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, 2019 until January 30, 2021 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 September 1, 2019.
The deadline for submission is at 11:59 PM January 31, 2021.
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 ENTRY

1.Click on the PRINT ENTRY icon on the home page.

2.Download and complete the entry form.

3.Attach the file of your entry.
 
4.Upload by clicking the
SUBMIT button.


•One (1) softcopy of entry in MS Word format, Arial font size 12, double-spaced
•English translation in MS Word format for entries written in Filipino/Regional dialect
•Scanned copy of the actual published material entry as proof of publication in JPEG or PDF formats ONLY


The contestant's identity must not appear on any of the pages of the entry.

TV ENTRY

1.Click on the TV ENTRY icon on the home page.

2.Download and complete the entry form.

3.Attach the file of your entry. 

4.Follow the instructions on creating a Dropbox Account. 

5.Upload your entry and click share with secretariat@brightleafawards.com


•One (1) softcopy of transcription in MS Word format, Arial font size 12, double-spaced
•English translation in MS Word format for entries in Filipino/Regional dialect
•One (1) transcript of airing (TOA) copy as proof of airing in AVI/MP4 format
•Scanned certification letter from the Station Manager in JPEG or PDF format ONLY

RADIO ENTRY

1.Click on the RADIO ENTRY icon on the home page.

2.Download and complete the entry form.

3. Follow the instructions for creating a Dropbox Account.

4. Upload your entry and click share with secretariat@brightleafawards.com


• One (1) softcopy transcription of entry in MS Word format, Arial font size 12, double-spaced
•English translation of the softcopy in MS Word format for entries in Filipino/Regional dialect
•One (1) transcript of airing (TOA) copy as proof of airing in MP3 format
•Scanned certification letter from the Station Manager in JPEG or PDF format ONLY

PHOTO ENTRY

1.Click on the PHOTO ENTRY icon on the home page.

2.Download and complete the entry form.

3.Attach the file of your entry. 

4.Upload by clicking the SUBMIT button.


• One (1) photo entry, 12 inches by 18 inches in, 300dpi resolution softcopy in JPEG format
•Scanned copy of actual published photo as proof of publication in JPEG
or PDF formats ONLY


The contestant's identity including watermark signature must not appear on the entry.

ONLINE ENTRY

1.Click on the ONLINE ENTRY icon on the home page.

2.Download and complete the entry form.

3.Attach the file of your entry.

4.Upload by clicking the 
SUBMIT button.


•One (1) softcopy in MS Word format, Arial font size 12, double-spaced
•English translation in MS Word format for entries written in Filipino/Regional dialect
•Scanned copy of the screenshot of the actual published material entry as proof of publication in JPEG or PDF format ONLY
•Certification letter from the editorial head of the online news platform


The contestant's identity must not appear on any of the pages of 
the entry.

SENDING ENTRIES VIA COURIER
MAILING ADDRESS:
Brightleaf Awards 2020
Juicebox Shop Inc.
19th Floor Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, Sapphire Road,
Ortigas Center, Pasig City, 1600 Philippines

PRINT ENTRY

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


The contestant's identity must not appear on any of the pages of the entry.

TV ENTRY

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 as proof of airing in AVI/MP4 on CD or flash drive

7. 7. Certification letter from the Station Manager

RADIO ENTRY

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. 7. Certification letter from the Station Manager

PHOTO ENTRY

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


The contestant's identity including watermark signature must not appear on the entry.

ONLINE ENTRY

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 letter from the editorial head of the online news platform


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 ENTRY

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


The contestant's identity must not appear on any of the pages of the entry.

TV ENTRY

1. Follow the instructions in creating a Dropbox Account. 

2. Upload your entry and click share with secretariat@brightleafawards.com


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. English translation in MS Word format for entries in Filipino/Regional dialect

d. One (1) transcript of airing (TOA) copy as proof of airing in AVI/MP4 format

e. Scanned certification letter from the Station Manager in JPEG or PDF formats ONLY

RADIO ENTRY

1. Follow the instructions in creating a Dropbox Account. 

2. Upload your entry and click share with secretariat@brightleafawards.com


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. English translation in MS Word format for entries in Filipino/Regional dialect

d. One (1) transcript of airing (TOA) copy as proof of airing in MP3 format

e. Scanned certification letter from the Station Manager in JPEG or PDF formats ONLY

PHOTO ENTRY

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


The contestant's identity including watermark signature must not appear on the entry.

ONLINE ENTRY

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 in JPEG or PDF formats ONLY

5. Certification letter from the editorial head of the online news platform


The contestant's identity must not appear on any of the pages of the entry.

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