39th MMFF Full list of Winners, Metro Manila Film Festival 2013 top earners
39th Metro Manila Film Festival, 2013 Full list of Winners
Millions of Filipinos have been waiting for the declaration of winners at the 2013 Metro Manila Film Festival. The excitement of moviegoers were on its peak upon knowing the record-breaking box office hit of the 39th MMFF on its opening day with Php 134 million gross earning.
A notable fraction of 2013 MMFF earning comes from the comedy film "My Little Bossings," which also holds the new record for "highest opening day gross for a Filipino movie." However, majority of the awards were given to a low gross earning movie.
"10,000 hours", an action film that chronicles a senator's hours on the run, bagged 14 trophies at the 39th Metro Manila Film Festival awards rites held Friday night. The movie won the best picture award and it also nabbed major awards in technical and creative categories. Aside from the top prizes won by director Joyce Bernal and stars Robin Padilla and Pen Medina at the 2013 MMFF awarding ceremony, the film was also recognized for its screenplay, cinematography, editing, musical score, sound engineering, visual effects, and production design.
Here is the full list of winners of the 39th MMFF:
Student short film (New Wave) Special Jury Prize winner: “#NoFilter” by Luigi Rosario
Student short film (New Wave) Best Picture: “Ang Paglisan”
Animation (New Wave) Special Jury Prize winner: "Ang Lalong ni Kulakog" by Omar Aguilar
Animation (New Wave) Best Picture: "Kaleh and Mbaki" by Dennis Sebastian
Best Float: "Boy Golden: The Arturo Porcuna Story”
Youth Choice Award winner: "Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay"
New Wave full-length Best Director: Armando Lao, "Dukit"
New Wave full-length Special Jury Prize winner: "Mga Anino ng Kahapon"
New Wave full-length Best Picture: "Dukit"
New Wave full-length Best Actress: Agot Isidro, "Mga Anino ng Kahapon"
New Wave full-length Best Actor: Willy Layug, Bambalito Lacap, and Bor Ocampo
Best Child Performer: Ryzza Mae Dizon, "My Little Bossings"
Best Original Theme Song: "My Little Bossings"
Best Sound Engineering: "10,000 Hours"
Best Musical Score: "10,000 Hours"
Best Visual Effects: “10,000 Hours”
Best Makeup: “Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay”
Best Production Design: "10,000 Hours"
Best Editor: Marya Ignacio, "10,000 Hours"
Best Cinematography: "10,000 Hours"
Most Gender-Sensitive Film (New Wave full-length): "Island Dreams" directed by Aloy Adlawan
Most Gender-Sensitive Film (Main): "Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy" directed by Wenn Deramas
Most Gender-Sensitive Film (New Wave student films category): "Hintayin Mo sa Seq. 24" directed by Jezreel Reyes
Special Recognition Award: Ronnie Ricketts, Optical Media Board chairperson
FPJ Memorial Award for Excellence winner: "10,000 Hours"
Male Star of the Night: Daniel Padilla
Female Star of the Night: Eugene Domingo
Best Original Story: "10,000 Hours"
Best Screenplay: "10,000 Hours"
Best Director: Joyce Bernal, "10,000 Hours"
Gat Puno Villegas Cultural Award: "10,000 Hours"
Best Supporting Actor: Pen Medina, "10,000 Hours"
Best Supporting Actress: Aiza Seguerra, "My Little Bossings"
3rd Best Picture: "My Little Bossings"
2nd Best Picture: "Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy"
Best Picture: "10,000 Hours"
Best Actor: Robin Padilla,"10,000 Hours"
Best Actress: Maricel Soriano, "Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy"
Meanwhile, at the end of nationwide screenings on December 26, MMFF's eight competing entries grossed Php 234 million, said Metro Manila Development Authority chairman Francis Tolentino. Tolentino added that the box office record is 34% higher than the 2012 festival's record two-day earnings. The Christmas Day box office of the 39th MMFF was also a record-breaker, which is 23% higher than the 2012 opening-day gross of P105 million. (ABS-CBN news)
DiversityHuman.com bloggers would like to congratulate all the winners of the 39th MMFF and we hope that more enhancement and technical development will follow in the next few years of the Metro Manila Film Festival.