The 2nd Subic International Film Festival Awards is a Huge Success!

pilar mateo sni THE “P” TALKS!

BY: Pilar Mateo

FESTIVAL DIRECTORS Vic V. Vizcocho, Jr. and Arlyn Dela Cruz-Bernal were once again successful in their 2nd edition of the Subic International Film Festival (SIFF2019) held at the River Walk Garden of the Harbor Point (Ayala Malls) in Subic, Zambales.

The recognition were given to the following:

  • 1st Award: Best in Production Design – Jimmy Tablizo and Roland Rubenecia (Kids of War)
  • 2nd Award: Best Film Editing – Gilbert Obispo (Kids of War)
  • 3rd Award: Best in Cinematography – Arvin Viola (Tell Me Your Dreams)
  • Special Award 1: Future of Cinema Award – Rose Galang (Tell Me Your Dreams) and Shane Patrick Carrera (Kids of War)
  • Special Award 2: Discovery Award – Rendezvous
  • 4th Award: Best in Screenplay – Hubert Tibi (1957)
  • 5th Award: Best Supporting Actor – Richard Quan (1957)
  • 6th Award: Best Supporting Actress – Ynez Veneracion (Jesusa)
  • 7th Award: Best Director – Hubert Tibi (1957)
  • 8th Award: Best Actor – Ronwaldo Martin (1957)
  • 9th Award: Best Actress – Aiko Melendez (Tell Me Your Dreams) and Sylvia Sanchez (Jesusa)
  • 10th Award: Best Picture – Kids of War
  • Philippine Cinema Milestone Award: Mr. Romy Vitug and Ms. Perla Bautista
  • Philippine Cinema Icon Award: Ms. Nora Aunor

Both winners, Ynez and Richard brought their lucky charms to witness their wins: their beloved Moms.

I asked Ynez, who got starstruck by the superstar’s presence if they have worked together in the past.

“No! Not yet.”

And she learned that the Festival Director Arlyn is directing Aunor’s latest movie “Ninang Corazon“.

She talked to Direk. And she might just land a very special role in the said flick!

It is a successful film festival. Looking forward to the next!

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