Design the Future of the Philippines Contest Mechanics

  1. Who are qualified?
  2. The contest is open to all Filipino youth, aged 18-25 years old.

  3. What are the categories?
    • There will be 3 categories: Film, Songwriting, and Visual Art.
    • Film Length of entry must be 2 minutes at maximum, in MP4 format, and submitted in a CD-R.
    • Songwriting Length of entry must be 3 minutes at maximum, in MP4 format, and submitted in a CD-R.
    • Visual Art Artwork can be in any medium, digital or traditional, in A3 size (digital artworks must be printed out) and mounted on 1/2 illustration board with 1-inch border all around.
  4. All works must be accompanied by a printed rationale/background in not more than 300 words, and submitted/sent to the address below:
  5. NEDA Development Information Staff Ground Floor
    NEDA Building 12 Josemaria Escriva Drive
    Ortigas Center, Pasig City 1605

    You may contact us at 6310945 loc. 121, or email us at

  6. Label your works with your name, contact number, and address at the back (for artworks) and on the CD cases for film and songwriting entries.
  7. Entries will be judged using the following criteria:
  8. Originality 40%
    Clarity of Message/Impact 35%
    Craftsmanship (workmanship/production value) 25%

  9. Shortlisted entries across all categories will be put on exhibit on July 9, 2016 Winners will be announced on the same day.
  10. All entries shall be the property of NEDA and may be used for advocacy activities of Ambisyon Natin 2040.
  11. Deadline for the submission of entries is at 5 pm of July 4, 2016.