The cast and crew of the critically-acclaimed film "Katips" are in Cloud 9 after they received nominations at the 38th Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) Star Awards for Movies organized by the PMPC officers and board members.
"Katips" from PhilStagers Film is nominated in the Indie Movie of the Year category. The movie was perfectly done plus moviegoers were also educated on what really transpired during Martial Law years.
The lead cast in "Katips" is controversial actor Vince Tanada, who also wrote the script and directed the movie. Vince is also nominated in the Movie Actor of the Year category.
A theater actor, Vince is also nominated in the Indie Movie Screenwriter of the Year category because of his flawless well-written script and same goes with the Indie Movie Director of the Year category where he is also included as one of the nominees.
Vince got three nominations from 38th PMPC Star Awards For Movies.
In addition, Johnrey Rivas is also nominated in Movie Supporting Actor of the Year. Like Vince, Johnrey is also at his best in the said movie especially in the torture scene.
Singer-actress Nicole Laurel Asensio received a nod in the New Movie Actress of the Year category.
Nicole is a newbie but she clearly proved herself in the film as an actress you should watch for in the coming years.
"Katips" is also nominated in the Indie Movie Ensemble Acting of the Year category.
Other nominations for "Katips" are: Movie Cinematographer of the Year (Manuel Abanto), Indie Movie Editor of the Year (Mark Jason Sugcang), Indie Movie Production Designer of the Year (Roland Rubenecia), Indie Movie Sound of The Year (Dondon Mendoza, Indie Movie Themesong of the Year: “Sa Gitna Ng Gulo” performed by Jerome Ponce, Nicole Laurel Asensio, Vince, Adelle Ibarrientos, Joshua Bulot, Vean Olmedo, Johnrey, and Carla Lim; lyrics by Vince, composed by Pipo Cifra), and Indie Movie Musical Scorer of the Year (Pipo Cifra).
The 38th PMPC Star Awards Night will be held in 2023.