Davao Light's third short video-making contest highlights the millennials

November 14, 2016

Davao Light's third short video-making contest highlights the millennials
Last September 15, 2016, Fermin Edillon, Manager of Davao Light
Last September 15, 2016, Fermin Edillon, Manager of Davao Light
Addressing the power this generation beholds. Davao Light and Power Co., Inc. launched its third annual  video-making contest with the theme: “Electricity and its impact to the millennials”. “The Generation Y commonly refers to themselves as the 'millennials', are the future of this world. Thus, the company sees it fitting to educate and at the same time be educated by this generation through this contest.” said Rossano Luga, Davao Light's AVP for Reputation Enhancement.For the whole month of August, the contest accumulated 41 video entries from different schools within Davao Light's franchise. All were in hopes to win the prizes at stake: P35,000 for the 1st Placer, P25,000 for the 2nd Placer and P15,000 for the 3rd Placer.Bienamer Garcia and Jose Mendoza, AboitizPower's VP for Customer Services in Distribution Business Group and AVP for Business Attraction respectively; Judd Salas, Aboitiz Equity Ventures AVP for Investor Relations; and local film critic Jay Rosas pre-judged the students' entries.Last September 15, 2016, the top 3 winners were finally announced at the SM City Davao Annex Activity Center. Ateneo de Davao University's (AdDU) “Power” won the first place. The second place is University of Mindanao's “Gabay” and another entry from AdDU, entitled “Kuya” won the third place.Aside from the Top 3, there were also other special awards given. Davao Medical School Foundation's “Dark Light” took the Best Actor award while AdDU's “Ang Kwento ni Noon at Ngayon” took the Best Actress award.An award was also given to the top three creative posters. AdDU's “Power” bagged the first place for this one. The second best poster was rewarded to St. Dominic Savio Business & Technical College Inc.'s “Ëxtraordinary Things”. The third place was given to another entry from AdDU entitled “Memories”.No one went home empty handed because each entry received P1,500 as a consolation prize.Aside from the schools mentioned above,  students from the Davao del Norte State College, Holy Cross of Davao College, Christian Colleges of Southeast Asia, University of Southeastern Philippines, St. John Paul II College of Davao and Jose Maria College also submitted their respective entries.