PUPians Rock SOP Awards! November 27, 2007Posted by kilospup in Features.
It’s time to rock the music world, mga Isko at Iska!
Two PUPians won the top plums on the recently concluded 1st SOP Music Video awards, and added yet another reason to be proud of our university. It’s a welcome addition.
Our fellow PUPian Richard Librada and Darlene Abigail Quito garnered the top honors, together with Roman Perez of University of the Philippines at the prestigious music video award ceremony broadcasted live last 25th of November, Sunday at the UP Theatre in Diliman, Quezon City.
Quito received the Best Video Editing and Texter’s Choice
Darlene Abigail Quito received the Best Video Editing and Texter’s Choice awards for her work on the Yasmien Kurdi music video of “Candlelight Romance”. While Roman Perez, also a student from the University of the Philippines bagged the Best Production Design award for the music video of Aicelle Santos’ “Ikaw Pa Rin”.
Wait, there’s more. Eighteen-years old Richard Librada and his team behind the “All Out of Love” music video, rendered by actor-singer Dennis Trillo got away with the most awards. Sophomore Librado, and his team from the College of Communication at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines went home with Best Videography, Best Concept/Story, Best Music Video, and Best Director. Dennis Trillo, the star of the video, earned the Special Citation for Best Performance by An Artist for his thespian prowess in “All Out of Love”.
Librada’ s Concept Won Him Top Plum
All in all, team PUP brought home a total of eight award. Other finalist were. Elaine Melody Samonte (St. Paul College, QC), Ademar Garchitorena (University of San Jose Recoletos, Cebu), Maan Leynes (Centro Escolar University), and Nestor Abrogena (UP Diliman).
In a press release from SOP Music Video Awards, the management stated that:
“For four years now, SOP Music Awards has become the venue in recognizing exceptional talents of Filipinos and acknowledge remarkable artists and significant performances that uplifts the quality and standards of Original Pilipino Music (OPM).This year, SOP Music Awards, through SOP Music Video Awards, has fulfilled its goal in discovering young aspiring music video directors from different university and colleges all over the country.”
Discovered indeed. Richard Librada and Darlene Abigail Quito showed the country that PUPians Rock!