'Ang Larawan,' 'Siargao' lead winners of MMFF 2017 Gabi ng Parangal

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, December 28) — Stars shone on Wednesday as the Metro Manila Film Festival awarded the best entries in this year's competition.

Held at the Kia Theater in Quezon City, the MMFF 2017 Gabi ng Parangal saw eight movies competing for various awards.

The play-turned-movie musical "Ang Larawan" clinched Best Picture, Best Musical Score, Best Production Design, and the Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Award.

Its leading star, Joanna Ampil, bagged the Best Actress award, while Derek Ramsay of "All of You" was named Best Actor.

Romance and adventure film "Siargao" won six awards, including 2nd Best Picture, Best Director for Paul Soriano, Best Supporting Actress for Jasmine Curtis-Smith, Best Cinematography, Best Sound, and Best Editing.

Here's the full list of winners in this year's MMFF:

Feature-length film category:

  • Best Picture: Ang Larawan
  • 2nd Best Picture: Siargao
  • 3rd Best Picture: All of You
  • Best Actor: Derek Ramsay, All of You
  • Best Actress: Joanna Ampil, Ang Larawan
  • Special Jury Prize: Nick Joaquin and Coco Martin
  • Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Award: Ang Larawan
  • Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award: Ang Panday
  • Best Director: Paul Soriano, Siargao
  • Full-Length Film - People's Choice Award: Gandarrapiddo: The Revenger Squad
  • Best Screenplay: All of You
  • Best Supporting Actor: Edgar Allan Guzman for Deadma Walking
  • Best Supporting Actress: Jasmine Curtis-Smith for Siargao
  • Best Child Performer: Baby Baste for Meant to Beh
  • Best Cinematography: Siargao
  • Best Sound: Siargao
  • Best Theme Song: "Alon" by Hale for Siargao
  • Best Editing: Siargao
  • Best Visual Effects: Ang Panday
  • Best Musical Score: Ang Larawan
  • Best Production Design: Ang Larawan
  • Best Float: Deadma Walking
  • Children's Choice Award: And Panday
  • Star of the Night (Male): Derek Ramsay
  • Star of the Night (Female): Erich Gonzales

Short Film category:

  • Short Film - People's Choice Award: Noel
  • Short Film - Best Picture: Anong Nangyari kay Nicanor Dante?