Vilma Santos, Paolo Ballesteros big winners at 1st Eddy Awards

Vilma Santos, Paolo Ballesteros big winners at 1st Eddy Awards
Elmo Magalona and Janella Salvador, also known as Elnella (left), presented an award at the first The Eddys by the Society of Philippine Entertainment Editors (right). Released.

MANILA, Philippines — Vilma Santos and Paolo Ballesteros won Best Actress and Best Actor respectively at the 1st Eddy Awards last July 8 at the Kia Theater in Cubao, Quezon City.

Vilma won for "Everything About Her," while Paolo was recognized for "Die Beautiful."

Lav Diaz added another feather in his cap by winning Best Director for "Ang Babaeng Humayo."

Angel Locsin and John Lloyd Cruz, on the other hand, were named Best Actress and Best Actor for "Everything About Her" and "Ang Babaeng Humayo," respectively.

The late Jake Tordesillas, a multi-awarded movie scriptwriter, was given a posthumous award.

The Eddys is organized by the Society of Philippine Entertainment Editors, composed of entertainment editors of broadsheets and tabloids nationwide.

The complete list of awards:

Best Picture: "Ang Babaeng Humayo"
Best Director: Lav Diaz

Best Actress: Vilma Santos

Best Actor: Paolo Ballesteros

Best Supporting Actress: Angel Locsin

Best Supporting Actor: John Lloyd Cruz

Best Documentary: "Sunday Beauty Queen"

Best Musical Score: "Everything About Her" - Emerson Tecson

Best Sound: "Seklusyon" - Lamberto Casas

Best Theme Song: "Saving Sally"

Best Visual Effects: "Seklusyon"

Best Editing: "Die Beautiful"

Best Production Design: "Die Beautiful"

Best Cinematography: "Seklusyon"

Best Screenplay: "Everything About Her"

Manny Pichel Award: Lav Diaz

Producer of the Year: Regal Entertainment’s Mother Lily Monteverde

Joe Quirino Award: Boy Abunda

Elmo Magalona and Janella Salvador, also known as Elnella, presented an award at the first The Eddys. Released.
Regal's Mother Lily Monteverde was presented the Producer of the Year Award. Beside her is Manila Standard Entertainment Editor Isah Red. Released.
Lav Diaz received the Manny Pichel Award for "Ang Babaeng Humayo." Released.
Jodi Sta. Maria and Cristine Reyes presented an award at the first Eddys. Released.
Martin Nievera performed during the first Eddys in Kia Theater. Released.


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