Tuesday, May 4, 2010

GMA-7's "Planet Philippines" Wins Bronze Medal Award in the 2010 New York Festivals Television and Film Awards

Panalo na naman ang mga Kapusong Pinoy.

Ang biggest environmental-documentary project of 2009 na "Planet Philippines" which was hosted by Richard Gutierrez for GMA-7 has won a Bronze Medal Award in the recently concluded 2010 New York Festivals Television and Film Awards (NYFTFA).

Umalis last Sunday si Richard Gutierrez papuntang New York City bilang representative ng GMA-7 at para personal na i-accept ang naturang award.

Out of 30 countries, napili para gawaran ng Bronze Medal Award ang "Planet sa Best Documentary ng Environment and Ecology category ng NYFTFA.

"Malaking karangalan ito especially sa akin dahil talagang pinaghirapan namin ang Planet Philippines. We went all over the Philippines at maraming hirap ang pinagdaanan ng staff and crew. Some of them were even stranded sa rainforest ng Davao, filming this documentary." pagmamalaki ng aktor.

Planet Philippines - Preview:

Meanwhile, two other Kapuso shows received Finalist Certificates in their respective categories.

One of them is the docudrama Case Unclosed (for the episode "Melissa Roxas"), which tackled the torture case of a Filipino-American who was accused of being a member of the New People's Army.

GMA-7's sister station, Q Channel 11, was also able to field an entry in the NYF that earned a Finalist Certificate. News on Q, a late-evening newscast hosted by Ivan Mayrina and Rhea Santos, along with Winnie Monsod, was honored in the Best News Analysis/Commentary category.

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