Autotelic lets go of its painful past with hopeful new single ‘Iwan’

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When Filipino pop-rock bands in the early 2010s started to gain mainstream prominence, Autotelic emerged as one of the movement’s leading voices. From churning heartfelt anthems that reflect the sentiments and triumphs of the current generation to rocking the stage with unforgettable performances, the six-piece band sets the standards of what modern pop songcraft is all about: beautifully resonant at its most melancholic, and defenseless in its poignant honesty. Fast forward to 2021, Autotelic’s music still hits home. Their work has been consistent in eloquently expressing the woes and rewards of being young, in love and emotionally wrecked, and is informed not so much by its time, but by timelessness and enduring appeal. These qualities are inevitably present on “Iwan,” Autotelic’s new single released under MCA Music Inc. Teeming with earnestness and indelible pop sensibilities, Autotelic’s latest track sticks to the quivering fragility that often permeates their material. But this ti

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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