MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – The movie Ang Larawan won Best Picture at this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival Gabi ng Parangal held on Wednesday, December 27 at the Kia Theatre.
Derek Ramsay won the Best Actor award for the movie All of You, while Paul Soriano won Best Director for the movie Siargao.
Joanna Ampil took home the Best Actress award for her role in Ang Larawan.
This year’s film festival saw the return of more commercially viable films compared to last year’s festival, which was dominated by independent movies.
- Best Picture: Ang Larawan
- 2nd Best Picture: Siargao
- 3rd Best Picture: All of You
- Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Award: Ang Larawan
- Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award: Ang Panday
- Best Director: Paul Soriano, Siargao
- Best Actor in a Leading Role: Derek Ramsay, All of You
- Best Actress in a Leading Role: Joanna Ampil, Ang Larawan
- Special Jury Prize: Nick Joaquin and Coco Martin
- Full-Length Film – People’s Choice Award: Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad
- Best Screenplay: All of You
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Edgar Allan Guzman for Deadma Walking
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Jasmine Curtis-Smith for Siargao
- Best Child Performer: Baby Baste for Meant to Beh
- Best Cinematography: Siargao
- Best Sound: Siargao
- Best Theme Song: “Alon” by Hale for Siargao
- Best Editing: Siargao
- Best Visual Effects: Ang Panday
- Best Musical Score: Ang Larawan
- Best Production Design: Ang Larawan
- Best Float: Deadma Walking
- Children’s Choice Award: And Panday
- Star of the Night (Male): Derek Ramsay
- Star of the Night (Female): Erich Gonzales
- Short Film – People’s Choice Award: Noel
- Short Film – Best Picture: Anong Nangyari kay Nicanor Dante?