With the objective of discovering the next wave of Filipino YouTube creators, Smart introduced Launchpad to encourage the youth to showcase what they do best such as singing, dancing, doing make-up tutorials, sharing travel tips, making people laugh and more.
After more than 1,500 entries, 100 content creators were chosen to undergo workshops where three ultimately emerged as the Grand Winners.
MJ Labenia, Lesha Litonjua and Tops Unay got to own their passions and show their talents to the world. As part of their prize to the competition, which is the first of its kind in the Philippines, they will take home Samsung gadgets and win a trip to Los Angeles to collaborate with international star The Filharmonic.
Here are their winning entries:
· Lesha Litonjua
· Mary Joy Labenia
· Tops Unay
Smart Launchpad is not yet over. You can still support your favorites from the top 100 by viewing their videos online. The top 3 with the most number of views by November 3 will win the Viewer’s Choice Award and take home Samsung S7 Edge and Samsung Gear 360. Watch the entries here.