FiLMiCFest Short Film Contest Official Rules
Important: Please read these Official Rules before participating in this Contest. By participating in this Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below.
Open only to entrants who are 18 years or older on the date of entry. Entries will only be accepted through FilmFreeway and Google via www.filmicpro.com/filmicfest/. No purchase necessary to participate or win. Prizes are non-transferable. Void where prohibited. By participating in this Contest, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules of the Contest located at https://www.filmicpro.com/filmicfest/ and the decisions of FiLMiC, Inc. 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North, Suite 400 Seattle WA 98103 (the “Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will award the Prizes listed below. The Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time on July 23, 2019 and ends at 11:59.59 p.m. Pacific Time on September 30, 2019.
Entries must meet the entry criteria described in this paragraph (“Entry Criteria”). Entries be original and have been created solely by the Entrant. In addition, each Entry must comply with the following guidelines: (a) the Entry must not depict any person engaging in or otherwise promoting any illegal, violent, dangerous or discriminatory behavior or contain any material that is threatening, indecent, violent, obscene or offensive; (b) the Entry must not contain any material that violates or infringes upon the rights of any third party, including without limitation any copyright, trademark or right of privacy or publicity, or that defames any person, or that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to any applicable law or regulation; (c) the Entry must not depict any material that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate for public viewing and/or display; and (d) Entrant has obtained all permissions, licenses and consents that are necessary for the submission of the Entry and the use of the Entry as permitted pursuant to these Official Rules. The Entrant agrees to provide to Sponsor at Sponsor’s request, copies of all such permissions, licenses and consents. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Entry that Sponsor determines does not comply with these Entry Criteria and/or to require or permit an entrant to make such changes to any Entry as are necessary to make it compliant.
An Entry must also meet the following Entry Criteria:
To be eligible for a chance to win the DJI Mavic Air Prize, the Entry must also include:
All requested information and Entry Criteria must be provided for an entry to be valid. Each Entrant may submit multiple Entries. Entries will not be returned. Entries and entrants may be subject to verification by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
Incomplete entries or entries not complying with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of entry.
By submitting an Entry, Entrant grants to Sponsor (including their affiliates and subsidiaries, employees, agents, and contractors), and any testing partners, the license described in the “Use of Entry” section below.
Entrants shall reasonably cooperate with Judges in any verification activities. Application of the judging criteria at is at Judges’ sole discretion. Neither Sponsor nor Judges are required to provide individual feedback for Entrants who are not selected during any phase of the Contest. A request by Sponsor or Judges to an Entrant to submit additional information does not guarantee qualification or selection for any phase of the Contest.
All contestants will receive an entry prize of Epic Tutorials: Guide to LumaFusion 2.0 redeemable 4-6 weeks after the close of submissions on September 30, 2019.
Category and BTS winners will be notified by e-mail on or about October 21, 2019. To claim the Prize, a Winner should follow the instructions contained in his or her notification. In the event that a Winner does not claim a Prize, the Prize will be awarded to the next highest scoring Entry. Odds of being selected a Winner of the Prize depends on the number of eligible entries received by Sponsor. Sponsor’s decisions shall be final and binding on all matters relating to the Contest selections.
The Grand Prize is a $25,000 production budget to finance an upcoming FiLMiC Pro project by our 1 Grand Prize winner, selected by a jury of celebrity judges. The first $5000 is available immediately upon announcement of the winner to help finance the writing or research phase of the upcoming project. The next $10,000 installment will be deliverable upon a satisfactory 2 to 3 page outline, treatment or screenplay of any length. The final $10,000 installment will be for post-production expenses and will be deliverable upon a rough cut of the project footage that accurately reflects the proposed outline, treatment or screenplay and confirms the project was shot with FiLMiC Pro.
Grand Prize Winner
Production Budget $25,000
Best BTS Prize
DJI Mavic Air $800
(6) Prize Packages Containing:
Universal submission prize
Epic Tutorials: Guide to LumaFusion 2.0 $25.00
Total ARV of Prize: $100,000