MMFF 2018 Full list of winners. Rainbow’s Sunset is Best Picture winner.
The Metro Manila Film Festival 2018 Gabi ng Parangal was held at The Theater at Solaire in Pasay City on December 27, 2018.
Among the 8 films that competed for more than 20 awards in the festival, the LGBT-themed “Rainbow’s Sunset” garnered the most awards, bagging 11 awards including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actress in a leading role.
The horror film “Aurora” won 5 awards including 2nd Best Picture and Best Cinematography. “One Great Love” and “Jack Em Popoy: The PulisCredibles” won 3 awards each.
“Fantastica”, “Otlum”, “The Girl in the Orange Dress”, and “Mary, Marry Me” did not win in any category.
Here’s the full list of winners for MMFF 2018:
- Best Picture : Rainbow’s Sunset
- 2nd Best Picture : Aurora
- 3rd Best Picture : One Great Love
- Best Director : Joel Lamangan (Rainbow’s Sunset)
- Best Actor : Dennis Trillo (One Great Love)
- Best Actress : Gloria Romero (Rainbow’s Sunset)
- Best Supporting Actor : Tony Mabesa (Rainbow’s Sunset)
- Best Supporting Actress : Aiko Melendez (Rainbow’s Sunset)
- Best Child Performer : Phoebe Villamor (Aurora)
- Best Screenplay : Rainbow’s Sunset
- Best Cinematography : Aurora
- Best Sound Design : Aurora
- Best Original Theme Song : “Sa’yo Na” (Rainbow’s Sunset)
- Best Editing :
Tara Illenberger, Renewin Alano (Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles)
- Best Visual Effects :
Man Sabre, Jam Garcia (Aurora)
- Best Musical Score : One Great Love
- Best Production Design : Rainbow’s Sunset
- Gatpuno Antonio J. Villegas Cultural Award : Rainbow’s Sunset
- Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award : Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles
- Special Jury Prize : Max Collins (Rainbow’s Sunset)
- Special Jury Prize : Eddie Garcia (Rainbow’s Sunset)
- Best Float : Jack Em Popoy: The Puliscredibles
- Star of the Night (Male) : Jericho Rosales
- Star of the Night (Female) : Anne Curtis
- Best student short film : “Kasilyas” by Bulacan State University