John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo were among the stars who received the top acting honors during the 11th Golden Screen Awards.
The awarding ceremony organized by the Entertainment Press Society (ENPRESS, Inc) was held earlier tonight, October 4, at Teatrino Greenhills.
John Lloyd and Sarah won for reprising their roles as Laida and Miggy in the romantic comedy It Takes a Man and a Woman.
Meanwhile, a tie was declared for the category Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role-Drama. Vilma Santos (Ekstra) and Rustica Carpio (Ano Ang Kulay ng mga Nakalimutang Pangarap?) were both declared as winners in this category.
They were able to beat other contenders such as Cherie Gil (Sonata), Irma Adlawan (Transit), Lorna Tolentino (Burgos) and Lovi Poe (Sana Dati).
The OFW drama Transit was able to win the most number of recognitions, including Best Motion Picture-Drama. This Cinemalaya entry was able to win a total of nine recognitions including Best Direction, Best Original Screnplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Production Design and Best Musical Score.
Jasmine Curtis Smith and Marc Justine Alvarez, both stars of Transit, were also honored as portraying the Best Breakthrough Performances.
The Piolo Pascual-Gerald Anderson starrer, On The Job, was able to earn three recognitions: Best Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role-Drama for Joel Torre, Best Original Story and Best Visual/Special Effects.
Joel and Rustica Carpio were among the celebrities who personally received their awards last night.
(L-R) Rustica Carpio, Joel Torre and Ruby Ruiz (who accepted the award on behalf of Vilma Santos)
Here is the list of winners of the 11th Golden Screen Awards:
Lino Brocka Lifetime Achievement Awardee: Ms. Susan Roces
Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy: It Takes a Man and a Woman
Best Motion Picture-Drama: Transit
Best Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role-Musical or Comedy: John Lloyd Cruz (It Takes a Man and a Woman)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role-Musical or Comedy: Sarah Geronimo (It Takes a Man and a Woman)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Lead Role-Drama: Joel Torre (On The Job)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role-Drama: Vilma Santos (Ekstra) and Rustica Carpio (Ano ang Kulay ng mga Nakalimutang Pangarap)
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role-Drama, Musical or Comedy: Joey Paras (Dance of the Steelbars)
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role-Drama, Musical or Comedy: Angel Aquino (Huling Cha-Cha ni Anita)
Best Breakthrough Performance by an Actor: Marc Justine Alvarez (Transit)
Best Breakthrough Performance by an Actress: Jasmine Curtis Smith (Transit)
Best Direction: Hannah Espia (Transit)
Best Original Story: Erik Matti (On The Job)
Best Original Screnplay: Hannah Espia and Giancarlo Abrahan (Transit)
Best Cinematography: Lyle Sacris and Ber Cruz (Transit)
Best Editing: Hannah Espia and Benjamin Gonzales (Transit)
Best Production Design: Tessa Tang (Transit)
Best Visual/Special Effects: David Yu and Miguel Javier (On The Job)
Best Original Song: "Di Ako Titigil" (Burgos)
Best Musical Score: Mon Espia (Transit)
Best Sound Design: Michael Idioma (Ano ang Kulay ng mga Nakalimutang Pangarap)