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Awards

Cinemanila International Film Festival

2000 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

FAMAS Awards

2014 Nominated
FAMAS Award
Best Screenplay
Burgos (2013)
Best Screenplay
Lauriana (2013)
Best Story
Burgos (2013)
2011 Nominated
FAMAS Award
Best Story
Sa'yo lamang (2010)
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Best Screenplay
Sa'yo lamang (2010)
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2006 Won
FAMAS Award
Best Story
Nasaan ka man (2005)
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Best Screenplay
Nasaan ka man (2005)
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Nominated
FAMAS Award
Best Story
Dubai (2005)
Best Screenplay
Dubai (2005)
Shared with:
Joint nomines: Ricardo Lee, Shaira Mella Salvador and John Paul Abellera
2002 Won
FAMAS Award
Best Screenplay
Bagong buwan (2001)
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2001 Nominated
FAMAS Award
Best Story
Deathrow (2000)
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Best Screenplay
Lagarista (2000)
1999 Won
FAMAS Award
Best Screenplay
José Rizal (1998)
Shared with:
1997 Nominated
FAMAS Award
Best Story
Madrasta (1996)
Best Screenplay
Madrasta (1996)
1996 Nominated
FAMAS Award
Best Screenplay
The Flor Contemplacion Story (1995)
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1992 Won
FAMAS Award
Best Story
Ang totoong buhay ni Pacita M. (1991)
Best Screenplay
Ang totoong buhay ni Pacita M. (1991)
1991 Won
FAMAS Award
Best Story
Andrea, paano ba ang maging isang ina? (1990)
Best Screenplay
Andrea, paano ba ang maging isang ina? (1990)

FAP Awards, Philippines

2011 Nominated
FAP Award
Best Screenplay
Sa'yo lamang (2010)
2006 Nominated
FAP Award
Best Screenplay
Dubai (2005)
Shared with:
Joint nominees: Ricardo Lee, Shaira Mella Salvador and John Paul Abellera
2005 Nominated
FAP Award
Best Screenplay
Sabel (2004)
2001 Won
FAP Award
Best Screenplay
Anak (2000)
2000 Won
FAP Award
Best Screenplay
Bulaklak ng Maynila (1999)
1997 Nominated
FAP Award
Best Screenplay
Madrasta (1996)
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1996 Won
FAP Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
The Flor Contemplacion Story (1995)
Nominated
FAP Award
Best Screenplay, Adapted
Ipaglaban mo: The Movie (1995)
1995 Won
FAP Award
Best Screenplay
Pangako ng kahapon (1994)
1994 Won
FAP Award
Best Story Adaptation
Dahil mahal kita: The Dolzura Cortez Story (1993)
1992 Won
FAP Award
Best Screenplay
Ang totoong buhay ni Pacita M. (1991)
1991 Won
FAP Award
Best Screenplay
Andrea, paano ba ang maging isang ina? (1990)

Gawad Urian Awards

2005 Nominated
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Sabel (2004)
2003 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
2000 Nominated
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Bulaklak ng Maynila (1999)
Shared with:
1997 Nominated
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Madrasta (1996)
Shared with:
1996 Nominated
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Ipaglaban mo: The Movie (1995)
1991 Won
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Gumapang ka sa lusak (1990)
Nominated
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Andrea, paano ba ang maging isang ina? (1990)
1985 Nominated
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Sinner or Saint (1984)
1984 Nominated
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Karnal (1983)
1983 Nominated
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Himala (1982)
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Moral (1982)
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Relasyon (1982)
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1982 Won
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Salome (1981)
Nominated
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Playgirl (1981)
1981 Nominated
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Brutal (1980)
1980 Won
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Jaguar (1979)
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Golden Screen Awards, Philippines

2011 Nominated
Golden Screen Award
Best Original Screenplay
Sa'yo lamang (2010)
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Best Story
Sa'yo lamang (2010)
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2009 Nominated
Golden Screen Award
Best Original Screenplay
Fuschia (2009)

Maria Clara Awards

2006 Won
Maria Clara Award
Best Screenplay
Dubai (2005)
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Metro Manila Film Festival

1999 Won
Festival Prize
Best Story
Muro-ami (1999)
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1998 Won
Festival Prize
Best Screenplay
José Rizal (1998)
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Best Original Story
José Rizal (1998)
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1992 Won
Festival Prize
Best Screenplay
Takbo... Talon... Tili!!! (1992)
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1991 Won
Festival Prize
Best Screenplay
Ang totoong buhay ni Pacita M. (1991)
Best Story
Ang totoong buhay ni Pacita M. (1991)
1990 Won
Festival Prize
Best Story
Andrea, paano ba ang maging isang ina? (1990)
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Best Screenplay
Andrea, paano ba ang maging isang ina? (1990)
1987 Won
Festival Prize
Best Screenplay
Olongapo... The Great American Dream (1987)
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1982 Won
Festival Prize
Best Screenplay
Moral (1982)

Star Awards for Movies

2014 Won
Special Award
Ulirang Alagad ng Pelikula sa Likod ng Kamera
2011 Nominated
Star Award
Movie Original Screenplay of the Year
Sa'yo lamang (2010)
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2000 Won
Star Award
Adapted Screenplay of the Year
Bulaklak ng Maynila (1999)
Nominated
Star Award
Original Screenplay of the Year
Sidhi (1999)
1999 Won
Star Award
Adapted Screenplay of the Year
José Rizal (1998)
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Young Critics Circle, Philippines

1999 Nominated
YCC Award
Best Screenplay
Curacha ang babaeng walang pahinga (1998)
1996 Nominated
YCC Award
Best Screenplay
The Flor Contemplacion Story (1995)
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1995 Nominated
YCC Award
Best Screenplay
Pangako ng kahapon (1994)
Best Screenplay
Separada (1994)
Shared with:
1992 Nominated
YCC Award
Best Screenplay
Ang totoong buhay ni Pacita M. (1991)
Best Screenplay
Class of '91 (1991)
1991 Won
YCC Award
Individual Achievement Prize
Andrea, paano ba ang maging isang ina? (1990)
Hahamakin lahat (1990)

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