MMFF: Nora Aunor is Best Actress; Dingdong Dantes, Best Actor
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MANILA, Philippines—Nora Aunor won the Best Actress for her role in “Thy Womb” while “One More Try” actor Dingdong Dantes bagged the Best Actor honor in the Metro Manila Film Festival Awards Night held Thursday at the Meralco Theater in Pasig City.
Cesar Montano won as Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film “El Presidente” and the Best Supporting Actress went to Wilma Doesnt of “Sisterakas.”
Montano’s win gave ‘El Presidente’ 5 awards so far in the glittering rites hosted by KC Concepcion and Kris Aquino.
The list of MMFF winners:
Best Supporting Actor: Cesar Montano for `El Presidente’
FPJ Memorial Award: ‘One More Try’ by Ruel S. Bayani
Best Sound: Albert Michael Idioma in ‘El Presidente’
Best Score: Jessie Lassaten, ‘El Presidente’
Best Theme Song: ‘El Presidente’ by Apldeap and Jamir Garcia
MMFF New Wave Actor: Alan Paule for ‘Gayak’. Actress: Liza Dino of ‘In Nomine Matris’
MMFF New Wave Beat Director: Tyrone Acierto for ‘The Grave Bandits’
MMFF New Wave Special Jury: ‘Ad Ignorantiam’ by Armando ‘Bing’ Lao
MMFF New Wave Best Picture: ‘The Grave Bandits’ by Tyrone Acierto
MMFF Awards: Make-up: ‘El Presidente’ (Warren Munar and Company)
Best Visual Effects: Imaginary Friends and Black Burst for ‘Shake, Rattle & Roll 14: The Invasion’
Production Design: Brillante Ma Mendoza ‘Sa Iyong Sinapupunan’
Editing: Vito Kahili for ‘One More Try’
Cinematography: Odyssey Flores, ‘Thy Womb’
Special Award for Gender Sensitivity: Will Fredo for In Nomine Matris (New Wave); Manibela by Roberto Pagotan (Student’s Shorts); “Thy Womb”(Mainstream)
FPJ Memorial Award: “One More Try” by Ruel Bayani
Supporting Actor: Cesar Montano for El Presidente; Supporting Actress: Wilma Doesn’t for Sisterakas
Male star of the night: Joseph Estraa; Female: Nora Aunor.
Special Award SMDC Male Celebrity of the night: Zanjoe Marudo. Special Award SMDC Female Celebrity of the night: Bianca King
Best Written Story: Henry Burgos for Thy Womb
Best Director: Brillante Mendoza for Thy womb
Best Screenplay: Anna Karenina Ramos and Company for One More Try
Gatpuno Antonio Villegas award: Thy Womb
Best Picture: One More Try
Second Best Picture: El Presidente
Third Best Picture: Sisterakas
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