Lesbian-themed film ‘Ned’s Project’ bags best picture award in 2016 CineFilipino

Lemuel Lorca’s lesbian-themed movie “Ned’s Project” is the best picture in this year’s CineFilipino Film Festival, the organizers announced on Saturday night during the awarding ceremony held at Kia Theatre, Cubao, Quezon City.

It also won the best production design and screenplay awards.

The film’s main star Angeli “National Treasure” Bayani took home the best actress award, together with Candy Pangilinan for the entry, “Star na si Van Damme Stallone.”

READ: CineFilipino: Angeli Bayani plays a lesbian in ‘Ned’s Project’

Pepe Herrera was declared best actor for “Sakaling Hindi Makarating.” The film also won best director for Ice Idanan, best cinematography, sound, musical score and editing.

Below is the full list of winners:

Best Picture: Ned’s Project

2nd Best Picture: Sakaling Hindi Makarating

3rd Best Picture: Star Na Si Van Damme Stallone

Best Actress: Angeli Bayani  (Ned’s Project) and Candy Pangilinan  (Star Na Si Van Damme Stallone)

Best Actor: Pepe Herrera (Sakaling Hindi Makarating)

Best Supporting Actress: Max Eigenmann  (Ned’s Project)

Best Supporting Actor: Isaac Aguirre  (Star Na Si Van Damme Stallone)

Best Screenplay: John Bedia  (Ned’s Project)

Best Cinematography: Ice Idanan  (Sakaling Hindi Makarating) and Tey Clamor (Ned’s Project)

Best Production Design: Ned’s Project

Best Sound: Raffy Magsaysay (Sakaling Hindi Makarating)

Best Musical Score: Mon Espia  (Sakaling Hindi Makarating)

Best Editing: Hannah Espia  (Sakaling Hindi Makarating)

Best TV Series Pilot: Junakis

2nd Best TV Series Pilot: Midlife

3rd Best TV Series Pilot: Agham Inc

Best Documentary Film: Sina Dino At Ang Kanilang Sikreto

Best Short Film: Kung Ang Ulan ay Gawa sa Tsokolate

2nd Best Short Film: Not Applicable

3rd Best Short Film: Chikboy

Best Online Content:
“Dayuhan Sa Perlas” by Raynier Brizuela
“Iba’t Ibang Klase Ng Pasahero Ng Jeep” by Raymundo Baguilat
“Swerte” by Red Aquino
“Hila Ko Si Noy” by Dexter Paul De Jesus
“How Fast” by Vic Ryan Julius Ong

Best Mobile Video: “Kahon” by Carlos Dala I

CineFilipino is still ongoing until March 22 in Gateway Cineplex, Edsa Shangri-la Cineplex, Greenhills Theatre Mall Cinema, New Port Cinemas, Robinsons Galleria, Robinsons Metro East, Festival Mall and Eastwood Mall. TVJ

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