By submitting an Entry into this screenplay competition and film festival (hereafter the “Project”), each Entrant warrants and represents that the Entrant owns all rights to the Entry he/she is entering, including, without limitation, the script, screenplay, video or digital recording, and the performance contained in each Entry, with the exception of any assets provided by Access Sacramento for use by Entrants in connection with this Project. Each Entrant further warrants and represents that, if the screen play is accepted for production, that the Entrant has obtained permission from each person who appears in any produced film to grant the rights to the Project Parties described in these Official Rules, and will submit copies of such permissions to the Project Parties. By submitting an Entry, Entrant agrees to the Official Rules, and further agrees to indemnify and hold the Sacramento Community Cable Foundation dba as Access Sacramento, Project Parties and their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders or other partners, and any of their employees (collectively, the "Project Indemnitees"), harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Project Indemnitees due to or arising out of the Entrant's Entry materials in this Project, or the Entrant's conduct during and in connection with this Project, including but not limited to trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property rights, right of publicity, right of privacy or defamation. Entrant agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless the Sacramento Community Cable Foundation dba Access Sacramento and the Project Parties from any and all claims that any advertising, presentation, web content or any other material subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of the Sacramento Community Cable Foundation dba Access Sacramento and the Project Parties infringes on the rights of Entrant's work as contained in any Entry.
Entries will be judged by a process in which a qualified panel of judges ("Judges") will evaluate each eligible Entry based on the following judging criteria:
• Creativity (40%)
• Technical Merit (30%)
• Adherence to the Prominence of Sacramento (30%)
Entrants agree that the Sacramento Community Cable Foundation dba Access Sacramento has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this Project and that all decisions of the Sacramento Community Cable Foundation dba Access Sacramento are final and binding.
By participating, Entrant agrees to these Official Rules which are final and binding in all respects.
No liability or responsibility is assumed by Sacramento Community Cable Foundation dba Access Sacramento or the sponsors resulting from any entrant’s participation in or attempt to participate in the Project or ability or inability to upload or download any information in connection with participating in the Project. No responsibility or liability is assumed by the Sacramento Community Cable Foundation dba Access Sacramento or sponsors for technical problems or technical malfunction arising in connection with any of the following occurrences which may affect the operation of the Project: hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic, wireless or Internet connectivity or other online communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet service providers, servers, hosts or providers; garbled, jumbled or faulty data transmissions; failure of any e-mail transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted e-mail transmissions; inaccessibility of the Web Site in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or the Web Site; unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Project, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, worms; or destruction of any aspect of the Project, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of an email account used in connection with the Project. Sacramento Community Cable Foundation dba Access Sacramento is not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules, or any inaccurate or incorrect data. Sacramento Community Cable Foundation dba Access Sacramento is not responsible for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind which may be sustained to user's or any other person's computer equipment resulting from participation in the Project. By participating in the Project, Entrant agrees to release, indemnify and hold Sacramento Community Cable Foundation dba Access Sacramento harmless from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such Entrant's participation in the Project.
The following rules apply to each participating Entrant:
The Sacramento Community Cable Foundation dba Access Sacramento is hereby granted non-exclusive distribution rights for films submitted to the challenge for screening. In consideration for my providing an entry, and for no subsequent remuneration, Entrant(s) hereby, on behalf of myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators authorize the Sacramento Community Cable Foundation dba Access Sacramento to use live or recorded on tape, film, or other media currently in use or formats to be devised, my entry video/film, my name, voice, likeness, or performance for television, film or video distribution throughout the world and for audio/visual distribution, sale and general promotion/information/education purposes in perpetuity, Entrant further agrees on behalf of myself and others as above stated that my video/film, name, likeness, and biography may be used for promotion purposes and other uses. Further, I agree to indemnify, defend, and hold the Sacramento Community Cable Foundation dba Access Sacramento, Board of Directors, staff, production company, cable company and others harmless for any and all claims, suits, or liabilities arising from the entry and the use of any of my materials, name, likeness, or biography.
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