Awards for 2016

Pylon Award

Best Picture - QCShorts Competition

WINNER

Hondo: Aedrian Araojo
For its simple and yet unusual portrayal to seek meaning for life's suffering and existence.

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Best Picture - Asian Next Wave

WINNER

Apprentice: Junfeng Boo
For giving a relevant, poignant and sensitive discourse on socio-psychological consequences of crime and punishment in a well-developed human drama.

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Best Picture - Circle Competition

WINNER

Women of the Weeping River: Sheron R. Dayoc
For bringing mother figures caught in inter-generational conflicts in Zamboanga to the scope of classic Greek tragedy, through tremendous talent in directing actors and capturing images through subtle, yet sharp framing.

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Best Actor

WINNER

Best Actress

WINNER

Best Supporting Actor

WINNER

Best Supporting Actress

WINNER

Best Director

WINNER

Best Screenplay

WINNER

Best Artistic Achievement

WINNER

Baboy halas: Raphael Meting, Mark Limbaga
For its bewitching, hyperrealist camera work that plays with the codes of documentary with poetic twists that cast a magical spell into the forest hinterlands.

NETPAC Award

QCShorts Competition

WINNER

Circle Competition

WINNER

Baboy halas: Bagane Fiola
For its aesthetically challenging cinematic exploration of the tribulations of the not-so-familiar indigenous people whose lives are in tune with nature in a mythical way and are attempting a new familial and social order.

Gender Sensitivity Award

WINNER

Patay na si Hesus
For its playful call for diversiy within a popular, comic setting, through the non-conformist attitudes of a single mother, an emancipated nun and a strong tomboy. It even passes the Bechdel Test.

Audience Choice Award

QCShorts Competition

WINNER

Circle Competition

WINNER

Special Citation

Asian Next Wave

WINNER

Dao khanong: Anocha Suwichakornpong
For taking us into an uneven yet mesmerising journey of history and memory in its many reincarnations to collective, social, personal and cinematic adaptations.

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