IN PHOTOS: FDCP Film Ambassadors Night 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Film Development Council of the Philippiners (FDCP) held its Film Ambassadors Night on Sunday, February 10 at the SM Aura to honor people from film and television for their respective achievements abroad.

FDCP chairperson Liza Diño-Seguerra led the event.

Three awardees were given the Camera Obsura Artistic Excellence Award. National Artist for Film Kidlat Tahimik, producer Bianca Balbuena and the movie The Hows of Us from Star Cinema, represented by Kathryn Bernardo, were present to accept the award.

Aside from the 3 awardees, 86 others were also recognized for their contribution in Philippine cinema  with their respective wins from international award giving bodies.

Celeste Legaspi, Rachel Alejandro, Abra,and Bituin Escalante were some of the performers that night.

The Film Ambassadors Night formally kicks off the year long Sandaan (One Hundred Years of Philippine Cinema).

PERFORMANCE. Abra, Celeste Legaspi, Rachel Alejandro, and Bituin Escalante

PERFORMANCE.

Abra, Celeste Legaspi, Rachel Alejandro, and Bituin Escalante

AWARDEE. Producer Bianca Balbuena

AWARDEE.

Producer Bianca Balbuena

 

HONOREE. Filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik and his wife Katrin.

HONOREE. Filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik and his wife Katrin.

STAR CINEMA'S REP. Kathryn Bernardo in attendance to accept the award for 'The Hows of Us.'

STAR CINEMAS REP. Kathryn Bernardo in attendance to accept the award for The Hows of Us.

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SUPPORT. Actor Ricky Davao lends his support to the Ambassador's Night.

SUPPORT. Actor Ricky Davao lends his support to the Ambassador's Night.

IN THE HOUSE. Baron Geisler

IN THE HOUSE.

Baron Geisler

HONOR. Dido de la Paz accepts his recognition from Liza Dino-Seguerra.

HONOR. Dido de la Paz accepts his recognition from Liza Dino-Seguerra.

DUO. Directors and partners Jun Lana and Perci Intalan also came to the event.

DUO. Directors and partners Jun Lana and Perci Intalan also came to the event.

 

NATIONAL ARTIST. Ryan Cayabyab receives his recognition for 'Ang Larawan.'

NATIONAL ARTIST. Ryan Cayabyab receives his recognition for Ang Larawan.

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RECOGNITION. Mary Joy Apostol receives her award.

RECOGNITION. Mary Joy Apostol receives her award.

 

RESPETO. Director Treb Monteras attends the event for his movie 'Respeto.'

RESPETO. Director Treb Monteras attends the event for his movie Respeto.

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– Rappler.com