Sunday, April 17, 2011

Tambay Music Video Contest

Join the Tambay Music Video Contest featuring Sponge Cola's song entitiled "Tambay" and get a chance to win 100,000 pesos cash! Finalists also get to receive cash prizes! To join, simply make your own MTV interpretation of "Tambay".

This contest is open to all amateur video making enthusiasts. Students are encouraged to join!

Contest Mechanics and guidelines:

Download Sponge Cola’s “Tambay”, produce a music video for the song and stand a chance to win P100,000 Cash (tax-free)! Here are the full mechanics:

1. Download the single “Tambay” to your cellphones:

• Text “Tambay” to 2600 (valid on all networks; P50 per mp3 per download)
• You will receive the MP3 of the song “Tambay” as well as a unique confirmation code
• Save the song and the confirmation code to your cellphone

2. Produce a full music video for the song “Tambay” and upload it to your YouTube account.

3. After uploading your entry, email the following details to

• YouTube link of your video entry
• Confirmation code (received by text accompanying the mp3 downloaded)
• Complete name (as it appears on your valid ID’s)
• Complete mailing address
• Birthday
• Cellphone number
• Optional only: other details which you may want to mention, such as director(s), director of photography, editor, cast/actors/actresses, location, story or plot, etc.

4. Emails/Submissions of entries will be accepted from 12:00 am of March 16, 2011 until 12:00 noon of June 17, 2011 only.

5. The music video may include new and/or old videos and/or photos that are owned by entry sender.

6. If materials used are not owned by entry sender, he/she should have explicit permission to use and include them, ensuring that the copyright of any individual, institution, company, etc. will not be infringed.

7. No use of explicit images, foul language or anything that damages any individual, institution or company.

8. Preferably, video should have high resolution, with an aspect ratio of 720x480.

9. Fifteen (15) finalists will be chosen from all the submitted entries, and they will automatically receive P5,000 Cash Prize. Each of the finalist will be notified through registered mail and contacted through his/her mobile phone by a representative of Universal Records on how to claim their P5,000.00 Cash. The finalists should be able to provide two (2) valid ID's with photo.

10. Top 15 entries will be chosen by a panel of judges based on the following criteria:

• Artistic touch and creativity: 35%

- This refers to videos showing skill or excellence in execution. The video should be ingenious, exhibiting good taste; performed, made, or edited artistically; aesthetically pleasing.

• Message delivery: 35%

- The message of the video should be communicated clearly.

• Uniqueness: 30%

- you may have better chances of winning if your video entry has high video resolution (720x480 pixels)
- upload your video entry on youtube. After uploading, submit your personal info and the video URL to Spongecola (
- deadline of this contest is 12 noon of June 17, 2011! (contest is extended from the April 17, 2011 deadline)

For more information about this contest, check out the Sponge Cola Facebook fan page. Check out the complete mechanics by clicking here...

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