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Clean sweep for indies in Gawad Urian

By Bayani San Diego Jr., Gerry Plaza
INQUIRER.net, Philippine Daily Inquirer
First Posted 12:50:00 10/02/2008

Filed Under: Entertainment (general), Awards and Prizes, Cinema

MANILA, Philippines--It?s definitely the year of independent films, judging from the outcome of the annual Gawad Urian of the Manunuri ng Pelikulang Pilipino.

It was a clean sweep for indies in the 31st staging of the prestigious film awards ceremony held at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater) in Pasay City Wednesday night.

Brillante Mendoza bagged Best Director for ?Tirador,? the film with the most awards at 5, which includes Best Picture, Best Sound (Ditoy Aguila and Junel Valencia) and Best Cinematography (Jeffrey dela Cruz, Brillante Mendoza, Gary Tria and Julius Villanueva). It also won an acting award, Best Supporting Actress (Angela Ruiz).

Mendoza?s other film, ?Foster Child,? meanwhile, produced the Best Actress winner, Cherry Pie Picache.

Young actor Jason Abalos made a noteworthy triumph in his career with a Best Actor win for ?Endo.? He shared the honor with Sid Lucero, who won for ?Selda.?

Emilio Garcia won Best Supporting Actor also for ?Selda.?

Jade Castro, Michiko Yamamoto, and Raymond Lee took home the Best Screenplay award for "Endo" while Alecks Castaeda grabbed the Best Editing plum for "Tambolista."

Other creative awardees include Lav Diaz and Dante Perez, who won Best Production Design for "Death in the Land of Encantos" and Francis de Veyra, who prevailed with the Best Music award for "Tribu."



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