Pinay Actress bags ‘Best New Performer’at Hongkong Film Awards


Filipina Actress Crisel Casunji was awarded the Best New Performer in her role as a domestic worker in the movie “Still Human” during the 38th Hong Kong Film Awards held on on Sunday April 14 at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui.

Cansuji in her acceptance speech said,”It seems to tell the world that in Hong Kong, when we celebrate our diversity, we move forward together.
Thank you to all the women who bravely shared with me their stories. Kayo ay mga bagong bayani. You are modern heroes. Ang karangalang ito ay para sa inyo. Maraming salamat. Thank you very much.”

List of winners:

Best Film
Project Gutenberg

Best Director
Felix Chong, Project Gutenberg

Best Actor
Anthony Wong, Still Human

Best Actress
Chloe Maayan, Three Husbands

Best Supporting Actor
Ben Yuen, Tracey

Best Supporting Actress
Kara Wai, Tracey

Best New Performer
Crisel Consunji, Still Human

Best New Director
Oliver Chan, Still Human

Best Screenplay
Project Gutenberg

Best Cinematography
Project Gutenberg

Best Art Direction
Project Gutenberg

Best Costume & Makeup Design
Project Gutenberg

Best Film Editing
Project Gutenberg

Best Visual Effects
Operation Red Sea

Best Sound Design
Operation Red Sea

Best Action Choreography
Operation Red Sea

Best Original Film Song
Men on the Dragon

Best Original Film Score
Men on the Dragon

Best Film From Mainland and Taiwan
Dying to Survive