MTRCB Jingle Writing Contest

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 jeffrey siy 0 Comments

Calling all young amateur composers studying in Metro Manila! The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) is launching their Jingle Writing Contest based on their advocacy theme, "Matalinong Panonood." It's FREE to join. What you need to do is create an original composition based on the given theme. Lyrics should have easy recall and the musical style should be up tempo, current, bright and inspiring. Another important thing: It must contain the ratings and classification letters G, PG, SPG, R-13, R-16, and R-18. You may enter a maximum of two (2) jingle compositions, either as a sole composer or collaborator. Submit it via email along with the entry form. Prizes at stake are P20,000, P10,000, and P5,000 respectively.

http://www.boy-kuripot.com/2014/09/mtrcb-jingle-writing-contest.html

Contest Requirements:
  • Open to young amateur composers from universities and colleges exclusively from the Metro Manila cities aged 17-26 years old
  • Local residents or composer of Filipino descent
  • No fees or charges upon joining
Contest Mechanics:
  1. Log on to mtrcb.gov.ph/mtrcb-jingle-writing-contest and download the entry form
  2. Theme: "Matalinong Panonood." Create a jingle based on MTRCB's advocacy
  3. Entry Guidelines
    • May be written  in a popular or new song genre, or fusion thereof, in any form or structure
    • The audio file of the jingle entry must be in MP3 format bearing the song title
    • Each song entry should not exceed 60 seconds and  have the capability to be abbreviated into 30-second and 15-second versions
    • Lyrics may be in Tagalog or Taglish
    • Must be entirely original and should not infringe on any existing copyright or any other intellectual property rights
    • Musical style should be up tempo, current, bright and inspiring
    • Lyrics should have easy recall
    • Lyrics should be in Word file format and must contain the name(s) of the composer and lyricist
    • Strictly one (1) form and one (1) audio file per entry
    • Must contain the ratings and classification letters G, PG, SPG, R-13, R-16, and R-18
    • Entry must not have been previously or recently licensed to any publisher, printed and distributed in hard copy or circulated through the internet
    • Must not have been previously recorded for commercial purposes or have been performed in any venue
  4. Each entry shall be submitted via email to mtrcbjinglewritingcontest@gmail.com within the contest submission date
  5. Judging Criteria
    • 30% Musical Content - melody and recall
    • 30% Lyrical Content - coherence and ingenuity
    • 20% Originality - fresh sound, unique approach to jingle-writing
    • 20% Over-all Impact - total effect on an audience
  6. One (1) entry per email shall be allowed
  7. You may enter a maximum of two (2) jingle compositions, either as a sole composer or collaborator 
  8. Only the first two entries involving the same composer shall be accepted. Succeeding entries will be disqualified
  9. View complete contest mechanics
Contest Period: Deadline for submission of entries until October 3, 2014, 5PM
Contest Prize:
  • First Place - P20,000
  • Second Place - P10,000
  • Third Place - P5,000
Upside
  •  CASH prize
  • No fees or charges upon joining 
Downside
  • Submission date not clear
  • Open to Metro Manila participants only
For more info, log on to mtrcb.gov.ph