The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) announces the winners of the Genre Film Script Writing Competition 2013.
Three scripts were selected to win P200,000 each and another six were selected to win P100,000 each.
The top three scripts and their respective writers and genre, each garnering a prize of P200,000 in alphabetical order are HABAGAT (Hybrid) by Eduardo Lejano; JEEPNEY, JEPROX, A PINOY RAK (Comedy) by Agustin del Mundo Sugatan Jr.; and WAKASAN (Action) by Jose Alejandro Eduarte.
The six succeeding scripts and their respective writers and genre, each garnering a prize of P100,000 in alphabetical order are AS ONE (Horror) by Juvy Grado Galamiton; BACAO (Thriller) by Edgardo Vinarao; FRAT WAR (Horror) by Hector Fernandez; MALIGAMGAM (Comedy) by Jerome Zamora; MISTERIYOKLAS (THE BEKI FILES) (Hybrid) by Mario Mendez Jr.; and THE UNBELIEVERS (Action) by Reuben Canoy.
The nine winning scripts will be part of a pitching that the FDCP will hold in March 2014 at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) in order to option them with local and international producers.