Piolo Pascual to Host the 6th Edition of Entertainment Editors’ Choice – The Eddys
The Society of Philippine Entertainment Editors (SPEEd) has chosen renowned actor and film producer Piolo Pascual as the host for the highly anticipated 6th edition of Entertainment Editors’ Choice, also known as The Eddys.
Not only will Pascual be taking on hosting duties, but he will also be honored with the prestigious Isah V. Red Award at The Eddys. This award recognizes individuals who have provided unwavering support and inspiration to their fellow Filipinos in the face of challenges, highlighting their significant contributions to the film industry. Pascual joins a list of esteemed awardees that includes Herbert Bautista, Rosa Rosal, and Coco Martin.
Adding to his accolades, Pascual was previously acknowledged in 2019 with the Rising Producer Circle Award for his contributions to Spring Films.
The Eddys, known for its tradition of honoring industry pillars, will recognize eight movie icons who have made a profound impact on the entertainment world through their exceptional bodies of work. This year’s recipients include Aga Muhlach, Richard Gomez, Gabby Concepcion, Niño Muhlach, Snooky Serna, Jaclyn Jose, Barbara Perez, and Nova Villa.
The Joe Quirino Award will honor Aster Amoyo, a veteran entertainment columnist, former TV host, and content creator, for her invaluable contributions. Renowned writer Ed de Leon will also be recognized with the Manny Pichel Award for his exceptional work in the field.
In the category of film production, Viva Films will be named Producer of the Year, while MavX Productions will be acknowledged as the Rising Producer of the Year.
Directed by Eric Quizon and organized by Airtime Marketing Philippines, the grand movie affair will have a delayed telecast on NET 25 on October 28. The event, spearheaded by SPEEd, aims to recognize and celebrate the best in Philippine cinema. Fourteen acting and technical awards will be presented to nominated films released in 2022.
SPEEd, which is composed of current and former entertainment editors from leading newspapers and online sites, is led by its President, Eugene Asis of People’s Journal.