Thriller Babel and TV comedy Ugly Betty were the big winners at the American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) Awards in Pasadena, California, last night.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu picked up Outstanding Director–Motion Picture and Outstanding Motion Picture for Babel, while the movie’s star Adriana Barraza and screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga picked up Outstanding Actress–Motion Picture and Outstanding Screenplay, respectively.
Hit TV show Ugly Betty was named Outstanding Television Series, Miniseries or TV Movie, while onscreen siblings America Ferrera (Betty Suarez) and Ana Ortiz (Hilda Suarez) won Outstanding Actress and Outstanding Supporting Actress, respectively.
Writer Silvio Horta also picked up Outstanding Writing for the 2006 pilot episode of the show.
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