dia maté teams up with IV of Spades’ Blaster Silonga on new single “Dream”

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Promising newcomer dia maté dials down the R&B melodrama for a luscious summertime tune that is built around laid-back melodies, indie-pop influences, and tropical-sounding rhythms. Written by mate herself and produced by IV of Spades’ Blaster Silonga, “Dream” explores the hesitation of commitment and moving forward despite falling in love with someone. According to the 19-year-old artist, the song was inspired by how people sometimes close themselves off subconsciously to protect their heart from the trauma induced by past relationships. “That’s what ultimately holds us back: the fear of being let down again,” the young singer-songwriter says. “ Dream essentially describes wanting to wake up from the past, to pretend it was only a dream.” Upbeat melancholia dia maté originally penned and produced the demo for “Dream” on guitar, but the rising pop/R&B star eventually wanted to revamp the track with a more upbeat and energetic vibe to complement the melancholic appeal of

Ika-33 Gawad Alternatibo Now Accepts Competition Entries

THE CCP Film, Broadcast and New Media Division is now open for submission of entries for the Ika-33 Gawad CCP Para sa Alternatibong Pelikula at Video. Deadline of submissions is on or before April 19, 2021, not later than 12am.

Open to all Filipino filmmakers (based in the Philippines and abroad), Gawad Alternatibo accepts entries that are strictly independent works and not produced for commercial screening.  School-based works (i.e. theses) are eligible.  The entries must have been completed not earlier than March 14, 2020, and must not exceed 45 minutes running time.

Interested participants must complete the following requirements: a) duly accomplished entry form; b) film format in AVI, MP4, or MKV only (film size must not exceed 1GB), with filename in the following format – FilmTitle_FilmDirector; c) additional film information such as synopsis (not more than 200 words), genre, running time, rating, full production credits in Word or PDF format; d) Two (2) photos from the film entry in jpeg format, and film entry poster (if available) in jpeg format.

All entries shall be submitted online through http://bit.ly/GawadAlternatibo33Form.  Fill out the online entry form and upload the film and additional requirements.  For the full mechanics, go to http://bit.ly/GawadAlternatibo33Mechanics

Interested participants may submit a maximum of three (3) entries in each category, but an entry can be only be submitted in one category.  Categories include Short Feature/Narrative, Experimental, Documentary, and Animation.

Finalists will be screened at the 2021 Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival, of which Gawad Alternatibo is a part of.

Prizes for winning entries in the different categories: 1st PRIZE - P25,000; 2nd PRIZE - P15,000; 3rd PRIZE - P10,000; and Honorable mention - P5,000. There are also special citations for Best Regional Entry and Best Entry For/On/By Children.

For more information, call the CCP Film, Broadcast and New Media Division at 8832-1125 local 1705 or visit www.culturalcenter.gov.ph and www.gawadalternatibo.com.  Follow the official CCP and Gawad Alternatibo Facebook pages for updates. (PR)

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James said…
Great to see such vibrant cultural activity!

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