MANILA, Philippines – The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2022 Gabi ng Parangal (Awards Night) was held on Tuesday, December 27 at the New Frontier Theater in Quezon City. Below is a full rundown of all the winners.
The 48th edition of the annual MMFF, with the theme “Balik Saya sa MMFF 2022” marks the return of the festival to almost pre-pandemic setting but still following health protocols.
- MMFF 2022: 8 official entries, Parade of Stars, Awards Night
- MMFF 2022 top grossers, box-office earnings – unofficial rankings
Official entries include Nadine Lustre’s “Deleter”; Noel Trinidad and Liza Lorena’s “Family Matters”, Edu Manzano, Aljur Abrenica, and Paolo Gumabao’s “Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told” and Jake Cuenca’s “My Father, Myself”.
Also part of the festival are Jodi Sta. Maria and Coco Martin’s “Labyu with an Accent”; Ian Veneracion and Heaven Peralejo’s “Nananahimik ang Gabi”; Vice Ganda and Ivana Alawi’s “Partners in Crime” and Toni Gonzaga and Joey de Leon’s “My Teacher”.
Producers and cinema operators are expecting for big winners tonight to bounce back on ticket sales after some entries were reported to have a slow start in the box-office.
Here’s MMFF 2022 complete list of winners
|Best Picture||1st: Deleter
2nd: Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told
3rd: Nanahimik ang Gabi
|Best Actress in a Leading Role||Nadine Lustre – Deleter|
|Best Actor in a Leading Role||Ian Veneracion – Nanahimik ang Gabi|
|Best Director||Mikhail Red – Deleter|
|Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Dimples Romana – My Father, Myself|
|Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Mon Confiado – Nanahimik ang Gabi|
|Best Child Performer||Shawn Niño Gabriel – My Father, Myself|
|Best Screenplay||Eric Ramos – Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told|
|Best Editing||Nikolas Red – Deleter|
|Best Cinematography||Ian Guevarra – Deleter|
|Best Production Design||Mariel Hizon – Nanahimik ang Gabi|
|Best Visual Effects||Gaspar Mangalin – Deleter|
|Best Musical Score||Greg Rodriguez III – Nanahimik ang Gabi|
|Best Original Theme Song||Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told, “Aking Mahal” by Ferdinand Topacio and Cristy Fermin|
|Gat Puno Antonio Villegas Cultural Award||Family Matters|
|FPJ Memorial Award||Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told|
|Manay Ichu Vera Perez Memorial Award||Vilma Santos|
|Best Float Award||My Father, Myself|
|Gender Sensitivity Award||My Teacher|
|Phoenix Stars of the Night||Ian Veneracion and Nadine Lustre|
The Gabi ng Parangal was hosted by Giselle Sanchez, Cindy Miranda and BB Gandanghari.
Watch the livestream of the ceremony at 8:00PM via One PH. It will have a delayed telecast via TV5 at 10:45PM.
While there’s no official announcement yet of the topgrossers, reports said that that Partners In Crime, Deleter, Family Matters and Labyu With An Accent are among the front runners in the box office.
By virtue of Metro Manila Commission Executive Order No. 86-09, pursuant to Presidential Proclamation Nos. 1459, 1485, 1533, 1533-A and 1647, the MMFF is held during the Christmas Season in recognition of the role of the film industry in providing artistic depictions of both this country’s stories and history.
MMFF nationwide screening runs from December 25 until January 7, 2023.
— The Summit Express