Buencamino, Domingo win in Asian Film Awards
Filipino actors Shamaine Buencamino and Eugene Domingo garnered the Best Supporting and People's Choice Best Actress awards in the recently concluded 6th Asian Film Awards. Buencamino won for her role in the film, Nino, while Domingo won for her portrayal of (a version of) herself in Ang Babae sa Septic Tank. Both films were produced under the now controversial Cinemalaya Foundation.
Here are the rest of the major awards:
Best Director: Asghar Farhadi, IRAN
Best Actress: Deanie Ip, HONG KONG
Best Actor: Donny Domara, INDONESIA
Best Supporting Actress: Shamaine Buencamino, PHILIPPINES
Best Supporting Actor: Lawrence Ko, TAIWAN
People's Choice: Andy Lau, HONG KONG; Eugene Domingo, PHILIPPINES
And this is how you deliver an acceptance speech! Just brilliant.