Safe Space Campaign Competition (PHP300,000 Cash Prize)

Safe Space Campaign Competition Awarding

The  Global Peace Foundation (GPF) and Consuelo Zobel Alger Foundation (CF) launched a logo-making and short film competition last November 18 for its Safe Space Campaign which highlights the role of young people as partners in advancing safe schools, safe communities, and safe conversations online and offline . 

The competition is open to all youth, ages 14 to 35 years old, who aspire to share their talents and advocacy in promoting safe spaces for all. The deadline for all submissions is on November 30, 7PM GMT+8.

There were five themes under the Short film competition: Safe Schools; Safe Conversations; Safe Communities; Child Protection/Creating Safe Spaces for Children; and Safe Space is for All Faces. One winner will be selected for every theme and would win 50,000 each. The criteria include: 60% content and relevance to the theme, 20% creativity of the presentation, and 20% voter’s choice.

As for the logo-making contest, the participant needs to submit an original logo to be used officially by the Safe Space Campaign. The winner for this contest will also receive 50,000 pesos. The criteria include: 40% design and creativity, 40% relevance to the theme, and 20% voter’s choice.

The judges for this competition are GPF Community Development Consultant, Don Don Marquez; CF Director for Programs, Atty. Klarise Cajucom; and Safe Space Hero 2020 and GYS Outstanding Alumna, Sarah Fabito.

The winners for the said competitions were awarded on a simple awarding ceremony aired last December 8, 10AM live via Zoom and FB live of the official Safe Space Campaign Facebook page hosted by GPF Program Director for Youth Development, Leonard Faustino.

Program Officer of Consuelo Zobel Alger Foundation, LA Campeña gave the opening message. She congratulated the winners and all those who have submitted their entries and showed support in the campaign. The six winners were chosen as the ‘best among the best’ and have truly showcased their one of a kind pieces. She thanked the judges for taking part in this year’s competition and appreciated the input they have contributed to select the winners. She also recognized the valuable partnership between CF and GPF in this Safe Space Campaign. After this competition, the Safe Space Campaign will be a full-pledged program under GPF Philippines to promote Safe Spaces for all in the nation.

After her message, the winner and top 5 entries for each theme on the short film-making competition were announced.

Safe Schools:

  • WINNER: Uro (Sigaw) by Winsome Wayne Esteban
  • Safe School by Xena Marie Josue
  • Sigpat sa Paglaum (Glimpse of Hope) by Raymark E. Estael
  • Building a Safer Educational System After the Pandemic by Amberly Balino
  • Krayola by Erica Joyce Lumbang

Safe Communities:

  • WINNER: IAMANNIKA by Dan Versoza
  • Love Others as Your Selfie by Arjanmar H. Rebeta
  • Ang Balangay by Bryan Dave B. Perez
  • Paraisong Bacao by Adrian N. Manaois
  • Tanda ng Pagtanaw by Sining at Buhay

Safe Conversations:

  • WINNER: Miss You ‘Nay by Kelvin Aguilar
  • More Than Words by Fave Guilbert Suico
  • Makinig sa Mga Naririnig by Mark Umapas
  • Hapag Kainan by Santiago S. Pantaleon
  • (Safe Space) No need, You Already Do by John Priete

Child Protection/Creating Safe Spaces for Children:

  • WINNER: Batang Terminal by Adrian N. Manaois
  • Namnama en Lolang (Grandmother’s Hope) by Fave Guilbert Suico
  • PINTAngarap by Diana Marie Condeza
  • Ang BCPC by Hiraya Productions
  • Sining ng Pagkukwento by Titik Poetry

Safe Space is for All Faces:

  • WINNER: Sinag by AkoSiKaloy TV
  • Wing Chair by Arjanmar Rebeta
  • TALKabataan (Youth Talk) by Yvonne Mercado
  • Circle by Geoffrey Solidum
  • Tanggap Kita by Jenny Dinauanao

The winner for the logo-making competition is David Padual. His work will be officially used by the Safe Space Campaign here and abroad.

The closing remarks was delivered by the GPF Philippines Executive Director Aldrin Nituma. He congratulated all the winners and mentioned about the need for these kind of films in our society which encourages people to be better individuals. He thanked all those who made this very meaningful and relevant campaign that would soon be a program.

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