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ABS-CBN News entries short-listed for NYF honors

ABSCBNnewsABS-CBN newsFour entries from ABS-CBN News made it as finalists in this year’s New York Festivals (NYF) World’s Best TV & Films competition, which will be held on April 25 in Las Vegas, USA.

Leading the hopefuls for the festival’s bronze, silver and gold medals are “Lando’s Wrath” by latenight newscast “Bandila” in the
Best Coverage of a Continuing News Story category and “Typhoon Lando” by prime time newscast “TV Patrol” in the Best Newscast category.

Meanwhile, ABS-CBN DocuCentral documentary “Warmer,” which follows broadcast journalist Atom Araullo’s journey from Malabon to Norway to find answers to the ever-growing threat of climate change, also made it to the final list in the category Climate Change & Sustainability.

Completing the finalists from ABS-CBN News is “Mukha,” another award-winning documentary that airs on ANC. Its episode “Serbisyo” is a finalist in the Current Affairs category. Last year, “Mukha” notched the Philippines’ first trophy from the Cannes Corporate Media and TV awards for its entry “Sisid.”

The NYF World’s Best TV & Films competition honors programming in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries with categories that mirror today’s global trends and encourage the next generation of storytellers and talent.