Comedy films have dominated this year’s Metro Manila Film Festival. The Awards Night was held at the Meralco Theater on the 26th of December. The criteria for judging the winners are 70% based on the artistry, the creativity and technical excellence, innovativeness, thematic value and global appear. The 30 % is based on the cultural and/or historical value.
The most coveted award of the night which is Best Picture goes to the last installment of the comedy film of Ai Ai delas Alas which is “Ang Tanging Ina Mo (Last Na ‘To)”. Aside from the Best Picture, the movie has also garnered 7 more major awards. These awards are as follows:
Best Actress: Ai Ai delas Alas
Best Director: Wenn Deramas
Best Supporting Actress: Eugene Domingo
Best Story and Best Screenplay: Mel Del Rosario
Best Musical Score: Jesse Lazatin
Best Child Performer: Zyrel Manabat
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The Comedy King Dolphy on the other hand has won the Best Actor Award for the movie “Father Jejemon”, another comedy film. And for the first time in the Metro Manila Film Festival history, he also won the Best Supporting Actor for the movie “Rosario”. The movie Rosario has also won the second Best Picture of the Year followed by the animated movie RPG Metanoia as 3rd Best Picture.
And For the Minor Awards, "Si Agimat At Si Enteng Kabisote" won the Best Make-Up and Best Visual Effects. John Wong won the Best Editing for the movie "Rosario". The trio of Band vocalists “Kaya Ko” won Best Theme Song from the movie "RPG Metanoia". The Best Sound recording goes to “RPG Metanoia” and “Super Inday and the Golden Bibe”. The Best Production Design goes to Joey Luna and Mickey Hahn for the movie “Rosario”. Carlo Mendoza won Best Cinematography for the movie “Rosario”. The Male Face of the Night is no other than Bong Revilla and the Female Face of the Night is Sam Pinto. Dennis Trillo won Best Dressed Male Celebrity and Jennylyn Mercado won Best Dressed Female Celebrity. “Rosario” won the Best Float award.
And that concluded the Metro Manila Film Festival for the Year 2010.