10 Greatest Filipino Directors

The Tagalog slang word for 'director' is direk.

 

1. Lino Brocka
FAMAS Best Director in 1970, 1974, 1975, 1979 and 1990

2. Eddie Romero
FAMAS Best Director in 1966 and 1980

3. Gerardo de Leon
FAMAS Best Director in 1952 , 1960, 1961, 1962, 1965 and 1971

4. Eddie Garcia
FAMAS Best Director in 1966, 1969, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1987 and 1989

5. Marilou Diaz -Abaya
FAMAS Best Director in 1983, 1998, 1999, 2001

6. Elwood Perez
FAMAS Best Director in 1988, 1989 and 1991

7. Lamberto V. Avellana
FAMAS Best Director in 1953 and 1964

8. Celso Ad. Castillo
FAMAS Best Director in 1978 and 1985

9. Carlos Siguion - Reyna
FAMAS Best Director in 1992

10. Maryo J. de los Reyes
FAMAS Best Director in 2003 and 2004

FAMAS is short for Filipino Academy of Movie Arts and Sciences Award.