“2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten”, “Lily” Emerge Big Winners at the Cinema 1 Originals Awards

It is that time of the year when Cinema 1 Originals film entries take centerstage and get credit where it is due. This year’s awards night last November 20, 2016 was held as usual at the Dolphy Theater. The seven entries in the Narrative Feature Category include Tisay, Baka Bukas, Lily, 2 Cool 2 be 4gotten, Si Magdalola at ang mga Gago, Every Room is a Planet, and Malinak La’y Labi. 

The film line up this year are all very interesting and really has a Smegged by young and budding directors of the industry most of which I haven’t met yet! And the jury has spoken and below is the roll call of winners:

Best Film – 2 Cool to Be 4gotten

Special Jury PrizeSi Magdalola at ang mga Gago

Best Director – Keith Deligero, Lily

Best Documentary – Forbidden Memory by Teng Mangansakan

Special Citation Award – People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose
Audience Choice AwardBaka Bukas

Champion Bughaw AwardTisay

Cinema One Minute Student Film – No Seguir


Best Actress – Jasmine Curtis–Smith, Baka Bukas

Best Actor – Rocky Salumbides, Lily


Best Screenplay – Jose Abdel Langit, Malinak Ya Labi

Best Sound – Andrew Milallos, Baka Bukas

Best Music – Francis De Veyra, Tisay

Best Editing – Lily

Best Production Design – Michael Español, Tisay

Best Cinematography – Carlos Mauricio, 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten

Best Supporting Actress – Natileigh Sitoy , Lily

Best Supporting Actor – Jameson Blake, 2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten

Best Short Film – Maria


15073339_1474167675930021_7924465344042246110_nDirector Tikoy Aguiluz handed out the winners of the Special Jury Prize and the Best Picture. Meeting him was surreal!

15085621_10154817389558487_2786322223952660602_nCinema One Channel Head Ronald Arguelles is grateful and thankful to the growing number of movie goers patronizing indie films. He reminds that the festival is still ongoing until the 22nd of November.
Congrats Sir Ronald and Team C1  ☺☺
The awards night was hosted by Xian Lim and Coleen Garcia. 
15171006_1474130429267079_3932719391518856059_nCongratulations to all the nominees and winners and may you continue to inspire, explore and discover and create out of the box indie films! Mabuhay ang Pelikulang Pinoy! ☺☺