Contest Guide

 

ELIGIBILITY

Professional Filipino journalists living in the Philippines aged 18 years old and above upon submission of entry.

PMFTC Inc. and Bright Leaf secretariat employees, officials and their relatives up to the 2nd degree of consanguinity or affinity are not eligible to join the contest.

ENTRIES

No entry fee.

Only entries published, aired and broadcast locally from September 1, 2017 until August 31, 2018 will be accepted.

PMFTC Inc. reserves the right to retain full power and authority to publish any of the entries in any of its corporate publications, press releases, or other form of written or electronic documentation without prior approval of the author. However, proper recognition of the author will be made whenever his entry is used by PMFTC in any manner or form.

LANGUAGE

Entries may be in English, Filipino, or any of the Philippine regional dialects.  (English translation is required for any material that is not in English)

 

SUBMISSION OF ENTRIES

Entries will be accepted starting March 1, 2018.
The deadline for submission is at 11:59 PM Sept. 1, 2018.
A contestant can submit as many entries in any category.   However, an entry cannot be submitted in more than one category.

 

SENDING ENTRIES VIA WEB

PRINT

  1. Click on the Submit Entry button on the website. 
  2. Download and complete the entry form.
  3. Attach/upload your entry by clicking the SUBMIT PRINT ENTRY button. 
  4. Entry should be one (1) soft copy in MS Word format. Arial font size 12, double-spaced.
  5. For entries written in Filipino/Regional dialect, please attach an English translation of the softcopy in MS Word format.
  6. Submit a scanned copy of the actual published material entry as proof of publication. Only JPEG or PDF files will be accepted.
  7. The contestant's identity must not appear on any of the pages of the entry.

PHOTO 

  1. Click on the Submit Entry button on the website. 
  2. Download and complete the entry form.
  3. Attach/upload your entry by clicking the SUBMIT PHOTO ENTRY button. 
  4. Entry should be one (1) 12 inches by 18 inches, 300dpi resolution softcopy in JPEG format. The contestant's identity including watermark signature must not appear on any of the entry.
  5. Submit a scanned copy of the actual published photo as proof of publication. Only JPEG or PDF files will be accepted.
  6. The contestant's identity including watermark signature must not appear on the entry.

RADIO

  1. Click on the Submit Entry button on the website. 
  2. Download and complete the entry form. 
  3. Attach/Upload your entry by clicking the SUBMIT RADIO ENTRY button. 
  4. Follow the instructions to creating a Dropbox Account. 
  5. Upload your entry and click share with secretariat@brightleafawards.com 
  6. Entry should be One (1) softcopy of transcription in MS Word format, Arial font size 12, double-spaced.
  7. For entries in Filipino/Regional dialect, attach an English translation of the softcopy in MS Word format.
  8. One (1) transcript of airing (TOA) copy to show proof of airing in MP3 format.
  9. Submit a scanned authorization letter from the Station Manager. Only JPEG or PDF files will be accepted.

TV

  1. Click on the Submit Entry button on the website. 
  2. Download and complete the entry form. 
  3. Attach/Upload your entry by clicking the SUBMIT TV ENTRY button. 
  4. Follow the instructions to creating a Dropbox Account. 
  5. Upload your entry and click share with secretariat@brightleafawards.com
  6. For entries in Filipino/Regional dialect, attach an English translation of the softcopy in MS Word format.
  7. One (1) transcript of airing (TOA) copy to show proof of airing in AVI or MP4 format.
  8. Submit a scanned authorization letter from the Station Manager. Only JPEG or PDF files will be accepted.

ONLINE STORY

  1. Click on the Submit Entry button on the website. 
  2. Download and complete the entry form.
  3. Attach/Upload your entry by clicking the SUBMIT ONLINE ENTRY button. 
  4. Entry should be one (1) soft copy in MS Word format. Arial font size 12, double-spaced.
  5. For entries written in Filipino/Regional dialect, please attach an English translation of the softcopy in MS Word format.
  6. Submit a scanned screenshot of the actual published material entry as proof of publication. Only JPEG or PDF files will be accepted.
  7. Submit a certification from the editorial head of the online news platform.
  8. The contestant's identity must not appear on any of the pages of the entry.

 

SENDING ENTRIES VIA COURIER

MAILING ADDRESS:

BRIGHT LEAF AWARDS 2018
Juicebox Shop Inc.
Unit 2F Phoenix Heights Condominium Corporation
40 Henry Javier St. corner Danny Floro St., Pasig City 1600

PRINT

Enclose the following in a long brown envelope:

  1. Completed official entry form.
  2. One (1) hard copy and one (1) soft copy in CD of entry in MS Word format. Arial font size 12, double-spaced.
  3. One (1) hard copy and one (1) soft copy in CD of entry translated in English if the entry is in a regional dialect.
  4. Scanned, photocopied or actual copy of published entry as proof of publication.
  5. The contestant's identity must not appear on any of the pages of the entry.

PHOTO

  1. Completed official entry form.
  2. One (1) hard copy of entry, 12R in size.
  3. One (1) soft copy of entry in JPEG format saved on a CD.
  4. Scanned, photocopied or actual copy of published entry as proof of publication.
  5. One (1) 12 inches by 18 inches, 300dpi resolution softcopy in JPEG format.
  6. The contestant's identity including watermark signature must not appear on the entry.

RADIO

Enclose the following in a long brown envelope:

  1. Completed official entry form.
  2. One (1) hard copy of transcription in MS Word format
  3. One (1) soft copy of transcription in MS Word format.
  4. At least one (1) episode copy of the radio program/segment.
  5. One (1) soft copy of entry translated in English if the entry is in a regional dialect
  6. One (1) transcript of airing (TOA) copy to show proof of airing in mp3 format on CD or flash drive.
  7. Authorization letter from the Station Manager,

TV

  1. Completed official entry form.
  2. One (1) hard copy of transcription in MS Word format
  3. One (1) soft copy of transcription in MS Word format.
  4. At least one (1) episode copy of the TV program/segment.
  5. One (1) softcopy of entry translated in English if the entry is in a regional dialect
  6. One (1) transcript of airing (TOA) copy to show proof of airing in AVI or MP4 on CD or flash drive.
  7. Authorization letter from the Station Manager.

ONLINE STORY

Enclose the following in a long brown envelope:

  1. Completed official entry form.
  2. One (1) hard copy and one (1) soft copy in CD of entry in MS Word format. Arial font size 12, double-spaced.
  3. One (1) hard copy and one (1) soft copy in CD of entry translated in English if the entry is in a regional dialect.
  4. Printed copy of the screenshot of the published entry as proof of publication.
  5. Certification from the editorial head of the online news platform.
  6. The contestant's identity must not appear on any of the pages of the entry.

 

SENDING ENTRIES VIA EMAIL

EMAIL ADDRESS: secretariat@brightleafawards.com

PRINT

Attach the following to your email:

  1. Completed official entry form.
  2. One (1) soft copy of entry in MS Word format. Arial font size 12, double-spaced.
  3. One (1) soft copy of entry translated in English if the entry is in a regional dialect.
  4. Scanned copy of published entry as proof of publication.
  5. The contestant's identity must not appear on any of the pages of the entry.

PHOTO

Attach the following to your email:

  1. Completed official entry form.
  2. One (1) soft copy of entry 12 inches by 18 inches, 300dpi resolution in JPEG format.
  3. Scanned copy of published entry as proof of publication
  4. The contestant's identity including watermark signature must not appear on the entry.

RADIO

  1. Follow the instructions in creating a Dropbox Account. 
  2. Upload your entry and click share with secretariat@brightleafawards.com
  3. Your entry should include the following:

               a. Completed entry form
               b. One (1) soft copy of transcription in MS Word format, Arial font size 12, double-spaced.
               c. For entries in Filipino/Regional dialect, submit an English translation of the softcopy in MS Word format.
               d. One (1) transcript of airing (TOA) copy to show proof of airing in MP3 format.
               e. Submit a scanned authorization letter from the Station Manager. Only JPEG or PDF files will be accepted.

TV

  1. Follow the instructions in creating a Dropbox Account. 
  2. Upload your entry and click share with secretariat@brightleafawards.com
  3. Your entry should include the following:

               a. Completed entry form
               b. One (1) soft copy of transcription in MS Word format, Arial font size 12, double-spaced.
               c. For entries in Filipino/Regional dialect, submit an English translation of the softcopy in MS Word format.
               d. One (1) transcript of airing (TOA) copy to show proof of airing in AVI or MP4 format.
               e. Submit a scanned authorization letter from the Station Manager. Only JPEG or PDF files will be accepted.

ONLINE STORY

Attach the following to your email:

  1. Completed official entry form.
  2. One (1) soft copy of entry in MS Word format. Arial font size 12, double-spaced.
  3. One (1) soft copy in CD of entry translated in English if the entry is in a regional dialect.
  4. Scanned screenshot of the actual published material entry as proof of publication. Only JPEG or PDF files will be accepted.
  5. Certification from the editorial head of the online news platform.
  6. The contestant's identity must not appear on any of the pages of the entry.

 

 

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