The Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino continues to honor and give credit to excellent Filipino film makers who dared to be non-traditional. Last night (June 17, 2014), at the 37th Gawad Urian Awards held at the Dolphy Theatre in ABS-CBN compound, the MPP revealed the names of 2013′s best films and performers.
Most of the awards were captured by noted indie films, with “On the Job” as the only commercially produced film to be recognized.
Here’s the complete list of winners for the 37th Gawad Urian Awards:
Best Picture: “Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan”
Best Actress: Angeli Bayani – “Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan”
Best Actor: Joel Torre – "On The Job"
Best Director: Hannah Espia – “Transit”
Best Cinematography: Lauro Rene Manda – “Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan”
Best Screenplay: Lav Diaz and Rody Vera – “Norte, Hangganan ng Kasaysayan”
Best Production Design: Adolfo Alix, Jr. – “Porno”
Best Music: Emerson Texon – “Sonata”
Best Editing: Chuck Gutierrez – “Riddles of My Homecoming”
Best Sound: Corinne de San Jose – “On the Job”
Best Documentary: “Nanay Mameng” – Adjani Arumpac
Best Short Film: “Missing” – Zig Dulay
Best Supporting Actor: Jun-Jun Quintana -”A Philippino Story”
Best Supporting Actress: Angel Aquino – “Ang Huling Cha-Cha ni Anita”