PHILIPPINES – Eight entries from the Philippines were nominated at the 2019 New York Film Festival.
New York Festivals television and movies awards give recognition to the work of talents and story-tellers from all over the world.
It is an annual 17-days festival starting from the last week of September to mid-October that is led by the Film Society of Lincoln.
The award-giving body aims to inspire and encourage the next generation to be creative and show their exceptional talent in creating tv series and films.Throughout the years, the Filipinos have innovated and have shown their talents in creating movies and tv shows all over the world.
Based on a report from Inquirer, the Philippines have eight entries on the competition of 2019 New York Festivals “World’s Best TV and Films.”Based on a report from Inquirer, two of the biggest tv networks in the Philippines GMA-7 and ABS-CBN owned the entries in the said competition.
The Kapuso network has five (5) nominations while the Kapamilya network has three (3) nominations. Here is the list of the following nominees:
Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (KMJS), “Salay” – Nominated for the Community Portraits category.
The Atom Araullo Specials, on his episode “No Leftovers” – Nominated for Social Issues category.
Reel Time: “Batang Maestro” – Nominated for Heroes category.
I-Witness: “War Zone ER” of Sandra Aguinaldo and “Bilanggo ng Isipan” of Kara David – Nominated for Current Affairs category.
Local Legends: “Karne Norte” – Nominated for Biography/Profiles category.
Mission Impossible: “Kapit Lang Anak” – Nominated for Best Public Affairs Program category.