The Young Critics Circle Film Desk held its 28th Annual Circle Citations for Distinguished Achievement in Film for 2017 last 16 August 2018 (Thursday), 4:00 PM at the Jorge B. Vargas Museum, University of the Philippines-Diliman.
Dr. Jazmin B. Llana, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, De La Salle University-Manila, was the keynote speaker. Dean Llana is also Chair of the Research TWG of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and the Vice President of Performance Studies international (PSi).
This event is supported by the University of the Philippines-Diliman Office for Initiatives in Culture and the Arts.
To get a copy of the citations catalogue, please click on this link: YCC complete 2018 081518
(All photos taken by Lea Marie Diño of Vargas Museum)
YCC members Skilty Labastilla and Em Flaviano host the ceremony.
YCC chairperson Lisa Ito-Tapang delivers her opening message and introduces the keynote speaker, Dr. Jazmin Llana of the De La Salle University-Manila.
Dr. Jazmin Llana delivers her keynote speech.
Skilty Labastilla reads the citations for Best First Feature.
Best First Feature award recipients Thop Nazareno (Kiko Boksingero), Rae Red (co-director with Fatrick Tabada, Si Chedeng at Si Apple), and James Robin Mayo (The Chanters) pose with their trophies.
James Robin Mayo gives a speech.
Rae Red gives a speech.
Thop Nazareno gives a speech.
YCC member Christian Benitez reads the citations for Best Achievement in Cinematography and Visual Design.
Elora Espanto and Joseph Israel Laban representing Marielle Hizon and TM Malones, respectively, pose with Benitez with Hizon’s and Malones’ trophies for Best Achievement in Cinematography and Visual Design for Baconaua.
Shireen Seno (co-editor with John Torres) poses with their trophy for Best Achievement in Editing for Nervous Translation.
Seno delivers a speech.
YCC member Aris Atienza reads the citations for Best Achievement in Sound and Aural Orchestration.
Mikko Quizon (sound design) and Itos Ledesma (music), awardees of Best Achievement in Sound and Aural Orchestration for Nervous Translation, pose with Atienza.
Quizon gives a speech.
Ledesma gives a speech.
Ledesma performs “For a Beautiful Human Life” from Nervous Translation.
YCC member Jaime Salazar reads the citations for Best Screenplay.
John Paul Bedia and Andrian Legaspi pose with their trophies for Best Screenplay for The Chanters.
Legaspi gives a speech.
Bedia gives a speech.
YCC member J Pilapil Jacobo reads the citations for Best Performance.
Anthony Falcon poses with his trophy for Best Performance as Amanda in Mga Gabing Kasinghaba ng Hair Ko.
Falcon gives a speech.
YCC chairperson Lisa Ito-Tapang reads the citations for Best Film of 2017.
Joseph Israel Laban with his trophy for Best Film for Baconaua, with Ito-Tapang.
Laban gives a speech.
Incoming YCC chairperson Em Flaviano introduces the current membership of YCC and welcomes new YCC member, Tito R. Quiling Jr.
The awardees and nominees pose with the YCC.
After the program, Falcon chats with Jacobo.
(L-R) Skilty Labastilla, J Pilapil Jacobo, Anthony Falcon, Tessa Guazon, and Patrick Flores.