Although she did not win, Jodi Sta. Maria took to her Instagram account to share her International Emmy Awards experience in New York.
The actress, who was nominated for her role as Amor Powers in the remake of “Pangako Sa Yo,” emphasized that she is proud to be able to represent the country among 15 other nations. She is also very thankful for the experience and believes Pinoy talent is ready for the international scene.
“Thank you sooo much for praying and cheering for me! ?? Attending and being nominated at the 44th International Emmy Awards is a memorable experience. Making new friends, sharing a glimpse of the Filipino hospitality to my fellow nominees, proudly speaking about the beauty of the Philippines and representing the country to 15 nations made it more meaningful and special. I believe we are ready for the global scene… the international stage is opening up and there are opportunities to showcase our talents worldwide,” she said in her post.
Jodi added that being at the iEmmys will surely make her more passionate about her job as an actress.
“This will serve as inspiration for me to be more dedicated and serious and passionate about my craft and to be better than the person who I was yesterday. When God gives us talents and puts a dream in our hearts, it’s for a good purpose. And it’s up to us to have courage to pursue, fight, believe, and fulfill that dream.”