‘Lola Igna’ wins “Best Picture,” other major awards at the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino

by MJ Racadio
Eagle News and Features contributor

The movie ‘Lola Igna’ won Best Picture, Best Musical Score and Best Screen Play at the recent Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Awards Ceremony on September 15, 2019, at the one Esplanade in Pasay City.

Actress Angie Ferro who plays the main character of the film, “Lola Igna” also won Best Actress award, directed by award-winning director Eduardo Roy Jr.

“This is my first starring role,” Ferro told Eagle News in an interview during the gala night.

‘Lola Igna’ Best Picture at the Pista ng Pelikulang Pilipino Awards Ceremony. Photo Credit: Cinema Bravo
Best Director, Tyrone Acierto (Watch Me Kill). Photo Credit: FDCP PPP
Best Screenplay goes to Lola Igna directed by Eduardo Roy Jr. Photo Credit: Cinema Bravo

The film’s director Eduardo Roy Jr., said he was overwhelmed with the “Best Picture” award.

Sobrang saya, (very happy) overwhelmed, hindi ini-expect na mananalo kami (we did not expect to win), Best Picture.  Halos lahat ng sampung naglalaban-laban sobrang halos lahat magaganda (All the entries were very good films) so very grateful, very thankful sa Ama. (To God).” Roy said.


Best Actress Goes to Angie Ferro for ‘Lola Igna’
Best Actor Martin Del Rosario (The Panti Sisters). Photo Credit: FDCP PPP

Here is the complete list of winners:

Best Director: Tyron Acierto (Watch Me Kill)

Best Actress: Angie Ferro (Lola Igna)

Best Actor: Martin Del Rosario (The Panti Sisters)

Best Supporting Actress: Tuesday Vargas (LSS- Last Song Syndrome)

Best Supporting Actor: Gio Alvarez (I’m Ellenya L.)

Best Screenplay : Eduardo Roy Jr. & Margarette Labrador (Lola Igna)

Best Editing: Colorado Rutledge (Watch Me Kill)

Best Cinematography: Marcin Szocinski (Watch Me Kill)

Best Production Design: Marxie Maolen Fadul (The Panti Sisters)

Best Original Song: “Araw-Araw by Ben&Ben (LSS- Last Song Synbdrome)

Best Musical Score: Andrew Florentino (Lola Igna)

Best Sound Design: Aurel Claro Bilbao and Arnel Labayo (LSS- Last Song Syndrome)

Best Picture: Lola Igna directed by Eduardo Roy Jr.

Special Jury Award: LSS- Last Song Syndrome directed by Jade Castro

Sine Kabataan Short Film: Kala-Kalaro directed by Rodson Verr S. Suarez

Audience Choice Award: The Panti Sisters directed by Jun Robles Lana

PISTAPP Audience  Choice Award: (LSS Last Song Syndrome) directed by Jade Castro

PISTAPP Sine Kabataan Audience Choice Award: (Chok) directed by Richard Jeroui Salvadico & Arlie Sweet Sumagaysay

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