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Awards

Asian Film Awards

2017 Nominee
Asian Film Award
Best Director
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)
Best Screenwriter
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)
2015 Nominee
Asian Film Award
Best Director
Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)

Berlin International Film Festival

2018 Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Best Film
Ang panahon ng halimaw (2018)
2016 Winner
Alfred Bauer Award
Hele sa hiwagang hapis (2016)
For a feature film that opens new perspectives.
Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Hele sa hiwagang hapis (2016)

Bildrausch Filmfest Basel

2018 Winner
Bildrausch Ring of Film Art
Best Director
Ang panahon ng halimaw (2018)
Zama (2017)
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Best Director
Ang panahon ng halimaw (2018)

Cannes Film Festival

2013 Nominee
Un Certain Regard Award
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)

Cartagena Film Festival

2018 Winner
Gemas Award
Best Film (Mejor Película)
Ang panahon ng halimaw (2018)
2017 Nominee
Gemas Award
Best Film (Mejor Película)
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)

Chicago International Film Festival

1999 Nominee
Gold Hugo
New Directors Competition
Serafin Geronimo: Ang kriminal ng Baryo Concepcion (1998)

Cinema One Originals Digital Film Festival

2013 Winner
Festival Prize
Best Music - Cinema One Plus
Alamat ni China Doll (2013)
Nominee
Festival Prize
Best Screenplay - Cinema One Plus
Alamat ni China Doll (2013)
2010 Winner
Special Honorary Award

Cinemanila International Film Festival

2013 Winner
Best Director
International Competition
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)
Nominee
Lino Brocka Award
International Competition
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)
2011 Winner
Grand Jury Prize
International Competition
Siglo ng pagluluwal (2011)
Nominee
Lino Brocka Award
International Competition
Siglo ng pagluluwal (2011)
2009 Winner
Indie Spirit Award
For his unwavering and steadfast commitment to independent cinema... and his uncompromising spirit.
2008 Nominee
Lino Brocka Award
International Competition
Melancholia (2008)
2006 Nominee
Lino Brocka Award
International Competition
Heremias: Unang aklat - Ang alamat ng prinsesang bayawak (2006)
2004 Nominee
Lino Brocka Award
Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino (2004)
2001 Winner
Netpac Award
Batang West Side (2001)

CPH:DOX

2014 Nominee
CPH:DOX Award
Mga anak ng unos (2014)

Doclisboa International Film Festival

2014 Nominee
New Visions
Feature Film
Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)

Dublin International Film Festival

2017 Winner
Dublin Film Critics Award
Best Director
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)

FAMAS Awards

2018 Winner
FAMAS Lifetime Achievement Award

FAP Awards, Philippines

2017 Winner
Plaque of Recognition

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2015 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best International Film
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)
Philippines

Fribourg International Film Festival

2006 Winner
Special Jury Award
Heremias: Unang aklat - Ang alamat ng prinsesang bayawak (2006)
Nominee
Grand Prix
Heremias: Unang aklat - Ang alamat ng prinsesang bayawak (2006)

Gawad Urian Awards

2017 Nominee
Gawad Urian Award
Best Direction (Pinakamahusay na Direksyon)
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)
Best Cinematography (Pinakamahusay na Sinematograpiya)
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)
Best Editing (Pinakamahusay na Editing)
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)
2015 Winner
Gawad Urian Award
Best Direction (Pinakamahusay na Direksyon)
Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)
Best Editing (Pinakamahusay na Editing)
Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)
Nominee
Gawad Urian Award
Best Documentary (Pinakamahusay na Dokyumentaryo)
Mga anak ng unos (2014)
2014 Winner
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)
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Nominee
Gawad Urian Award
Best Direction (Pinakamahusay na Direksyon)
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)
Best Editing (Pinakamahusay na Editing)
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)
2013 Winner
Gawad Urian Award
Best Sound (Pinakamahusay na Tunog)
Florentina Hubaldo, CTE (2012)
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Nominee
Gawad Urian Award
Best Editing (Pinakamahusay na Editing)
Florentina Hubaldo, CTE (2012)
Best Cinematography (Pinakamahusay na Sinematograpiya)
Florentina Hubaldo, CTE (2012)
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Florentina Hubaldo, CTE (2012)
Best Direction (Pinakamahusay na Direksyon)
Florentina Hubaldo, CTE (2012)
Best Picture (Pinakamahusay na Pelikula)
Florentina Hubaldo, CTE (2012)
2011 Winner
Dekada Award
Best Film of the Decade (Natatanging Pelikula ng Dekada)
Batang West Side (2001)
2000-2009
Best Film of the Decade (Natatanging Pelikula ng Dekada)
Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino (2004)
2000-2009
2009 Nominee
Gawad Urian Award
Best Direction (Pinakamahusay na Direksyon)
Melancholia (2008)
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Melancholia (2008)
Best Cinematography (Pinakamahusay na Sinematograpiya)
Melancholia (2008)
2008 Winner
Gawad Urian Award
Best Production Design (Pinakamahusay na Disenyong Pamproduksiyon)
Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto (2007)
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Nominee
Gawad Urian Award
Best Direction (Pinakamahusay na Direksyon)
Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto (2007)
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto (2007)
2007 Nominee
Gawad Urian Award
Best Short Film (Pinakamahusay na Maikling Pelikula)
Imahe nasyon (2006)
For the segment "Nang matapos ang ulan".
2005 Winner
Gawad Urian Award
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino (2004)
Nominee
Gawad Urian Award
Best Direction (Pinakamahusay na Direksyon)
Ebolusyon ng isang pamilyang Pilipino (2004)
2002 Winner
Gawad Urian Award
Best Direction (Pinakamahusay na Direksyon)
Batang West Side (2001)
Best Screenplay (Pinakamahusay na Dulang Pampelikula)
Batang West Side (2001)
Tied with Armando Lao for La Vida Rosa (2001).

Golden Screen Awards, Philippines

2014 Nominee
Golden Screen Award
Best Director
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)
Best Original Screenplay
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)
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IBAFF International Film Festival

2014 Winner
Audience Award
Feature Film
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)
Nominee
IBAFF Award
Best Feature Film
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2014 Nominee
ICP Award
Best Undistributed Film
Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)
4th place.

International Cinephile Society Awards

2018 Nominee
ICS Award
Best Adapted Screenplay
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)

Jameson Dublin International Film Festival

2017 Winner
Festival Award
DFCC Best Director
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)

Jeonju Film Festival

2012 Winner
Netpac Award
Florentina Hubaldo, CTE (2012)

for its deeply impactful configuration of intense performances, exquisite mis-en-scène and mystery ... More

for its deeply impactful configuration of intense performances, exquisite mis-en-scène and mystery of sound, and most importantly, for its empowering independent spirit.


Jerusalem Film Festival

2018 Nominee
Gabriel Sherover Foundation Award
Best International Film
Ang panahon ng halimaw (2018)
2017 Nominee
The Wilf Family Foundation Award
Best International Film
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)

Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival

2008 Winner
Silver Hanoman Award
Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto (2007)
Winner
NETPAC Award
Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto (2007)

This film tells about humanity in fierce situation. The characters in the film are reflection of ... More

This film tells about humanity in fierce situation. The characters in the film are reflection of how a nation must keep their sanity in many disasters that happen to them.

Nominee
Golden Hanoman Award
Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto (2007)

Locarno International Film Festival

2014 Winner
Golden Leopard
Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)
Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)

"For its outstanding cinematographic achievement in story-telling and its very impressive visual ... More

"For its outstanding cinematographic achievement in story-telling and its very impressive visual and narrative style that is unique and exceptional in terms of world cinematography and is linked with a profound political awareness of the country's history and with a deeply philosophical contemplation on time and space."

Winner
Junior Jury Award - "Environment Is Quality of Life" Prize
Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)
Winner
Don Quixote Award
Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)

Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival

2013 Winner
Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Award
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)

Through the subtle yet complex narration the film weaves together social, political, religious and ... More

Through the subtle yet complex narration the film weaves together social, political, religious and literary aspects into an organic and humanistic whole.


Palm Springs International Film Festival

2015 Nominee
FIPRESCI Prize
Best Foreign Language Film
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)

Pancevo Film Festival

2014 Winner
Lighthouse Award
Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2016 Nominee
Zabaltegi Section
Zabaltegi-Tabakalera Award
Hele sa hiwagang hapis (2016)

Singapore International Film Festival

2002 Winner
Silver Screen Award
Best Asian Feature Film
Batang West Side (2001)
2000 Nominee
Silver Screen Award
Best Asian Feature Film
Hubad sa ilalim ng buwan (1999)

Star Awards for Movies

2017 Nominee
Star Award
Indie Movie Director of the Year
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)

Sydney Film Festival

2017 Nominee
Audience Award
Best Narrative Feature
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)
9th Place

São Paulo International Film Festival

2014 Winner
Audience Award
Best Foreign Feature Film
Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)

Venice Film Festival

2016 Winner
Golden Lion
Best Film
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)
Nominee
Queer Lion
Ang babaeng humayo (2016)
2008 Winner
Venice Horizons Award
Melancholia (2008)
Best Film
Melancholia (2008)   ( (feature film))
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joint winners
2007 Winner
Venice Horizons Award - Special Mention
Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto (2007)
joint winners
Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto (2007)   ( (feature film))
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joint winners

World Premieres Film Festival

2014 Winner
Grand Festival Prize
Mula sa kung ano ang noon (2014)

Young Critics Circle, Philippines

2008 Winner
YCC Award
Best Achievement in Cinematography and Visual Design
Kagadanan sa banwaan ning mga engkanto (2007)
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