Janine Gutierrez and Elijah Canlas win best actress, actor in Gawad Urian 2020
Gawad Urian named its roster of winners this year in a virtual ceremony streamed via TV UP’s YouTube channel today, Nov. 10.
Janine Gutierrez won as Best Actress for her performance in the social drama-thriller “Babae at Baril.” The film also won Best Picture and its director Rae Red bagged Best Director.
Elijah Canlas, one of the lead stars in the phenomenal Boys Love series “Gameboys,” earned the Best Actor award for the Jun Lana-penned “Kalel, 15,” for which Lana also won Best Screenplay.
Here is the list of the Gawad Urian 2020 winners:
Best picture – “Babae at Baril”
Best director – Rae Red for “Babae at Baril”
Best actress – Janine Gutierrez for “Babae at Baril”
Best actor – Elijah Canlas for “Kalel, 15”
Best supporting actress – Yayo Aguila for “Metamorphosis”
Best supporting actor – Kristoffer King for “Verdict”
Best screenplay – Jun Lana for “Kalel, 15”
Best cinematography – Tey Clamor for “Babae at Baril”
Best production design – Eero Yves Francisco for “Babae at Baril”
Best editing – Ilsa Malsi for “Babae at Baril”
Best short film – Carla Pulido Ocampo for “Tokwifi”
Best documentary film – Miko Revereza for “No Data Plan”
Best sound – Mikko Quizon, John Michael Perez, RJ Cantos for “Mañanita”
Best music – Jude Gitamondoc, Cindy Velasquez, Cattski Espina for “Huwebes, Huwebes”
Gawad Urian is given annually by the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino, a group of film critics from the academe and the movie industry. It is regarded as the Philippines’ most stringent award-giving body and known for recognizing independent films and non-mainstream performances. RGA
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