Philippines has 19 finalists in the 2008 New York Festivals

Another good news for the Philippines as the country garnered a total of nineteen (19) finalists in the 2008 New York Festivals (Television Broadcasting Category).

Eleven of which is for GMA Network, 3 for its sister station QTV, 1 for World Impact Communications and the remainder for ABS-CBN Broadcasting.

Philippines has the 2nd highest number of finalists among the Asian countries in the said prestigious awards this year after Hong Kong and Singapore which both have 21 finalists.

See the Philippine finalists:

GMA Network, Inc.

Art Angel: Sculpture
Special Educational/ Instructional Elementary

Emergency: Mga Batang Nagsusunog (Kids Burning Copper)
Social Issues/Current Events

I-Witness: Alaga (Parasites)
Social Issues/Current Events

I-Witness: Huling Hala Bira! (The Last Hurrah!)
Community Portraits

I-Witness: Iskul Ko, No. 1! (My School is Number 1!)
Social Issues/Current Events

I-Witness: Sa Mata ni Ekang (Through the Eyes of Ekang)
Social Issues/Current Events

Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho: Scallops/Boxing
Social Issues/Current Events

News Promo (Generic)

Reporter’s Notebook: Batang Kalakal (Child Scavengers)
Inserts: Human Interest

Reporter’s Notebook: Engkuwentro (Crossfire)
Inserts: Coverage of On-Going Story

Tok! Tok! Tok! Isang Milyon Pasok! (Knock-Knock-Knock, Let One Million Pesos In!)

ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation

9/11: The Philippine Connection
News Documentary/Special

Halalan Lights
News Promo (Special Series)

Remembering (Jail episode)

XXX: Exclusive, Explosive, Expose
Public Affairs Program

GMA Network Inc. (QTV-11)

At Your Service, Star Power
Community Service Programs

Sana’y Muling Makapiling (Longing for a Reunion)
Social Issues/Current Events

Sapulso ( The Pulse)
Magazine Format

World Impact Communications, Inc.

Power To Unite MTV
Promotional Programs

The New York Festivals International Television Broadcasting Awards has been recognizing for years the world's best work in the field of news, documentary, infotainment, music videos, station IDs and informercials.

Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners are to be chosen for each category, which shall be announced on January 2008.

About M.I.

Mykiru is an entertainment blogger, having been named as one of the Top 10 Pinoy Showbiz Resources in the Philippines. For a decade now, has been delivering the latest, the hottest and most trending issues in the country.

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