Sinag Maynila 2017 Gabi ng Parangal: Complete List of Winners
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Arbi Barbarona‘s Tu Pug Imatuy (The Right to Kill) was the biggest winner at the recently-concluded Sinag Maynila 2017 Gabi ng Parangal awarding ceremonies held last night, March 12, in Samsung Hall,SM Aura Premier. The gripping statement piece against the militarization of Mindanao tribes won six (6) awards, including Best Picture and Best Actress for newcomer Malona Sulatan. Barbarona was also last night’s most awarded individual, bringing home trophies for Best Picture (as co-producer), Best Director, Best Music, and Best Cinematography, for his collaboration with Bryan Jimenez.
Following close behind is HF Yambao‘s Kristo, which won five awards, including two for acting. Veteran actor Julio Diaz won the trophy for Best Supporting Performance, while Kristofer King tied with Bhoy Intsik‘s Raymond “RS” Franciscofor Best Actor. The latter won for his first ever lead performance and provided the most emotional speech of the evening.
Here is the complete list of winners:
BEST DOCUMENTARY Hango Avelino Mark Balmes, Jr.
BEST SHORT FILM Aliens Ata Glenn Karl Barit
SINAG BOX OFFICE AWARD Bhoy Intsik Joel Lamangan
SM PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD Beyond the Block Ricky Carranza
BEST SOUND Kristo Albert Michael Idioma
BEST MUSIC Tu Pug ImatuyArbi Barbarona
BEST EDITING Kristo Diego Marx Dobles
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY Tu Pug Imatuy Bryan Jimenez and Arbi Barbarona
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN Kristo Arvin Rosendal
BEST SCREENPLAY Tu Pug Imatuy Arnel Mardoquio
BEST DIRECTOR Arbi Barbarona Tu Pug Imatuy
BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE Julio Diaz Kristo
BEST ACTRESS Malona Sulatan Tu Pug Imatuy
BEST ACTOR (tie) Raymond “RS” Francisco Bhoy Intsik