List of 7th Golden Screen Awards nominees bared

by Boy Villasanta,

Posted at Mar 09 2010 06:12 PM | Updated as of Mar 10 2010 02:16 AM

MANILA, Philippines – ‘Tis the season to be overwhelmed once more by dime-a-dozen awards.

After Gawad Tanglaw awards and the release of list of Gawad Urian nominees,  the Entertainment Press Society, Inc. (Enpress) has also announced its set of nominees for cinematic excellence.

Enpress, the annual giver of Golden Screen Awards, is now on its seventh year. 

The Golden Screen’s Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominees are “In My Life,” Dukot” and Centerstage Productions and Swift Productions’ “Kinatay (The Execution of P),” all of which garnered a total of 11 nominations each.

The other interesting films nominated by Enpress members are “Engkwentro,” “Lola” and “Sagrada Familia.”

Battling it out for the Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy) are APT Entertainment’s “Ded na si Lolo,” Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival entry, “Last Supper No. 3,” “Kimmy Dora Kambal sa Kiyeme” and Star Cinema’s “You Changed My Life.”

The Best Director plum is being contested by Pepe Diokno (“Engkwentro”), Cathy Garcia Molina (“You Changed My Life”), Joel Lamangan (“Dukot”), Olivia Lamasan (“In My Life”), Brillante Mendoza (“Kinatay (The Execution of P” and “Lola”), and Soxie Topacio (“Ded na si Lolo”).

For the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Drama), the following are nominated: Bea Alonzo (“And I Love You So”), Iza Calzado (“Dukot”), Rustica Carpio (“Lola”), Sharon Cuneta (“Mano Po 6: A Mother’s Love”), Anita Linda (“Lola”), Lovi Poe (“Sagrada Familia”), Vilma Santos (“In My Life”) and Snooky Serna (“Sagrada Familia”).

For Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Musical or Comedy), the following are nominated: Gina Alajar (“Ded Na Si Lolo”), Eugene Domingo (“Kimmy Dora: Kambal sa Kiyeme”), Sarah Geronimo (“You Changed My Life”) and Elizabeth Oropesa (“Ded Na Si Lolo”).

The award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Drama) is being contested by John Lloyd Cruz (“In My Life”), Allen Dizon (“Dukot”), Emilio Garcia (“Sagrada Familia”), Coco Martin (“Kinatay (The Execution of P)”), Sam Milby (“And I Love You So”), Felix Roco (“Engkwentro”), Alfred Vargas (“Colorum”), and Lou Veloso (“Colorum”).

The award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Musical or Comedy) is a contest among John Lloyd Cruz (“You Changed My Life”), Joey Paras (“Last Supper No. 3”), and Roderick Paulate (“Ded Na Si Lolo”).

In the Breakthrough Performance (Female) category, none of those screened garnered sufficient rating to make the grade, hence the Golden Screen Awards decided not to name any finalist in the said category.

Getting the nod in Breakthrough Performance by an Actor category are Zyrus Desamparado (“Engkwentro”), Daniel Medrana (“Engkwentro”), Romelito Mallari (“Dinig Sana Kita”) and Chase Vega (“Agaton and Mindy”).

The other nominees are:

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Drama, Musical or Comedy)

Gina Alajar (“Dukot”), Gloria Diaz (“Sagrada Familia”), Heart Evangelista (“Mano Po 6: A Mother’s Love”), Maria Isabel Lopez (“Kinatay (The Execution of P),” and Tessie Tomas (“Sanglaan”)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Drama, Musical or Comedy)

John Apacible (“Dukot”), Emilio Garcia (“Bente”), Jojit Lorenzo (“Last Supper No. 3”), Luis Manzano (“In My Life”), John Regala (“Kinatay (The Execution of P)”) and Dennis Trillo (“Mano Po 6: A Mother’s Love”)

Best Original Screenplay

Lynda Casimiro (“Lola”), Pepe Diokno (“Engkwentro”), Bonifacio Ilagan (“Dukot”), Armando Lao (“Kinatay (The Execution of P)”), Raymond Lee, Olivia Lamasan and Senedy Que (“In My Life”) and Soxie Topacio (“Ded na si Lolo”).

Best Cinematography

Monino Duque (“Dukot”), Odyssey Flores (“Lola”), Odyssey Flores (“Kinatay (The Execution of P)”), Manie Magbuan, Jr. (“Walang Hanggang Paalam”), Journalie Payonan, JR Rondina, Monching Mariano, Nelson Guzman, Silvestre Bonggay (“Sagrada Familia”) and Charlie Peralta (“In My Life”)

Best Editing

DannyAnonuevo (“Ded Na Si Lolo”), Bebs Gohetia (“Dukot”), Marya Ignacio (“In My Life”), Kats Serraon (“Kinatay (The Execution of P)”) and Kats Serraon (“Lola”).

Best Production Design
Edgar Martin Littaua (“Dukot”), Dante Mendoza (“Kinatay (The Execution of P)”), Dante Mendoza (“Lola”), Richard Somez (“Ang Panday”), Edel Templonuevo (“Ded Na Si Lolo”) and Elfren Vivar (“In My Life”).

Best Sound

Ditoy Aguila (“Ang Panday”), Albert Michael Idioma (“In My Life”), Albert Michael Idioma (“Kinatay The Execution of P)”), Mark Laccay (“Ded Na Si Lolo”), and Alfredo Ongleo (“Dukot”)

Best Musical Score

Teresa Barrozo (“Kinatay (The Execution of P)” ), Nonong Buencamino (“In My Life”), Noel Cabangon (“Ded Na Si Lolo”), Von de Guzman (“Ang Panday”), and Lucien Letabe (“Dukot”)

Best Original Song

“Ang Buhay Nga Naman,” lyrics, music and interpreted by Noel Cabangon, from the movie “Ded Na Si Lolo”
“Huling Hapunan,” lyrics by Divine Gil-Reyes, music by Dan Gil, interpreted by Manule Contreras Band with FABO, from the movie “Last Supper No. 3”
“Mahal Kita Habambuhay,” lyrics by Bonifacio Ilagan, music by Lucien Letaba, interpreted by Johnrey Fuertes, from the movie “Dukot”
“Sana Ako’y Marinig,” lyrics and music by Francisbrew Reyes and Nina Sandejas, interpreted by Zoe Sandejas, from the movie “Dinig Sana Kita”
“Tanging Ikaw,” words and music by Ogie Alcasid, interpreted by Ogie Alcasid, from the movie “Ang Panday”

Best Visual Effects

Imaginary Friends (“Ang Darling Kong Aswang”), Jay Santiago (“Ang Panday”), and Sidearm, Riot, Imaginary Friends, Digital Dodge (“Shake, Rattle & Roll XI”).