Indies rule 9th Enpress Golden Screen Awards

Independent films ruled the Entertainment Press Inc.’s 9th  Golden Screen Awards at Teatrino, Greenhills on Saturday, March 24, when they won most of the awards, including  Best Actress and Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best Picture and Best Director.

Jean Garcia won the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role- Drama award for playing a dance teacher in the independent film "Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa."

"Ipagpatuloy natin ang paggawa ng makabuluhang paggawa ng pelikula," Jean said in her speech.

Eugene Domingo, fresh from her win in the 6th Asian Film Awards, bagged the award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role- Musical or Comedy  for her performance in "Ang Babae sa Septic Tank."

"Sa lahat ng pagtyatyaga, lahat ay binibiyayaan. Let us all keep our faith sa kakayahan ng mga artistang Pilipino at mga manunuod na Pilipino," Eugene said in her speech.

Aga Muhlach scored his second win for the movie "In the Name of Love," for which he bagged the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role-Drama award.

Maraming salamat sa Enpress to still get such recognition. Para kay Olivia Lamasan ito who trusted in me. For my wife Charlene (Gonzales), this is for you. Kay Manay Ethel (his manager), peace, I love you," Aga said.

The Best Performance by an Actor in a Musical or Comedy honors was a tie between Edgar Allan Guzman and Martin Escudero for "Ligo Na U, Lapit Na Me" and  “Zombadings: Patayin sa Shokot si Remington” respectively.

"Niño" stars Art Acuña and Sharmaine Buencamino won the Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress awards respectively.

The independent film "Niño" was named Best Motion Picture-Drama while “Ang Babae sa Septic Tank” won the Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy  honors.

Nora Aunor accepted the Lino Brocka Lifetime Achievement Award presented to her by  daughter Matet de Leon and Eugene.

John Lapus, whose four costume changes spiced up the event, hosted the show.

The list of winners:

Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy: Ang Babae sa Septic Tank
Best Motion Picture- Drama: Niño
Best Director: Marlon Rivera for “Ang Babae sa Septic Tank”
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role-Musical or Comedy: Eugene Domingo for “Ang Babae sa Septic Tank”
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role-Drama: Jean Garcia for “Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa”
Best Performance by an Actor in Musical or Comedy: Edgar Allan Guzman and Martin Escudero for “Ligo Na U, Lapit Na Me” and “Zombadings: Patayin sa Takot si Remington” respectively
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role-Drama: Aga Muhlach for “In the Name of Love"
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role-Drama, Musical or Comedy: Shamaine Buencamino for Nino
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role-Drama, Musical or Comedy:  Art Acuna for Nino
Best Visual Effects: Frano Garcia, Rico Tecson, Rico Fernandez, JeromeMarco, Alexis Leobrera  for "Pintakasi"
Best Sound: Albert Michael Idioma for "The Road"
Best Musical Score: Vincent de Jesus  for "Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank"
Best Original Song: “Sa Muling Pagtatagpo" from "Ligo Na U, Lapit Na Me," music, lyrics by Jude Gitamondoc and interpreted by Daryl Leong
Best in Production Design: Fritz Silorio, Mona Soriano and Ronaldo Cadapan  for "Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story"
Best Editing: Ike Veneracion for "Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank"
Best Cinematographer:
Carlo Mendoza for "Manila Kingpin: The Asiong Salonga Story"
Best Story: Kristoffer Brugada for “Patikul”
Best Original Screenplay: Chris Martinez for "Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank"
Best Screenplay Adaptation: Gerry Gracio  for "Ligo Na U, Lapit Na Me"
Breakthrough Performance by an Actor: Rocco Nacino for “Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa”
Breakthrough Performance by an Actress:
Angellie Nicholle Sanoy for “Patikul”
Lino Brocka Lifetime Achievement Award: Nora Aunor

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