Stars Sylvia Sanchez (Jesusa) and Angela Cortez (Jino To Mari) tied as Best Actress, while the recognition for Best Actor was awarded to Nar Cabico for Akin Ang Korona.
Films ‘Pailalim’ and ‘Jino To Mari’ won big at the annual Sinag Maynila Gabi ng Parangal held Sunday night at Conrad Manila in Pasay City.
The former swept a total of four major awards, including Best Picture and Best Director for Daniel R. Palacio, while the latter bagged Best Screenplay, Best Musical Score, and the prestigious Sinag Maynila Box-Office Award.
Meanwhile, stars Sylvia Sanchez (Jesusa) and Angela Cortez (Jino To Mari) tied as Best Actress, while the recognition for Best Actor was awarded to Nar Cabico for Akin Ang Korona.
Sinag Maynila Independent Film Festival is a joint force of Solar Entertainment Corporation President Wilson Tieng and acclaimed filmmaker Brillante Mendoza that aims to support local independent cinema, as well as to inspire, educate and enlighten Filipino movie audiences.
Here’s the full list of winners:
Best Picture: Pailalim
Best Actress: Sylvia Sanchez for Jesusa, Angela Cortez for Jino To Mari
Best Actor: Nar Cabico for Akin Ang Korona
Best Director: Daniel R. Palacio for Pailalim
Best Screenplay: Jino to Mari (Joselito Alterejos and John Bedia)
Best Production Design: Jesusa (Cyrus Khan)
Best Cinematography: Pailalim (Romel Sales)
Best Editing: Pailalim (Diego Marx Dobles)
Best Musical Score: Jino to Mari (Richard Gonzales)
Best Sound: Persons of Interest (Junel Valencia)
Best Documentary: Entablado (Lie Rain Clemente and Nori Jane Isturis)
Sinag Maynila Special Citation: Marian (Brian Patrick Lim)
Best Short Film: Panaghoy (Alvin Baloloy)
2nd BeSinag Maynila Film Festivalst Short Film: Memories of the Rising Sun (Lawrence Fajardo)
3rd Best Short Film: Ngiti ng Nazareno (Louie Ignacio)
Sinag Maynila Box-Office Award: Jino to Mari (Joselito Altarejos)
SM People’s Choice Award: Akin Ang Korona (Zig Madamba Dulay)