BY NEIL RAMOS
ABS-CBN brought honor to the country anew winning 14 trophies at this year’s Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAAs).
These include Best Telenovela/Soap Opera for “Killer Bride” and Best Drama Series for “A Soldier’s Heart.”
“Jake and Charice,” an ABS-CBN co-production with Documentary Japan Inc., won Best Documentary Programme in Japan.
The company’s other content for different platforms are also in the running to be named the best in the region in December, such as original Kapamilya talent reality show “Your Moment” (Best Non-Scripted Entertainment) and “Dreamcatchers: Malapacao (Season 3)” (Best Lifestyle Program).
Meanwhile, ABS-CBN Film Productions Inc.’s “Hello, Love, Goodbye,” continued its winning streak as national winner for Best Feature Film, while its director Cathy Garcia-Molina was named Best Director (Fiction).
Molina, Carmi Raymundo, and Rona Co also won Best Original Screenplay for their work in the movie.
ABS-CBN also bagged awards for its digital offerings via ABS-CBN streaming service iWant (now iWantTFC).
These include Best Original Program by an OTT for “The Tapes,” Best Documentary Series for “The Last Manilaners,” Best Animated Series (2D or 3D) for “Jet and the Pet Rangers,” and Best Actor for Arjo Atayde for the iWant orginal series “Bagman.”
UxS and ABS-CBN’s “Coke Studio (Season 3),” on the other hand, won in the Best Branded Programme or Series and Best Music or Dance Programme categories.