Vincent de Jesus
Vincent Abenojar De Jesus (born June 10, 1968) is a Filipino composer, librettist, musical scorer, and musical director for theater, television, and film. He is also a writer, lyricist, actor, singer, and educator. He attended the University of the Philippines Diliman College of Music, and majored in piano and voice. He was a member of the Philippine Educational Theater Association from 1983 to 2020.
Vincent Abenojar de Jesus
|Also known as||Vince|
|Born||June 10, 1968|
|Genres||theater, television, film|
|Occupation(s)||composer, librettist, actor, musical director, writer, educator|
He wrote the music and libretto of critically acclaimed hit musicals: Skin Deep, Zsazsa Zaturnnah Ze Muzikal and it's 2006 film version Zsazsa Zaturnnah Ze Muveeh, Si Juan Tamad, Ang Diablo, at Ang Limang Milyong Boto, Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady, Care Divas, Himala: Isang Musikal, and Changing Partners.
He has been awarded three (3) Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino - Gawad Urian, two (2) Film Academy of the Philippines - Luna Award, seven (7) Philippine Movie Press Club Star Awards, four (4) Entertainment Press - Golden Screen Awards, one (1) FAMAS Award, one (1) Cinema One Originals Award, one (1) GEMS Award and one (1) Gawad Tanglaw for Best Achievement in Film Music.
He won two (2) Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards for Outstanding Original Libretto (Skin Deep 2008 and Si Juan Tamad, Ang Diablo, at Ang Limang Milyong Boto 2009), one (1) for Outstanding Musical Direction (Batang Rizal – 2008), one (1) for Outstanding Original Composition (Si Juan Tamad, Ang Diablo, at Ang Limang Milyong Boto 2009), and two (2) for Outstanding Musical (Skin Deep 2008 and Si Juan Tamad, Ang Diablo, at Ang Limang Milyong Boto 2009).
He has written and acted as Pipay in Euro-Asia and GMA Network's TV series Camera Café, which won the 2008 Asian TV Award for Best Comedy. He co-hosted GMA Network's Wipeout: Matira Ang Matibay with Paolo Contis. He played the role of the "ASSISTANT DIRECTOR" in Cinemalaya's EKSTRA, starring Vilma Santos and portrayed John Lloyd Cruz's father in Star Cinema's THE TRIAL.
He is a composer, writer, musical director, film music composer, actor, and a professor of Musical Theater at the Ateneo de Manila University.
|2016||CineFilipino Film Festival Jury Prize||Best Supporting Actor||Straight to the Heart||Nominated|
|2017||Cinema One Originals Digital Film Festival C1 Originals Award||Best Screenplay (shared)||Changing Partners||Nominated|
|2017||Cinema One Originals Digital Film Festival C1 Originals Award||Best Music||Changing Partners||Won|
|2004||27th Gawad Urian||Best Music||Crying Ladies||Nominated|
|2006||29th Gawad Urian||Best Music||La Visa Loca||Won|
|2007||30th Gawad Urian||Best Music||Zsazsa Zaturnnah Ze Moveeh||Won|
|2008||31st Gawad Urian||Best Music||Pisay||Nominated|
|2018||41st Gawad Urian||Best Music||Changing Partners||Nominated|
|2005||Luna Award||Best Musical Score||Santa Santita||Nominated|
|2006||Luna Award||Best Musical Score||Zsazsa Zaturnnah Ze Moveeh||Nominated|
|2007||Luna Award||Best Musical Score||Zsazsa Zaturnnah Ze Moveeh||Won|
|2009||Luna Award||Best Musical Score||I.T.A.L.Y (I Trust and Love You)||Nominated|
|2009||Luna Award||Best Musical Score||Baler||Won|
|2012||Luna Award||Best Musical Score||Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank||Nominated|
|2018||Luna Award||Best music||Changing Partners||Nominated|
|2018||Luna Award||Best Screenplay (shared)||Changing Partners||Nominated|
|2005||55th Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature||Dulang May Isang Yugto||Ateng||3rd place|
|2017||67th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature||Dulang Ganap ang Haba||Changing Partners||3rd place|
|2006||FAMAS Award||Best Musical Score||Ako Ang Legal Wife: Mano Po 4||Nominated|
|2009||FAMAS Award||Best Musical Score||Baler||Nominated|
|2018||FAMAS Award||Best Adapted Screenplay (shared)||Changing Partners||Won|
|2006||3rd Golden Screen Awards||Best Musical Score||La Visa Loca||Nominated|
|2006||3rd Golden Screen Awards||Best Original Song (shared)||La Visa Loca||Nominated|
|2007||4th Golden Screen Awards||Best Original Song (shared)||Zsazsa Zaturnnah Ze Moveeh||Won|
|2008||5th Golden Screen Awards||Best Musical Score (shared)||Pisay||Won|
|2012||9th Golden Screen Awards||Best Musical Score||Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank||Won|
|2013||10th Golden Screen Awards||Best Musical Score||I Do Bidoo Bidoo: Heto nAPO Sila!||Won|
|2006||Star Awards for Movies||Movie Musical Scorer of the Year||Let The Love Begin||Won|
|2007||Star Awards for Movies||Movie Musical Scorer of the Year||Zsazsa Zaturnnah Ze Moveeh||Won|
|2008||Star Awards for Movies||Movie Musical Scorer of the Year (shared)||Ang Cute Ng Ina Mo!||Nominated|
|2008||Star Awards for Movies||Digital Movie Musical Scorer of the Year (shared)||Pisay||Won|
|2009||Star Awards for Movies||Movie Musical Scorer of the Year||Baler||Nominated|
|2010||Star Awards for Movies||Digital Movie Musical Scorer of the Year||Puntod||Nominated|
|2013||Star Awards for Movies||Digital Movie Musical Scorer of the Year||Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank||Won|
|2013||Star Awards for Movies||Movie Musical Scorer of the Year||I Do Bidoo Bidoo: Heto nAPO Sila!||Won|
|2014||Star Awards for Movies||Movie Original Theme Song of the Year (shared)||Kimi Dora: Ang Kiyemeng Prequel||Nominated|
|2014||Star Awards for Movies||Movie Supporting Actor of the Year||Ekstra||Nominated|
|2014||Star Awards for Movies||Indie Movie Musical Scorer of the Year||Ekstra||Nominated|
|2015||Star Awards for Movies||Movie Supporting Actor of the Year||The Trial||Nominated|
|2018||Star Awards for Movies||Indie Movie Screenwriter of the Year (shared)||Changing Partners||Won|
|2018||Star Awards for Movies||Indie Movie Musical Scorer of the Year||Changing Partners||Won|
|2008||1st Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards||Outstanding Libretto||Skin Deep||Won|
|2008||1st Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards||Outstanding Musical Direction||Batang Rizal||Won|
|2019||11th Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards||Outstanding Original Libretto||Si Juan Tamad, ang Diyablo at ang Limang Milyong Boto||Won|
|2019||11th Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards||Original Musical Composition||Si Juan Tamad, ang Diyablo at ang Limang Milyong Boto||Won|
|2011||Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards||Outstanding Musical Composition||Care Divas||Nominated|
|2011||Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards||Outstanding Sound Design||Care Divas||Nominated|
|2012||Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards||Original Original Libretto||Care Divas||Won|
|2012||Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards||Original Musical Direction||Care Divas||Won|
|2013||39th Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Musical Score||Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy||Nominated|
|2015||41st Metro Manila Film Festival||Best Musical Score||My Bebe Love #Kilig Pa More||Nominated|
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- "PETA's CARE DIVAS. Shinier the Second Time Around". Murphy Report. 2017-03-10.
- "Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature Archives | Inquirer Lifestyle". lifestyle.inquirer.net.
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- "The winners of the 67th edition of the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature". www.bworldonline.com.
- Calderon, Ricky L. "Indie Films make a big splash at Urian". Philstar.com.
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- "How Gawad Urian gives nods". Manila Bulletin. 2018-05-24.
- News, ABS-CBN (2018-06-14). "Abra, 'Respeto' lead Gawad Urian 2018 winners". ABS-CBN News.
- Viloria, Manuel. "Carlos Palanca Award Winners for the Year 2005 - Secondthoughts - Viloria.com". www.viloria.com.
- "WINNERS: 10th Golden Screen Awards". Rappler.
- "PHILSTAGE announces winners of 2008 Gawad Buhay!". PEP.ph.
- "The winningest director, two best actresses and other Gawad Buhay facts". Inquirer Lifestyle. 2019-04-26.
- "Philstage bares 2011 Gawad Buhay! nominees, honors 4 performing arts icons". Inquirer Lifestyle. 2012-06-24.
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- "FULL LIST: 11th Gawad Buhay Awards Winners". TheaterFansManila.com. 2019-05-28.
- Smith, Chuck. "Winners: 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival awards night". Philippine Star.
- Vincent de Jesus at IMDb
- Vincent de Jesus on Facebook
- Vincent de Jesus – Film Academy of the Philippines
- Vincent on Jesus on Spotify