Multimedia Host Bianca Gonzalez, Mayor Pie Alvarez, and VP for Globe Platinum Dong Ronquillo were present during the event.
The Tatt Council for this year include Rappler Social Media Head Stacy de Jesus, Celebrity Heart throb James Reid, Mashable Journalist Bianca Consuji, Award-Winning Director Erik Matti, and Sports Maven Mika Aereen. The Tatt Council will rigorous process nomination, deliberation and public voting.
Globe Tattoo also showed a visionary film about the future and took social media toa whole new level. It was called Channeling, a movie that won the title Best Sci-Fi Feature in the Phoenix Film Festival.
A raffle draw also took place during the event. Kathlyn Rosario was picked and won a brand new Tablet courtesy of Globe Tatt Awards. She was one of a lucky attendees who nominated groups or individuals in different categories including The One, Trending Twitter Phenom of the Year, Youtube Phenom of the Year, Instagram Phenom of the Year, Best Social Media Movement Award, Best Digital Music Artist Presented by Spotify, Best Style Blog/MicroBlog Award, Best Fitness Blog/MicroBlog Award, Best Tech/MicroBlog Award, Best Podcast Award, and Best Lifestyle Blog/MicroBlog Award.
Globe Tattoo also announced that from July 1 to 11, 2014 anyone with a Facebook or Twitter account will be able to nominate groups or individuals in the said 11 different categories. The Tatt Council will be shortlisting the nominees down to five (5) finalists per category through the following criteria: content quality (20%), Social Media impact (20%), and relevance to the specific category (10%).
The remaining 50% will then be decided through public voting. July 10, 2014 will be the screening of nominations. July 15, 2014 will be the announcement date of the finalist and starting that day to August 3, 2014 public voting will be open.
Winners of Tatt Awards 2014 will be revealed on August 8, 2014. Winners of the major categories of Tatt Awards 2014 will receive a cash prize of Php 100,000.00 and special awardees will receive Php 50,00.00. To know more about the Tatt Awards and its detailed mechanics, visit tattoo.globe.com.ph/tattawards2014.
(Written by Julie Flores, voice artist and Microphone Club member)