'One More Try,' Dingdong Dantes, and Nora Aunor Win the Major Awards, 2012 MMFF Winners Revealed!

The  2012 Metro Manila Film Festival awards night was just recently concluded! And the list of winners from the eight film entries has been revealed!

 "One More Try,"  the Star Cinema's entry to the festival received the Best Picture award while its male lead cast Dingdong Dantes won the Best Actor award and "Thy Womb" lead star Nora Aunor is this year's Best Actress!

The historical action-drama "El Presidente: The Emilio Aguinaldo Story" starring George Estregan was the most awarded movie of the year but was only snatched the Second Best Picture award.

Here is the complete official list of winners for this year's MMFF. Let's check this out:

Best Actress:
Nora Aunor, "Thy Womb"

Best Actor:
Dingdong Dantes, "One More Try"

Best Picture:
"One More Try"

2nd Best Picture:
"El Presidente"

3rd Best Picture:

Gat Puno Antonio Villegas Award:
"Thy Womb"

Best Director:
Brillante Mendoza, "Thy Womb"

Best Screenplay:
Anna Karenina Ramos and Co., "One More Try"

Best Written Story:
Henry Burgos, "Thy Womb"

SMDC Female Celebrity of the Night:
Bianca King

SMDC Male Celebrity of the Night:
Zanjoe Marudo

Best Supporting Actress:
Wilma Doesn’t, "Sisterakas"

Best Supporting Actor:
Cesar Montano, "El Presidente"

Best Female Star of the Night:
Nora Aunor

Best Male Star of the Night:

Former President Joseph “Erap” Ejercito Estrada

Fernando Poe Jr. (FPJ) Memorial Award:
"One More Try"

Special Award for Gender Sensitivity:
"Thy Womb"

Best Cinematographer:
Odessy Flores, Thy Womb

Best Editing:
Vito Kahili, One More Try

Best Production Design:
Brillante Mendoza, Thy Womb

Best Visual Effects:
Imaginary and Black Burst, Shake Rattle & Role 14

Best Make-Up:
Warren Munar and Co., El Presidente

Best Musical Score (Themesong):
Apl de Ap and Jamir Garcia, El Presidente

Best Score:
Jessie Lassaten, El Presidente

Best Sound:
Albert Michael Idioma, El Presidente

Best Child Performer:
Miguel Vergara, One More Try

Youth Choice:
El Presidente

Best Float:
El Presidente

Meanwhile, the other awards for the New Wave Category given during the night were the following:

New Wave Best Actor:
Alan Paule, “Gayak”

New Wave Best Actress:
Liza Diño, “In Nomine Matris”

New Wave Best Director:
Tyrone Acierto, “The Grave Bandits”

New Wave Best Film:
Tyrone Acierto’s “The Grave Bandits.”

New Wave Special Jury:
Armando “Bing” Lao’s “Ad Ignorantiam”

Special Awards

Gender Sensitivity Special Award (New Wave):
“In Nomine Matris”

The 38TH MMFF awards night took place at the Meralco Theater in Ortigas, Pasig City, Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 6pm and was hosted by Kris Aquino and KC Concepcion. A delayed telecast was aired in TV5.

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