The Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) organizers announced the full list of winners and awardees for the 32nd Star Awards for Movies held on Sunday, March 6, 2016 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila in Pasay City.
The PMPC Star Awards honors the best Filipino movies, performers and stakeholders of 2015 for the mainstream and indie film categories.
Historical-biographical film ‘Felix Manalo’ bagged major awards including best film and best director for Joel Lamangan.
Piolo Pascual and Dennis Trillo tied for the Movie Actor of the Year award for ‘Silong’ and ‘Felix Manalo’ films respectively.
Kapamilya star Bea Alonzo won the best actress trophy for ‘A Second Chance.’
The star-studded ceremony was opened with the performances of Jed Madela, Yeng Constantino, Christian Bautista, Morisette Amon, Mark Bautista and Juris to honor the ‘Love Teams And Love Themes Of Philippine Cinema.’
It’s Showtime’s boy group Hashtags with Zeus Collins, Jon Lucas, Jameson Blake, Ryle Santiago, Luke Conde, Jimboy Martin, Ronnie Alonte, McCoy de Leon, Nikko Natividad, Tom Doromal and Paulo Angeles also performed a dance number.
The PMPC gave recognition to Ms. Amalia Fuentes, this year’s Nora Aunor Ulirang Artista Lifetime Achievement Awardee. Director Mel Chionglo received the Ulirang Alagad ng Pelikula sa Likod ng Kamera Lifetime Achievement Award.
Piolo Pascual, Kim Chiu, Xian Lim, Alex Gonzaga, Bela Padilla and Robi Domingo hosted this year’s PMPC Awards night.
The telecast of the awards night is on Sunday, March 13, 2016 on ABS-CBN’s Sunday’s Best.
Here is the complete list of winners for the 2016 PMPC Star Awards for Movies (updated):
Movie Actress of the Year: Bea Alonzo (A Second Chance)
Movie Actor of the Year: Piolo Pascual (Silong) and Dennis Trillo (Felix Manalo)
Movie of the Year: Felix Manalo (Viva Films)
Indie Movie of the Year: Bambanti (Sinag Maynila and Centerstage Productions)
Movie Director of the Year: Joel Lamangan (Felix Manalo)
Indie Movie Director of the Year: Zig Dulay (Bambanti)
Movie Supporting Actor of the Year: Tirso Cruz, III (Honor Thy Father)
Movie Supporting Actress of the Year: Alessandra De Rossi (Kid Kulafu)
Movie Child Performer of the Year: Micko Laurente (Bambanti)
New Movie Actress of the Year: Janella Salvador (Haunted Mansion)
New Movie Actor of the Year: Marlo Mortel (Haunted Mansion)
Movie Screenwriter of the Year: Michiko Yamamoto (Honor Thy Father)
Movie Editor of the Year: Jerrold Tarrog (Heneral Luna)
Movie Production Designer of the Year: Edgar Martin Littaua, Joel Bilbao, and Danny Red (Felix Manalo)
Movie Musical Scorer of the Year: Jerrold Tarrog (Heneral Luna)
Movie Sound Engineer of the Year: Mikko Quizon and Hit Productions (Heneral Luna)
Movie Original Theme Song of the Year: “Ang Sugo ng Diyos Mula Sa Mga Huling Araw”, Sarah Geronimo (Felix Manalo)
Movie Cinematographer of the Year: Ber Cruz (Honor Thy Father)
Indie Movie Screenwriter of the Year: Jun Robles Lana (Anino Sa Likod Ng Buwan)
Indie Movie Cinematographer of the Year: Ike Avellana (Apocalypse Child)
Indie Movie Editor of the Year: Benjamin Tolentino (Tandem)
Indie Movie Production Designer of the Year: Aped Santos (Bambanti)
Indie Movie Musical Scorer of the Year: Gauss Obenza (I Love You, Thank You)
Indie Movie Sound Engineer of the Year: Jess Carlos (Silong)
Indie Movie Original Theme Song of the Year: “Tulog Na” – lyrics by Zig Dulay, composed by Gian Gianan, interpreted by Alessandra de Rossi, from the movie Bambanti
Male Face of the Night: John Arcilla
Female Face of the Night: Bela Padilla
Darling of the Press: Dan Fernandez
Nora Aunor Ulirang Artista Lifetime Achievement Award: Ms. Amalia Fuentes
Ulirang Alagad Ng Pelikula Sa Likod Ng Kamera Lifetime Achievement Award: Mel Chionglo
Movie Loveteam of the Year: Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla (Crazy Beautiful You)
Posthumous Award for Entertainment Excellence: German Moreno