The University of the Philippines is now accepting entries to the online PAG-AALAY webXHIBITION & FESTIVALin the categories of narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, virtual/augmented reality, and music video. Short videos on everyday heroism and hope in the days of face masks and social distancing are the focus of this year’s online video festival. Deadline for submission is on December 15, 2020.

The University of the Philippines has issued an open call for entries to the PAG-AALAY webXHIBITION & FESTIVAL, an online video festival that will showcase stories of everyday Filipino heroes. The festival welcomes entries from all, amateur or professional, Filipino filmmakers, multimedia creators, and artists whose works capture stories of resilience, inner strength, and humanity of Filipinos.

The theme for this year’s festival is “Pag-aalay sa Panahon ng Pandemya”. The Festival will accept video entries that honor, remember, and immortalize Filipinos whose stories of selfless acts amid the COVID-19 pandemic reflect our values of heroism (bayanihan) and selfless offering or oblation (pag-aalay).