25th PMPC Star Awards For Movies: 2009 Winners And Nominees

The Philippine Movie Press Club (PMPC) held it’s 25th Star Awards for Movies last May 31, 2009 at the Henry Lee Irwin Theater of the Ateneo de Manila University.

Here’s the list of Nominees and the Winners of the 25th PMPC Star Awards for Movies 2009:

25th PMPC Star Awards For Movies: 2009 Winners And Nominees

Movie of the Year:

Baler (Viva Films and Bida Productions) – Winner
A Very Special Love (Star Cinema)
Caregiver (Star Cinema)
Kulam (Regal Entertainment)
Magkaibigan (Maverick Films)
Ploning (Panoramanila Pictures Co.)

Digital Movie of the Year:

Yanggaw (Creative Programs Inc. / Strawdogs Studio Productions) – Winner
100 (Martinez Rivera Films Productions)
Boses (Erasto Films)
Paupahan (ATD Productions)
Torotot (Viva Digital)
Sisa (Oncam Productions)
Jay (Pasion Para Pelicula Productions)

Movie Director of the Year:

Mark Meily (Baler) – Winner
Dante Nico Garcia (Ploning)
Cathy-Garcia Molina (A Very Special Love)
Jun Lana (Kulam)
Chito Roño (Caregiver)

Digital Movie Director of the Year:

Richard Somes (Yanggaw) – Winner
Crisostomo Juan Andaluz (Sisa)
Maryo J. delos Reyes (Torotot)
Ellen Ongkeko Marfil (Boses)
Chris Martinez (100)
Francis Xavier Pasion (Jay)
Joven Tan (Paupahan)

Movie Actor of the Year:

Jericho Rosales (Baler) – Winner
Carlo Aquino (Carnivore)
John Lloyd Cruz (A Very Special Love)
Allen Dizon (Paupahan)
Baron Geisler (Jay)
Ronnie Lazaro (Yanggaw)
Aga Muhlach (When Love Begins)

Movie Actress of the Year:

Sharon Cuneta (Caregiver) – Winner
Irma Adlawan (Hubad)
Anne Curtis (Baler)
Mylene Dizon (100)
Gloria Romero (Fuchsia)
Judy Ann Santos (Kulam)
Jodi Sta Maria (Sisa)

Movie Supporting Actor of the Year:

Emilio Garcia (Walang Kawala) – Winner
German Moreno (Paupahan) – Winner

Ricky Davao (Boses)
Baron Geisler (Baler)
Phillip Salvador (Baler)

Movie Supporting Actress of the Year:

Snooky Serna (Paupahan) – Winner
Tetchie Agbayani (Yanggaw)
Shamaine Buencamino (Ang Lihim ni Antonio)
Gloria Romero (Paupahan)
Tessie Tomas (100)

New Movie Actor of the Year:

Sherwin Ordoñez (Kurap) – Winner
Julian Duque (Boses)
Bojong Fernandez (Ploning)
Kenjie Garcia (Ang Lihim ni Antonio)
Carlo Guevara (Desperadas 2)
Prince Stefan (Shake, Rattle & Roll X, “Class Picture” episode)

New Movie Actress of the Year:

KC Concepcion (For The First Time) – Winner
Precious Adona (Torotot)
Ynna Asistio (Concerto)
Niña Jose (Shake, Rattle & Roll X, “Class Picture” episode)
Chariz Solomon (My Best Friend’s Girlfriend)

Movie Child Performer of the Year:

Julian Duque (Boses) – Winner
Ashley Rhein Arca (Kurap)
Tala Santos (Boses)
Sharlene San Pedro (Kulam)
Robert Villar (Shake, Rattle & Roll X, “Nieves” episode)

Original Movie Screenplay of the Year:

Roy Iglesias (Baler) – Winner
Raz Sobida-Dela Torre (A Very Special Love)
Dante Nico Garcia and Benjamin Lingan (Ploning)
Jun Lana, Elmer Gatchalian and Renato Custodio (Kulam)
Chris Martinez (Caregiver)

Digital Original Movie Screenplay of the Year:

Dennis Evangelista (Paupahan) – Winner
Chris Martinez (100)
Froi Medina and Rody Vera (Boses)
Francis Xavier Pasion (Jay)
Richard Somes (Yanggaw)

Movie Cinematographer of the Year:

Lee MeiIy (Baler) – Winner
Eli Balce (Caregiver)
Charlie S. Peralta (Ploning)
Manuel Teehankee (A Very Special Love)
Moises Zee (Kulam)

Digital Movie Cinematographer of the Year:

Hermann Claravall and Lyle Sacris (Yanggaw) – Winner
Albert Banzon (Sisa)
Larry Manda (100)
Lee Meily (Lovebirds)
Romy Vitug (Paupahan)

Movie Editor of the Year:

Danny Añonuevo (Baler) – Winner
Danny Añonuevo (Ploning)
Manet Dayrit (Caregiver)
Marya Ignacio (A Very Special Love)
Ria De Guzman, Renewin Alano & Mikael Angelo Pestano (Kulam)

Digital Movie Production Designer of the Year:

Michael Español, Donald Camon, Rashem Gumacal (Yanggaw) – Winner

Digital Movie Editor of the Year:

Francis Xavier Pasion, Kats Serraon, and Chuck Gutierrez (Jay)

Movie Musical Scorer of the Year:

Jessie Lasaten (Ploning) – Winner

Digital Movie Musical Scorer of the Year:

Jourdann Petalver (Boses) – Winner

Movie Sound Engineer of the Year:

Ditoy Aguila (Baler)

Digital Movie Sound Engineer of the Year:

Jethro Joaquin and Ronald de Asis (Concerto)

Movie Original Theme Song of the Year:

“Ngayon, Bukas at Kailanman” (Baler)

Digital Movie Theme Song of the Year:

“Sangandaan” (Paupahan)

Ulirang Artista Award: Vilma Santos

Newsmaker of the Year: Manny Pacquiao

Darling of the Press: Herbert Bautista

Award for Cinematic Excellence in Filipino Animation: Dayo (Cutting Edge Productions) & Urduja (APT Entertainment)

Male Star of the Night: John Lloyd Cruz

Female Star of the Night: Sarah Geronimo


Star Records Releases OPM Number 1’s Album

Star Records released OPM Number 1’s, a 20-track album that mixes performances of various artists from Primetime Bida Shows, Star Cinema Movie theme songs and smash hits from OPM’s biggest artists released under Star Records.

Star Records Releases OPM Number 1\'s Album

Here’s the Track Listing:

1. Tayong Dalawa – Gary Valenciano
2. Iisa Pa Lamang – Lani Misalucha
3. Ikaw Ang Pangarap – Martin Nievera
4. And I’am Telling You (I’m Not Going) – Charice
5. May Bukas Pa – Kyle Balili
6. You Changed My Life in a Moment- Sarah Geronimo
7. Can’t Hurry Love (My Only U Theme) – Toni Gonzaga
8. Forever – Kitty Girls
9. Sana’y Malaman Mo – OJ Mariano
10. It’s My Turn – Erik Santos and Raki Vega
11. Mahal Pa Rin – Sam Milby
12. Tagumpay (Fear Factor Theme) – Chivas
13. Bagong Simula (Bayanijuan Theme) – Kitchie Nadal / Kevin Roy / Yael Yuzon / Marc Abaya
14. Himig Ng Pag-Ibig (Dyosa Theme) – Yeng Constantino
15. Para Lang Sa ‘Yo – Aiza Seguerra
16. Why Can’t We Be Together – Piolo Pascual
17. Paano Na Kaya – Bugoy Drilon
18. For The First Time – KC Concepcion
19. In My Life – Jamie Rivera
20. Starting Over Again – Sheryn Regis

Jericho Rosales Just Became A New Star Records Artist

Jericho Rosales undeniably loves music that his now one of the newest artist of Star Records. He actually just signed a recording contract a day before at 9501 Restaurant in ABS-CBN together with his manager, Angeli Pangilinan-Valenciano and Star Records head Anabelle Regalado-Borja.

Jericho Rosales Just Became A New Star Records Artist

Echo is an EMI artist before and who knows what then that he’ll leave acting for that mean time. As a grown up he learned his lessons and get himself right now together with what he loves and with what he’s been loved seeing to do at best!

Great stuff there Echo! 😉

Philip Nadela: First Little Grand Star Dreamer

Philip Nadela ended up to be the first grand star dreamer with 191,060 votes, garnering 40.47% of the total. Philip Nolasco, as he is also known, is the ‘little singing heartthrob’ 9-year-old kid from General Santos City who finally got his dream. He sang Josh Groban’s hit ‘You Raise Me Up’ as his finale performance.

Amy Libot, 6 years old from Las Pinas City is the 2nd Little Star Dreamer and Angelo Garcia, 6 years old from Mindoro ended up third.

The other little dreamer finalist were Cristina de Leon, 9 yrs. old from Cavite with 16,187 votes (3.46%); Risie Nayo, 10 yrs. old from Palawan with 30,528 votes (6.53%); and Aubrey Caraan, 10 yrs. old from Batangas with 50,295 votes (10.76%).

Philip, the very first Pinoy Dream Academy Little Grand Star Dreamer 2008 bagged home a Sony home theater with 32” LCD Sony Bravia, a House and Lot from Globe Asiatique, and a 1 Million Peso Cheque.

Laarni Lozada Won As The Grand Star Dreamer Of PDA Season 2!

Wow! That’s one hell of a fight that you’ve seen out there. Laarni Lozada of Sultan Kudarat came out not just having a towering voice but have proven to have endeared so many fans that finally she was declared the Pinoy Dream Academy Season 2 Grand Star Dreamer! 😀

Cris Pastor actually garnered 36,000+ votes to have the 6th place. Van Roxas took the 5th place with 112,00+ votes. Liezel Garcia though 5 time Star Scholar ended up 4th with just 6,000 less votes from Miguel Mendoza. He accumulated 253,000+ votes, which is enough to put him up to the no.3 spot. He did won for himself Php300,000.00 cash prize, Sony LCD TV, Sony Vaio Laptop and a kitchen showcase from Whirlpool.

Bugoy Drilon is really a Grand Star Dreamer by heart as he thanked the fans that supported him tallying with 549,000+ votes. He was awarded with Php500,000.00 cash prize, Sony LCD TV, Sony Vaio Laptop and a Whirlpool kitchen showcase. Laarni Lozada polled exactly 651,696 votes to give her 35.21% of the total text poll. She’ll take home Php1,000,000.00 plus the Sony LCD TV, Sony Vaio Laptop, Whirlpool Kitchen Showcase, Php1.5M worth of store franchise from Crystal Clear Water and a brand new house and lot from Globe Asiatique.

Watch out for their albums! 😎