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: July 31, 2010 BREAST FEST FILM FESTIVAL 2010 Short Film Competition OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS
The BREAST FEST FILM FESTIVAL 2010 Short Film Competition (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Rethink Breast Cancer. (the “Sponsor”). The Contest starts at 12:00:01AM (ET) on March 24,2010 and closes at 11:59:59PM (ET) July 31, 2010 (the “Contest Period”). The Contest requires a filmmaker to submit a short film which sheds light on breast health and the issues surrounding breast cancer in significant and interesting ways. The filmmaker must also provide film stills/photographs (a minimum of 2) from the video for promotional purposes. PART A - FILMMAKER CONTEST: 1. CONTEST PERIOD: The filmmaker may submit a film between 12:00:01 AM (ET) on March 24, 2010 (the contest start date) and 11:59:59 PM (ET) on July 31, 2010 (the contest closing date). 2. ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open to any person(s) who are the age of majority or older at time of entry, excluding the Province of Québec and Employees of the Sponsor, its affiliated companies or agents, their respective advertising or promotional agencies, the independent contest organization or a member of any such employee’s immediate family (regardless of where they live) or with persons with whom they are domiciled (whether related to the employee or not) are not eligible to participate in the Contest. In these Rules, “immediate family” means mother, father, brothers, sisters, sons, daughters or spouse. 3. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: No Purchase Necessary. In order to participate, you must upload a video submission to YouTube™. You may upload your video to an existing YouTube™ account or create a new account for contest purposes. To upload a video on YouTube™, click on http://www.youtube.com/login?next=/my_videos_upload. Follow the instructions on how to upload your video by entering your video details. Next, click on the submit button and a display message will appear confirming that your video has been successfully uploaded. The broadcast options on your YouTube™ account must be set to public. Once the submission is uploaded to You Tube™ and you have the link to your video, you must complete the Contest online entry form located at the BREAST FEST FILM FESTIVAL website: http://www.breastfestfilmfest.com/watchvote.shtml. 4. VIDEO FORMAT AND CONTENT. Each submitted video: (i) must be submitted in one of the following file formats: WMV, AVI, MOV and MPGs. For more information on video file formats you may visit YouTube™ Help Centre at: http://www.google.com/support/youtube/bin/answer.py?answer=55744&topic=10526; (ii) must be ten minutes in length or less; (iii) must be intended for family audience viewing and contain only content that, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor is suitable for all persons; (iv) must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, contain any sexually explicit, disparaging, discriminatory, libelous or other inappropriate content;
iv) originality. in its sole discretion. to disqualify and remove videos it may find to be offensive. and all personal expenses of any kind or nature. 2010. living or deceased. the videos selected in phase 1 of the contest will be uploaded to the BREAST FEST FILM FESTIVAL 2010 website. including but not limited to intellectual property rights. Each submission satisfying the requirements set out above and submitted in accordance with these Rules will. ii) creativity. transfer. (ii) a trip to Toronto. be an eligible Video Submission. without limitation. insurance together with any required travel documentation. 2010 and 11:59:59PM (ET) on October 17. gratuities. Submissions not complying in any way with the Rules will be disqualified. beverages. A selection of films. room service. and the right to submit or use it shall not be restricted. 9. SELECTION PROCESS: There are two (2) phases in the selection process: PHASE 1-BREAST FEST FILM FESTIVAL 2010 SELECTION COMMITTEE: The selection committee will view all submissions. In the event that the winning filmmaker does not use a portion of the Grand Prize. consisting of: (i) a showing of his/her video at BREAST FEST FILM FESTIVAL 2010. Members of the public will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite video. The videos that qualify for the second phase of selection will be notified by September 10. 2010. The decisions of the judges are final and cannot be appealed. The winning filmmaker is solely responsible for all costs not expressly described herein including. 7. SPONSORS’ RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY: At any time during the Contest Period.(vii) must not contain any copyrighted works (other than as owned by the Contest entrant). Travel costs to and incidental costs while in Toronto will be paid for by Rethink Breast Cancer.000 CDN. merchandise. applicable taxes. Videos will be judged on i) connection to theme. The video with the highest number of votes by the Contest Closing Date will be named the potential BREAST FEST 2010 Short Film Competition Winner. 2010 to November 22.00CDN. PHASE 2 – PUBLIC VOTING: Between 12:00:01AM (ET) on September 13. subject to the discretion of the Sponsor. 2010) to discuss the winning video at the BREAST FEST FILM FESTIVAL 2010. the Sponsor reserves the right. have inappropriate content. 5. Travel details to be worked out between Rethink Breast Cancer and the winner. (viii) must contain entirely original materials. Ontario (November 19. or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or proprietary rights. fuel surcharges. iii) proficiency. not for resale and has no cash surrender value. to a maximum of $2000. 8. v) the ability to show the cause in a new light. PRIZING: There will be one Grand Prize available to be won by the filmmaker who has received the most votes during the Contest Period. defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person. there will be no extension. as chosen by the committee. telephone calls. meals. The maximum retail value of the Grand Prize is $2. The Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and is not transferable. substitution or any kind of compensation provided. will be posted on the BREAST FEST FILM FESTIVAL 2010 website to proceed to the public vote phase of the selection process. The actual value will depend on the location of the winner. . CONSENT OF FILM PARTICIPANTS: All individuals who appear in any submitted video must have consented to appear in the video. 6.
address (city and province) and/or photograph without further remuneration. You must have a valid email address to enter the Contest. printing errors. the filmmaker will be required to confirming compliance with the Rules. and submitted video. The Sponsor accepts no responsibility for loss. incomplete or destroyed entries and all such entries are void. agents. if any. officers. the independent contest organization and their respective shareholders. By entering into the Contest entrants grant to the Sponsor an irrevocable. lost. By entering the Contest. . communicate. distribute. business. non-exclusive. in the event that the Grand Prize or any component of the Grand Prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. successors and assigns (collectively. sub-license. without further remuneration. and waive their moral rights. The Sponsor reserves the right. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider. copy. PART B – GENERAL By entering the Contest. photograph. The Sponsor and the independent contest organization do not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information. etc.com website both during and after the Contest Period. without liability. in and to their Demo in favour of the Sponsor. To be declared the winner. and release the Sponsor. paid-up. provincial and municipal laws. in connection with any publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor.10. illegible. the entrant will be disqualified and all of the entries submitted by the entrant will be disqualified. translate. address (city and province). In the event it is determined that an entrant has entered in a fashion not sanctioned by these rules and/or has submitted more than the number of entries permitted by these rules. worldwide license to use. each entrant consents to the use of his/her name. Email addresses received shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. for any reason. lost entries. The decisions and rulings by the independent contest organization and the Sponsor are final and without appeal in all matters related to the Contest and the awarding of the prizes. if. The Sponsor and the independent contest organization will not be responsible for late. such as tampering or infection by computer virus. the Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Contest and conduct the selection from all previously received eligible entries received by the Contest Closing Date. the winner consents to the use of his/her name. edit. Email accounts can be obtained free of charge from many Internet service providers. This Contest is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all applicable federal. educational institution. reproduce.breastfestfilmfest. online service provider. the “Released Parties”) from any liability in connection with the Grand Prize or this Contest. human or technical error. or other organization (e. representatives. The Sponsor reserves the right. adapt. to terminate or amend this Contest at any time and in any way. directors. advertising and promotional agencies. technical malfunctions. employees. modify and otherwise use all or any part of the Demo for any purpose relating to the Contest or any other advertising or promotion of the Sponsor. damage or claims caused by or resulting from the Contest or Prize associated with this Contest. entrants agree to abide by the Rules and the decisions of the independent contest organization with respect to all aspects of the Contest. with respect to any and all BREAST FEST FILM FESTIVAL 2010 Short Film Competition and on the www. without substitution. Without limiting the foregoing.g. to substitute another prize or component of a prize of equal or greater value. or any combination thereof entries submitted through illicit means or spamming will be disqualified and any entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. By entering and accepting a Prize. acceptance of the Grand Prize as awarded. their affiliated and related companies. without prior notice. in connection with any publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor with respect to this Contest. the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned.
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