The Young Critics Circle Film Desk will give out awards for best achievement in Philippine cinema for 2013 and 2014 today, April 23rd, 4 pm, at the UP Vargas Museum, Diliman, Quezon City.
Awardees for 2013 are:
Best Film: Porno, directed by Adolfo Alix, Jr.
Best Screenplay: Porno, Ralston Jover
Best Editing: Pagpag, Jerrold Tarog and Porno, Aleks Castaneda
Best Cinematography and Visual Design: Lauriana, Nap Jamir (cinematography) and Edgar Martin Littaua (production design)
Best Sound and Aural Orchestration: Porno, Albert Michael Idioma (sound design) and Ari Trofeo (sound)
Best Performance: Carlo Aquino, Porno and Jhong Hilario, Badil
Best First Feature: Angustia, directed by Kristian Sendon Cordero; Puti, directed by Mike Alcazaren; and Ang Turkey Man Ay Pabo Rin, directed by Randolph Longjas
Awardees for 2014 are:
Best Editing: Mariquina, Benjamin Tolentino
Best Cinematography and Visual Design: Dagitab, Rommel Sales (cinematography) and Whammy Alcazaren and Tessa Tang (production design)
Best Sound and Aural Orchestration: Sonata Maria, Maki Serapio (sound design), Wrap Meting and Mark Limbaga (sound) and Jad Montenegro (music)
Best Performance: Eula Valdes and Nonie Buencamino (duo performance), Dagitab
Best First Feature: Dagitab, directed by Giancarlo Abrahan V; Nick & Chai, directed by Cha Escala and Wena Sanchez; and Sonata Maria, directed by Bagane Fiola
The ceremony, which is open to the public, is supported by the UP Diliman Office for Initiatives in Culture and the Arts (OICA).