Commentaries to follow.
Will Win? SUNDALONG KANIN. Because there hardly was a soul who hated it. Plus it was actually good period film.
Could Win? #Y. Second time’s the charm for Gino Santos?
Should Win? MARIQUINA. Because it was by leaps and bounds better than the majority of the films shown.
Will Win? CHILDREN’S SHOW. Because it is the type of film that they go for.
Could Win? RONDA. I dunno.
Should Win? DAGITAB. Not a close second, but a great great work.
Will Win? FRANCIS XAVIER PASION, BWAYA. Technical wise, it was his best film to date.
Could Win? GINO M. SANTOS, #Y. He had that “voice of the now generation” thing going for him. Young director who is actually really good at what he does.
Should Win? MILO SOGUECO, MARIQUINA. For creating the best film of the festival.
Will Win?? RICKY DAVAO, MARIQUINA. Because this is arguably his best work in recent memory.
Could Win? NONIE BUENCAMINO, DAGITAB. He is bound to win something, this might be his chance, plus, he is REALLLYY good.
Should Win? RICKY DAVAO, MARIQUINA.
Will Win? ANGELI BAYANI, BWAYA. She has the momentum, and she was great and devastating in the film.
Could Win? AI AI DELAS ALAS, RONDA. Stunt casting. will it pay off?
Should Win? EULA VALDEZ, DAGITAB. It was nice to see her topbill a film and bringing her A game.
Will Win? MARTIN DEL ROSARIO, DAGITAB. Young actor who deserves to get noticed when they are doing career high work early in their careers.
Could Win? PAOLO O’HARA, SUNDALONG KANIN. Filmmaker and actor to boot!
Should Win? MARTIN DEL ROSARIO, DAGITAB
Will Win? BARBIE FORTEZA, MARIQUINA. Wishful thinking. But she was perfection.
Could Win? COLEEN GARCIA, #Y. CHYNNA ORTALEZA, #Y. Both great and scene stealers.
Should Win? FORTEZA, MARIQUINA
Will Win? MARIQUINA. Tarrog’s most heartfelt written work.
Could Win? CHILDREN’S SHOW. I dunno really.
Should Win? MARIQUINA
Will Win? CHILDREN’S SHOW. Gritty work?
Could Win? #Y. A repeat win?
Should Win? MARIQUINA. Effortless switching of timelines.
Will Win? BWAYA. No bad frames at all. Beautiful all throughout. Aerial shots WOW!
Could Win? MARIQUINA. Great composition and framing.
Should Win? BWAYA
Will Win? K’NA THE DREAMWEAVER. Because period works get noticed here.
Could Win? CHILDREN’S SHOW. Dirt. Grime = beauty?
Should Win? DAGITAB. Exquisite detail!
Will Win? MARIQUINA. Tarrog in the house! Another beautiful work.
Could Win? SEPARADOS. Because I just want to fuck with it.
Should Win? MARIQUINA
Will Win? #Y. From the houses to the bars.
Could Win? RONDA
Should Win? #Y
Audience Choice: #Y.