Seven of the eight winners in the 1 st Film Academy of the Philippines screenplay/storyline contest have already claimed their prizes at the FAP offices, Octoarts bldg., Panay Avenue .
Three winners in the screenplay category and four winners in the storyline category received half of their prizes on Thursday (Dec. 1) and Monday (Dec. 5). The final half will be given during appropriate presentation of the winners during the 2006 FAP Awards night next year.
Screenplay winners Adolfo B. Alix and Veronica B. Velasco, and storyline winners Emmanuel A. dela Cruz and Jose Abelardo A. Tam received their checks from FAP Director General Leo Martinez and Chairman Espiridion Laxa last Thursday.
FAP Screenplay/Storyline contest winners (from left) Veronica Velasco (screenplay), Jose Abelardo Tam (storyline), Adolfo Alix (screenplay) and Emmanuel dela Cruz (storyline) meet with FAP Director General Leo Martinez and Chairman Espiridion Laxa. Below photo shows Alix receiving his check from FAP’s Laxa and Martinez .
Screenplay winner Marlon G. Miguel and storyline winners Leoncio P. Deriada and James Edward Golla received their checks from FAP treasurer Manny Morfe and Secretary John Suarez on Monday (Dec. 5).
FAP Treasurer Manny Morfe (left) and Secretary John Suarez (right) flank winners (left to right) James Edward Golla (storyline), Leoncio Deriada (storyline) and Marlon Miguel (screenplay).
Only storyline winner Lito Casaje has not yet reported to the Academy offices to claim his prize.
The winners in the screenplay category are: Kuwento ni Indo by Adolfo Alix ; Boy by Veronica B. Velasco, based on a story of Unitel producer Antonio Gloria; and Sapi Marlon G. Miguel.
The list of winners in the storyline category is as follows: Siling Labuyo sa Kabilugan ng Buwan by Lito Casaje; Cinema Goa by Jose Abelardo A. Tam; Sa Dibdib ng mga Alon by Emmanuel A. dela Cruz; Mariit 3 by Leoncio Deriada; and Palasyo ni Ivan by James Edward Golla .