63rd FAMAS Awards nominees revealed; Sarah, Dawn, Maricel, Nora, Susan, and Gloria hailed as Iconic Movie Queens

The Best Actress nominees in the 63rd FAMAS Awards are (top row, L-R) Aiko Melendez of Asintado; Gladys Reyes of Magkakabaung; Gretchen Barretto of The Trial; Jean Garcia of Kamkam; Jennylyn Mercado of English Only Please; as well as (bottom row, L-R) Kathryn Bernardo of She's Dating the Gangster; Kris Aquino of Feng Shui; Sam Pinto of



The Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences, Inc. (FAMAS) announced the nominees competing for major awards in the 63rd FAMAS Awards Night.

This year's edition will have the theme: "Throw Back Glam Day … A Look Back At Six Glorious Decades of Philippine Cinema."

For this reason, six actresses from different generations are hailed as "Iconic Movie Queens of Philippine Cinema."

These are: Gloria Romero, Susan Roces, Nora Aunor, Maricel Soriano, Dawn Zulueta, and Sarah Geronimo.

Coco Martin will receive the Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award. The ABS-CBN actor stars in the TV remake of FPJ's movie titled Ang Probinsyano.

Ten young stars have been chosen to be recipients of the German Moreno Youth Achievement Award. These are: Bianca Umali, Diego Loyzaga, Jasmine Smith, Kiko Estrada, Kim Rodriguez, Mark Neumann, Miguel Tanfelix, Nadine Lustre, Robi Domingo, and Sofia Andres.

The awarding ceremony of the 63rd FAMAS Awards will take place on September 20 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater.



SPECIAL AWARDS


ICONIC MOVIE QUEENS OF PHILIPPINE CINEMA
Gloria Romero
Susan Roces
Nora Aunor
Maricel Soriano
Dawn Zulueta
Sarah Geronimo


GERMAN MORENO YOUTH ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Bianca Umali
Diego Loyzaga
Jasmine Smith
Kiko Estrada
Kim Rodriguez
Mark Newmann
Miguel Tanfelix
Nadine Lustre
Robi Domingo
Sofia Andres


FERNANDO POE, JR. MEMORIAL AWARD
Coco Martin


FAMAS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Joey De Leon
Tito Sotto
Vic Sotto


PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD
Kaye Dacer and Julius Babao

DR. JOSE PEREZ MEMORIAL AWARD
Lhar Santiago

ARTURO M. PADUA MEMORIAL AWARD
Emy Abuan

FILM CRITIC’S CHOICE AWARD
Esoterika: Manila

FAMAS PRESIDENTIAL AWARD
Doc Bong Ramirez


Here are the nominees of the 63rd FAMAS Awards:


BEST PICTURE

Asintado (Ignacio Films)
Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo (Philippians Productions & Entertainment Inc., Tuko Film Productions, Buchi Boy Films, and RCP Productions)
Feng Shui (Star Cinema & Kris Aquino Production)
Hustisya (Likhang Silangan Entertainment)
Kamkam (Heaven’s Best Entertainment)
Magkakabaung(ATD Entertainment Productions)
Magnum Muslim .357 (Scenema Concept International & Viva Films)
She's Dating The Gangster (Star Cinema)
Starting Over Again (Star Cinema)
The Trial (Star Cinema)


BEST DIRECTOR

Cathy Garcia-Molina (She's Dating The Gangster)
Chito Rono (Feng Shui)
Chito Rono (The Trial)
Enzo Williams (Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo)
Francis Posadas (Magnum Muslim .357)
Jason Paul Laxamana (Magkakabaung)
Joel Lamangan (Hustisya)
Joel Lamangan (Kamkam)
Luisito Ignacio (Asintado)
Olivia Lamasan (Starting Over Again)


BEST ACTOR

Allen Dizon / Kamkam
Allen Dizon / Magkakabaung
Coco Martin / Feng Shui
Daniel Padilla /She's Dating The Gangster
Derek Ramsay / English Only Please
Jake Vargas / Asintado
John Lloyd Cruz/ The Trial
Jorge Estregan / Magnum Muslim .357
Piolo Pascual / Starting Over Again
Robin Padilla / Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
Rocco Nacino / Hustisya


BEST ACTRESS

Aiko Melendez / Asintado
Gladys Reyes / Magkakabaung
Gretchen Barretto / The Trial
Jean Garcia / Kamkam
Jennylyn Mercado / English Only Please
Kathryn Bernardo / She's Dating the Gangster
Kris Aquino / Feng Shui
Sam Pinto / Magnum Muslim .357
Toni Gonzaga / Starting Over Again
Vina Morales / Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo


BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Emilio Garcia / Magkakabaung
Gabby Eigenmann / Asintado
Ian Veneracion / Feng Shui
Jum Pebangco / Kamkam
Lito Pimentel / Starting Over Again
Richard Gomez / She's Dating the Gangster
Richard Gomez / The Trial
Roi Vinzon / Magnum Muslim .357
Romnick Sarmenta / Hustisya


BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Carmi Martin / Feng Shui
Chanel Latorre / Magkakabaung
Dawn Zulueta / She's Dating the Gangster
Iza Calzado / Starting Over Again
Jasmine Curtis / Bonifacio
Rita de Guzman / Asintado
Rossana Roces / Hustisya
Sunshine Dizon / Kamkam
Sylvia Sanchez / The Trial


BEST CHILD PERFORMER

Alonzo Muhlach / My Big Bossing
Clarence Delgado / Muslim Magnum .357
Felixia Crysten Dizon / Magkakabaung
James “Bimby” Aquino-Yap / The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin
Miggs Cuaderno / Asintado
Raikko Mateo / Feng Shui
Ryza Mae Dizon / My Big Bossing


BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Carlo Mendoza / Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
Dan Villegas / She's Dating the Gangster
Hermann Claravall / Starting Over Again
Lee Briones Meily / Kamkam
Luisito Ignacio / Asintado
Manuel Teehankee / The Trial
Nap Jamir 11 / Hustisya
Neil Daza / Feng Shui
Rain Yamson 11 / Magkakabaung
Ricardo Buhay / Muslim Magnum .357


BEST EDITING

Benjamin Tolentino / Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
Carlo Francisco Manatad / Asintado
Carlo Francisco Manatad / Feng Shui
Carlo Francisco Manatad / The Trial
Jason Paul Laxana / Magkakabaung
John Anthony Wong / Kamkam
Marya Ignacio / She's Dating the Gangster
Marya Ignacio / Starting Over Again
Melvin Quimosing / Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
Vanessa De Leon / Hustisya


BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Cyrus Khan / Asintado
Cyrus Khan / Magkakabaung
Edgar Martin Littaua / Hustisya
Edgar Martin Littaua / Kamkam
Roy Lachica and Joel Bilbao / Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
Sharie Marie Montiague / She's Dating the Gangster
Sharie Marie Montiague / Starting Over Again
Winston Acuyong / Feng Shui
Winston Acuyong / The Trial


BEST STORY

Carmi Raymundo and Charlene Bernardo / She's Dating the Gangster
Carmi Raymundo, Anjeli Pessumal and Olivia Lamasan / Starting Over Again
Cathy Camarillo/ Muslim Magnum .357
Enzo Williams, Carlo Obispo and Keiko Aquino/ Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
Ferdinand Lapuz and Jason Paul Laxamana / Magkakabaung
Jerry Gracio/ Kamkam
Ricardo Lee, Enrico Santos, and Kriz Gazmen / The Trial
Ricardo Lee/ Hustisya
Roy Iglesias and Chito Rona/ Feng Shui
Socorro Villanueva/ Asintado


BEST SCREENPLAY

Socorro Villanueva /Asintado
Enzo Williams and Keiko Aquino/Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
Roy Iglesias and Chito Rono/ Feng Shui
Ricardo Lee/ Hustisya
Jerry Gracio/Kamkam
Jason Paul Laxamana/Magkakabaung
Cathy Camarilo/Magnum Muslim .357
Carmi Raymundo and Charlene Bernardo
Carmi Raymundo and Olivia Lamasan/Starting Over Again
Ricardo Lee, Enrico Santos and Kriz G. Guzman/The Trial


BEST SOUND

Addiss Tabong / Feng Shui
Addiss Tabong / The Trial
Albert Michael Idioma / Asintado
Albert Michael Idioma / Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
Aurel Claro Bilbao / She's Dating the Gangster
Aurel Claro Bilbao / Starting Over Again
Junel Valencia / Magkakabaung
Lamberto Casas Jr. / Hustisya
Lamberto Casas Jr. / Kamkam


BEST MUSICAL SCORE

Carmina Cuya / Feng Shui
Cesar Francis Concio / Starting Over Again
Cesar Francis Concio / The Trial
Danny Tan and Sherwin Castillo / Asintado
Diwa De Leon / Magkakabaung
Emerzon Texon / Hustisya
Emerzon Texon / Kamkam
Michael Abadam, John Angeles and Carlos Barcelona / She's Dating the Gangster
Michael Abadam and John Angeles / Starting Over Again
Von De Guzman / Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo


BEST ORIGINAL THEME SONG

“Asintado” by Gloc 9/ Asintado
“Hindi Pa Tapos” / Bonifacio: Ang Unang Pangulo
“Kapayapaan” by Datu Khomeini Bansuan / Muslim Magnum .357
“Wag Ka Nang Umiyak” / The Trial Lyrics and Music by Ebe Dancel, Interpreted by KZ Tandingan


BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Aileen Cornejo- Castillo / Starting Over Again
Dodge Ledesma / Feng Shui
Dodge Ledesma / The Trial
Erick Torrente / Magnum Muslim .357
Orlean Joseph Tan / She's Dating the Gangster

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