“Alden’s Actuality: The Digital Actuality Live performance (AR)”—the first-ever digital actuality live performance within the Philippines headlined by Asia’s Multimedia Star Alden Richards—marks one other milestone after it earned a finalist slot on the prestigious 2021 New York Festivals (NYF) “World’s Finest TV and Movies” Competitors.
The record-setting live performance produced by Synergy: A GMA Collaboration and held as a part of Alden’s 10th anniversary within the leisure trade final December has been shortlisted underneath the Leisure Particular: Particular Occasion class. It’s up towards entries from the USA, United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, South Korea, Singapore, Spain, and Norway. That is the first-ever worldwide nomination of the mentioned digital actuality live performance.
AR mixed cutting-edge know-how and performances to supply a full-length live performance amid the worldwide pandemic. And with bodily gatherings and staging of occasions being discouraged, the digital actuality live performance enabled an immersive interplay between Alden and his followers everywhere in the globe.
“I used to be actually blissful to listen to in regards to the information, and really grateful after all!” shared Alden about AR’s first worldwide nomination. “Capturing in VR was a brand new expertise for all of us. Truthfully, it was not simple, however the entire crew is simply so blissful that it gained worldwide recognition,” the multi-awarded Filipino actor and recording artist added.
“First, I want to congratulate Alden Richards for setting a brand new report of being the primary Filipino artist to stage the first-ever digital actuality live performance within the Philippines,” mentioned GMA Community’s First Vice President and Head for Regional TV and Synergy Oliver Victor Amoroso. “Second, we’re honored that we made historical past in ‘Alden’s Actuality’ because it additionally earned its first worldwide nomination by way of the NYF underneath the Leisure Particular: Particular Occasion class. And lastly, on behalf of Synergy, I want to congratulate all of the individuals who we had the pleasure of working with for this undertaking amidst the pandemic. As we stay steadfast, that is solely the start,” he mentioned.
The finalist slot of AR comes at a really becoming time as GMA Community celebrates its 71st anniversary this June. Producing the mentioned present late final 12 months was certainly difficult.
“Once I realized that ‘Alden’s Actuality’ is a finalist within the 2021 New York Festivals TV & Movies Awards (Leisure Particular: Particular Occasion), I used to be ecstatic! I used to be witness to the arduous work and quantity of inventive expertise that was put into this undertaking so to obtain this glorious information felt so rewarding. I’m so pleased with Alden and the AR Group,” shared GMA Community Senior Vice President for Leisure Group Lilybeth Rasonable.
“That is very inspiring particularly since this inventive endeavor was set amidst the pandemic. It’s a testimony of our pursuit of excellence as people, not petrified of change or challenges,” added GMA Community’s First Vice President for Leisure Group Darling De Jesus-Bodegon.
Paolo Valenciano, who directed the live performance, mentioned the finalist nomination is a welcome addition to AR’s success. “We put loads of effort into ‘Alden’s Actuality.’ There have been a number of instances the place we simply needed to surrender due to all of the challenges. Natanggal pagod namin seeing the responses from Alden’s followers. Listening to this information (in regards to the NYF) simply makes all of it a lot sweeter.”
With “Alden’s Actuality,” GMA Community gave the Philippines six shortlisted entries—essentially the most variety of finalists for the nation. The announcement of winners for this 12 months’s NYF is slated for October in Las Vegas.
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