Skip to main content

“FAN GIRL” GETS EDITORS’ NOD AT THE 4TH EDDYS

 Black Sheep is Rising Producers Circle awardee


Hit movie “Fan Girl” won seven awards while Kapamilya artists Angel Locsin and Kim Chiu were recognized for their efforts during the pandemic at the 4th Entertainment Editors’ Choice Awards (Eddys) held last Sunday (April 4).

 

“Fan Girl” continues its winning streak as 2020’s Best Film while its director Antoinette Jadaone took home the Best Director and Best Screenplay trophies. The movie’s lead stars Paulo Avelino and Charlie Dizon also won Best Actor and Best Actress, respectively.

 

In her acceptance speeches, Antoinette paid tribute to the entire team behind “Fan Girl” and also shared the film’s victory with fellow nominees and other Filipino movies that came out in 2020.

 

“Isang tagumpay ito para sa atin dahil hindi natin hinayaang mamatay ang naghihingalo nating industriya sa gitna ng pandemiya.” (This is all our victory because we did not allow our struggling industry to die in the middle of a pandemic.)

 

She added, “Ang hiling namin, kaming mga bumubuo ng Fan Girl, ay sana 'yung Pilipinas na ipapamana natin sa mga kabataan natin, parang si Jane sa Fan Girl, ay alam ang respeto sa kababaihan lalo na sa karapatang pantao natin.” (The people behind Fan Girl hope that the Philippines that we will leave to our youth, just like Jane in Fan Girl, knows about respect for women and human rights.)

 

“Fan Girl’s” breakout star, meanwhile, dedicated her win to her family and supporters, and gave thanks to those who continue to believe in her talent.

 

“Thank you po sa Eddys Awards at sa lahat po ng bumubuo ng Society of Philippine Entertainment Editors. Of course, maraming salamat sa lahat ng sumuporta sa Fan Girl and sa lahat ng bumubuo ng team Fan Girl lalong lalo na kay Direk Antoinette Jadaone, thank you po. Gusto ko rin pong mag thank you sa management ko sa Star Magic family, sa Rise Artists Studio family, and sa buong ABS-CBN Films, and sa lahat po ng bumubuo sa ABS-CBN management,” Charlie said.

 

A collaboration between ABS-CBN Films' Black Sheep, Globe Studios, Project 8, Epicmedia, and Crossword Productions, “Fan Girl” also ruled the Best Sound (Vincent Villa) and Best Editing (Benjamin Tolentino) categories.

 

Black Sheep was recognized too as this year’s Rising Producers Circle awardee for its determination to make a difference through its groundbreaking films.

 

“It really is an honor and it warms our hearts po that there is an institution na kumikilala po sa mga producers like us who really want to break new grounds in Philippine cinema,” said  Black Sheep head Kriz Gazmen, who shared the award with all directors, writers, producers, staff, and crew behind the films they have produced.

 

Star Magic artist Shaina Magdayao also won Best Supporting Actress for the film “Tagpuan.” Meanwhile, “Iba ‘Yan” host Angel Locsin and Kim Chiu of “It’s Showtime” and “ASAP Natin ‘To” were recipients of the Isah V. Red award, which was given in honor of the late founding president of the Society of Philippine Entertainment Editors (SPEEd), the group behind the Eddys.

 

Together with other distinguished awardees, the two were honored for their compassion and generosity especially in helping our countrymen in the fight against COVID-19.

 

Last Sunday’s awarding, which was hosted by Robi Domingo, was the first digital staging of the Eddys, which honors and recognizes outstanding members of the film and entertainment industry.

 

For ABS-CBN updates, follow @ABSCBNPR on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram or visit www.abs-cbn.com/newsroom.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

KathNiel launches anti-cyberbullying campaign

More than fighting evil vampires at La Luna Sangre as Tristan and Malia, Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla fight cyberbullies in real life. Kicking off their anti-cyberbullying campaign as Cybersmile Ambassadors, KathNiel together with Philippine Red Cross (PRC), the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and Kathniel’s fan base KDKN Solidarity Community, Inc. along with volunteer-individual and other fan group supporters conducted a simultaneous event dubbed as “Give Blood. Fight Cyberbullying” last Nov. 5 at the PRC Headquarters and across 18 (initially targeted 22) other PRC blood centers nationwide.

MATT DAMON'S “JASON BOURNE” REVEALS FIRST TRAILER, POSTER

Universal Pictures has just revealed the first trailer and poster of the highly anticipated action-thriller “Jason Bourne” marking the return of Matt Damon to his most iconic role.  Paul Greengrass, the director of “The Bourne Supremacy” and “The Bourne Ultimatum,” once again joins Damon for the next chapter of Universal Pictures’ Bourne franchise, which finds the CIA’s most lethal former operative drawn out of the shadows. For “Jason Bourne,” Damon is joined by Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel and Tommy Lee Jones, while Julia Stiles reprises her role in the series. Frank Marshall again produces alongside Jeffrey Weiner for Captivate Entertainment, and Greengrass, Damon, Gregory Goodman and Ben Smith also produce. Based on characters created by Robert Ludlum, the film is written by Greengrass and Christopher Rouse. Opening across the Philippines on  July 27, 2016 , “Jason Bourne” is distributed by United International Pictures through Columbia Pictures.

Smart assembles top gamers Alodia, Christine, Dexie, and Nix for star-studded GIGA Arena video

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has pulled off an ambitious crossover moment as it brought together top gaming celebrities for a star-studded video for GIGA Arena, the first all-in-one esports platform for Filipino mobile gamers.   The one-minute video features Alodia Gosiengfiao, Dexie Diaz, Christine Samson and Nix Gaming, who are among the most prominent Filipino streamers today.   Alodia rose to international fame for her elaborate cosplays and streaming, and is now the co-founder of Tier One Entertainment, which aims to revolutionize the esports landscape in the country. Like Alodia, Christine Samson is both a cosplayer and streamer, and dabbles into commercial modelling and a TV hosting. On the other hand, both Dexie Diaz and Nix are among the country's top Mobile Legends streamers today with 6.6 million and 4 million Facebook followers, respectively. In the video, these top gamers were transported to the various dimensions of the GIGA Arena and it