The Metro Manila Film Festival organizers gave out awards on its 40th awards night held at Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City, December 27. With the Queen of All Media and lead star of Feng Shui Kris Aquino and veteran host-actor Edu Manzano as the event’s host.
The official entries in this year’s MMFF are ‘Bonifacio, Ang Unang Pangulo’, ‘English Only Please’, ‘Feng Shui 2’, ‘Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2’, ‘Magnum Muslim.357’, ‘My Big Bossing’, ‘Praybeyt Benjamin 2’ and ‘Shake Rattle and Roll 15’.
Lead stars of ‘English Only Please’ Derek Ramsay and Jennylyn Mercado were named as Best Actor and Best Actress respectively.
Ryzza Mae Dizon bagged the Best Child Performer award for her performance in ‘My Big Bossing’, Joey Marquez and Lotlot de Leon of ‘Kubot: The Aswang Chronicles 2’ received the Best Supporting Actor and Actress award respectively. ‘English Only Please’ director Dan Villegas was recognized as this year’s Best Director.
The MMFF 2014 Best Picture and Best Cinematography was awarded to ‘Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo’ which starred Robin Padilla and Vina Morales.