"Foster Child" named Best Picture by the Young Critics Circle


Foster Child, starring Cherry Pie Picache and Kier Legaspi (in photo), is hailed by the Young Critics Circle as the Best Picture for 2007.


The Young Critics Circle, an award-giving body composed of members of academe, has announced the list of nominees and winners for the Film Year 2007. Foster Child was named Best Film of the Year by the YCC but Endo won three awards compared to the two honors received by Dante Mendoza's film on foster parents.

The Cherry Pie Picache-starrer was pitted against Endo for the Best Picture plum as well as the Best Screenplay award. Foster Child won in both categories. Endo by ufo Pictures', on the other hand, bagged the awards for Best Achievement in Film Editing, Best Achievement in Sound and Aural Orchestration, and Best Performance by a Male (Jason Abalos in Endo).

Here are the list of nominees and winners chosen by the YCC:

Best Film of the Year

Winner: Foster Child

Nominee:

Endo

Best Screenplay

Winner: Foster Child

Nominee:

Endo

Best Achievement in Cinematography and Visual Design

Winner: Death in the Land of Encantos

Nominees:

Tirador

Still Life

Foster Child

Best Achievement in Film Editing

Winner: Endo

Nominee: Tirador

Best Achievement in Sound and Aural Orchestration

Winner: Endo

Nominees:

Still Life

Tirador

Best Performance by Male or Female, Adult or Child, Individual or Ensemble in Leading or Supporting Role

Winner: Jason Abalos in Endo

Nominees:

Cherry Pie Picache in Foster Child

Eugene Domingo in Foster Child

Ron Capinding in Still Life

The awarding ceremonies of the 18th Annual Circle Citations for Distinguished Achievement in Film will held in late April or early May this year.


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