FULL LIST: Winners, MMFF 2014 awards night
MANILA, Philippines – The 40th Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) awards night was held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Saturday, December 27.
Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo, starring Robin Padilla and Vina Morales, won several awards, particularly for music and sound, plus the FPJ Memorial Award for Excellence, and the coveted Best Picture award.
Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2 also won several awards, including ones for production design, makeup, and visual effects, plus acting nods for Joey Marquez and Lotlot de Leon, and a 3rd Best Picture win.
English Only, Please, a romantic comedy, also won nods for story, screenplay, and best director – plus, a 2nd Best Picture win and Best Actor for Derek Ramsay and Best Actress for Jennylyn Mercado.
Here is the complete list of winners:
- New Wave Student Short Film Special Jury Prize: Kalaw
- Best Float Award: Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
- Youth Choice Award: Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
- Best New Wave Film: Magkakabaung
- New Wave Best Supporting Actor: Kristopher King, Maratabat (Pride and Honor)
- New Wave Best Supporting Actress: Gloria Sevilla, M. Mother's Maiden Name
- Best New Wave Film Director: Jason Paul Laxamana, Magkakabaung
- New Wave Best Actress: Zsa Zsa Padilla, M. Mother's Maiden Name
- New Wave Best Actor: Allen Dizon, Magkakabaung
- New Wave Special Jury Prize: M. Mother's Maiden Name
- New Wave Best Picture: Jason Paul Laxamana, Magkakabaung
- Best Child Performer: Ryzza Mae Dizon, My Big Bossing
- Best Festival Sound Engineering: Wild Sound, Bonifacio, Ang Unang Pangulo
- Best Musical Score: Von de Guzman, Bonifacio, Ang Unang Pangulo
- Best Original Theme Song: Bonifacio, Ang Unang Pangulo
- Best Makeup: Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2
- Best Visual Effects: Mothership Inc., for Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2
- Production Design: Ericsson Navarro, Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2
- Best Editing: Marya Ignacio, English Only, Please
- Best Cinematography: Carlo Mendoza, Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
- Celebrity face of the night, sponsored by Erase: Nadine Lustre
- FPJ Memorial Award for Film Excellence: Bonifacio, Ang Unang Pangulo
- Best Original Story: English Only, Please
- Best Screenplay: English Only, Please
- Best Director: Dan Villegas, English Only, Please
- Best Supporting Actor: Joey Marquez, Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2
- Best Supporting Actress: Lotlot de Leon, Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2
- MFFF Highest Commemorative Award: Joseph Estrada
- Gatpuno Antonio Villegas Cultural Award: Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
- 3rd Best Picture: Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2
- 2nd Best Picture: English Only, Please
- Best Picture: Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
- Best Actor: Derek Ramsay, English Only, Please
- Best Actress: Jennylyn Mercado, English Only, Please
The festival kicked off last December 23 with the annual Parade of Stars from Aseana Building in Parañaque all the way to the Quirino Grandstand.
Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Allen Dizon won for Maratabat. He won for Magkakabaung. We regret the error.
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