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34th PMPC Star Awards For Movies

The Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) announces today the holding of the 34th Star Awards for Movies on February 18, 2018, at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila.

PMPC 34th Star Awards for Movies

It will be hosted by Judy Ann Santos, Kim Chui, Julia Barretto, Xian Lim at Enchong Dee. Izza Calzado will serve as anchor woman. 

To rev up the awards night with their performances are Jona, Mark Santos, JBK, Neil Perez, Zeus Collins, Tanner Mata, Jameson Blake, Maris Racal, Loisa Andalio, Grae Fernandez, AC Bonifacio and Louise delos Reyes.

This year, the Nora Aunor Ulirang Artista Lifetime Achievement Award  will be given to actress-director Gina Alajar while the Ulirang Alagad ng Pelikula sa Likod ng Kamera Lifetime Achievement Award  is reserved for Director Tikoy Aguiluz.   
PMPC is a professional group of active columnists and editors from different print, radio showbiz talk shows, online blog sites, etc. Founded in the late 1960’s, the club holds the awards night annually to recognize and honor the best and the brightest in the movie industry.

The Gabi ng Parangal is a collaboration by the PMPC under its current President Joe Barrameda and the  Airtime Marketing Philippines, Inc. of Ms. Tess Celestino-Howard. To be directed by Bert de Leon, full coverage will be shown at ABS-CBN, on March 18, 2018, at 10:15 to 11:45 AM, before the Sunday’s ASAP program.
 

PMPC 34th Star Awards for Movies

Here are the nominees: 

MOVIE OF THE YEAR
“100 Tula Para Kay Stella” (Viva Films)
“Ang Larawan” (Culturtain Musicat Productions)
“Deadma Walking” (T-Rex Entertainment Productions and Octo Arts Films)
“Kita Kita” (Spring Films and Viva Films)
“Love You To The Stars And Back” (Star Cinema)
“Seven Sundays” (Star Cinema)
“Siargao” (TEN17P)
“Unexpectedly Yours” (Star Cinema)

MOVIE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Julius Alfonso (Deadma Walking)
Loy Arcenas (Ang Larawan)
Sigrid Andrea Bernardo (Kita Kita)
Antoinette Jadaone (Love You To The Stars And Back)
Jason Paul Laxamana (100 Tula Para Kay Stella)
Cathy Garcia Molina (Seven Sundays)
Cathy Garcia Molina (Unexpectedly Yours)
Paul Soriano (Siargao)
 
INDIE MOVIE OF THE YEAR
“Bar Boys” (Tropic Frills Film Productions)
“Bhoy Intsik” (Frontrow Entertainment)
“Birdshot” (TBA Studios and Pelikula Red)
“Bliss” (TBA Studios)
“Changing Partners” (Cinema One Originals)
“Guerrero” (EBC Films)
“I’m Drunk, I Love You” (TBA Studios)
“Respeto” (Cinemalaya Foundation, Arkeofilms, and Dogzilla)

INDIE MOVIE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Carlo Ortega Cuevas (Guerrero)
JP Habac (I’m Drunk, I Love You)
Joel Lamangan (Bhoy Intsik)
Alberto Monteras, II (Respeto)
Kip Oebanda (Bar Boys)
Mikhail Red (Birdshot)
Jerrold Tarog (Bliss)
Dan Villegas (Changing Partners)
 
MOVIE ACTOR OF THE YEAR
Dingdong Dantes (Seven Sundays)
Raymond Francisco (Bhoy Intsik)
Joshua Garcia (Love You To The Stars And Back)
Jojit Lorenzo (Changing Partners)
Aga Muhlach (Seven Sundays)
Robin Padilla (Unexpectedly Yours)
Piolo Pascual (Last Night)
Derek Ramsay (All Of You)
Jericho Rosales (Siargao)
Vic Sotto (Meant To Beh)

MOVIE ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Joanna Ampil (Ang Larawan)
Iza Calzado (Bliss)
Kim Chiu (The Ghost Bride)
Sharon Cuneta (Unexpectedly Yours)
Alessandra De Rossi (Kita Kita)
Agot Isidro (Changing Partners)
Jennylyn Mercado (All Of You)
Bela Padilla (100 Tula Para Kay Stella)
Maja Salvador (I’m Drunk, I Love You)
Jodi Sta. Maria (Dear Other Self)

MOVIE SUPPORTING ACTOR OF THE YEAR    
Ku Aquino (Birdshot)
Nonie Buencamino (Ang Larawan)
Miggs Cuaderno (Ang Guro Kong ‘Di Marunong Magbasa)
Enrique Gil (Seven Sundays)
Matteo Guidicelli (Can’t Help Falling In Love)
Edgar Allan Guzman (Deadma Walking)
Xian Lim (Dear Other Self)
Joseph Marco (Dear Other Self)
Ronwaldo Martin (Bhoy Intsik)
Arnold Reyes (Birdshot)
 
MOVIE SUPPORTING ACTRESS OF THE YEAR           
Julia Barretto (Unexpectedly Yours)
Jasmine Curtis Smith (Siargao)
Alice Dixson (The Ghost Bride)
Chai Fonacier (Respeto)
Odette Khan (Bar Boys)
Celeste Legaspi (Ang Larawan)
Therese Malvar (Ilawod)
Aiko Melendez (Pwera Usog)
Pilar Pilapil (Unexpectedly Yours)
Dimples Romana (Deadma Walking)

NEW MOVIE ACTOR OF THE YEAR          
Abra (Respeto)
Jay Castillo (Kulay Lila Ang Gabi Na Binudburan Pa Ng Mga Bituin)
McCoy De Leon (Instalado)
Kyle Echarri (Seven Sundays)
Genesis Gomez (Guerrero)
Kenneth Medrano (Trip Ubusan)
Ivan Padilla (12)
Ahwel Paz (Bhoy Intsik)
Raffy Reyes (Bubog)
Mateo San Juan (Magkadugo)
 
NEW MOVIE ACTRESS OF THE YEAR      
Joanna Ampil (Ang Larawan)
Mary Joy Apostol (Birdshot)
Maymay Entrata (Loving In Tandem)
Maxine Medina (Spirit Of The Glass 2:  The Haunted)
Joyce Pilarsky (New Generation Heroes)
Yen Santos (Northern Lights:  A Journey To Love)
Malona Sulatan (Tu Pug Imatuy)
Jemina Sy (Bubog)
Adrienne Vergara (Bliss)
Pia Wurtzbach (Gandarrapido:  The Revenger Squad)
 
MOVIE CHILD PERFORMER OF THE YEAR      
Marc Justine Alvarez (Ang Guro Kong ‘Di Marunong Magbasa)
Caprice Cayetano (Trip Ubusan)
Noel Comia, Jr. (Kiko Boksingero)
Christine Mary Demaisip (High Tide)
Baste Granfon (Meant To Beh)
Marco Masa (Tatlong Bibe)
Raikko Mateo (Northern Lights:  A Journey To Love)
Enzo Pelojero (Ang Panday)
Justine Quilantang (Gandarrapido:  The Revenger Squad)
Julio Cesar Sabenorio (Guerrero)

MOVIE SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR 
Sigrid Andrea Bernardo (Kita Kita)
Eric Cabahug (Deadma Walking)
Antoinette Jadaone (Love You To The Stars And Back)
Jason Paul Laxamana (100 Tula Para Kay Stella)
Melai Monge, Kiko Abrillo, John Raphael Gonzaga (Seven Sundays)
Anj Pessumal (Siargao)
Karen Ramos and Janica Mae Regalo (Unexpectedly Yours)
Rolando Tinio (Ang Larawan)

MOVIE CINEMATOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR    
Lee Briones-Meily (Deadma Walking)
Odyssey Flores (Ang Panday)
Odyssey Flores (Siargao)
Theo Lozada (Seven Sundays)
Rommel Sales (100 Tula Para Kay Stella)
Rommel Sales (Pwera Usog)
Boy Yñiguez (Ang Larawan)
Boy Yñiguez (Kita Kita)
 
MOVIE PRODUCTION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR                    
Nancy Arcega (Ang Panday)
Angel Diesta (Deadma Walking)
Gino Gonzales (Ang Larawan)
Benjamin Padero and Carlo Tabije (Siargao)
Mervin Lacerna (Pwera Usog)
Mark Christian Sabas (The Ghost Bride)
Gerry Santos (Last Night)
Thesa Tang (Kita Kita)
 
MOVIE EDITOR OF THE YEAR
Mai Calapardo (100 Tula Para Kay Stella)
Vanessa De Leon (Deadma Walking)
Lawrence Fajardo (Ang Larawan)
Marya Ignacio (Kita Kita)
Marya Ignacio (Love You To The Stars And Back)
Marya Ignacio (Seven Sundays)
Marya Ignacio (Unexpectedly Yours)
Mark Victor (Siargao)

MOVIE MUSICAL SCORER OF THE YEAR          
Len Calvo (Kita Kita)
Ryan Cayabyab (Ang Larawan)
Cesar Francis Concio (Love You To The Stars And Back)
Von De Guzman (Deadma Walking)
Robbie Factoran and Ricardo Jugo (Siargao)
Jessie Lasaten (Can’t Help Falling In Love)
Jessie Lasaten (Unexpectedly Yours)
Paulo Protacio (100 Tula Para Kay Stella)

MOVIE SOUND ENGINEER OF THE YEAR          
KC Caballero, Hit Productions (Ang Larawan)
Lamberto Casas, Jr. (Deadma Walking)
Lamberto Casas, Jr and Immanuel Verona (Pwera Usog)
Albert Michael Idioma (Ang Panday)
Albert Michael Idioma (Last Night)
Albert Michael Idioma (The Ghost Bride)
Mikko Quizon, Jason Conanan, Kat Salinas, Mark Locsin (Siargao)
Allen Roy Santos (Love You To The Stars And Back)
 
MOVIE ORIGINAL THEME SONG OF THE YEAR         
“Aking Ligaya” (from the movie “Deadma Walking”) – composed by Eric Cabahug, arranged by Khalil Refuerzo, interpreted by Ahbby Sumaoang
“Ang Panday” (from the movie “Ang Panday”) – composed and arranged by Gloc 9, interpreted by Gloc 9 and Ebe Dancel
“Huling Gabi” (from the movie “Last Night”) – composed and arranged by Jose “Quest” Villanueva, III, interpreted by Moira Dela Torre
“Kaya Natin ‘Yan” (from the movie “100 Tula Para Kay Stella”) – lyrics by Jason Paul Laxamana, arranged by Carl Christian Guevarra, interpreted by Bela Padilla
“Maging Superhero” (from the movie “Gandarrappido:  The Revenger Squad”) – composed by Gabriel Tagadtad and Jonathan Manalo, arranged by Gabriel Tagadtad, interpreted by Daniel Padilla
“Natapos Tayo” (from the movie “All Of You”) – composed by Nar Cabico, arranged by Mic Llave, interpreted by Nar Cabico
"Twelve" (from the movie “12”) -- lyrics by Alessandra De Rossi, music and arrangement by Marc Abaya, interpreted by Alessandra De Rossi

INDIE MOVIE SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR
Giancarlo Abrahan and JP Habac (I’m Drunk, I Love You)
Ronald Carballo (Bhoy Intsik)
Carlo Ortega Cuevas (Guerrero)
Njel De Mesa and Alberto Monteras, II (Respeto)
Kip Oebanda (Bar Boys)
Rae Red and Mikhail Red (Birdshot)
Lilit Reyes and Vincent De Jesus (Changing Partners)
Jerrold Tarog (Bliss)

INDIE MOVIE CINEMATOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR  
Ike Avellana (Respeto)
Mycko David (Birdshot)
Mycko David (Ilawod)
Mycko David (Neomanila)
Don Gerardo Frasco (Si Chedeng At Si Apple)
Mackie Galvez (Bliss)
Rain Yamson (Bhoy Intsik)
Boy Yñiguez (I’m Drunk, I Love You)
 
INDIE MOVIE PRODUCTION DESIGNER OF THE YEAR      
Popo Diaz (Respeto)
Michael Español (Birdshot)
Edgar Martin Littaua (Bhoy Intsik)
Shari Marie Montiague (Ilawod)
Benjamin Padero and Carlo Tabije (Si Chedeng At Si Apple)
Aped Santos (Bar Boys)
Aped Santos (Nay)
Monica Sebial (Bliss)

INDIE MOVIE EDITOR OF THE YEAR
Lawrence Ang (Respeto)
JD Domingo (Bar Boys)
JD Domingo (Nay)
Marya Ignacio (Changing Partners)
Marya Ignacio (Ilawod)
Jay Halili and Mikhail Red (Birdshot)
Jerrold Tarog (Bliss)
John Anthony Wong (Bhoy Intsik)
           
INDIE MOVIE MUSICAL SCORER OF THE YEAR                     
Abet Alfonso and Amiel Tuazon (Guerrero)
Teresa Barrozo (Birdshot)
Alyana Cabral (Bar Boys)
Vincent De Jesus (Changing Partners)
Jay Durias (Respeto)
Jerrold Tarog (Bliss)
Jerrold Tarog (I’m Drunk, I Love You)
Emerzon Texon (Bhoy Intsik)
 
INDIE MOVIE SOUND ENGINEER OF THE YEAR                    
Corinne De San Jose (Respeto)
Monoxide Works (Nay)
Mikko Quizon (Bliss)
Mikko Quizon, Jason Conanan, Kat Salinas (Changing Partners)
Mikko Quizon and Jason Conanan (Ilawod)
Mikko Quizon (I’m Drunk, I Love You)
Alex Tomboc and Bebet Casas (Birdshot)
John Anthony Wong, Apol Cebreiros, Paulo Agudelo (Bhoy Intsik)

INDIE MOVIE ORIGINAL THEME SONG OF THE YEAR       
“Basta’t Kasama Kita” (from the movie “I’m Drunk, I Love You”) -- composed by Kai Honasan, arranged by Kai Honasan and Carlo Lava, interpreted by Kai Honasan
“Darating Din” (from the movie “Ang Guro Kong ‘Di Marunong Magbasa”) -- composed, arranged, and interpreted by Alvin Barcelona
“Kahit Saglit” (from the movie “You With Me”) – composed by Rommel Ricafort, arranged by Gerard Lao, interpreted by Kheene Salas
“One In You” (from the movie “Maestra”) -- composed and arranged by Vehnee Saturno, interpreted by Carl Balita
“Respeto” (from the movie “Respeto”) – lyrics by Abra and Loonie, music by Jay Durias, beats by B-Boy Garcia, interpreted by Abra and Loonie
“Wag Mong Isipin” (from the movie “Bubog”) – composed and arranged by Karl Ramirez, interpreted by Karl Ramirez and Pordalab

SPECIAL AWARDS:
Nora Aunor Ulirang Artista Lifetime Achievement Award – Ms. Gina Alajar
Ulirang Alagad ng Pelikula sa Likod ng Kamera Lifetime Achievement Award – Director Tikoy Aguiluz

Schedule/Venue
Newport Performing Arts Theater
Resort World Manila
Newport Blvd., Newport City, , Pasay
Metro Manila, Philippines

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