The kiss-ass, kick-ass and the as is- Joey Agbayani shared that films should either be the first two or otherwise it's a waste of time and money during the C1Originals2015 Kakaiba Ka Ba Awards Night held last Sunday at the Dolphy Theater. Manang Biring, the fully-animated film about a feisty but terminally-old lady bagged the Best Film along with other awardees. Hosted by Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Alessandra de Rossi and Matteo Guidicelli, the awards night featured performances of Klarisse De Guzman with Erik Santos, The Voice Philippines Daryl Ong, Bradley Holmes and Jason Fernandez and Darren Espanto.
A special tribute to the icons/luminaries of independent film in the country was also awarded to Joey Agbayani, Raymond Red, Mike Alcazaren, Johnny Alcazaren, Rox Lee and Nick De Ocampo for their invaluable contribution to the industry. The full list of winners: Best Film: Manang Biring (Carl Joseph Papa), Jury Prize: Hamog (Ralston Javier), Best Director: Bor Ocampo (Dayang Asu), Best Actor: Dino Pastrano (Baka Siguro Yata), Best Actress: Therese Malvar (Hamog), Best Supporting Actor: Bor Lentejas (Hamog), Best Supporting Actress: Chai Fonacier (Miss Bulalacao), Best Screenplay : Ara Chawdhury of Miss Bulalacao,
Best Cinematography: Albert Banzon of Dayang Asu, Best Production Design : Harley Alcasid of Bukod Kang Pinagpala, Best Editing: Charliebebs Gohetia of Hamog, Best Music: Dinno Christopher Parafina of Manang Biring, Best Sound: Jess Carlos of Bukod Kang Pinagpala, Bughaw Award of Champion : Manang Biring and Audience Choice Award: Baka Siguro Yata. These kick-ass films should be viewed also on mainstream to showcase the great talents of our very own Filipino filmmakers. Have your institution request a special screening. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/CinemaOneOriginals/.