Alwyn Uytingco among winners of Cinema One Originals Film Fest 2018

IMAGE Allan Sancon

Paglisan, Never Tear Us Apart, and Mamu and A Mother Too are among the big winners of Cinema One Originals Festival 2018. Alwyn Uytingco (left) earned the Best Actor trophy for Asuang while Iyah Mina was named Best Actress for Mamu and a Mother Too.

The 14th edition of the Cinema One Originals Film Festival culminates with an award's night at Dolphy Theater in the ABS-CBN Compound.

Paglisan emerged as the winner for Best Picture. The film directed by Carl Papa also took home the Champion Bughaw Award, Best Screenplay, Best Sound, and Best Music.

Meanwhile, Never Tear Us Apart received the most number of awards that night including Best Cinematography, BEst Editing, and Best Director. It was received the Jury Prize.

Another big winner was Mamu and a Mother Too which took home the Champion Audience Choice Award as well as Best Supporting Actor with Arron Villaflor and Best Actress with Iyah Mina.

See the full list of winners below:

Best Picture: Paglisan

Jury Prize: Never Tear Us Apart

Champion Audience Choice Award: Mamu and a Mother Too

Champion Bughaw Award: Paglisan

Cinema1 Minute Film Award: Para Kay Tatay

Special Citation: A Short History of A Few Bag Things


Best Short Film: Manila is Full of Men Named Boy by Andrew Stephen Lee

Best Director: Whammy Alcazaren (Never Tear Us Apart)

Best Actress:  Iyah Mina (Mamu and a Mother Too)

Best Actor: Alwyn Uytingco (Asuang)

Best Supporting Actress: Mary Joy Apostol (Hospicio)

Best Supporting Actor: Arron Villaflor (Mamu and a Mother Too)

Best Screenplay: Carl Papa and Aica Ganhinhin (Paglisan)

Best Cinematography: Sasha Palomares (Never Tear Us Apart)

Best Editing: Ilsa Malsi (Never Tear Us Apart)

Best Production Design: Thesa Tang (Never Tear Us Apart)

Best Sound: Jess Carlos  (Paglisan)

Best Music: (Tie) Teresa Barroso (Paglisan) and Erwin Romulo, Juan Miguel Sobrepena, Malek Lopez (Never Tear Us Apart)

Arron Villaflor did a butt exposure scene for the movie Mamu and a Mother Too.

He said in his acceptance speech, "Sana nabigyan po namin kayo ng aral. Para sa pamilyang LGBT ang pelikula. Honestly, before getting this project, I asked if I could read the story first. Still, pinagkatiwalaan niyo ako at naging open po kayo for suggestions."

 IMAGE Allan Sancon

Mary Joy Apostol received the Best Supporting Actress Award for her role in the suspense thriller Hospicio.
IMAGE Allan Sancon


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