Agot Isidro, Allen Dizon win at 66th FAMAS Awards

Shiela Reyes, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 11 2018 12:15 AM | Updated as of Jun 11 2018 01:01 AM

MANILA – "Balangiga: Howling Wilderness," a film about the Philippine-American War, was the big winner at the 66th Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences (FAMAS) Awards held at the Theatre at Solaire Sunday.

The independent film took home major awards including best film, best production design and best cinematography. It also bagged the best original screenplay and best original song awards.

Meanwhile, Agot Isidro was named best actress for her performance in "Changing Partners."

"I dedicate this award to my co-actors because we really acted as one. I cannot take the credit for winning this. This a great time to be in the movie industry. Let’s keep making movies that inspire and awaken the soul and humanity in all of us," Isidro said in her speech.

Agot Isidro was named best actress for 'Changing Partners.' Shiela Reyes, ABS-CBN News

Allen Dizon, meanwhile, bagged the best actor prize for his performance in "Bomba."

Mon Confiado won the best supporting actor award for "Mga Gabing Kasinghaba ng Hair Ko," while Odette Khan was named best supporting actress for "Bar Boys."

Odette Khan was named best supporting actress for her performance in 'Bar Boys.' Shiela Reyes, ABS-CBN News

The awards night was hosted by Piolo Pascual, Kim Chiu and Robi Domingo.

Here is the full list of winners:

German Moreno Youth Achievement Award - Awra
FPJ Memorial Award - Coco Martin
Dolphy Memorial Award - Vice Ganda

Male Face of the Night - JC Santos
Female Face of the Night - Maxx Eigenmann

Grand Jury Prize for Short Film - "Dory" and "Aliens Ata"
Best Short Film - "Hilom"
Best Documentary Film - “Yield”
Best Visual Effects - Iar Arondaing (Instalado)
Best Sound - Mikko Quizon, Jason Conanan, Kathrine Salinas, John Perez (Nervous Translation)

Outstanding Achievement in Editing - Victor Delotavo (Yield)
Outstanding Achievement in Production Design - Marija Vicente, Timmy Harn and Zues Bascon (Balangiga: Howling Wilderness)
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography - Albert Banzon (Balangiga: Howling Wilderness)
Best Original Song - “Katurog Na” (Balangiga: Howling Wilderness)
Best Musical Score - Jay Oliver Durian (Respeto)

Best Adapted Screenplay - Changing Partners
Best Original Screenplay - Khavn dela Cruz, Achinette Villamor and Jerry Gracio (Balangiga: Howling Wilderness)
Actor in a Supporting Role - Mon Confiado (Mga Gabing Kasinghaba ng Hair Ko)
Actress in a Supporting Role - Odette Khan (Bar Boys)
Outstanding Achievement in Directing - Arnel Barbarona “Tu Pug Imatuy (The Right to Kill)”

Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Allen Dizon (Bomba)
Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Agot Isidro (Changing Partners)
Best Picture - Balangiga: Howling Wilderness

Lifetime Achievement Award - Lav Diaz

Recipients of Grand Jury Prize for Outstanding Film: "Tu Pug Imatuy (The Right to Kill)" and "Respeto"