Finalists for the National Digital Arts Awards 2015 Named

Out of 300 entries, 25 were screened and judged by top creative directors and designers in the Philippines. All the finalists will move to the NDAA2015 Awarding Concert on...

Out of 300 entries, 25 were screened and judged by top creative directors and designers in the Philippines. All the finalists will move to the NDAA2015 Awarding Concert on January 15, 2016 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City. Special performers Up Dharma Down, Kean and Eunice, Parokya ni Edgar, and Boardwalk’s Young Emerging SocioEntrepreneur (YES) Ambassador, Alden Richards will be entertaining the crowd during the awarding concert.

For this year, the awards are open only for Filipino students. Globaltronics sought to cultivate the young Filipino digital artist, especially the multimedia arts and design students and enthusiasts’ creativity and national awareness. In two years of its successful installments, the company wants to instil in the youth that digital arts has a special role in the development of the nation.

FINALISTS FOR DIGITAL PRINT CATEGORY

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One Click Away by Juan Salvador A. Almencion of University of the Philippines Diliman

Technology and innovation are continuously making things faster and easier. Most of the people think that technology are just making things convenient, thus making most of the people lazy. The other side of it is that, technology are there to create new possibilities in our society. It continuously giving us new possibilities to share what overcomes all – to share love by helping fellow Filipinos and make our unity indestructible. —Juan Salvador Almencion 

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Juan Ngayon by Eliza N. Cobarrubias of iAcademy, Makati City

The work is an irony of ‘Juan Tamad’. Juan is leaning on the technology tree but shows that he is productive, not like the usual representation of sleeping Juan under the tree. Technology changed the lifestyle and productivity of every Filipino. —Eliza Cobarrubias 

Project Upgrading Motherbayan by John Paulo M. Espeña of Polytechnic University of the Philippines - Sta. Mesa, Manila

Project Upgrading Motherbayan by John Paulo M. Espeña of Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Sta. Mesa, Manila

Whenever someone says ‘digital technology’, the first thing that comes in our mind is a computer. Computers are composed of different parts and components with different functions, but all are working together to a certain goal. This is like the Philippines – we have different islands, regions, culture, and people. Everything and each one has its own role, yet all of these components work together to achieve progress and development. The ‘blueprint’ that resembles the ocean surrounding the country represents the idea that every part is important in creating a better computer. —John Paulo Espeña

Digital Bayanihan by Timothy Bryle Flores of Mapua Institute of Technology

Digital Bayanihan by Timothy Bryle Flores of Mapua Institute of Technology

Bayanihan is the main concept of the work. It shows the youth using gadgets to form a kubo tht symbolizes that each one is a hero to one another. Even if they have differences, still they show love for the country by honoring our Filipino icons with the use of technology. It also shows that the advancement of technology helps the youth in nation building. —Timothy Bryle Flores

E-pagmalaki by Avin Marc D. Gulfan of Technological University of the Philippines - Manila

E-pagmalaki by Avin Marc D. Gulfan of Technological University of the Philippines – Manila

It shows a modern day Makabayan, sharing the inspiring stories of Filipinos everywhere by means of social media. The message is simple: No storm can wear us down. —Avin Marc Gulfan

Digital Revolution by Jann Ray Romulo D. Javier of La Consolacion College Bacolod

Digital Revolution by Jann Ray Romulo D. Javier of La Consolacion College Bacolod

We live in the age where everything is digital and accessible with our fingertips. With this kind of privilege, we should use it for a greater good for our country. Apolinario Mabini is a metaphor for a peaceful revolution – a spark for change. We are the brain of the revolution; let us start the battle for a better change, but this time, it will be a digital revolution. —Jann Ray Romulo Javier

HaPPinoy by Reigina Loren Lozada of Miriam College

HaPPinoy by Reigina Loren Lozada of Miriam College

The android phone as a makeshift building in Vigan represents that even though our country is bounded with historically irreplaceable traditions, Filipinos are starting to widen their perspective. This positive change leads to various innovation that adds color to our diverse culture. Each app shows how Filipinos use digital media for entertainment, communication, and many more. —Reigina Loren Lozada

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We Are a New Generation by Danielle Nicole C. Llemos of Mapua Institute of Technology

The youth is portrayed as a symbol of the current generation – they make a stand to fight for the betterment of our country. Despite of all the negative notion regarding them due to the use of technology that makes them deviants of the real world, still the youth has the advantage in raising the country’s pride and the power to instill nationalism with the use of these things.The Philippines is now in the digital period so we need to take a step towards the future. —Danielle Nicole Llemos

Tubo ng Teknolohiya by Julia Raine P. Maglalang of iAcademy, Makati City

Tubo ng Teknolohiya by Julia Raine P. Maglalang of iAcademy, Makati City

The Sampaguita plant is a representation of our nation that grows through debris of computers and digital machines. These digital machines represents our past and current interactions with different technology. When we put them together, it symbolizes the partial growth of our nation through technology. —Julia Raine Maglalang

Ang Pagpupulong by Jean P. Napeñas of Technological University of the Philippines - Manila

Ang Pagpupulong by Jean P. Napeñas of Technological University of the Philippines – Manila

Filipino youth can contribute to the development and enhancement of the country through the proper use of digital technology. —Jean Napeñas

1+1=3: Power to Pinoy Culture by Jan Christian J. Oates of Technological University of the Philippines - Manila

1+1=3: Power to Pinoy Culture by Jan Christian J. Oates of Technological University of the Philippines – Manila

Ang kultura ay malaking bahagi sa paghubog ng ating sarili at kasama rito ang teknolohiya na naging bahagi na ng kulturang Pilipino. Sa pamamagitan ng makabagong teknolohiya, unti-unti nating mapapayabong pa ang ating magagandang kultura at maipakikilala pa natin sa ibang parte ng mundo ang kultura natin.Jan Christian Oates

A New Voice by Brian Richard P. Paat of Polytechnic University of the Philippines -Sta. Mesa, Manila

A New Voice by Brian Richard P. Paat of Polytechnic University of the Philippines -Sta. Mesa, Manila

Nowadays, us Filipinos use technology as a voice in which we could express our opinions about different kinds of topic. These technology are also used for us to connect with other people. These will essentially help in pulling our country upward for a better future if people are willing to share their thoughts about the nation as a whole. With this kind of thinking that we share, we can force changes in our country for the better. —Brian Richard Paat

To Digital and Beyong by Rica Julia D.C. Pascua of Our Lady of Fatima Unirsity- Lagro Campus

To Digital and Beyong by Rica Julia D.C. Pascua of Our Lady of Fatima Unirsity- Lagro Campus

In the work, the youth represents Pagkakaisa/ Bayanihan. The building represents progress, and the astronaut robot represents the digital beyond. Behind are the youth who control the robot – We are still the hope, and we will shape the future for the better. —Rica Julia Pascua

With One Click, I Did It All by Jericho G. Ramos of University of Santo Tomas

With One Click, I Did It All by Jericho G. Ramos of University of Santo Tomas

This is about the endless possibilities Filipinos can do with digital technology. With the help of digital technology, we can do big with one small gesture. With one click, we can travel; with one click, we can go back in time and know our history; with one click, we can keep in touch to our loved ones even with a distance; with one click, we can help those who are in need; with one click, we can learn. With one tiny click, we can do it all. —Jericho Ramos

iPinoy by Renoida Jonah G. Renovilla of The University of Mindanao

iPinoy by Renoida Jonah G. Renovilla of The University of Mindanao

Being in a third world country, it’s no lie that we Filipinos are a minority in the digital art world. In fact, our society, doesn’t see digital arts as a ‘real’ job. In this work however, it conveys that everything we see around us, these were all made by different kinds of digital artists. Even though we are small in number, our works have huge impacts. The world is advancing, and with it are the Filipinos. —Renoida Jonah Renovilla

Project Genesis by Darwynn D. Soriano of iAcademy, Makati City

Project Genesis by Darwynn D. Soriano of iAcademy, Makati City

As a Filipino youth, my interpretation of the Philippines as an evolving nation with the help of digital technology, is a nation that embraces the merging of the old and new symbols. This aims to make the viewers see what kind of Philippines if our country develops a strong foundation on its culture while instilling the use of digital technology. It will be like a wonderland! —Darwynn Soriano

We Are Juan by Gian Carlo S. Wong of Mapua Institute of Technology

We Are Juan by Gian Carlo S. Wong of Mapua Institute of Technology

Through digital technology, we get to show the Philippines’ rich beauty, admirable culture, and traditions to the world. This is being represented by the breath-taking landmarks, colorful festivals, Filipino values, and Filipino textiles and motifs that are coming out of the gadgets. By showing to the world who we are, we unite each and every ‘Juan’ even if we are bounded by distance. The gadgets forming the Philippine map, the ribbons and banderitas connecting them, and the multi-cultural hands holding and touching the gadgets show this idea. —Gian Carlo Wong

FINALISTS FOR MOTION GRAPHICS CATEGORY

1. Change by Michael M. Angelo of Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Taguig

OFFICIAL ENTRY FOR #NDAA2015 MOTION GRAPHICS CATEGORY’Change'”This shows the evolution of technology in the Philippines and its effects to our country which strengthens our nationality, expands information, enriches our culture, disseminates good values, and brightens the nation’s aesthetics. All of these are possible through the use of technological advancements. These improvements have been a great way to transform every Filipinos into digital Pinoy equipped with knowledge to do good things for our nations.”~ Michael M. Angelo Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Taguig

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This shows the evolution of technology in the Philippines and its effects to our country which strengthens our nationality, expands information, enriches our culture, disseminates good values, and brightens the nation’s aesthetics. All of these are possible through the use of technological advancements. These improvements have been a great way to transform every Filipinos into digital Pinoy equipped with knowledge to do good things for our nations. —Michael Angelo

 

2. Young Digital Heroes by Anton Victor S. Espelita of First Academy of Computer Arts, Makati City

OFFICIAL ENTRY FOR #NDAA2015 MOTION GRAPHICS CATEGORY’Young Digital Heroes’The work envisions the Filipino youth, combined with their talents and skills with technology to become the heroes in nation building.”~ Anton Victor S. Espelita First Academy of Computer Arts, Makati City

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 The work envisions the Filipino youth, combined with their talents and skills with technology to become the heroes in nation building. —Anton Victor Espelita

 

3. Connection by Emmanuel P. Fojas of University of Perpetual Help System DALTA

OFFICIAL ENTRY FOR #NDAA2015 MOTION GRAPHICS CATEGORY’Connection'”One of the most helpful contributions of Digital Technology in every Filipino is having the ability to connect people wherever they are, whenever they want. Filipinos value their family and friends that’s why having a communication with our loved ones helps to keep the bond stronger even though they are miles away from us.”~ Emmanuel P. Fojas University of Perpetual Help System DALTA

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One of the most helpful contributions of Digital Technology in every Filipino is having the ability to connect people wherever they are, whenever they want. Filipinos value their family and friends that’s why having a communication with our loved ones helps to keep the bond stronger even though they are miles away from us. —Emmanual Fojas

4. Building Juan by Gian Paolo G. Garrido of Mapua Institute of Technology

OFFICIAL ENTRY FOR #NDAA2015 MOTION GRAPHICS CATEGORY’Building Juan'”We have advanced from our traditional identity alongside with technology without defiling our identity. The digital media are great means of promoting our culture, traditions, and values to the whole world.”~ Gian Paolo G. Garrido Mapua Institute of Technology

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We have advanced from our traditional identity alongside with technology without defiling our identity. The digital media are great means of promoting our culture, traditions, and values to the whole world. —Gian Paolo Garrido

5. #Exploration by Princess Shechinah Jed A. Javier of University of the Philippines – Diliman

OFFICIAL ENTRY FOR #NDAA2015 MOTION GRAPHICS CATEGORY’#Exploration'”This is an attempt to call our fellow Filipinos that the power is ‘in our hands’ not on ‘what is in our hands’. The water, land, and air are metaphors to knowledge, our culture, and innovation, respectively. We will not know more and prosper if we don’t venture them.” ~ Princess Shechinah Jed A. Javier University of the Philippines – Diliman

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This is an attempt to call our fellow Filipinos that the power is ‘in our hands’ not on ‘what is in our hands’. The water, land, and air are metaphors to knowledge, our culture, and innovation, respectively. We will not know more and prosper if we don’t venture them. —Princess Shechinah Jed Javier

6. Digital Pinoy by Bradd Simon S. Maesa of University of Santo Tomas

OFFICIAL ENTRY FOR #NDAA2015 MOTION GRAPHICS CATEGORY’Digital Pinoy'”I created an animation with an infographic style, giving facts about the digital lifestyle here in the Philippines and its influence to the Filipino youth. I want them to know that we are capable of doing better things if we just help each other and use technology in a better way.”~ Bradd Simon S. Maesa University of Santo Tomas

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I created an animation with an infographic style, giving facts about the digital lifestyle here in the Philippines and its influence to the Filipino youth. I want them to know that we are capable of doing better things if we just help each other and use technology in a better way. —Bradd Simon Maesa

7. Psst, Tumingin Ka Sa Paligid Mo by Rosa Lorena V. Mendoza of University of Santo Tomas

OFFICIAL ENTRY FOR #NDAA2015 MOTION GRAPHICS CATEGORY’Psst, Tumingin Ka Sa Paligid Mo'””The work shows how the current generation can improve their social life online through patronizing our country.”~ Rosa Lorena V. Mendoza University of Santo Tomas

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The work shows how the current generation can improve their social life online through patronizing our country. —Rosa Lorena Mendoza

8. Ang Pinoy Sa Digital Age by Philip Alfred B. Nery of Malayan Colleges of Laguna

OFFICIAL ENTRY FOR #NDAA2015 MOTION GRAPHICS CATEGORY’Ang Pinoy Sa Digital Age'”Through our knowledge in the digital technology, we can show the world what our country can offer.”~ Philip Alfred B. Nery Malayan Colleges of Laguna

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Through our knowledge in the digital technology, we can show the world what our country can offer. —Philip Alfred Nery

Both categories will have its respective grand winners, 2nd and 3rd placers, and people’s choice awardees. The grand winner for print category will receive a cash prize of Php175,000, 2nd place winner will receive Php150,000, and Php100,000 for the 3rd place winner. For the motion graphics category, grand winner will receive a cash prize of Php200,000, 2nd place winner will win Php150,000, and 3rd place winner will receive Php125,000. All winners will receive the iconic NDAA trophy and certificate. Aside from that, winners’ schools will also receive cash incentives.

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  • Serge
    17 January 2016 at 12:39 pm

    Juey, you’ll always be a winner for me, with or without an award:)

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