Gawad Urian 2020: Full List of Nominees/Winners

This year’s Gawad Urian is headlined by internationally acclaimed films and performers. Leading the pack is Kalel, 15 with nine nominations. The film previously won the Best Director award for Jun Lana at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and a Best Actor award for Elijah Canlas at the Asian Film Festival held in Rome. Babae at Baril, also with nine nominations, was previously awarded the Best Director and Best Actress awards for Rae Red and Janine Gutierez respectively at the QCinema Film Festival.

Cinemalaya Best Picture John Denver Trending has six nominations. It was previously awarded the Critics and Audience awards at the 26th Vesoul International Film festival in France. Another Cinemalaya feature, Edward, has eight nominations including one for Louise Abuel who previously won the Best Actor award at the Dhaka International Film festival. Finally Venice Film Festival Golden Lion Awardee, Lav Diaz, was nominated for Best Director for Ang Hupa at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. He is nominated for the same film at the Urian for Best Director.

Update: 9/22/2020. Ruby Ruiz, nominated for Best Actress for Iska, won at the Harlem International Film Festival in New York for the same role. She perviously bagged the Best Actress award at the 2019 Cinemalaya FIlm Festival.

Check the complete list of nominees and winners below. Winners were announced on November 10, 2020.

Best Picture
Babae At Baril – Winner
Ang Hupa
Huwebes, Huwebes
John Denver Trending
Kalel, 15

Best Actress
Kathryn Bernardo, Hello, Love, Goodbye
Alessandra de Rossi, Lucid
Max Eigenmann, Verdict
Angie Ferro, Lola Igna
Jean Garcia, Watch Me Kill
Janine Gutierrez, Babae at Baril – Winner
Nadine Lustre, Ulan
Anita Linda, Circa
Bela Padilla, Mañanita
Sue Prado, Alma-Ata
Ruby Ruiz, Iska

Best Actor
Louis Abuel, Edward
Oliver Aquino, Jino To Mari
Gold Azeron, Metamorphosis
Raymond Bagatsing, Quezon’s Game
Royce Cabrera, Fuccbois
Elijah Canlas, Kalel, 15 – Winner
Gio Gahol, Sila-Sila
Joel Lamangan, Ang Hupa
Jansen Magpusao, John Denver Trending
Alden Richards, Hello, Love, Goodbye

Best Supporting Actress
Yayo Aguila, Metamorphosis – Winner
Pinky Amador, Ang Hupa
Perla Bautista, Ulan
Angie Castrence, Iska
Cherie Gil, Kaputol
Maricel Laxa, Hello, Love, Goodbye
Meryll Soriano, John Denver Trending

Best Supporting Actor
Ricky Davao, Fuccbois
Dido Dela Paz, Edward
Topper Fabregas, Sila-Sila
Yves Flores, Lola Igna
Kristoffer King, Verdict – Winner
Noel John Noval, Huwebes, Huwebes
JC Santos, Babae at Baril

Best Director
Glenn Barit, Cleaners -Winner
Arden Rod Condez, John Denver Trending
Lav Diaz, Ang Hupa
Jun Lana, Kalel, 15
Arnel Mordoquio, Alma-Ata
Thop Nazareno, Edward
Rae Red, Babae at Baril
JE Tiglao, Metamorphosis

Best Screenplay
Glenn Barit, Cleaners
John Bedia, Edward
Arden Rod Condez, John Denver Trending
Lav Diaz, Ang Hupa
Don Gerardo Frasco, Huwebes, Huwebes
Jun Lana, Kalel, 15 – Winner
Rae Red, Babae at Baril

Best Cinematography
Tey Clamor, Lola Igna
Tey Clamor, Babae at Baril – Winner
Tey Clamor, Metamorphosis
Mycko David, Jino To Mari
Neil Daza, Ulan
Lav Diaz and Daniel Uy, Ang Hupa
Steven Evangelio, Cleaners
Odyssey Flores, Mañanita
Don Gerardo Frasco, Huwebes, Huwebes
Cyprus Lilim, Alma-Ata
Carlo Canlas Mendoza, Kalel,15
Joshua Reyes, Verdict
Rommel Sales, John Denver Trending
Marcin Szocinski, Watch me Kill

Best Editing
JR Cabrera and Thop Nazareno, Edward
Diego Marx Dobles and Jay Altarejos, Jino To Mari
Brian Gonzales and Jet Leyco, For my Alien Friend
Noah Loyola and Che Tagaymon, Cleaners
Ilsa Malsi, Babae at Baril – Winner
Ilsa Malsi, Sila-Sila
Carlo Francisco Manatad, Fuccbois
Benjamin Gonzales Tolentino, Kalel, 15
Bernard Torres, Ulan

Best Production Design
Ferdie Abuel, Ulan
Maolen Fadul, Kalel, 15
Alvin Francisco, Edward
Alvin Francisco, Cleaners
Eero Yves Francisco, Babae at Baril – Winner
Matthew Rosen, Quezon’s Game
Connie Valera, Watch me Kill

Best Music
Teresa Barrozo, Kalel, 15
Glenn Barit, Cleaners
Len Calvo and Adriane Macalipay, Ulan
Divino Dayacap, Metamorphosis
Jude Giatamondoc and Cindy Velasquez, Huwebes, Huwebes – Winner
Fatima Nerikka Salim and Immanuel Verona, Babae at Baril

Best Sound
Vince Jan Banta, Mikko Quizon and RJ Cantos, Ulan
Bryan Dumaguina, Watch Me Kill
Albert Michael Idioma, Alan Louie Caro and Lamberto Casas, Kalel, 15
Jet Leyco and Brian Gonzales, For my Alien Friend
Daryl Libongco, Aerial Ellyson Mallari, RJ Cantos and Mikko Quizon, Sila-Sila
John Michael Perez and Daryl Libongco, Cleaners
John Michael Perez and Mikko Quizon, Mañanita – Winner
Roy Santos, Edward


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