Sunday, December 27, 2015

MMFF 2015 Set of Winners

Here is the complete list of winner from the just concluded (and controversial) Metro Manila Film Festival 2015. Yout thoughts on the winners and the non-winners?

Major Awards:

Best Picture: Walang Forever
Second Best Picture: Buy Now, Die Later
Third Best Picture: My Bebe Love

Best Actress: Jennylyn Mercado (Walang Forever)
Best Actor: Jericho Rosales (Walang Forever)
Best Director: Erik Matti (Honor Thy Father)
Best Supporting Actress: Maine Mendoza (My Bebe Love)
Best Supporting Actor: Tirso Cruz III (Honor Thy Father )
Best Child Performer: Krystal Brimner (Honor Thy Father )

Best Visual Effects: Nilalang
Best Sound Engineer: Ditoy Aguila (Nilalang)
Best Musical Score: Jessy Lazatin (Nilalang)
Best Screenplay: Walang Forever
Best Original Story: Walang Forever
Best Editing: Nilalang
Best Cinematography: Nilalang
Best Production Design: Buy Now, Die Later
Best Theme Song: Honor Thy Father
Best Festival Make-up Artist: Ryan and Ericka (Honor Thy Father)

Special Awards:

Gat Puno Antonio Villegas Cultural Award: My Bebe Love
FPJ Memorial Award for Excellence: Walang Forever
Male Celebrity of the Night: Cesar Montano
Female Celebrity of the Night: Jennylyn Mercado
Best Float Award: Buy Now, Die Later

MMFF New Wave Awards Night Winners:

Full Feature Category:

Best Picture: Ari: My Life with a King
Special Jury Prize: Toto
Best Director: John Paul Su (Toto)
Best Actor: JM De Guzman (Tandem) and Francisco Quinto (Ari: My Life with a King)
Best Supporting Actor: Thou Reyes (Toto)
Best Supporting Actress: Bibeth Orteza (Toto)
Best Screenplay: Robert Tantico (Ari: My Life With a King)
Manila Bulletin Best Feature Film: Ari: My Life With a King

Animation Category:

Best Picture: Buttons (Marvel Obemio, Francis Ramirez & Jared Garcia)
Special Jury Prize: Little Lights (Rivelle Mallari)

Student Short Film Category

Best Picture: Mumu (Jean Cheryl Tagyamon)
Special Jury Prize: Daisy (Brian Reyes)

Manila Bulletin Best Short Film: Geo (John Aurthur Mercader)

The MMFF 2015 is still on going and before you open your mouth and blah about your disappointment, make sure to watch all the entries first. The MMFF organization never fail to have at least one controversy every year.


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