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Second Bacolod Shortfilm Festival: Inasal Awards 2018

It’s a wrap for the 2018 Bacolod Workshops as the students from various courses presented their final outputs for the culmination, The Inasal Awards. 

Last May 11, 2018, the nominees for the Awards Night came in their best dress or “Sputing” as the theme suggested.

The Gallaga Theater was filled with artists, filmmakers, writers both from the aspiring and veteran bunch. 

The students of Mr. Rene Hinojales’ Movement Class opened the night with a production number and the presentation of the Inasal Awards trophy. 

The event was hosted by Mr. John Arceo who was also one of the instructors for Advanced Acting. 

The Director for the Institute of the Moving Image, Mr. Manny Montelibano gave a message to welcome students, instructors, family, and friends to a night of celebrating the arts.

The films were critiqued by an esteemed panel of judges: Mr. Adrian Torres, Mr. Milton Dionzon, Mr. RJ Lacson, instructor for Photography, Mr. Paolo Lindaya, and Mr. Jack Triño, the Chairman of the Board of Judges and co-instructor for Advanced Acting.

Fifteen Inasals where given to the most outstanding students.

Kathryn Tecson-Baynosa bagged the Best Film, Best Director, and Best Screenplay awards with Stefano Ledesma and Andy Abellar for the film Panit.

Sunshine won Best Film in Teen Category.

Best Production Design and Best Editing went to Christer Isulat for his film Genesis.

Aireianne Ordinario did not only take home the award for Best Cinematography for her film The Creation but also received the Sputing Award for being best-dressed for the night. 

Mark Santua of the film Istorya Memorya won Best Actor while Crix Ledesma from Rebulto got Best Actress.

Best Supporting Actor and Actress went to Prince Adle  and Mae Ann Javellana, respectively.

Jadine Ledesma won Best Make-up for the film Rebulto, while Ryle Sarmiento got the award for Best Sound Design for the film Genesis.

Students from the Basic Acting Class entertained the crowd with an intermission number while the Advanced Acting class had the audience clutching their guts as laughter filled the theater with their performance. 

Mr. Carlos Durana’s fashion show showcased models that were dolled up by the students of Bacolod Workshops Make-up Class followed by the awarding of the “Artist of the Year” which went to Joan Bernal.

It was the cherry on top of a perfect sundae for the 118 enrollees of the Bacolod Workshops 2018 as they end their summer with memories and new knowledge in hand.

The workshoppers are set to graduate on the following day, May 12 and receive their diplomas at the Gallaga Theater. 

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