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KC Concepcion and ER Ejercito win top acting honors in 62nd FAMAS Awards

KC Concepcion was able to beat nine other nominees in the Best Actress category of the 62nd FAMAS Awards.

She was recognized for the period film "Boy Golden: Shoot To Kill."

The Best Actress nominees this year were: Bea Alonzo ("Four Sisters And A Wedding"), Kathryn Bernardo ("Pagpag"), Kim Chiu ("Bakit Di Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo"), Sarah Geronimo ("It Takes A Man And A Woman"), Toni Gonzaga ("Four Sisters And A Wedding"), Angel Locsin ("Four Sisters And A Wedding"), Julia Montes ("A Moment In Time"), Marian Rivera ("Kung Fu Divas"), and Lorna Tolentino ("Burgos").

The Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences, Inc. handed out the trophies on Sunday, July 13, at the grand ballroom of Solaire Resort and Casino in Parañaque City.

As for the Best Actor category, ER Ejercito was able to take home the coveted trophy for portraying a gangster in the movie "Boy Golden: Shoot To Kill."  

He was able to beat Gerald Anderson ("On The Job"), John Lloyd Cruz ("It Takes A Man And A Woman"), Dingdong Dantes ("She’s The One"), Xian Lim ("Bakit Di Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo"), Coco Martin ("A Moment In Time"), Daniel Padilla ("Pagpag"), Robin Padilla ("10,000 Hours"), Piolo Pascual ("On The Job"), and Vic Sotto ("My Little Bossings").

Erik Matti was unable to personally receive his Best Director trophy for his action film OTJ ("On The Job").

His movie OTJ was able to earn other awards, including Best Sound, Best Story, Best Editing, Best Screenplay, and Best Picture.

Another big winner was the movie "Boy Golden," which earned trophies for Best Theme Song, Best Musical Score, Best Production Design, Best Cinematography, Best Actor and Best Actress.

Gerald Anderson was named Male Moviestar of the Night while Valerie Concepcion received the award for being the Female Moviestar of the Night.

Gerald also bagged another special award when he was named the recipient of the Calayan Male Celebrity of the Night while KC Concepcion bagged the award for Calayan Female Celebrity of the Night.

Adrian Cabido of Lauriana was able to beat other child stars Clarence Delgado ("Pagpag"), Ryzza Mae Dizon ("My Little Bossings"), and James “Bimby” Aquino-Yap ("My Little Bossings").

Julia Barretto, Ken Chan, Janine Gutierrez, Hiro Peralta, Jerome Ponce and James Reid were recipients of the German Moreno Youth Achievement Award this year. They were all present during the awards night held at Solaire. 
Special Awards
  • FAMAS Grand Award: Jeorge "ER" Ejercito Estregan
  • Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award: Piolo Pascual
  • Art Padua Memorial Award: Boy Abunda
  • Dr. Jose Perez Memorial Award: Mario Dumaual
  • Exemplary Award for Public Service: Engineer Felizardo
  • Jun Sevilla Jr. Excellence Award in Criminal Justice Pao Jail Visitation Team/Legal, Medical Dental, Optical Mission: Chief Public Attorney Persida Rueda Acosta
  • Presidential Award: Tzu Chi Foundation

Kapuso star Bela Padilla thanks her family and fans after receiving the Best Supporting Actress Award for the film "10,000 Hours." Danny Pata

List of winners in the 62nd FAMAS
  • Best Special Effects: "Kung Fu Divas"
  • Best Visual Effects: "Pagpag, Siyam na Buhay"
  • Best Theme Song: Abra for "Midas" ("Boy Golden")
  • Best Musical Score: "Boy Golden"
  • Best Sound: OTJ ("On The Job")
  • Best Story: OTJ ("On The Job")
  • Best Editing: OTJ ("On The Job")
  • Best Production Design: "Boy Golden"
  • Best Cinematography: "Boy Golden"
  • Best Screenplay: Michiko Yamamoto and Erik Matti ("On The Job")
  • Best Child Performer: Adrian Cabido ("Lauriana")
  • Best Supporting Actor: Pen Medina ("10,000 Hours")
  • Best Supporting Actress: Bela Padilla ("10,000 Hours")
  • Best Director: Erik Matti ("On The Job")
  • Best Actor: ER Ejercito ("Boy Golden")
  • Best Actress: KC Concepcion ("Boy Golden")
  • Best Picture: OTJ ("On The Job")