Piolo Pascual and Eugene Domingo to Host Cinema One Originals Awards Night

Coinciding with the Grand 15 Year Anniversary Celebration of premiere movie cable channel Cinema One, today’s hottest celebrities will grace the Cinema One Originals Awards Night on Sunday, November 15, at the ABS-CBN Dolphy Theater!

The awarding ceremonies will be hosted by grand slam winning actor and Drama Prince Piolo Pascual and new box-office star Eugene Domingo! Some of today’s hottest and most watched celebrities will present awards in different categories. Winning filmmakers like Danny Zialcita and Cannes Film Festival director Brillante Mendoza plus blockbuster directors like Joyce Bernal and Cathy Garcia Molina will also be at the event. Sam Milby will render a must-not-miss intermission number!

Now on its 5th year since its inception in 2005, this year’s Cinema One Originals does not follow any theme to encourage entries with novelty which carry a more out-of-the-box plotlines. This makes five Originals finalists vying for top awards to be more surprising than ever. They are the sweet comedy Maximus & Minimus by directors Na Jamir and Jimmy Flores and stars Cai Cortez, Baron Geisler, Mikel Campos, Liza Lorena and Malou Crisologo. The thriller Wanted: Border by director Ray Gibraltar stars Rosanna Roces and Raffy Tejada. Bala Bala is a mystery-fantasy of writer-director Melvin Brito and stars Richard Quan, Glenda Resureccion, Jao Mapa and Angel Jacob. The romantic comedy Paano Ko Sasabihin starring Erich Gonzales and Enchong Dee is directed by Richard Legaspi. The children’s film Si Maymay Si Baning at ang Asong Si Bobo of writer-director Rommel Tolentino that stars Rio Locsin, Simon Ibarra and Gene Karley Largueza.

This year’s jury alone already makes the digital film festival an unforgettable event in Philippine Cinema. It’s headed by none other than 4-time grand slam winning actress and Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos, award-winning filmmaker Khavn dela Cruz, screenplay writer Armando Lao, ABS-CBN Creative manger and award-winning writer Ricky Lee, and member of the Manunuri ang Pelikulang Pilipino and Dean of the College of Mass Communication in UP Diliman Rolando Tolentino.

The Cinema One Originals Digital Film Festival is produced and owned by Cinema One and the Creative Programs, Inc through the annual Cinema One Originals project.

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