Complete list of Cinemalaya 2019 winners

Cinemalaya 15

The 2019 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival run from August 2-13, 2019 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines. It was the 15th edition of the Filipino film festival.

Hosted by Ina Feleo and Paolo Paraiso, the awards night took place at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo of the CCP on August 11, 2019. Here is the full list of winners:


Full-length Films:

  • “Ani (The Harvest)” by Kim Zuñiga and Sandro Del Rosario
  • “Belle Douleur ( A Beautiful Pain)” by Joji V. Alonso
  • “Children of the River” by Maricel Cariaga
  • “Edward” by Thop Nazareno
  • “Fuccbois” by Eduardo Roy Jr.
  • “Iska” by Theodore Boborol
  • “John Denver Trending” by Arden Rod Condez
  • “Malamaya” by Danica Sta. Lucia and Leilani Chavez
  • “Pandanggo sa Hukay” by Sheryl Rose Andes
  • “Tabon” by Xian Lim

Short Films:

  • “Wag Mo ‘Kong Kausapin” by Josef Dielle Gacutan
  • “Disconnection Notice” by Glenn Lowell Averia
  • “Gatilyo” by Harold Lance Pialda
  • “Heist School” by Julius Renomeron Jr.
  • “Hele ng Maharlika” (Lullabye of the Free) by  Norvin de los Santos
  • “Kontrolado ni Girly ang Buhay N’ya” by Gilb Baldoza
  • “Sa Among Agwat” by Don Senoc
  • “Sa Gabing Tanging Liwanag ay Paniniwala” by Francis Amir Guillermo
  • “Tembong” (Connecting) by Shaira Advincula
  • “The Shoemaker” by  Sheron Dayoc


  • Dr. Andreas Ungerböck
  • Park Kiyong
  • Keith Sicat
  • Dwein Baltazar
  • Mes de Guzman


  • Indu Shrikent
  • Kan Lume
  • Jerrold Tarog


  • Best Film: “John Denver Trending” by Arden Rod Condez
  • NETPAC Award: “John Denver Trending” by Arden Rod Condez
  • Special Jury Award: “Edward” by Thop Nazareno
  • Best Actor: “John Denver Trending” actor Jansen Magpusao
  • Best Actress: “Iska” actress Ruby Ruiz
  • Best Supporting Actor: “Fuccbois” actor Ricky Davao
  • Best Supporting Actress: “Edward” actress Ella Cruz
  • Audience Choice: “Belle Douleur” by Joji Alonso
  • Best Sound Design: Imman Verona for “Iska”
  • Best Original Music Score: “John Denver Trending”
  • Best Editing: “John Denver Trending”
  • Best Production Design: “Edward”
  • Best Cinematography: “John Denver Trending”
  • Best Screenplay: Mary Rose Colindres for “Iska”
  • Best Director: “Fuccbois” director Eduardo Roy Jr.


  • Best Short Feature Film: “Wag Mo ‘Kong Kausapin” by Josef Gacutan
  • NETPAC Award: “Disconnection Notice” by Glenn Averia
  • NETPAC Award Special Mention: “Sa Among Agwat” by Don Senoc
  • Special Jury Award: “Tembong” by Shaira Advincula
  • Special Mention for Subject Matter: “Hele ng Maharlika” by Norvin delos Santos
  • Audience Choice: “Heist School” by Julius Renomeron Jr.
  • Best Screenplay: “Kontrolado ni Girly and Buhay N’ya” by Gilb Baldoza
  • Best Director: “Sa Among Agwat” director Don Senoc

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