The 37th Film Academy of the Philippines (FAP) Luna Awards hailed the best of Philippine Cinema in the calendar year of 2018, with "Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral" by Jerrold Tarog bagging the Best Motion Picture trophy. Other big winners of the night were Best Director Chito Roño for "Signal Rock," Best Actor Daniel Padilla for "The Hows of Us," and Best Actress Glaiza de Castro for "Liway."
The 2019 FAP Luna Awards Night was held on November 30 at the Maybank Performing Arts Theater in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. Actor-comedian Jon Santos was the master of ceremonies of the Philippine Cinema extravaganza that paid tribute to FAP Luna Awards Hall of Famers Willy Cruz and George Canseco, and highlighted the ongoing celebration of the Philippine Cinema Centennial.
The 37th FAP Luna Awards, organized by FAP and Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), also recognized the Sine Sandaan: Production Companies of the Philippines Luminaries and Special Awardees Lily Monteverde for the Fernando Poe, Jr. (FPJ) Lifetime Achievement Award, Nova Villa for the Manuel de Leon Award for Exemplary Achievement, and Wenn Deramas and Soxie Topacio for the posthumous Lamberto Avellana Memorial Award.
The Official List of Nominees and Winners of the 37th FAP Luna Awards:
BEST MOTION PICTURE
WINNER: Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral (TBA Studios and Globe Studios)
Liway (Exquisite Aspect Ventures, VY/AC Productions, and Cinemalaya)
Buy Bust (Viva Films and Reality Entertainment)
Signal Rock (CSR Productions)
Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus (Epicmedia Productions, CineFilipino, Unitel, and Cignal Entertainment)
WINNER: Chito Roño (Signal Rock)
Dwein Baltazar (Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus)
Erik Matti (Buy Bust)
Kip Oebanda (Liway)
Irene Villamor (Meet Me in St. Gallen)
WINNER: Daniel Padilla (The Hows of Us)
Eddie Garcia (Rainbow’s Sunset)
Christian Bables (Signal Rock)
Nicco Manalo (Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus)
Dingdong Dantes (Sid & Aya)
WINNER: Glaiza de Castro (Liway)
Angelica Panganiban (Exes Baggage)
AiAi delas Alas (School Service)
Anne Curtis (Sid & Aya)
Agot Isidro (Changing Partners)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
WINNER: Arjo Atayde (Buy Bust)
Soliman Cruz (Liway)
Carlo Aquino (Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral)
Epy Quizon (Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral)
Mon Confiado (Signal Rock)
Tony Mabesa (Rainbow's Sunset)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
WINNER: Daria Ramirez (Signal Rock)
Max Collins (Citizen Jake)
Nova Villa (Miss Granny)
Sunshine Dizon (Rainbow’s Sunset)
WINNER: Zig Dulay and Kip Oebanda (Liway)
Carmi Raymundo, Gilliann Ebreo, Crystal San Miguel, and Cathy Garcia-Molina (The Hows of Us)
Rodolfo Vera (Signal Rock)
Rodolfo Vera and Jerrold Tarog (Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral)
Irene Villamor (Meet Me in St. Gallen)
WINNER: Albert Michael Idioma and Alex Tomboc (Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral)
Albert Michael Idioma and Alex Tomboc (Signal Rock)
Whannie Dellosa and Steven Vesagas (Buy Bust)
Axel Fernandez (Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus)
Jason Conanan, Mikko Quizon, and Kat Salinas (Meet Me in St. Gallen)
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN
WINNER: Maolen Fadul (Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus)
Michael Español and Roma Regala (Buy Bust)
Aped Santos (Liway)
Mark Sabas (Signal Rock)
Roy Lachica (Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral)
WINNER: Neil Daza (Gusto Kita With All My Hypothalamus)
Neil Derrick Bion (Buy Bust)
Pong Ignacio (Liway)
Neil Daza (Signal Rock)
Tey Clamor (Ang Babaeng Allergic sa WiFi)
BEST MUSICAL SCORE
WINNER: Jerrold Tarog (Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral)
Emerzon Texon (Meet Me in St. Gallen)
Nhick Ramiro Pacis (Liway)
Emerzon Texon (Ang Babaeng Allergic sa WiFi)
Emerzon Texon (Rainbow's Sunset)
WINNER: Chuck Gutierrez (Liway)
Jay Halili (Buy Bust)
Marya Ignacio and Beng Bandong (The Hows of Us)
Maynard Pattaui and Edlyn Tallada-Abuel (Ang Dalawang Mrs. Reyes)
Jerrold Tarog (Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral)
Fernando Poe, Jr. (FPJ) Lifetime Achievement Award
Ms. Lily Monteverde
Manuel de Leon Award for Exemplary Achievement
Ms. Nova Villa
Lamberto Avellana Memorial Award
Director Wenn Deramas
Director Soxie Topacio
Sine Sandaan: Production Companies of the Philippines Luminaries
1. Malayan Movies
2. LVN Pictures, Inc.
3. Sampaguita Pictures, Inc.
4. Premiere Productions, Inc.
5. Lebran Productions
6. Regal Entertainment, Inc.
7. Seiko Films, Inc.
8. Viva Entertainment, Inc.
9. ABS-CBN Film Productions, Inc.
10. GMA Films
Independent production companies:
1. FPJ Productions, Inc.
2. AM Productions
3. NV Productions
4. LEA Productions, Inc.
5. Reyna Films
6. Tagalog Ilang-Ilang Productions, Inc.
7. RVQ Productions, Inc.
8. JE Productions
9. Quantum Films
10. APT Entertainment, Inc.
11. Unitel Productions, Inc.
12. OctoArts Films International
13. M-ZET Productions, Inc.
14. Spring Films
15. TBA Studios
16. The IdeaFirst Company
17. Reality Entertainment
18. Center Stage Productions, Inc.
19. Ten17P Productions
20. Imus Productions, Inc.