THE Davao City Information Office launched Friday, April 21, the "Destination Davao short video-making contest."
Davao City information officer Jefry Tupas said that through the contest, Dabawenyos are given another chance show off creativity, impressive video-making skills, compelling storytelling abilities, and love for Davao City.
"The 'Destination: A Video-Making Competition' aims to encourage Dabawenyos and Davao City visitors — whose interests are filmmaking or production of short videos — to come up with original works that depict Davao City as the desired place to invest, visit, or live in, among others," he said.
He added that the contest is open to all and students are encouraged to join.
Tupas said that the submitted videos will become properties of the Davao City Government. The videos will be used to promote Davao City.
The entries can be in the form of short stories, music video, animation, video clip, documentary, stop motion and the like. It should be in digital format, with a minimum resolution size of 720×480, and should not be shorter than one minute or longer than two minutes.
Tupas added that a cash prize of P30,000 will be given to the top winner, while P20,000 for the second prize winner and the third prize winner will get P10,000.
A People’s Choice award and six consolation prizes amounting to P5,000 each will also be given away.
The deadline for submission of all entries will be on May 26, 2017.
Tupas said that for more information, the interested participants are free to visit the City Information Office at the City Hall Building and look for Vivian Lorico or Kent Capute.
Published in the SunStar Davao newspaper on April 22, 2017.
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