Quisimbing-Escandor Photofest

Tuesday, January 04, 2011 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

The Quisimbing-Escandor Film Festival aims to give light the current status of maternal and child health of our country. It believes that it is a strong indicator of a nation’s state of development and prosperity with the government as the main driving force behind it. Along with a video contest to promote the advocacy, a photo contest is also launched. You may enter up to 3 photos to the Quisimbing-Escandor Photofest in either black & white or colored category. Photos that best showcase the theme will Win CASH prizes.

Contest Mechanics:
  1. Theme: "Sa ngalan ng ama, ng anak, at ng ina" (Maternal and Child Health)
    • "Entries should showcase how not only biological but socio-economic-cultural-political and environmental factors contribute to maternal and child health problems and solutions. It would enable people to put health issues in a holistic social context, thus providing a better understanding on the true scope of the issue."
  2. Categories
    • Black and White
    • Colored
  3. Photo Guidelines
    • All entries must be unpublished
    • Digital JPEG or TIFF formats, no larger than 3MB
    • Minimum resolution of 1200 pixels by 1600 pixels at 72 dpi
    • Winners must submit a 300 dpi resolution
    • Photoshop or other editing software is limited to basic post-processing actions, such as contrast, color-balancing, sharpening, cropping, burning and dodging
    • Photos should not include watermarks, frames, or other markings on the photo, such as the date and time of the entry
    • You may accompany your photo with a title not exceeding ten (10) words
  4. Submit photos via email to QEPhotofest@gmail.com or QEPhotofest@qe-filmfestival.com
  5. Judging Criteria
    • 50% Substance, Originality and Impact
      30% Fidelity to the Theme
      20% Aesthetic Technique
  6. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: Submission Period until January 30, 2011

Contest Prize:

  • Grand Prize: P20,000
  • Black and White Category: P10,000
  • Colored Photography Category: P10,000
  • People’s Choice Award: P5,000
  • Special prizes may be awarded as deemed by the organizers

  • No entry fee
  • Online submission
  • Maximum of three (3) entries per entrant is allowed
  • "The Mu Sigma Phi Fraternity respects the right of the photographer, and will give appropriate credit whenever the photo is published by the Fraternity"
  • None
For more information, log on to qe-filmfestival.com