IN PHOTOS: Star-studded PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2016
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) celebrated the best of moviemaking in the past year at the 2016 Star Awards for Movies on Sunday, March 6, at the Resorts World Performing Arts Theater. Filmmakers and actors were feted, and legends – living and departed – were honored. (FULL LIST: Winners, PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2016)
Bela Padilla, Robi Domingo, Alex Gonzaga, Piolo Pascual, Kim Chiu, and Xian Lim were the evening's hosts.
Biopic Felix Manalo and independent film Bambanti bagged several awards that evening. Piolo Pascual, Dennis Trillo, Bea Alonzo, Tirso Cruz III, and Alessandra de Rossi took home top acting honors.
Teen idols Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo were minted as the first-ever Love Team of the Year.
Daniel even took this selfie with Rappler photographer Alecs Ongcal's camera:
Here are some more snapshots from the evening:
Erik Santos, Angeline Quinto, Christian Bautista, Yeng Constantino, Jed Madela, and Morissette Amon were among the performers.
It's Showtime dance group The Hashtags busted out some moves which thrilled spectators at Resorts World.
Xian Lim, Bela Padilla, Alex Gonzaga, and Robi Domingo were the evening's hosts.
Heneral Luna star John Arcilla took home the eRAse Solution Male Face of the Night award.
Niño Muhlach and his son Alonzo shared a light moment as he accepted the Nora Aunor Ulirang Artista Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of his aunt, Amalia Fuentes.
Martin Nievera performed a touching tribute to German "Kuya Germs" Moreno, who died last January.
John Nite accepted a posthumous Award for Entertainment Excellence for his uncle, Kuya Germs.
Benjamin Tolentino was Indie Movie Editor of the Year for Tandem.
Jerrold Tarog, who made Heneral Luna, won the editing trophy on top of his nomination as best director.
Haunted Mansion co-stars Marlo Mortel and Janella Salvador took home the trophies for New Movie Actor and Actress of the year, respectively.
Janella was thrilled to accept her award later in the evening, as she was coming from a commercial shoot.
Piolo Pascual and Dennis Trillo tied for Best Actor honors.
The 2016 Star Awards for Movies did not only celebrate industry veterans, but even up-and-coming artists and edgy storytelling. For these artists, it was certainly a night to remember. – Rappler.com