Joselito Altarejos‘ Tale of the Lost Boys won the coveted Best Picture trophy at the Sinag Maynila 2018 Gabi ng Parangal ceremonies held last night in Conrad Hotel Manila. The film won three other awards, including the Sinag Maynila Box Office Award (for garnering the highest ticket sales), Best Screenplay for May de los Santos, and a back-to-back Best Editing win for Diego Marx Dobles, who won for Kristo last year.
Bomba (The Bomb), including the first ever Best Director award for Ralston G. Jover. The film also won Best Cinematography for Pipo Domagas, Best Actress for its pint-sized female lead Angelline Nichole Sanoy, and a second Sinag Best Actor trophy for Allen Dizon. The actor previously won for Imbisibol in 2015, Sinag Maynila‘s inaugural year.
Hers are the winners:
Best Picture - Tale of the Lost Boys
Best Director - Ralston Jover, Bomba
Best Actor - Allen Dizon, Bomba
Best Actress - Angelline Nichole Sanoy, Bomba
Best Cinematography - Pipo Domagas, Bomba
Best Screenplay - May de los Santos, Tale of the Lost Boys
Best Editing - Diego Marx Dobles, Tale of the Lost Boys
Best Production Design- Batch 1/Richard Somes, El Peste
SM People’s Choice award - El Peste
Box Office award - A Tale of Lost Boys
Best Musical Score - Fergus Kronkite, Melodrama/Random/Melbourne!
Best Sound Scoring - Mikko Quizon, Abomination
Documentary Jury Prize - Journeyman Finds Home: The Simone Rota Story
Best Documentary - Mahal, 2017, Janine Santos
Best Short Film - The Duwende, Odin Fernandez