GMA Network Wins 1 Gold, 3 Silvers and 3 Bronzes in 2014 New York Festivals

GMA Network bagged 1 gold world medal, 3 silver world medals, 3 bronze world medals and 4 finalist certificates in the 2014 New York Festivals International Television and Film Awards.

The 11 Kapuso programs/personalities recognized at the the 2014 New York Festivals International TV and Film Awards which was held in Las Vegas are:


Community Portraits:

“Tunay na Buhay: Mga Sanggol at Langaw” – A feature on the sub-human conditions in the slums of Tondo, Manila as inhabitants make a living out of scavenging trash.


Community Portraits:

“Brigada: Gintong Krudo at Sipa ng Pag-asa” – A story on impoverished children who swim through the filthy waters of the Navotas Fish Port to collect and sell spilled oil.

Community Service Program:

“Reel Time: Silang Wala sa Mapa” – A documentary on how the B’laan indigenous people of Mindanao survived for generations without modern medicine.

Childrens/Youth Program:

“Tropang Potchi” – A program about children discovering and relating to other children from different backgrounds and cultures, and advocating Filipino family values.


Community Portraits:

“Front Row: Lusong Dunong” – A story on the San Esteban Elementary School pupils and teachers holding classes in flooded rooms.

Best Coverage of Breaking News:

“Quick Response Team” – The live on-the-ground reportage of the Zamboanga siege led by anchor Jiggy Manicad on GMA News TV.

Music Video:

“Dapat Tama” – GMA Network’s advocacy campaign for a well-informed electorate in collaboration with rap artist Gloc 9.


Best News Reporter/Correspondent:

Jessica Soho – Soho’s report titled, “Photographs of Typhoon Pablo,” on the top-rating weekly magazine program, Kapuso Mo Jessica Soho, captured the pain and suffering in the wake of Typhoon Pablo.

History and Society:

“I-Witness: Ganito Tayo Noong Martial Law” – A documentary on the oppressive conditions under the Marcos dictatorship.

Social Issues:

“Camera Juan: 2013 Elections” – A documentary in collaboration with internationally acclaimed cinema director Brillante Mendoza profiling the Filipino voter.

Station/Image Promotion:

“Diploma” – GMA Program Support’s advocacy spot on education being key to personal as well as a nation’s success.

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