El Presidente was proclaimed Best Picture during the 29th Star Awards for Movies at the El Presidente was proclaimed Best Picture during the 29th Star Awards for Movies at the AFP Theater in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City, Sunday night, March 10, 2013. It was hosted by Kim Chiu, Piolo Pascual and Iza Calzado. The film El Presidente which is backed by Viva, Scenema Concept International and Studio5 has finally recover from its lost from Star Cinema’s One More Try at the 2012 Metro Manila Film Festival. Aside from the Movie of the Year Award, El Presidente also took home six trophies including Movie actor of the Year, Movie Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Production Design, Original Theme Song and Movie Editor of the Year. Meanwhile, indie film Alagwa starring Jericho Rosales got the best indie film award together plus three more awards.

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Actress Angel Locsin finally got a best actress award despite tough competition with the Superstar Nora Aunor. Brillante Mendoza’s Thy Womb got only two wins being the production design and cinematography which is unbelievable given the artistic merits of the film and the division of mainstream and indie on this award giving event. Chris Martinez highly acclaimed comedy music I Do Bidoo Bidoo got three wins mostly being acting awards from newcomers Tippy Dos Santos and Neil Coleta.

Here is the complete list of winners for the 29th PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2013!

Movie of the Year:
“El Presidente,” Scenema Concept International, Inc.

Movie Director of the Year:
Mark Meily, “El Presidente”

Indie Film of the Year:
“Alagwa,” Breakaway Films

Indie Film Director of the Year:
Ian Loreños (Alagwa)

Movie Actor of the Year:
ER Ejercito, “El Presidente”

Movie Actress of the Year:
Angel Locsin, “One More Try”

Movie Supporting Actor of the Year:
Carlo Aquino, “Mater Dolorosa”

Movie Supporting Actress of the Year:
Janice de Belen, “Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles”

New Movie Actor of the Year:
Neil Coleta, “I Do Bidoo Bidoo”

New Movie Actress of the Year:
Tippy Dos Santos, “I Do Bidoo Bidoo” and
Kim Komatsu, “Mga Mumunting Lihim”

Child Performer of the Year:
Bugoy Cariño, “Alagwa”

Movie Screenwriter of the Year:
Mark Meily, “El Presidente”

Movie Cinematographer of the Year:
Carlo Mendoza, “El Presidente”

Movie Production Designer of the Year:
Joel MV Bilbao and Danny Red, “El Presidente”

Movie Editor of the Year:
Jason Cahapay and Ryan Orduna, “El Presidente”

Movie Musical Scorer of the Year:
Vincent de Jesus, “I Do Bidoo Bidoo”

Movie Sound Engineer of the Year:
Coreen de San Jose and Ditoy Aguila, “Tiktik: The Aswang Chronicles”

Movie Original Theme Song of the Year:
“Aking Inang Bayan,” “El Presidente”

Indie Movie Screenwriter of the Year:

Indie Movie Cinematographer of the Year:
Odyssey Flores, “Thy Womb”

Indie Movie Production Designer of the Year:
Dante Mendoza, “Thy Womb”

Indie Movie Editor of the Year:
Dempster Samarista, “Alagwa”

Indie Movie Musical Scorer of the Year:
Von de Guzman, “Supremo”

Indie Movie Sound Engineer of the Year:
Ditoy Aguila and Mark Locsin, “Mater Dolorosa”

Indie Movie Original Theme Song of the Year:
“Saan Ako Tutungtong,” “Migrante”

SPECIAL AWARDS

Darling of the Press:
Isko Moreno

Nora Aunor Ulirang Artista Lifetime Achievement Award:
Senator Lito Lapid

Ulirang Alagad ng Pelikula Sa Likod ng Kamera:
Romy Vitug (cinematographer)