FULL LIST: Nominees, FAMAS Awards 2015


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FULL LIST: Nominees, FAMAS Awards 2015
Susan Roces, Nora Aunor, Sarah Geronimo, Gloria Romero, Maricel Soriano and Dawn Zulueta recognize as 'Iconic Movie Queens of Philippine Cinema'

MANILA, Philippines – The Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Awards (FAMAS) announced the nominees for the 2015 FAMAS awards.

Now on on its 63rd year,  Pep reported that this year’s FAMAS awards will have the theme “Throwback Glam Day … A Look Back At Six Glorious Decades of Philippine Cinema.” With this theme, 6 actresses – Susan Roces, Gloria Romero, Nora Aunor, Maricel Soriano, Dawn Zulueta, and Sarah Geronimo will be hailed  as “Iconic Movie Queens of Philippine Cinema.”

Actor Coco Martin is set to receive the Fernando Poe Jr. award. Coco stars in the TV version of the late actor’s movie Ang Probinsyano this month.

The FAMAS awards will be held on September 20 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater.

Here is the list of nominees:

Best Picture

  • Asintado (Ignacio Films)
  • Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo (Philippians Productions & Entertainment Inc., Tuko Film Productions, Buchi Boy Films, and RCP Productions)
  • Feng Shui (Star Cinema & Kris Aquino Production)
  • Hustisya (Likhang Silangan Entertainment)
  • Kamkam (Heaven’s Best Entertainment)
  • Magkakabaung(ATD Entertainment Productions)
  • Magnum Muslim .357 (Scenema Concept International & Viva Films)
  • She’s Dating The Gangster (Star Cinema)
  • Starting Over Again (Star Cinema)
  • The Trial (Star Cinema)

Best Director

  • Cathy Garcia-Molina (She’s Dating The Gangster)
  • Chito Roño (Feng Shui)
  • Chito Roño (The Trial)
  • Enzo Williams (Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo)
  • Francis Posadas (Magnum Muslim .357)
  • Jason Paul Laxamana (Magkakabaung)
  • Joel Lamangan (Hustisya)
  • Joel Lamangan (Kamkam)
  • Luisito Ignacio (Asintado)
  • Olivia Lamasan (Starting Over Again)

Best Actor

  • Allen Dizon for Kamkam
  • Allen Dizon for Magkakabaung
  • Coco Martin for Feng Shui
  • Daniel Padilla for She’s Dating The Gangster
  • Derek Ramsay for English Only Please
  • Jake Vargas for Asintado
  • John Lloyd Cruz for The Trial
  • Jorge Estregan for Magnum Muslim .357
  • Piolo Pascual for Starting Over Again
  • Robin Padilla for Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
  • Rocco Nacino for Hustisya

Best Actress

  • Aiko Melendez for Asintado
  • Gladys Reyes for Magkakabaung
  • Gretchen Barretto for The Trial
  • Jean Garcia for Kamkam
  • Jennylyn Mercado for English Only Please
  • Kathryn Bernardo for She’s Dating the Gangster
  • Kris Aquino for Feng Shui
  • Sam Pinto for Magnum Muslim .357
  • Toni Gonzaga for Starting Over Again
  • Vina Morales for Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo

Best Supporting Actor

  • Emilio Garcia for Magkakabaung
  • Gabby Eigenmann for Asintado
  • Ian Veneracion for Feng Shui
  • Jum Pebangco for Kamkam
  • Lito Pimentel for Starting Over Again
  • Richard Gomez for She’s Dating the Gangster
  • Richard Gomez for The Trial
  • Roi Vinzon for Magnum Muslim .357
  • Romnick Sarmenta for Hustisya 

Best Supporting Actress 

  • Carmi Martin for Feng Shui
  • Chanel Latorre for  Magkakabaung
  • Dawn Zulueta for She’s Dating the Gangster
  • Iza Calzado for  Starting Over Again 
  • Jasmine Curtis Smith for  Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
  • Rita de Guzman  for Asintado
  • Rossana Roces  for Hustisya
  • Sunshine Dizon  for Kamkam
  • Sylvia Sanchez  for The Trial 

Best Child Performer 

  • Alonzo Muhlach for My Big Bossing
  • Clarence Delgado for Muslim Magnum .357
  • Felixia Crysten Dizon for Magkakabaung
  • James “Bimby” Aquino-Yap for The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin
  • Miggs Cuaderno for Asintado
  • Raikko Mateo for Feng Shui
  • Ryzza Mae Dizon for My Big Bossing 

Best Cinematography

  • Carlo Mendoza  for Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
  • Dan Villegas for She’s Dating the Gangster
  • Hermann Claravall  for Starting Over Again
  • Lee Briones Meily for Kamkam
  • Luisito Ignacio for Asintado
  • Manuel Teehankee for The Trial
  • Nap Jamir 11 for Hustisya
  • Neil Daza  for Feng Shui
  • Rain Yamson 11  for  Magkakabaung
  • Ricardo Buhay for Muslim Magnum .357 

Best Editing   

  • Benjamin Tolentino for  Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
  • Carlo Francisco Manatad for Asintado
  • Carlo Francisco Manatad for Feng Shui
  • Carlo Francisco Manatad  for The Trial
  • Jason Paul Laxamana  for Magkakabaung
  • John Anthony Wong for Kamkam
  • Marya Ignacio for  She’s Dating the Gangster
  • Marya Ignacio for  Starting Over Again
  • Melvin Quimosing  for  Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
  • Vanessa De Leon  for  Hustisya 

Best Production Design 

  • Cyrus Khan  for Asintado
  • Cyrus Khan for Magkakabaung
  • Edgar Martin Littaua for Hustisya
  • Edgar Martin Littaua for Kamkam
  • Roy Lachica and Joel Bilbao for Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
  • Sharie Marie Montiague for  She’s Dating the Gangster
  • Sharie Marie Montiague for Starting Over Again
  • Winston Acuyong  for Feng Shui
  • Winston Acuyong  for  The Trial 

Best Story  

  • Carmi Raymundo and Charlene Bernardo  for   She’s Dating the Gangster
  • Carmi Raymundo, Anjeli Pessumal and Olivia Lamasan  for  Starting Over Again
  • Cathy Camarillo for Muslim Magnum .357
  • Enzo Williams, Carlo Obispo and Keiko Aquino for  Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
  • Ferdinand Lapuz and Jason Paul Laxamana  for Magkakabaung
  • Jerry Gracio for Kamkam
  • Ricardo Lee, Enrico Santos, and Kriz Gazmen for  The Trial
  • Ricardo Lee for Hustisya
  • Roy Iglesias and Chito Roño for Feng Shui
  • Socorro Villanueva for Asintado

Best Screenplay 

  • Socorro Villanueva  for Asintado
  • Enzo Williams and Keiko Aquino for Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
  • Roy Iglesias and Chito Roño for Feng Shui
  • Ricardo Lee for Hustisya
  • Jerry Gracio for Kamkam
  • Jason Paul Laxamana for Magkakabaung
  • Cathy Camarilo for Magnum Muslim .357
  • Carmi Raymundo and Olivia Lamasan for Starting Over Again
  • Ricardo Lee, Enrico Santos and Kriz G. Guzman for The Trial

Best Sound 

  • Addiss Tabong for Feng Shui
  • Addiss Tabong  for The Trial
  • Albert Michael Idioma  for Asintado
  • Albert Michael Idioma  for  Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
  • Aurel Claro Bilbao  for  She’s Dating the Gangster
  • Aurel Claro Bilbao  for  Starting Over Again
  • Junel Valencia  for Magkakabaung
  • Lamberto Casas Jr. for  Hustisya
  • Lamberto Casas Jr.  for Kamkam 

Best Musical Score 

  • Carmina Cuya for  Feng Shui
  • Cesar Francis Concio for Starting Over Again
  • Cesar Francis Concio for The Trial
  • Danny Tan and Sherwin Castillo for Asintado
  • Diwa De Leon for Magkakabaung
  • Emerzon Texon for Hustisya
  • Emerzon Texon for Kamkam
  • Michael Abadam, John Angeles and Carlos Barcelona  for She’s Dating the Gangster
  • Michael Abadam and John Angeles  for Starting Over Again
  • Von De Guzman for Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo

Best Original Theme Song 

  •  Asintado” by Gloc 9 for Asintado
  • “Hindi Pa Tapos”  for  Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
  • “Kapayapaan” by Datu Khomeini Bansuan  for  Muslim Magnum .357
  • “Wag Ka Nang Umiyak”  for The Trial, Lyrics and Music by Ebe Dancel, Interpreted by KZ Tandingan 

Best Visual Effects 

  • Aileen Cornejo- Castillo for  Starting Over Again
  • Dodge Ledesma for Feng Shui
  • Dodge Ledesma for The Trial
  • Erick Torrente for Magnum Muslim .357
  • Orlean Joseph Tan for She’s Dating the Gangster  


Iconic Movie Queens of Philippine Cinema

  • Gloria Romero
  • Susan Roces
  • Nora Aunor
  • Maricel Soriano
  • Dawn Zulueta
  • Sarah Geronimo

German Moreno Youth Achievement Award

  • Bianca Umali
  • Diego Loyzaga
  • Jasmine Curtis Smith
  • Kiko Estrada
  • Kim Rodriguez
  • Mark Newmann
  • Miguel Tanfelix
  • Nadine Lustre
  • Robi Domingo
  • Sofia Andres

Fernando Poe, Jr. Memorial Award – Coco Martin

FAMAS Lifetime Achievement Award – Joey De Leon, Tito Sotto and Vic Sotto

Public Service Award– Kaye Dacer and Julius Babao

Dr. Jose Perez Memorial Award – Lhar Santiago

Arturo M. Padua Memorial Award – Emy Abuan

Film Critics Choice Award – Esoterika: Manila

Famas Presidential Award – Doc Bong Ramirez

– Rappler.com


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