The Mistress and El Presidente romped away with the major awards in the 31st Film Academy of the Philippines Luna Awards held last Saturday, June 1, at the Quezon City Sports Club, inc.
The complete list of winners is as follows:
Best Picture—El Presidente, produced by Scenema Concept International, CMB Films and San Miguel Corporation
Best Director—Olivia M. Lamasan (The Mistress)
Lamasan won her first ever best director trophy after winning a best screenplay award for Sana Maulit Muli in 1995.
Best Actor—John Lloyd Cruz (The Mistress)
Cruz won his second best actor trophy after All About Love in 2006.
Best Actress—Angel Locsin (One More Try)
Locsin won her first ever best actress Luna trophy.
Best Supporting Actor—Ronaldo Valdez (The Mistress)
Valdez now leads the best supporting winners with this third win after May Minamahal (1993) and Nasaan ang Puso (1997).
Best Supporting Actress—Hilda Koronel (The Mistress)
Koronel won her first best supporting actress Luna trophy in 2005 for Nasaan Ka Man.
Best Screenplay—Vanessa Valdez (The Mistress)
Valdez repeated her first win in 2007 for A Love Story.
Best Cinematography—Carlo Mendoza (El Presidente)
Mendoza chalked up his second Luna win after figuring in a tie in 2010 for his work in Rosario with Neil Daza and Lee Meily for Emir.
Best Production Design—Danny Red & Joel M. V. Bilbao (El Presidente)
This is the first ever win for Red and Bilbao.
Best Editing—Marya Ignacio (The Mistress)
Ignacio won her third Luna award, having won in 2005 (for Nasaan Ka Man) and 2004 (for Aishite Imasu 1941).
Best Musical Score—Jessie Lasaten (El Presidente)
Lasaten got his first ever Luna trophy after being nominated for the last few years.
Best Sound—Albert Michael Idioma (El Presidente)
Idioma chalked up his fourth trophy and is just one award shy from entering the hall of fame.
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