The winners for the prestigious Metro Manila Film Festival Awards were revealed last December 27 at the Kia Theater.
Leading the list is “Ang Larawan”, which was given the Best Picture award. The star of the film, Joanna Ampil, was awarded as the Best Actress.
Alongside Ampil is Best Actor Derek Ramsay for “All Of You”. The same film was awarded as the 3rd Best Picture.
Siargao got the 2nd Best Picture Award.
Jasmine Curtis-Smith (Siargao) bagged the Best Supporting Actress award while Edgar Allan Poe (Deadma Walking) got the Best Supporting Actor award.
Director Paul Soriano was hailed as the Best Director for “Siargao”.
The cast of Squad Goals opened the awarding ceremony with a lively dance number.
The audience was greeted by hosts Kylie Verzosa, Cindy Miranda, and Paolo Bediones.
Special numbers were also given by Baby Baste of “Meant To Beh”, Awra Briguela of “Ang Panday”, Wacky Kiray, MC Calaquian, and Lassy Marquez of “Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad”, Edgar Allan Guzman (Deadma Walking), Nar Cabico, and Rachel Alejandro and Joanna Ampil of “Ang Larawan”.
“Ang Panday” brought home a total of four awards: Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award, Children’s Choice Award, Best Visual Effects, and a Special Jury Award for director Coco Martin.
“Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad” was given the Full-length People’s Choice Award.
Some of the presenters are Phoebe Walker, Andrew Muhlach, Jake Cuenca, and Rachel Alejandro.
Here’s the full list of winners for this year’s MMFF:
Best Picture: Ang Larawan
2nd Best Picture: Siargao
3rd Best Picture: All of You
Best Actor: Derek Ramsay (All of You)
Best Actress: Joanna Ampil (Ang Larawan)
Best Supporting Actor: Edgar Allan Guzman (Deadma Walking)
Best Supporting Actress: Jasmine Curtis-Smith (Siargao)
Best Director: Paul Soriano (Siargao)
Best Child Performer: Baeby Baste (Meant To Beh)
Posthumous Special Jury Prize: Nick Joaquin (Ang Larawan)
Special Jury Award: Coco Martin (Ang Panday)
Male Star of the Night: Derek Ramsay
Female Star of the Night: Erich Gonzales
Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Award: Ang Larawan
MMFF Special Award of Recognition: National Artist for Literature Bienvenido Lumbera
Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award: Ang Panday
Full-length People's Choice Award: Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad
Children's Choice Award: Ang Panday
Best Screenplay: All of You
Best Editor: Mark Victor (Siargao)
Best Cinematography: Siargao
Best Production Design: Gino Gonzales (Ang Larawan)
Best Visual Effects: Ang Panday
Best Musical Score: Ang Larawan
Best Original Theme Song: "Alon" by Hale (Siargao)
Best Sound: Siargao
MMFF Best Float Award: Deadma Walking
MMFF People's Choice Award for Short Film: Noel
MMFF Short Film Best Picture: Anong Nangyari Kay Nicanor Dante?