Conditions of Entry - LockDown Short Film Competition | A Time Capsule in Film
All Entrants must agree to these Conditions of Entry to enter the LockDown Short Film Competition.
The Entrant/s are individual/s over 16 years of age who have provided their full name/s in the Entrant/s field on the online entry form and will be the recipient of any prize money if awarded. There may be more than one Entrant/s. If there are multiple Entrant/s, prize money if awarded will be distributed evenly.
Entries are open to individuals and organisations that are ages 16+ and that live, work, study in the Frankston municipality or demonstrate a strong affiliation with the Frankston City municipality
Entrants who are aged 16+ and under the age of 18, or any children that appear in the film, must have full parent or guardian consent to their participation in the contest and it’s perpetual presentation and have read, understood and agreed to the Conditions of Entry.
The Frankston Arts Centre will inform Entrants by email if the film has been accepted or not accepted into LockDown Short Film Competition prior to Friday 13 November, 2020. The Frankston Arts Centre’s decision as to whether a film has met all acceptance criteria is final and not subject to any appeal for reconsideration.
The film must be no longer than 3 minutes (including titles and credits) in duration. If entries go over the time limit by more than 10 seconds this will deem the entry ineligible.
The film must be submitted in the following formats:
- Aspect Ratio 16:9
- Standard resolution of 1920 wide x 1080 high pixels
- Format .mov or MP4 files
Entries must be submitted via the Frankston Arts Centre website form and include a high quality, accessible link to your film on an appropriate video sharing platform like Dropbox or Vimeo. YouTube is not recommended.
Only one entry permitted. Multiple entries will not be considered.
The Frankston Arts Centre accepts no responsibility for any entry form or film that is submitted after the closing date, uploaded incorrectly or data impaired.
Entry is free and all costs associated with film production and competition entry is the responsibility of the applicant.
Content must be appropriate for street front presentation, online and public exhibition for a General Audience and must not include nudity, coarse language, and generally offensive themes.
Frankston Arts Centre reserves the right to deem ineligible films that include deliberate product placement and any commercial promotion including graphic logos in film, title or credits.
The Entrant/s warrants to the Frankston Arts Centre that they have obtained all the necessary permissions to enter this film including parent/guardian consent of Entrant/s and participants under 18 years of age, and that the film does not infringe the rights, including copyright, of any third party. This includes use of music and literary material.
By entering this competition you are consenting to your short film being broadcast and/or being available via the Frankston Arts Centre website, Frankston Arts Centre and Galleries, YouTube and social media accounts in perpetuity.
Upon entering a submission, Frankston Arts Centre reserves the right to promote and display the film for public view in perpetuity. Copyright will remain with the filmmaker, however, Frankston Arts Centre has a right to edit and create derivative works such as clips from the film, and not limited to, publications, exhibitions, social media promotions and on the Frankston Arts Centre and Frankston City Council website. Due acknowledgement of the original filmmaker will be made in all instances.
Films cannot be commercial or exclusively connected to other festivals worldwide that restrict the Frankston Arts Centre’s use of the film in their YouTube channel, exhibition and for Frankston City Council’s archival purposes.
Films cannot be withdrawn from perpetual online exhibition once accepted and once entered and accepted into the Frankston Arts Centre’s collection of stories that become a final group exhibition.
The Frankston Arts Centre may, in its sole discretion, disqualify a film from the exhibition or competition without prior notice to the Entrant if the Frankston Arts Centre has reason to believe that a film does not, for any reason, comply with the acceptance criteria or otherwise with the Conditions of Entry.
The Entrant agrees to indemnify the Frankston Arts Centre and hold them harmless from any damages, liabilities, losses, costs, expenses, obligations or claims arising out of the breach of filmmaker's agreements, obligations, representations and warranties under this agreement.
Entries close midnight Sunday 18 October 2020.
Entry numbers in the final exhibition of films will be limited due to presentation restrictions and approval by the Frankston Arts Centre judging panel and Visual Arts Officer. Frankston Arts Centre reserves the right to close entries before the advertised closing date.
The prize is not transferable. If the winning Entrant/s is unable to accept the terms and conditions of the award, the Entrant/s will forfeit the award.
Immediate family of staff, and staff of Frankston City Council must disclose a conflict of interest and may enter a film for consideration and display but are ineligible for any awards or prizes.
Personal information requested on this form is being collected by Council for participation in exhibitions only. This information will be used solely by Frankston Arts Centre staff associated with this exhibition and competition for that primary purpose and will not otherwise be disclosed without your consent or as permitted by law. You may apply to Council for access and/or amendment of the information.