FULL LIST: Winners, Cinemalaya Awards Night 2015
MANILA, Philippines – The winners of the 2015 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival and Competition were announced on August 15 at the the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino. (READ: Lineup: Short films competing at Cinemalaya film festival 2015)
This year's competition was only held for the short film category. The winners are:
- Best Screenplay: Papetir
- Audience Choice: Sanctissima
- Best Film: Pusong Bato (Stone Heart)
- Best Direction: Lisyun Qng Geografia (Geography Lessons)
- NETPAC Prize: Wawa
- Special Jury Prize: Wawa
The films in competition were:
- Apasol (Chasing Sun) by Ryanne Murcia
- Gatilyo ng Baril by Glenmark Doromal and Eero Yves Francisco
- Kyel by Arvin Belarmino
- Lisyun Qng Geografia (Geography Lessons) by Petersen Vargas
- Mater by Annemikami Pablo
- Nenok by Milo Tolentino
- Papetir by Darwin Novicio
- Pusong Bato (Stone Heart) by Martika Ramirez Escobar
- Sanctissima by Kenneth Dagatan
- Wawa by Anj Macalanda
The winner of the Audience Choice Award will receive P25,000, while the winner of best film will receive P150,000. All the winners will receive the Balanghai trophy.
The finalists for the Full-Length Feature category for Cinemalaya 2016 were also announced at the event. These finalists will receive production grants of P700,000 each. The winner of the best film for this category will also receive P250,000. The finalists for Full-Length Feature are:
- Ang Bagong Pamilya Ni Ponching by Inna Salazar and Victor Villanueva
- Ang Mga Bisita ni Mamang by Janice O'Hara and Denise O'Hara
- Dagsin by Atom Magadia
- Hiblang Abo by Ralston Jover
- I America by Ivan Andrew Payawal
- Kusina by David Corpuz and Cenon Palomares
- Lando at Bugoy by Vic Acedillo, Jr
- Mercury is Mine by Jason Paul Laxamana
- Pamilya Ordinaryo by Eduardo Roy, Jr
- Tuos by Derick Cabrido
The Cinemalaya Film Festival, which is on its 11th year, is a project of Cinemalaya Foundation, Inc. and the CCP. This year, the festival ran from August 7 to 15 at the CCP and Greenbelt 3.
Editor's Note: The article originally stated that Kusina was directed by David Corpuz only. It's actually by David Corpuz and Cenon Palomares. This has been corrected. We regret the error. – Rappler.com
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