Pitch Tank: Actor Edition Official Rules
PICTOCLIK LLC PITCH TANK: ACTOR EDITION CONTEST IS OPEN TO ANYONE, 18 YEARS AND OLDER
- How to Enter the Contest
Beginning at 12:00 pm Pacific Time (“PT”) on July 15, 2017 through April 30, 2018 11:59 PT for Pitch Tank: Actor Edition (the “Contest Entry Period”), go to www.Pictoclik.com, click in the funding section “Pitch Tank: Actor Edition “ and then click “Apply” link fill in requested info complete with links to submit. No refunds given anytime for Entry submissions. Pictoclik LLC reserves the right to refuse service and entry to anyone at anytime. Entries in our contest are void where prohibited by law. In submitting your work to the Pitch Tank: Actor Edition you are admitting that your entry is your original work, and does not infringe on the copyright or other rights of other people. There is a limit of up to one (1) submissions per email address/person. Entry must be made in Entrant’s name only, regardless of whether others contributed to or appear in the Entry/video. Submitters agree by submitting to allow the Pitch Tank: Actor Edition to screen any submitted video entry up to (10) times in public, ticketed, for-profit screenings. Videos submitted in the Pitch Tank: Actor Edition contest must not have major theatrical distribution deals in the United States of America that would conflict with your agreement allowing Pitch Tank: Actor Edition to screen any submitted video. Entry fees must be paid in U.S. dollars before films will be viewed. Please note live event dates are subject to change. All live event times and venues are subject to delay or change. Entries that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and will not be accepted. Pictoclik LLC or any affiliates are not responsible for films stolen, missing, or lost in transit. Entries that are found to be copies of other entries previously submitted in the Contest or to contain content plagiarized from other websites and/or publications will be void and will result in disqualification and no refund. By submitting to Pitch Tank: Actor Edition, all listed creators authorize the submission. Any talent or member of the film entourage causing a disruption or acting aggressively, disrespectfully or threateningly to any of the volunteer staff or employees of the event may have their entry pulled from exhibition at any time without refund. Pictoclik LLC and affiliates does not provide room, board or travel for Entrants. Application submissions are non-returnable. Headshots and press materials are non-returnable. All fees are non-refundable. Pictoclik LLC cannot return original materials submitted for review and/or exhibition. Please do not send original materials.
Entry cannot: (a) include inhumane treatment of animals, or any other offensive manner as deemed by the selection panel; (b) be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group; (c) contain or reference trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses; (d) contain copyrighted or licensed materials owned by others without permission including branded product placement, branded logos, use of branded content in dialogue, celebrity name and likeness and licensed music content (unless filmmaker independently secures rights to included content). Entrants must provide documentation for usage right, etc. as applicable.; and (e) contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, without permission. By submitting an Entry you warrant and represent that: (a) it does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity; (b) the other participants depicted in the Entry, if any, have given written consent to its submission into the contest and use as contemplated by these Official Rules; and (c) publication of the Entry via various media including Web posting and posting in social media, will not infringe on the rights of any third party. Entrant will indemnify and hold harmless Company from any claims to the contrary. Any Entry that, in the sole opinion of Company, is deemed to be inappropriate for publication or inclusion in the contest for any reason will be disqualified from the contest with no refund(s) at any time.
- Judging/Contest Winner Determination
All applications submitted to the Pitch Tank: Actor Edition are reviewed in their entirety and will be invited to audition online or in-person one day in June 2017. Their pre-audition will be scored by between 2 to 10 screeners and programmers (who are Industry professionals, Pictoclik LLC board members, affiliates and most poss a history of casting, filmmaking, filmmaking journalism and/or employment in the Film/ Television entertainment and/or journalism). The five to ten talent that have the highest score or those specifically championed by a programmer or screener move on to the final round and democratic vote by the Pitch Tank: Actor Edition curator. All online submissions will be screened in up to ten private locations.
All eligible entries will be scored on the following criteria for acceptance to the Pitch Tank: Actor Edition: Monologue Piece Originality (25%), Performance(25%), Character Fit (25%), and length of piece (25%). Final Selection for the Pitch Tank: Actor Edition will be determined by audience member votes (50%) and team of industry professional judges (50%) during the event period. Prize award is subject to verification of eligibility. All judges, screener, programmers and board member decisions are final.
Must be 18 years of age or older at time of entry, except employees, officers, directors and agents of Pictoclik LLC (“Company”). Void where prohibited. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
- Prizes and Approximate Retail Values (“ARV”) and Odds of Winning Contest
FIVE (5) to FIFTEEN (15) RUNNER UP SUBMISSION WINNERS of the Pitch Tank: Actor Edition will receive official bragging rights and awarded official medal ARV: $ 50. Odds of winning 1 in 500. One Grand Prize winner will be awarded a $500 Visa Gift Card, a headshot package worth $300 and Stylist consultation worth $350 ARV: $1150. Odds of winning 1 in 500. First Runner Up will receive free acting San Francisco CA based workshop and Pictoclik Class Pass ARV: $250. Odds of winning subject to change if submissions exceed current predictions. Company reserves the right to change dates and prizes at any time.
- Applicant Notification
Date to be determined after July 1, 2017 and number of attendees have been confirmed. Pictoclik LLC will notify entrants of event date by e-mail/ mail and/ or telephone. Company’s inability to contact an Entrant in a reasonable time period, or non-compliance with these Official Rules may result in forfeiture of entry.
- General Rules
No refunds on submission costs. By participating, participants accept and agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Company and Judges, which shall be final and binding in all matters. By participating, participants agree to release and hold Promotion Parties harmless against any and all claims and liability arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in the promotion or use or redemption of a prize. By submitting an entry, entrant agrees to have his/her name and entry (including video) used for advertising and marketing and other purposes in any and all media now and hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without further compensation, notification, permission unless prohibited by law. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to the Company and its designees’ to use winners’ names, likenesses, submitted entry (including video) (and biographical information) for advertising and marketing and other purposes in any and all media now and hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without further compensation, notification, permission unless prohibited by law. Promotion Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected, garbled, stolen, inaccurate, damaged, undelivered or delayed entries, game plays, prize claims or emails; or for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, lost or unavailable network, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP) connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this promotion, or for any errors, problems or malfunctions of any kind whether caused by computer, network, technical, mechanical, printing, typographical, seeding or by any human error or otherwise which may occur in the programming of this promotion, including, without limitation, errors, problems or malfunctions which may occur in connection with the administration of the promotion, the processing of entries and game plays or prize claims, the announcement of the prizes or in any promotion-related materials. Promotion Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the promotion. Promotion Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participant’s’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this promotion or downloading materials from or use of the web site. If due to a computer programming, seeding, network or other error, more prizes of any prize level are claimed than intended to be awarded according to these Official Rules. In no event will Company or Promotion Parties be liable for more than the stated number of prizes in these Official Rules. If, in the Judges’ opinion, there is any suspected evidence of tampering with any portion of the promotion, or if virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, technical difficulties or other causes compromise the integrity, administration or conduct of the promotion, the Judges reserve the right to modify or terminate the promotion in a manner deemed reasonable by the Judges, at the Judges’ sole discretion. In the event a dispute arises as to the identity of a potentially winning online participant, entries made by internet will be declared made by the name on the online registration form. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
- Conditions and Limits of Liability
As a condition of participating in this promotion, each participant agrees: (1) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses as set forth in subsection 3 below, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; (2) this promotion is governed by the laws of the State of Delaware without regard to its conflicts of law principles and any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively before a Court of competent jurisdiction located within the State of Delaware; (3) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in participating in this promotion and in no event will participant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees, or any other costs; (4) participant shall be bound by these Official Rules.
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