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International Film Festival Awards Won by the Philippines in 2008

The indie films revolution in the country continue to flourish as some of these movies won awards in various international film festivals abroad. Check out our exclusive compilation for 2008.

International Film Festival Awards Won by the Philippines in 2008

14th Vesoul International Film Festival, France
Grand Prix du Jury Award
“Pisay”

14th Vesoul International Film Festival, France
Prix du Public (Audience Prize)
“Pisay”

9th Palmas de Gran Canaria Film Festival, Spain
Signis Award
“Foster Child”

58th Berlin International Film Festival, Germany
Caligari Award
“Tirador”

2008 Paris Environmental Film Festival, France
Best Film
“Foster Child”

17th Brisbane International Film Festival, Australia
NETPAC Award
“Foster Child”

65th Venice International Film Festival
Orizzonti Prize for Best Feature Film
“Melancholia”

61st Cannes International Film Festival, 2008
Official Selection
“Serbis”

21st Singapore International Film Festival
Best Film – Asian Feature Film Category
“Tirador”

21st Singapore International Film Festival
Best Director
“Brillante Mendoza”

21st Singapore International Film Festival
NETPAC Award
“Tirador”

10th Osian Cinefan Festival, India
Best Film – First Pictures Division
“Confessional”

29th Durban International Film Festival
Best Actress
“Cherry Pie Picache” – Foster Child

29th Durban International Film Festival
Best Film
“Foster Child”

6th International Pacific Meridian Film Festival, Russia
Best Director
“Dante Mendoza” – Serbis

6th International Pacific Meridian Film Festival, Russia
Best Actress
“Gina Pareño” – Serbis

35th Brussels International Film Festival, Belgium
Best Asian Film
“Brutus”

35th Brussels International Film Festival, Belgium
Best Actor
“Yul Servo” – Brutus and Torotot

Asian Festival of First Films, Singapore
Best Director
“Dante Nico Garcia” – Ploning

13th Pusan International Film Festival, South Korea
Best Short Film
“Andong”

13th Pusan International Film Festival, South Korea
KNN Audience Award
“100”

6th Bangkok International Film Festival
Golden Kinnarree Award
“Serbis”

6th Bangkok International Film Festival
Special Mention Award
“Jay”

6th Bangkok International Film Festival
Special Mention Award
“Years When I Was A Child Outside”

Best Film of All Time in Asia Pacific, CNN
“Himala”

5th Bahamas International Film Festival
Special Mention Award
“Jay”

28th Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival
NETPAC Award
“Brutus”

49th Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Greece
Best Actor
“Sid Lucero” and “Emilio Garcia” – Selda

4th Tel Aviv International Children’s Film Festival, Israel
Audience Award
“Inang Yaya”

Note: If i miss something, kindly post it in the comments section below so that i can update this list.

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