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Awards: The adobo Video Fest presented by Facebook Watch 2021 announces winners

MANILA, Philippines— The adobo Video Fest presented by Facebook Watch 2021 has announced its winners on its virtual awards show via Facebook Live.

With the theme, “Entertainment We Watch,” the festival has received a total of 589 qualified entries both for Creative and Community Engagement Awards across the Publishers, Advertising, and Independent Creators Categories.

This has been narrowed down to shortlisted 98 entries for the Creative Awards—carefully selected by a diverse set of jurors led by jury President, Globe Studios Director Quark Henares; and 83 entries for Community Engagement Awards—processed and screened through a public insights tool by Meta. Among the 181 finalists, a total of 51 winners were awarded.


See the full list of winners here:

Publishers Category

Community Engagement & Views – Entertainment: Lifestyle – ON TIME-My Rebound Girl, Regal Entertainment Inc.

Creative – Entertainment: Lifestyle – The Hows of Fatherhood (Markus), Star Magic

Community Engagement & Views – Entertainment: Drama – Kapamilya Throwback: Kilig scene of Adrian and Mich on Araw Gabi, ABS-CBN Corporation

Community Engagement & Views – Entertainment: Variety – Skiriii with Talitha!, Tape Inc., Eat Bulaga, GMA

Community Engagement & Views – Entertainment: Comedy – Maine Nahulog!, Tape Inc., Eat Bulaga, GMA

Community Engagement & Views – Social Good – 3AM Research – I Will Survive, Regal Entertainment Inc.

Creative Winner – Social Good -The West Philippine Sale, We the Pvblic

Community Engagement & Views – E-commerce – Best of Budding Biz Feature: Effloresce Cosmetics, Gushcloud Philippines

Community Engagement & Views – Documentaries – One of The Rarest Salt in the World is from the Philippines (Asin Tibuok), FEATR / The Fat Kid Inside Studios

Creative – Documentaries – One of The Rarest Salt in the World is from the Philippines (Asin Tibuok), FEATR / The Fat Kid Inside Studios

Community Engagement & Views – Advertising/Branded Series – Maggi Kusinaserye “Komander Nay”, Maggi Philippines / UxS Inc.

Creative – Advertising/Branded Series – LDR, Jollibee

Community Engagement & Views – Film – Dalaw-Nag-aapoy na Laman, Regal Entertainment Inc.

Creative – Film – Xiaomi “Mi Pass10n Project – Finding Angelina, Xiaomi Philippines

Community Engagement & Views – Film Highlights – Matatapatan ba ng tapang ni Bad Boy ang tatay ng jowa niya?, Viva Entertainment Inc.

Creative – Film Highlights – Pinoy Movies: Bloopers vs. Actual Scenes, SineHub

Community Engagement & Views – Horror – Kwento- Haunted Forest, Regal Entertainment Inc.

Community Engagement & Views – Music Video – Andito Tayo Para Sa Isa’t Isa Lyric Video, ABS-CBN Corporation

Creative – Music Video – Andito Tayo Para Sa Isa’t Isa Lyric Video, ABS-CBN Corporation

Community Engagement & Views – Talk shows – Magandang Buhay Highlight: Ara’s favorite bonding moment with Baching, ABS-CBN Corporation

Creative – Talk shows- MMK KUMUSTAHAN (LOVE AGAIN 2), MMK

Community Engagement & Views – Reality TV – TOYANG” TO FORGET, ABS-CBN Corporation

Creative – Reality TV – A Drive For Two, Rec * Create


Advertising Category

Creative – Best Narrative Advertising Campaign – Ibong Adana, Prideattech

Creative – Best Branded Video – Scamahan ng mga Scammers, PayMaya

Independent Creators Category

Community Engagement & Views – Best Travel Video – ISLAND LIFE FOR A WEEK! (beautiful siargao), Ranz Kyle

Creative – Best Travel Video – Why i needed to leave (malta travel video), Wil Dasovich

Community Engagement & Views – Best Dance Cover – Missing my love surprise welcome back dance, Ranz Kyle

Creative – Best Dance Cover – Maja x D’Grind (J.Lo’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Dance Cover), Maja Salvador

Community Engagement & Views – Best Prank Video – Amoy Punyeta, Joshope / Hope Bisnar

Community Engagement & Views – Best Original Series – Ganti ng inaping tambay, Tambay Entertainment

Creative – Best Original Series – Lockdown sa bahay na Karton for 3 Days, Adam / Adam Gabriel J Alejo

Community Engagement & Views – Best Comedy Skit – My Filipina wife is SUPER jealous, Dwaine Ammon Woolley

Creative – Best Comedy Skit – Yuko, Jude Matanguihan

Community Engagement & Views – Best Educational – Blue vs. Green! School Rivalry Battle with Robi Domingo, Digiworx Management Inc. / Enchong Dee

Creative – Best Educational – Everything You Need To Know To Start Making Videos, Bea Chu

Community Engagement & Views – Best Mini Documentary – #SOGIEForward, Commission on Human Rights Philippines / RHADEM MUSAWAH

Creative – Best Mini Documentary – The Marites, a mockumentary that talks about the virtues and behavior of the Chismosis Maritenensis, Samuel Lafuente

Community Engagement & Views – Best Social Good Video – pulubing foreigner social experiment, foreigngerms / Samer Ousta

Creative – Best Social Good Video – Guhit | Animated Short Film, Hex Production Studios

Community Engagement & Views – Best Music Video – OMO FULL DANCE MUSIC VIDEO, Donnalyn Bartolome

Creative – Best Music Video – Ipis Rap All Stars – IPIS (Official Music Video), S713 Production

Community Engagement & Views – Best Food Video – FARM TO TABLE COOKING: (Sinaing na Tilapia sa Gata na may Kamias), Bea Alonzo

Community Engagement & Views – Best Song Cover – Sorairo Days ~ Nakagawa Shouko, Carla Diamante

Community Engagement & Views – Best Fashion Video – Runway Lockdown, Klik Midya

Community Engagement & Views – Best Beauty Video – SHORT HAIR REVEAL! Using Hey Doll human hair extensions, Donnalyn Bartolome

Community Engagement & Views – Best Parody Video – PLAYING SQUID GAME IN REAL LIFE, Ranz Kyle

Community Engagement & Views – Best Entertainment Interview/Talk Video – Honest Questions with Joshua Garcia, Digiworx Management Inc. / Enchong Dee

Community Engagement & Views – Best Family Video – MONEY GAME – CAN THEY SEE!?? WTH!!, Donnalyn Bartolome

Creative – Best Family Video – My Family Plays “Who’s Who”, Bea Alonzo

Community Engagement & Views – Best Entertainment – Lifestyle – Speaking Ilocano Only Challenge, Maja Salvador



The awards night has received wide reception and appreciation from the different creators, brands, and publishers who participated in its inaugural run.


“We looked at around 726 videos all in all. It was exhausting but more than anything, it was inspiring.” said Quark Henares, Jury President and Head of Globe Studios.

Meanwhile Meta’s Director for Entertainment Partnerships, Revie Sylviana comments that the partnership has been a pleasure as it helped bring the vision of empowering Filipino content creators.

The awards night was hosted by Cat Triviño and was co-presented by Jollibee and Unilever Philippines.

The adobo Video Fest presented by Facebook Watch would like to thank the following:

Tabulation Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, a long-standing partner and collaborator of adobo Magazine’s various awards shows.

Organization partners: Design Center of the Philippines, Communication Design Association of the Philippines, ABS-CBN, Internet Mobile Marketing Association of the Philippines (IMMAP), Blogapalooza, Republiq Group, and When in Manila.

Congratulations to all the winners of the adobo Video Fest presented by Facebook Watch Awards 2021.

Partner with adobo Magazine

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