Congratulations to all the winners!
As expected, Heaven’s Best Entertainment’s Rainbow’s Sunset dominated last night’s MMFF’s Gabi ng Parangal as it scooped prizes for best film, best actress, best supporting actor, best supporting actress, best director, best screenplay, best production design and best original theme song.
It also won the Gatpuno Antonio Villegas Cultural Award as the best film that portrays Philippine culture and the Filipino people to the world.
On the other hand, Dennis Trillo was adjudged as best actor for his sympathetic performance as Kim Chiu’s selfless husband in One Great Love. Movie queen and veteran actress Gloria Romero won the best actress award for her portrayal of a martyr wife in Rainbow’s Sunset.
Stage stalwart Tony Mabesa took home the best supporting actor award while seasoned actress Aiko Melendez was honored with the best supporting actress trophy, both for Rainbow’s Sunset. Actor for all seasons Eddie Garcia and Kapuso actress Max Collins earned the jury’s nod with their Special Jury awards.
Here is the complete list of winners in the recently concluded 2018 MMFF awards night.
- Best Float: Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles
- Best Short Student Film: Kasilyas (Bulacan State University)
- Best Child Performer: Phoebe Villamor,
- Best Production Design: Jay Custodio (Aurora)
- Best Visual Effects: Rainbow’s Sunset
- Best Sound Design: Albert Michael Idioma and Alex Tomboc (Aurora)
- Best Musical Score: Miguel Mendoza (One Great Love)
- Best Original Theme Song: “Sa’yo Na” from (Rainbow’s Sunset)
- Best Editing: Tara Illenberger and Renewin Alano (Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles)
- Best Cinematography: Yam Laranas (Aurora)
- Best Screenplay: Eric Ramos (Rainbow’s Sunset)
- FPJ Memorial Award: Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles
- Stars of the Night: Jericho Rosales (The Girl in the Orange Dress) and Anne Curtis (Aurora)
- Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Award: Rainbow’s Sunset
- Best Supporting Actor: Tony Mabesa (Rainbow’s Sunset)
- Best Supporting Actress: Aiko Melendez (Rainbow’s Sunset)
- Special Jury Prize: Max Collins (Rainbow’s Sunset) and Eddie Garcia (Rainbow’s Sunset)
- Third Best Picture: One Great Love
- Second Best Picture: Aurora
- Best Director: Joel Lamangan (Rainbow’s Sunset)
- Best Picture: Rainbow Sunset
- Best Actor: Dennis Trillo (One Great Love)
- Best Actress : Gloria Romero (Rainbow’s Sunset)