MMFF 2022: List of Official Entries & Awards Night Winners + Movie Trailers

MMFF 2022 Entries Metro Manila Film Festival 2022 Movies Trailers

It's Christmas season! And it's Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) season again!

The Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) has always been part of the Filipino Christmas season every year. Organized by Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA), this annual film festival started way back in 1975 and aims to promote and help the Philippine movie industry.

Last October 20, 2022, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) selection committee announced the 8 official entries for this year's Metro Manila Film Festival.

The esteemed members of the Selection Committee headed by the multi-awarded and much respected leader of the film industry Boots Anson-Rodrigo chose the Top 8 based on the following criteria:
  • Artistic Excellence - 40%,
  • Commercial Appeal - 40%,
  • Filipino Cultural Values - 10% and
  • Global Appeal - 10%.

The 48th MMFF will begin on Christmas Day and will run until the first week of January 2023 in theaters nationwide.

ALSO READ: Summer MMFF 2023 List of Official Entries & Awards Night Winners + Movie Trailers

The 8 Official Entries to the 2022 MMFF are the following (in no particular order):


48th Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2022 Official Entries

1. Deleter

Directed by Mikhail Red and starring Nadine Lustre, McCoy De Leon, and Louise delos Reyes.

2. Family Matters

Directed by Nuel Naval and starring Noel Trinidad and Liza Lorena.

3. Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told

Starring Edu Manzano, JC De Vera, Aljur Abrenica.

4. My Father, Myself

Starring Jake Cuenca, Sean de Guzman, and Dimples Romana.

5. Labyu with an Accent

Starring Coco Martin and Jodi Sta. Maria.

6. Nanahimik ang Gabi

Starring Ian Veneracion and Heaven Peralejo.

7. Partners in Crime

Starring Vice Ganda and Ivana Alawi.

8. My Teacher

Starring Toni Gonzaga and Joey De Leon.

The 48th Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) will hold its "Parade of Stars" on December 21, 2022 in Quezon City. It will start at 2:00 pm, from Welcome Rotonda-Quezon Avenue to Quezon Memorial Circle. The festival's awarding ceremony, "Gabi Ng Parangal", will be held on December 27, 2022.

Gabi ng Parangal Winners (MMFF Awards Night 2022)

  • Best Float: My Father, Myself
  • Best Child Performer: Shawn Niño Gabriel, My Father, Myself
  • Best Sound: Deleter
  • Best Musical Score: Greg Rodriguez III, Nanahimik Ang Gabi
  • Best Original Theme Song: “Ang Aking Mahal,” Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told
  • Best Visual Effects: Deleter
  • Best Production Design: Nananahimik Ang Gabi
  • Best Editing: Nikolas Red, Deleter
  • Best Cinematography: Deleter
  • Gender Sensitivity: My Teacher
  • Stars of the Night: Ian Veneracion, Nadine Lustre
  • Marichu Vera-Perez Memorial Award: Vilma Santos-Recto
  • Fernando Poe Jr. Memorial Award: Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told
  • Best Screenplay: Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told
  • Best Supporting Actress: Dimples Romana, My Father, Myself
  • Best Supporting Actor: Mon Confiado, Nanahimik Ang Gabi
  • Best Director: Mikhail Red, Deleter
  • Best Actor: Ian Veneracion, Nanahimik Ang Gabi
  • Best Actress: Nadine Lustre, Deleter
  • 3rd Best Picture: Nanahimik Ang Gabi
  • 2nd Best Picture: Mamasapano: Now It Can Be Told
  • Best Picture: Deleter


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