‘John Denver Trending’ sweeps Cinemalaya 2019


John Denver Trending” shone at the 2019 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival with six trophies during the awards night on 11 August at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP).

Lead star Jansen Magpusao was named Best Actor and Ruby Ruiz was hailed Best Actress, while the other awards were for Best Film, Best Editing, Best Cinematography and Best Original Music Score.

Veteran actor Ricky Davao won the Best Supporting Actor award for “F#*@bois” while Ella Cruz took the Best Supporting Actress plum for her role in “Edward.”

Here are the full list of winners:

  • Best feature film, full-length: John Denver Trending
  • Best Director, full-length feature film: Eduardo Roy Jr, F#*@BOIS
  • Best Actor, full-length film: Jansen Magpusao, John Denver Trending
  • Best Actress, full-length film: Ruby Ruiz, Iska
  • Best Supporting Actor, full-length: Ricky Davao, F#*@BOIS
  • Best Supporting Actress, full-length: Ella Cruz, Edward
  • Audience choice, short feature film: Heist School
  • Audience choice, full-length feature film: Belle Douleur
  • Best Sound, full-length feature film: Iska
  • Best Original Music Score, full-length: John Denver Trending
  • Best Editing, full-length feature film: John Denver Trending
  • Best Production Design, full-length feature film: Edward
  • Best Cinematography, full-length feature film: John Denver Trending
  • Best Screenplay, full-length feature film: Iska
  • Best Screenplay, short feature film: Kontrolado ni Girly Ang Buhay Niya
  • Best Director, short feature film: Don Senoc, Sa Among Agwat
  • Best Short Feature Film: Wag Mo Kong Kausapin, Josef Dielle Gacutan
  • Special Jury Prize for Full Length: Edward
  • Special Jury Prize for Short Feature: Tembong
  • Netpac for Short Feature: Disconnection Notice
  • Netpac for Full Length: John Denver Trending
  • Netpac Award Special Mention: Sa Among Agwat
  • Shorts Special Mention for Subject Matter: Hele ng Maharlika