KIN x DUST $10,000 Short Sci-Fi Film Competition – OFFICIAL RULES (the “Official Rules”)
KIN x DUST $10,000 Short Sci-Fi Film Competition – OFFICIAL RULES (the “Official Rules”)
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
The following persons are ineligible to enter or win the Contest: Employees, interns, or contractors of Sponsors, Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. (“Lionsgate”), Sponsor’s advertising or promotion agencies, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of this Contest or the Picture (defined below), any agents acting for, or on behalf of the above entities, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers and fulfillment companies, and any other person or entity associated with this Contest (collectively, the “Contest Entities”). Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. For purposes of these Official Rules, “Household Members” shall mean those people who share or have shared the same residence for at least three months in a year and “Immediate Family Members” shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. Lionsgate is not responsible for the collection, submission, or processing of entries, the administration of the Contest, the selection of winners or the fulfillment of prizes. Entrants are providing information to Sponsor and not to Lionsgate.
SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO RESTRICT PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST OR DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRY IN THE CONTEST FOR ANY REASON INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY ACT IN VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR ANY DISRUPTIVE, UNETHICAL, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT.
LIMIT: One Entry per person regardless of method of entry. All required Entrant information must be fully complete and legible. Entries must be electronically received by Sponsors during the Contest Period. Each Entry must be submitted by the Entrant him or herself. Entries received after the close of the Contest Period or by any other method of entry will be automatically disqualified. All Entries must comply with the Entry Requirements set forth below. Sponsors are not responsible for late, lost, undelivered, invalid, incomplete, misdirected, illegible, destroyed or damaged Entries, all of which will be disqualified. Entrants agree to be bound by and acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules.
Entrants are submitting their information to Sponsors.Entrants should direct questions or comments to Sponsors.Entrants may be required to submit as part of registration on the Website certain contact information, including but not limited to the Entrant’s name, age, address, phone number, email address, or social media usernames. All content submitted by Entrant, including the Entries, and any contact information shall be referred to hereafter as “Submission Materials.”
By entering the Contest, Entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that: (i) the Entry is an original work created solely by the Entrant; (ii) that the Submission Materials do not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the Submission Materials, (iii) Entrant owns and controls without any limitations, restrictions, or encumbrances whatsoever, the performance, exhibition, advertising, and all other rights granted to Sponsors hereunder in and to the Entry and Entrant has obtained all necessary licenses and permissions as may be required for the full and unlimited exercise and enjoyment by Sponsors of all of the rights herein granted in the Entry to Sponsors; (iv) the Entry does not contain any product placement, brand integration, sponsorship or any type of endorsement; (v) the synchronization rights and master use rights for music contained in the Entry has been obtained, and Sponsors will not be required to make any payment with respect thereto to any third-party (e.g., any performing rights organizations) as a result of their exploitation of the Entry as provided herein. Submission Materials must not, as determined in the sole discretion of Sponsors, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. By entering the Contest, Entrants certify that they have read, understood and agreed to the terms of these Official Rules; and (vi) the Entry has not been previously distributed, exhibited or otherwise exploited in any media.
Grand Prize Winner: One (1) “Grand Prize” winner will be chosen at the sole discretion of Sponsors, Josh Baker and Jonathan Baker (collectively, the “Judges”), who will review and judge the Submission Materials privately and in their sole discretion. An Entrant will be will be selected by the judges as a “Grand Prize Winner” based on the originality, creativity and overall quality of the Entry. The Grand Prize Winner will be selected on August 22, 2018. The Grand Prize Winner will be notified and confirmed via e-mail and phone to the information provided by the Entrant.
Audience Award Winner: One (1) “Audience Award” winner will be chosen by the following method: (i) the Judges will select three (3) runner-up Entries (collectively, the “Runner-Up Entries”) and inform such chosen Entrants thereof on August 22, 2018, (ii) members of the Dust online community will vote on the Runner Up Entries between August 23, 2018 at 12:00: AM PDT until August 28, 2018 at 11:59:59 PM PDT. The Runner-Up Entries with the most votes will be awarded the “Audience Award.”
The “Audience Award” winner and the “Grand Prize” winner will collectively be referred as the Winners.
All Entrants selected must meet all eligibility requirements, including without limitation the timely execution and return of all necessary releases and documents (if any) required by Sponsors. By entering this Contest, Entrants give their express permission to be contacted by Sponsors by telephone, email and/or postal mail for promotional purposes only. Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify anyone not fully complying with the Official Rules.Sponsors shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within one (1) business day of the first notification attempt (or a shorter time if required by exigencies), or if the Prize or Prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected. Sponsors, in their sole discretion and time permitting, will attempt to contact up to two (2) potential winners of a Prize in accordance with the above procedure, after which the Prize in question may go unawarded if it remains unclaimed. If any potential Prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the prize for any reason prior to award, such potential Prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate Prize winner may be selected. A potential winner must verify his or her address and return within one (1) business day an affidavit of eligibility. Failure of any winner to return the affidavit of eligibility within the specified time period may result in forfeiture of the Prize and selection of an alternate winner from the remaining eligible entries for that prize. A Prize will not be awarded until all such properly executed forms are returned. Upon verification of the Prizewinner’s eligibility, Sponsors will deliver the Prize to the Winner at the Event.
Grand Prize: The Grand Prize Winner will receive (i) a prize award of US$10,000, less applicable taxes and relevant fees, (ii) a conversation with Jonathan Baker and Josh Baker (the “Bakers”) via video chat, phone call, or in-person; per the Bakers’ sole discretion and availability (the “Baker Call”), and (iii) the Grand Prize winner Entry will premiere exclusively on Dust’s Facebook page, YouTube page, and website (www.watchdust.com) (the “Dust Website”), at Dust’s discretion, and the Sponsors anticipate the Grand Prize winner Entry will premiere on such platforms on August 29, 2018.
Audience Award Prize: The Audience Award winner Entry will receive (i) the Audience Award winner Entry will premiere exclusively on Dust’s website (www.watchdust.com), at Dust’s discretion, and the Sponsors anticipate that the Audience Award winning Entry will premiere on the website on September 5, 2018; (ii) various Dust merchandise, chosen at Dust’s discretion; and (iII) two (2) tickets to see the Picture via Fandango/Atom gift card.
The Grand Prize and Audience Award Prize are collectively referred to herein as the “Prizes.”
Prizes are not available for sale. Winner is not entitled to the difference, if any, between the actual and approximate retail value of the Prize. The Prizes must be accepted as awarded, are non-transferable, non-exchangeable and not redeemable for cash or otherwise. Sponsors make no representations or warranties with respect to the Prizes. No cash equivalents, transfers or substitution of the Prizes are permitted, except by Sponsors. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute Prizes of comparable value if the Prizes listed are unavailable, in whole or in part, for any reason. THE WINNER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ANY OTHER COSTS OR EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH THE PRIZE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMTIATION, ANY EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH THE BAKER CALL OR THE ENTRIES, WILL BE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRIZE RECIPIENT. Sponsors reserve the right to modify prize award procedures at their discretion. The approximate retail value the Grand Prize is Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000), and the approximate retail value the Audience Prize is $130. If the Baker Call or the Contest is canceled, rescheduled, or for any reason (or if the Winners or the Bakers cannot schedule the Baker Call), or if Sponsors determine that the winning Entries are not suitable or cleared for exhibition, for any reason in their sole discretion, Sponsors shall have no further obligation to the Winners. Sponsors may require that the Winners sign additional documents relating to the Prizes, including, without limitation, a license agreement relating to the production of the Entry.
Each Entrant consents to the use of the name, statements, photographs, videos, and likenesses of himself/herself and any other person appearing in the Submission Materials, for publicity purposes, as well as any other purpose. If requested, Entrant will sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsors or their designees to make use of the rights Entrant is granting to use the Submission Materials.
Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased.