MANILA, Philippines – The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2019 Gabi ng Parangal was held on Friday, December 27 at the New Frontier Theater in Araneta City.
Brillante Mendoza's Mindanao won the top awards winning Best Picture, Best Actor for Allen Dizon, Best Actress for Judy Ann Santos, and Best Child Performer for Yuna Tangog.
Just in: Judy Ann Santos and Allen Dizon win MMFF 2019 Best Actor and Actress for Mindanao @rapplerdotcom pic.twitter.com/hKHEdWD5iA — alexa villano (@alexavillano) December 27, 2019
Mindanao also won the two special MMFF awards – Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Award and Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award.
Write About Love was also a big winner, earning Best Suppoting Actress for Yeng Constantino and Best Supporting Actor for Joem Bascon.
The Gabi ng Parangal was hosted by Marco Gumabao and Bela Padilla.
Hall of Fame
Best Actress: Nora Aunor, Amy Austria, Vilma Santos-Recto, Maricel Soriano
Best Actor: Anthony Alonzo, Cesar Montano, Christopher de Leon
Best Supporting Actress: Eugene Domingo, Cherie Gil
Best Director: Marilou Diaz-Abaya, Joel Lamangan, Jose Javier Reyes
Best Visual Effects: Roadrunner Network Inc.
Best Art Director: Rodel Cruz, Joey Luna
Best Cinematography: Rudy Lacap, Carlo Mendoza, Romy Vitug, Lee Meily
Best Sound Engineer: Ditoy Aguila, Michael Idioma, Rolly Ruta
Best Musical Score: Dionisio Buencamino, Von De Guzman, Jaime Fabregas, Jessie Lasaten
Best Editing: Vito Cajili, Manet Dayrit, Jess Navarro, Edgardo Vinarao
Best Screenplay: Roy Iglesias, Ricky Lee, Jose Javier Reyes