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“Never Tear Us Apart” leads this year’s Cinema One Originals 2018 winners

The film shot entirely on a smartphone took home five technical awards.

BY PUSH TEAM

FRESH SCOOPS

10/22/2018 8:08 AM
“Never Tear Us Apart” leads this year’s Cinema One Originals 2018 winners


After the I Am Original Awards Night in Dolphy Theater in ABS-CBN, Whammy Alcazaren’s film Never Tear Us Apart, won the most awards last October 21 including Best Director, Best Music, Best Editing, Best Production Design, and Best Cinematography. The movie about an aging spy and his troubled family and shot entirely using an iPhone X, stars Ricky Davao, Meryl Soriano, and Jasmine Curtis-Smith. It was one of the nine full-length entries at this year’s Cinema One Originals film festival. 


Below is the full list of winners:

Technical Category

Best Picture: “Paglisan

Best Director: Whammy Alcazaren, “Never Tear Us Apart

Best Screenplay: Carl Papa and Aica Ganhinhin, “Paglisan

Best Sound: Jess Carlos, “Paglisan

Best Music: Teresa Barrozo, “Paglisan;” and Erwin Romulo, Juan Miguel Sobrepena, Malek Lopez, “Never Tear Us Apart

Best Editing: Ilsa Malsi, “Never Tear Us Apart

Best Production Design: Thesa Tang, “Never Tear Us Apart

Best Cinematography: Sasha Palomares, “Never Tear Us Apart

 

Acting Category

Best Actor: Alwyn Uytingco, “Asuang

Best Actress: Iyah Mina, “Mamu; and A  Mother Too

Best Supporting Actor: Arron Villaflor, “Mamu; and A Mother Too

Best Supporting Actress: Mary Joy Apostol, “Hospicio

 

Special Awards

Jury Prize: “Never Tear Us Apart

Special Citation: “A Short History of a Few Bad Things

Audience Choice: “Mamu; And A Mother Too

Champion Bughaw Award: “Paglisan

Best in Short Film: “Manila Is Full of Men Named Boy,” Andrew Stephen Lee

C1 Minute Student Film Competition: “Paray Kay Tatay,” Christlin Conanan, UP Diliman