40th Gawad Urian Awards

The 40th Gawad Urian Awards or Ika-40 na Gawad Urian was held on July 20, 2017 at Studio 10 of ABS-CBN. They honored the best Filipino films for the year 2016. It aired live at Cinema One channel.

40th Gawad Urian Awards
40th Gawad Urian poster.jpg
Official poster featuring Vilma Santos in Mike de Leon's Sister Stella L. (1984).
DateJuly 20, 2017 (2017-07-20)
SiteABS-CBN Studio 10,
South Triangle, Quezon City
Hosted byBilly Crawford
Butch Francisco
Jodi Sta. Maria
Highlights
Best FilmWomen of the Weeping River
Most awardsWomen of the Weeping River (6)
Most nominationsWomen of the Weeping River (12)
Television coverage
NetworkCinema One

Nominations were announced on June 27.[1] Women of the Weeping River received the most nominations with twelve.[2][3]

Women of the Weeping River won the most awards with six awards, including Best Film.[4][5] The Natatanging Gawad Urian was awarded to Vilma Santos.[6]

Winners and nomineesEdit

Best Film
Pinakamahusay na Pelikula
Best Direction
Pinakamahusay na Direksyon
Best Actor
Pinakamahusay na Pangunahing Aktor
Best Actress
Pinakamahusay na Pangunahing Aktres
Best Supporting Actor
Pinakamahusay na Pangalawang Aktor
Best Supporting Actress
Pinakamahusay na Pangalawang Aktres
Best Screenplay
Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula
Best Cinematography
Pinakamahusay na Sinematograpiya
Best Production Design
Pinakamahusay na Disenyong Pamproduksyon
Best Editing
Pinakamahusay na Editing
Best Music
Pinakamahusay na Musika
Best Sound
Pinakamahusay na Tunog


  • Mark Laccay – Hinulid
    • Willie Apa, Jr. & Charlie Daclan – Baboy Halas
    • Corinne de San Jose, Mark Locsin & Che Villanueva – Ang Babaeng Humayo
    • Albert Michael Idioma – Ma' Rosa
    • Albert Michael Idioma & Immanuel Verona – Women of the Weeping River
    • Albert Michael Idioma & Immanuel Verona – Pamilya Ordinaryo
    • Andrew Milallos – Paglipay
Best Short Film
Pinakamahusay na Maikling Pelikula
Best Documentary
Pinakamahusay na Dokyumentaryo
  • Arvin Belarmino & Noel Escondo – Nakaw
    • Mon Garilao – Fish Out of Water
    • Raymund Ribay Gutierrez – Imago
    • Ryanne Murcia – Entre Medio Del Fin
    • Jarell Serencio – Mga Bitoon Sa Siyudad
    • Isabel Quesada – Pektus

Multiple nominations and awardsEdit

Nominations Film
12 Women of the Weeping River
11 Paglipay
9 Ang Babaeng Humayo
Ma' Rosa
Pamilya Ordinaryo
7 Pauwi Na
5 Baboy Halas
Ned's Project
4 Die Beautiful
Hinulid
3 Saving Sally
Tuos
2 Dagsin
Mrs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "40th Gawad Urian Nominees". Cinema One. June 27, 2017. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  2. ^ "Mindanao-based Women of the Weeping River bags most Gawad Urian nominations". BusinessWorld. June 30, 2017. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  3. ^ "40th Gawad Urian nominees announced". Philippine Daily Inquirer. June 30, 2017. Retrieved July 5, 2017.
  4. ^ "Mindanao film bags major awards at 40th Gawad Urian". BusinessWorld. July 22, 2017. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  5. ^ "'Women of the Weeping River', 'Die Beautiful' dominate 40th Gawad Urian". Philippine Daily Inquirer. July 21, 2017. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  6. ^ "Vilma Santos to get Urian Lifetime Achievement Award". The Philippine Star. June 27, 2017. Retrieved July 5, 2017.

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