Friday, July 08, 2005

@rte Attack! A Digital Art and Digital Photography Competition

Who can join: Enrolled college students in the Philippines. Professional graphic artists and designers may not.

Details: The entry must creatively and skillfully realize the theme,"Art and Technology United." There are two categories you may join,Digital Art and Digital Photography. Entries must be at least 6x8inches with a resolution of 300 dpi. For Digital Art, accepted nativefile formats are Adobe Photoshop (.PSD) and Corel Painter (.RIFF). ForDigital Photography, entries must be from a digital camera, notscanned, and should not be digitally modified except for basiccropping and resizing.

What you need to submit: For Digital Art, the native, "raw" file withall used fonts, pictures, etc., plus a "flattened" version in .JPG or.PNG format; for Digital Photography, the photo in .JPG or .PNGformat. All entries must also include the accomplished entry form(attached) and a 100-word essay explaining your entry's relevance tothe theme. There is a registration fee of P100 for each entry, whichmay be deposited at this BPI account: Account # 2569013383, Name:Maricon Manso.

How to submit: Entries may be submitted through email at (just be sure to include all the requirements;the entry form may be submitted as a modified soft copy). Also includeproof of deposit (transaction no., scan/hard copy of deposit slip,etc). They may also be submitted in CD-ROM format at the CURSORTambayan, 3rd Floor, Melchor Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City. Paymentsmay also be made up front; be sure to ask for a receipt.

Deadline: August 9, 2005
Creativity and Originality: 40%
Difficulty of Work: 20%
Relevance to the Theme: 30%
Overall Presentation: 10%

What you can win:
Digital Fine Art
First Prize: Php 7,000, a Wacom Graphire tablet, and a plaque
Second Prize: Php 7,000 and a plaque
Third Prize: Php 4,000 and a plaque

Digital Photography
First Prize: Php 7,000, a Microtek scanner, and a plaque
Second Prize: Php 7,000 and a plaque
Third Prize: Php 4,000 and a plaque

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