Winners: 2015 Metro Manila Film Festival awards night
Chuck Smith (philstar.com) - December 27, 2015 - 9:15am

MANILA, Philippines – Jericho Rosales and Jennylyn Mercado won big at the 41st Metro Manila Film Festival.

Jennylyn takes home the best actress award, opposite Jericho who bagged the best actor award at the awards night held on Sunday at the Kia Theater in Cubao, Quezon City.

Meanwhile, “Nilalang” bagged the most number of awards. It won best editing, best film editor, best cinematography, best festival sound, and best festival musical score this year.

The best supporting actress and actor went to Maine Mendoza and Tirso Cruz III, for the films “My Bebe Love” and “Honor Thy Father” respectively.

Named best picture is “Walang Forever.” Second in line is “Buy Now, Die Later,” while the third best picture is “My Bebe Love.”

Here is the complete list of winners for the 41st Metro Manila Film Festival.

Best Actor: Jericho Rosales ("Walang Forever")
Best Actress: Jennylyn Mercado ("Walang Forever")
Best Picture: "Walang Forever"
Second Best Picture: Buy Now, Die Later
Third Best Picture:  “My Bebe Love”
Best Supporting Actress: Maine Mendoza ("My Bebe Love")
Best Supporting Actor: Tirso Cruz III ("Honor Thy Father")
Best Child Performer: Krystal Brimmer ("Honor Thy Father")
Best Director: Erik Matti ("Honor Thy Father")
Best Story: "Walang Forever"
Best Screenplay: Paul Sta. Ana ("Walang Forever")
Best Festival Editing: "Nilalang"
Best Film Editor: Jason Cahapay ("Nilalang")
Best Festival Cinematography: Pao Orendain ("Nilalang")
Best Festival Sound: Ditoy Aguila ("Nilalang")
Best Musical Score: Jessie Lasaten ("Nilalang")
Best Festival Original Theme Song: "Tao" by Armi Millare ("Honor Thy Father")
Best Make-up Artist: Ryan Panaligan ("Honor Thy Father")
Best Visual Effects: "Nilalang"
Best Festival Production Design: "Buy Now Die Later"
Best Float: "Buy Now, Die Later"
FPJ Memorial Award for Excellence: "Walang Forever"
Gatpuno J. Villegas Cultural Award: "My Bebe Love"

Short Film Best Picture: "Mumu"
Best Animation Film: "Momento"
New Wave Animation Special Jury Prize: "Lights Lights"
New Wave Full-Feature Special Jury: "Toto"
New Wave Full-Length Best Supporting Actress: Bibet Orteza ("Toto")
New Wave Full-Length Best Actor: JM De Guzman ("Tandem") & Francisco Quinto ("Ari")
New Wave Full-Length Best Director:John Paul Su ("Toto")

ACIRC BEST BUY NOW DIE LATER FESTIVAL HONOR THY FATHER METRO MANILA FILM FESTIVAL MY BEBE LOVE NILALANG QUOT WALANG FOREVER
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