3rd Philippine Graphic/Fiction Awards: Shortlists

Posted by Paolo Chikiamco On February - 19 - 2010


As mentioned on the Philippine Genre Stories blog, Fully Booked, in cooperation with Pelicola, has published the stories, comics, and films which made it to the respective shortlists of the 3rd Philippine Graphic/Fiction Awards.  While I assume the respective winners have already been selected, you can help determine the winners of the People’s Choice Award in each category by voting for your favorite at the links above. Congratulations to all those who made the short list!

For your convenience,  here’s the shortlist in each category:


1. Babymakers by Laura Jermina R. Abejo
2. Leg Men by Dominique Gerald Cimafranca
3. Cherry Clubbing by Kenneth Yu
4. The Sweet Stranger by Michael A.R. Co
5. A Kind of Flotsam by Christelle Rhodamae Mariano
6. Won’t You Be My Friend, Mr. Faceless Creature of Evil? by Karlos de Mesa
7. The Street Child and the Dwarf by Diabelle Joy M. Pazcoguin
8. Filipina: The Super Maid by Irene Carolina A. Sarmiento
9. Remembrance by Dean Alfar
10. Pursuit of the Litaniera by Elyrose G. Punsalan

(Comics and Film categories after the cut)


1. Traffick by Alarice A. Francisco
2. Raisinhead: A Tale of a Modern-Day Tiyanak by Christian Oliver A. Cruz
3. The Revolutionary by Kevin Justin T. Ang
4. Hunger by Jeremiah D. Faustino and Norman Jim Faustino
5. Mekanix by Romir Sucaldito and Jhem Manalang
6. (Love) at Last Sight by Heubert Khan Michael
7. Douglas by Genevieve Go
8. I See by Manuel Abrera

1. Lost and Found by Jethro Trogo and Gharawi Usman
2. Squatters in Mars by Rommel Sales
3. Anak ng Tikbalang by Desiree Ann Samson
4. Blogog by Rommel Tolentino
5. Black Worms by Khavn dela Cruz
6. Panibugho (Jealousy) by Alvin Yapan
7. Takot Ako by Jules Dan Katanyag
8. Kumot ng Panaginip by Jedd Chris Dumaguina
9. Embrace by Ronnie Sapinoso
10. Kulob by Camille Jensen Hirro and Liezl Ortacio

4 Responses to “3rd Philippine Graphic/Fiction Awards: Shortlists”

  1. Diabelle Pazcoguin says:

    hi Paolo.. i came upon your website while searching for other updates for the contest.. my story made it to the shortlist for prose.. please vote.. if you have the time that is thanks :)

    • Paolo Chikiamco says:

      Hi Diabelle :) Don’t worry I plan to read through all the stories and then exercise my right of suffrage. Should make for a more entertaining process than deciding who to vote for in May :)


      • Diabelle Pazcoguin says:

        hi Paolo.. again.. :) unfortunately… while reading the entry in Pelicola.. i got a little horrified with the number of grammatical errors there… enjoy reading… haha… so you dread to vote in May huh? :)

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