A week after they released the official list of nominees for the 34th PMPC Star Awards for Movies, the Philippine Movie Press Club finally announced the winners yesterday, February 18, at the annual awards night held at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World Manila.
Two of our favorite love teams bagged major awards; JoshLia (Joshua Garcia and Julia Barretto) was hailed as the Love Team of the Year and Joshua as the Male Face of the Night; while KimXi (Kim Chiu and Xian Lim) were named Male and Female Star of the Night.
Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach's acting performance in "Gandarrapido: The Revenger Squad" earned her the New Movie Actress of the Year award.
The Chito Rono film "The Ghost Bride" got the Movie Sound Engineer of the Year award (Albert Michael Idioma).
Independent films "Ang Larawan" and "Changing Partners" also dominated the awards night!
Cinema One originals' "Changing Partners" nabbed the Indie Movie of the Year award, Indie Movie Screenwriter of the Year (Lilit Reyes and Vincent De Jesus), Indie Movie Editor of the Year (Marya Ignacio), Indie Movie Musical Scorer of the Year (Vincent De Jesus), and Indie Movie Director of the Year (Dan Villegas).
"Ang Larawan," on the other hand, scored the New Movie Actress of the Year award (Joanna Ampil) and Best Musical Score award (Ryan Cayabyab).
Congratulations to all the winners!