Artista Academy TV5 is a new talent search competition being cooked up by TV5, one of the top television networks in the Philippines. The grand auditions for the new show will be held at the Smart Araneta Coliseum (formerly Araneta Coliseum) in Cubao, Quezon City on June 19, 2012. It’s one of the biggest reality-based shows ever in Philippine television history. Prizes worth 20 million pesos are up for grabs. The talent search is looking for two winners, each of which will pocket 10 million pesos worth of prizes. It hasn’t been announced yet as to when the show will start airing but considering the fact that they are staging auditions this June, it’s safe to say that it will premiere sometime in late 2012.
What the show is looking for?
When TV5 announced the grand audition date as well as venue, they also stated specifics as to who are allowed to audition. To be able to audition, you should be within the age range 16-21 years old. Artista Academy TV5 is obviously looking for younger prospects. This is understandable. The younger the star is, the more years he/she can stay in the Kapatid Network. Increasing the age limit to say 25 or 30 years old will pose so many risks. It will be much harder for a 30-year old star to ensure his/her longevity in the showbiz industry. The creators and producers of Artista Academy are well aware of this. It explains the rather young age range required from applicants. The show is being groomed as the next banner show in the network. Expect a full and aggressive marketing campaign in the coming months. TV5 is a fairly new entry in Philippine television industry. And you have to admit, they are doing very well in catching up to the two big networks (ABS-CBN and GMA-7). There will probably come a time when TV5 will surpass the big two when it comes to influence and viewership.
What to bring to the audition.
Artista Academy only has three requirements for their upcoming grand auditions at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on June 19, 2012. A birth certificate. A valid ID. And a glam picture. You can easily avail a copy of your birth certificate from a National Statistics Office (NSO). If you are too lazy to visit an NSO office, you can do the process online. Your birth certificate will be shipped to you. There will be additional costs of course. The audition call did not provide specifics as to what they mean by a valid ID. To be sure, just bring with you all the IDs that you have. So that if an ID isn’t valid, you can always try your other IDs. A glam picture is a glamor picture. It has to be your best. And as much as possible, it should be a full body picture.
Artista Academy TV5 Prizes
TV5 announced that prizes totaling 20 million pesos will be given out to the winners. There will be two winners of the show so each winner will receive 10 million pesos worth of prizes. Some of the components of these prizes are a brand new car, a condo unit, a contract with TV5 and a leading role in a new TV5 television series.
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