10,000 Hours dominates MMFF 2013; Robin Padilla and Maricel Soriano win top acting awards
by Jocelyn Dimaculangan posted on December 27, 2013 STATS: 523 Views | 0 Comments
The action-drama film 10,000 Hours emerged as the Best Picture of the 39th Metro Manila Film Festival.
Starring Robin Padilla, this MMFF 2013 entry won majority of the trophies handed out earlier tonight, December 27, during the awards night held at the Meralco Theater.
Kris Aquino and KC Concepcion served as the hosts of the Gabi ng Parangal.
The 2nd Best Picture award went to the comedy film Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy starring Vice Ganda as quadruplets.
The family comedy My Little Bossings was the recipient of the 3rd Best Picture award. Starring Vic Sotto and Kris Aquino, this film marks the movie debut of Kris's son, James "Bimby" Yap Jr.
Ryzza Mae Dizon, one of the lead stars of My Little Bossings, won the Best Child Performer award for this Marlon Rivera film. When she received the award, the young TV host-actress told the crowd, "Merry Christmas! Mas lalo ko pong gagalingan!"
Robin Padilla was named as MMFF 2013 Best Actor for 10,000 Hours while Maricel Soriano was chosen as MMFF 2013 Best Actress for Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy.
The Best Supporting Actress plum went to Aiza Seguerra for My Little Bossings while the recognition for Best Supporting Actor went to Pen Medina for 10,000 Hours.
Boy Golden won the Best Float award in the 39th Metro Manila Film Festival. The said float had a vaudeville '60s theme and had a vintage car as part of its float design.
(To view photos of the floats that competed in MMFF 2013, CLICK HERE)
Daniel Padilla (of Pagpag, Siyam na Buhay) was hailed as the Male Star of The Night while Kimmy Dora (Ang Kiyemeng Prequel) star Eugene Domingo was chosen as Female Star of The Night.
Optical Media Board chairperson Ronnie Ricketts received a special recognition Award for his commendable efforts to fight piracy in the movie industry.
Here is the list of winners in MMFF 2013:
Gatpuno Antonio Villegas Cultural Award: 10,000 Hours
Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence: 10,000 Hours
Most Gender-Sensitive Film: Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy directed by Wenn Deramas (Main Category)
Youth's Choice Award winner: Pagpag: Siyam na Buhay
Best Theme Song: My Little Bossings
Best Child Performer: Ryzza Mae Dizon for My Little Bossings
Best Director: Joyce Bernal for 10,000 Hours
Best Story: 10,000 Hours
Best Screenplay: 10,000 Hours
Best Sound Engineering: Emmanuel Clemente for 10,000 Hours
Best Musical Score: Teresa Barrozo for 10,000 Hours
Best Makeup Artist: Pagpag, Siyam na Buhay
Best Visual Effects: Central Digital for 10,000 Hours
Best Production Design: Joey Luna for 10,000 Hours
Best Editing: 10,000 Hours
Best Cinematography: 10,000 Hours
Best Supporting Actor: Pen Medina for 10,000 Hours
Best Supporting Actress: Aiza Seguerra for My Little Bossings
Best Actor: Robin Padilla for 10,000 Hours
Best Actress: Maricel Soriano for Girl Boy Bakla Tomboy
3rd Best Picture: My Little Bossings
2nd Best Picture: Girl, Boy, Bakla, Tomboy
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