmed and beyond grateful for the recognition. “ Aswang follows a group of people whose fates wrap around …

HBO Asia Original Film ‘Gensan Punch’ gets world premiere and award nomination at the Busan International Film Festival

MANILA, September 28, 2021 – A brand-new HBO Asia Original film GENSAN PUNCH will have its world premiere in “A Window on Asian Cinema” section (Competition) at the upcoming 26th edition of Busan International Film Festival, before premiering exclusively on HBO GO and HBO in the next few months. The Filipino-Japanese title in English, Japanese …

The Asian Television Awards is proud to announce that Facebook is now an official industry partner!

Singapore, 12 May 2021 – Slated to be held from December 10th to 12th, 2021, the 26th Asian Television Awards will be televised across Asia Pacific through its broadcast network covering 500,000 households across 22 countries. The Awards will also be streamed live through Facebook with dedicated live interviews only available on FB Watch. Established …

Netflix’s ‘The Call,’ ‘Extracurricular,’ ‘Space Sweepers,’ and more win at the 57th Baeksang Arts Awards

The 57th Baeksang Arts Awards has crowned its winners, with Netflix titles receiving many awards! The prestigious awards ceremony honors the best performances in Korean TV, film, and theatre since 1965. Some notable wins from the 2021 Baeksang Arts Awards include Jun Jong-seo for Best Leading Actress (The Call), Oh Jung-se for Best Supporting Actor …

FDCP Reveals Honorees, Special Awardees & Performers of 5th Film Ambassadors’ Night

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, FEBRUARY 16, 2021 — The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) has named the 60 honorees and special awardees for this year’s 5th Film Ambassadors’ Night (FAN) as well as the performers for the online event that will take place on February 28. The FAN, an annual event spearheaded by the FDCP since …

Alfred Vargas elated over Tagpuan’s Best Feature Film win at the 6th Chauri Chaura Int’l Film Festival

After 11 nominations and 2 awards (3rd best picture and best supporting actress for Shaina Magdayao) at last December’s Metro Manila Film Festival, Tagpuan was declared the Best Feature Film at the 6th Chauri Chaura International Film Festival in India. Alfred Vargas, the lead actor and producer of Tagpuan, is elated over the film’s international …

Cignal Entertainment Sweeps 43rd Gawad Urian Major Awards

MANILA. 17 November 2020 – The Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino (MPP) recognized the winners in this year’s first-ever virtual awards ceremony of the prestigious 43rd Gawad Urian. Cignal Entertainment dominated the awards ceremony with its on and off-screen talents who bagged the major awards: Elijah Canlas for “Best Actor”, Janine Gutierrez for “Best Actress”, and Babae at Baril for “Best Picture”. Cignal Entertainment is the film and television production arm of Cignal TV, Inc. the leading pay-TV provider in …

Warner Bros. Titles “Joker,” “Richard Jewell,” “Just Mercy” Dominate the 2020 Awards Season

MANILA, January 15, 2020 — With Monday’s announcement of the Oscar nominations, Hollywood’s 2020 awards season is gearing to its crowning conclusion. And throughout the highly competitive process, Warner Bros.’ trifecta of awards-worthy films has always been part of the conversation: “Joker, “Richard Jewell” and “Just Mercy.” “Joker” Beloved by fans and admired by cineastes, “Joker” …