Winners - Metro Manila Film Festival 2009
Sharon Cuneta has just won her very first Best Actress trophy at the Metro Manila Film Festival for her performance in Mano Po 6: A Mother’s Love.
The role intended for Angel Locsin has won for Heart Evangelista the MMFF Best Supporting Actress award. Mano Po 6 also bagged the Best Director award for Joel Lamangan and the Antonio Villegas Cultural Award Best Picture.
Ang Panday, on the other hand, grabbed the Best Actor award for Bong Revilla, Best Supporting Actor award for Phillip Salvador, Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Recording and 1st Best Picture.
Star Cinema’s I Love You, Goodbye won Best Cinematography, Best Film Editor, Best Story and 2nd Best Picture.
Here is the list of winners of the just-concluded awards night of the 35th Metro Manila Film Festival which was held at the SMX Convention Center a while ago:
1st BEST PICTURE:
Ang Panday (Imus Productions/GMA Films)
2nd BEST PICTURE:
I Love You, Goodbye (Star Cinema)
3rd BEST PICTURE:
Ang Darling Kong Aswang (Octoarts/APT Entertainment)
ANTONIO VILLEGAS CULTURAL AWARD:
Mano Po 6: A Mother’s Love (Regal Films)
Bong Revilla (Ang Panday)
Sharon Cuneta (Mano Po 6: A Mother’s Love)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR:
Phillip Salvador (Ang Panday)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS:
Heart Evangelista (Mano Po 6: A Mother’s Love)
Joel Lamangan (Mano Po 6: A Mother’s Love)
Lee Meily (I Love You, Goodbye)
BEST FILM EDITOR:
Manet Dayrit (I Love You, Goodbye)
BEST ORIGINAL STORY:
Vanessa Valdez, Kriz Gazmen & Karen Ramos (I Love You, Goodbye)
BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS:
BEST SOUND RECORDING:
Ang Darling Kong Aswang
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN:
Shake, Rattle and Roll XI
BEST ORIGINAL THEMESONG:
“Ang Panday” (Ang Panday) by Ogie Alcasid
BEST MUSICAL SCORE:
Mano Po 6
BEST CHILD PERFORMER:
Robert “Buboy” Villar (Ang Panday)
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
CRITERIA FOR JUDGING:
For the Best Festival Picture, the criteria are: Artistry, creativity and technical excellence, innovativeness and global appeal (40%), Box-office performance based on the first three days, from Dec. 25-27 (50%), and Filipino, cultural and/or historical value (10%).
Criteria for Best Festival Performers: Naturalness and depth of acting (25%), proper timing and clear interaction with other performers (25%), consistency of characterization (25%), and logical and effective depiction/projection of the role being portrayed (25%).
Criteria for Best Festival Direction: Effective interpretation of screenplay into film (20%), appropriate pacing of the story and creative camera works (20%), proper motivation of performers (20%), continuity of overall production value (20%), and global competitiveness and entertainment value (20%).
Criteria for Best Festival Screenplay: Creative development of story concept (50%), global appeal and competitiveness (25%), and originality of style (25%).
Criteria for Best Festival Story: Originality of concept and development (20%), social, cultural and ethical values (20%), global acceptability/entertainment (20%), imaginative and credible characterization (20%), and extra-ordinary appeal (20%).
Criteria for Festival Visual Effect: Global competitiveness (25%), creative visual execution and original interpretation (25%), appropriateness and consistency (25%), and precision of timing of computer graphic projection (25%).
Criteria for Best Festival Editing: Logical, effective or smooth pacing of scenes (25%), consistency of flow of story (25%), creativity (25%), and global competitiveness (25%).
Criteria for Best Festival Cinematography: Creative camera movements and lighting (25%), global competitiveness (25%), effective visual impact (25%), and appropriateness and consistency of camera works (25%).