Terms and Conditions
1. Instructions on how to enter the Nova 7 Smartphone Film Challenge competition (“the Competition”) and details regarding the Competition contained herein form part of these Terms and Conditions. Entry into and participation in this Competition is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. This Competition is not valid in conjunction with any other offer, competition or promotion by Nova 7.
2. The Competition is free to enter and open to any person. The Competition will be void in any other jurisdiction where it is prohibited.
3. Minors are entitled to enter the Competition, provided they have the consent of a parent or guardian to enter and participate in the Competition, and provide that parent or guardian’s details upon entry to the Competition for verification by Nova 7. Entrants shall be considered as Minors for the purpose of the Competition if they are under the age of 18 years old.
4. The Competition commences at 7:00 pm ET on January 7 2023 (“the Commencement Date”) and closes at 11:59 pm ET on February 7 2023 (the “Closing Date”). The period between the Commencement Date and the Closing Date shall be the Competition entry period (the “Competition Entry Period”).
5. To participate in the Competition, an Entrant must write, create, record and edit in a digital video format the following original films:
a. A Short Film, a maximum of 90 seconds in duration.
b. A Video, a maximum of 90 seconds in duration, of the “Behind The Scenes” making of the Short.
c. The Entrant must own the whole of the copyright in the Short Film and the BTS Film. In circumstances where the Short Film and BTS Film or parts thereof contain images of persons, locations, marks, trademarks and any other images which would require permission for their use, the Entrants must have received appropriate written releases for their use. The Entrant shall indemnify Nova 7 in respect of any and all liability arising from any infringement of any rights whatsoever that may arise in respect of the Short Film and/or the BTS Film, and Nova 7 reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant who does not comply with the conditions set out in this clause.
6. The Short Film and BTS Film must not defame any person or entity, be disparaging to any religion, race, or nation, contain language that is lewd, obscene, or inappropriate, graphic nudity or explicit acts of violence, or use any copyrights, images, marks, trademarks or logos for which the Entrant has not obtained permission for their use. Nova 7 reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant who does not comply with the conditions set out in this clause.
7. The Entrant shall be the one individual person most responsible for the creation, filming, producing and editing of the Short Film and the BTS Film.
8. To enter the Competition, after the Commencement Date and prior to the Closing Date, the Entrant must first register their interest in the Competition by accessing the website www.watchnova7.com where they will find the instructions.
a. Thereafter and prior to the Closing Date, the Entrant must access the Competition Entry Page at the website www.watchnova7.com, and complete the Competition Entry Form by entering the details required therein in full, including but not limited to the full name of the Entrant, and other contact details required, the links to the Short Film and the BTS Film, the genre of the Short Film and any other information requested therein;
b. The Entrant shall then receive an email confirming receipt of their entry by Nova 7, and stating that the acceptance of their entry by Nova 7 is subject to moderation of their entry by Nova 7 in its sole discretion;
c. Nova 7 shall aim to moderate each entry within forty-eight (48) hours of receipt, but moderation may take longer due to the volume of entries from time to time;
d. If the entry is accepted by Nova 7 following moderation, the Entrant shall receive a confirmation email of the acceptance of their entry, and
e. If the entry is not accepted by Nova 7 following moderation, the Entrant shall receive an email from Nova 7 to the effect that it has not been accepted, the reasons for this, and details for the re-submission of their entry once any defects in their entry have been rectified to the satisfaction of Nova 7.
9. By entering the Competition, Entrants hereby warrant that all information submitted is true, current and complete. Any Entrants who have supplied incomplete, inaccurate or fraudulent information may be automatically disqualified. NOVA 7 reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant if NOVA 7 has reasonable grounds to believe that an Entrant has breached any of these terms and conditions or has tampered with the Competition process. Failure by NOVA 7 to enforce any of its rights at any stage of the Competition does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
10. Incomplete, indecipherable or illegible entries will be deemed invalid. Entrants bear all responsibility to ensure that their entry is complete and legible, and that their Short Film and BTS Film is submitted in the correct format and clearly visible and audible.
11. The costs of entering the Competition shall be borne solely by the Entrant.
12. The Entrant grants to NOVA 7, and the sponsor of the respective category, a nonexclusive, irrevocable license to NOVA 7 to publish their Short Film and BTS Film in full on the NOVA 7 website and communicate their Short Film and BTS Film to the public in the territory of the world, and in full or in part in any other promotional material of NOVA 7.
13. Following the Closing Date, the entries to the Competition shall be judged in the following distinct categories:
2ND PLACE (Five winners)
14. One Entrant will be chosen as the winner 1 ST PLACE and five Entrants will be chosen as the winners of the 2nd PLACE.
15. The winners shall be determined as follows:
a. A judging panel shall be appointed by NOVA 7 in its sole discretion;
b. After the Closing Date, NOVA 7 shall determine a shortlist of the best Short Films;
c. The judging panel shall view the Short Films on the shortlist determined by NOVA 7;
d. By the end of February 2023, the judging panel shall determine the winner of these categories.
e. NOVA 7 accepts no liability for the decisions made by the judging panel, and no correspondence will be entered into in this regard;
f. NONVA 7 shall aim to notify the winner of this category within twenty-four (24) hours of the determination of the winner by email to the winner; and
g. The winner shall be entitled to receive the 1ST PLACE Prize Pack.
16. The Prizes for each category are listed under the Prizes page on www.watchnova7.com The total value of the NOVA 7 Smartphone Film Challenge prize pool is approximately USD $
17. NOVA 7 reserves the right to award further Prizes or Prize Packs to winners, or to alter the content of any Prize Pack in whole or in part at any time, whether by adding or removing Prizes. Any changes in the Prizes or the content of the Prize Packs shall be notified by NOVA 7 from time to time as the case may be.
18. The Prize Packs on offer in the Competition, in full or in part, are non-transferable, non-negotiable, non-refundable, are not redeemable, and are subject to availability.
19. NOVA 7 shall make reasonable efforts to deliver the Prize Packs to their respective winners at each winner’s address specified in the Competition Entry Form within twelve (12) weeks of end of FEBRUARY 2023. NOVA 7 shall not be liable for any delays in delivery of the Prize Packs. All shipping costs for the Prize Packs to the winners’ address shall be paid by NOVA 7. Where the winner is a Minor, the Prize Pack shall be delivered to the parent or guardian nominated by the Entrant.
20. NOVA 7 shall not be liable for any tax payable on the value of a Prize Pack in a winner’s country, and any tax payable shall be borne by each winner.
21. Each winner agrees to participate in reasonable post-competition publicity for NOVA 7 at NOVA’s expense, including but not limited to their attendance for interviews, photographs, videos and any other promotional activity specified by NOVA 7, and grant a nonexclusive, irrevocable license to NOVA 7 to use their name, biographical details, photographs, videos, likenesses and any other information regarding the winner deemed appropriate for use by NOVA 7 for any promotional and marketing purposes by NOVA 7 for a period of five (5) year from the Closing Date.
22. Each Entrant warrants that he or she has no other agreements or arrangements with any third parties relating to the performance, service, image, name or likeness and/or other rights that may interfere with his or her entry into the Competition and the execution of his or her obligations as the winner in this Competition.
23. The terms and conditions of a related third-party supplier or suppliers of prizes may apply and shall be accepted by the winner or winners.
24. If this Competition is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of NOVA 7, NOVA 7 reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law (a) to disqualify any Entrant; or (b) to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the Competition, as appropriate.
25. Any cost associated with accessing the Competition website is the Entrant’s responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used. NOVA 7 makes no guarantee of the availability of its web services and will not be held responsible for interruption of service that may interfere with the ability to participate in the Competition.
26. Except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, NOVA 7 (including its officers, employees and agents) excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of this Competition, including, but not limited to, where arising out of the following: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment
malfunction (whether or not under NOVA’S control); (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any entry that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by NOVA 7) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of NOVA 7; (d) any variation in the type and specifications of the prizes to that stated in these Terms and Conditions; (e) any prize that has not been received by the claimant after dispatch by NOVA 7; (f) any prize that has been damaged in transit; (g) any tax liability incurred by an Entrant; or (h) use of the prizes. 27. NOVA 7 collects personal information of the Entrants in order to conduct the Competition and may, for this purpose, disclose such information to third parties, including but not limited to agents, contractors, service providers, prize suppliers and as required by law. Entry to the Competition is conditional on providing this personal information, and the Entrant must consent to the use of their personal information for the purposes of the Competition. NOVA 7 may, for an indefinite period, and provided that the Entrant has not withdrawn their consent, use the information for promotional, marketing, publicity, research and/or profiling purposes, including sending electronic messages or telephoning the Entrant. The Entrant may opt out of any promotional, marketing, publicity, research and/or profiling conducted by NOVA 7 using their personal information at any time by giving NOVA 7 notice of their intention to opt out. NOVA 7 shall maintain all personal information in accordance with its Privacy Policy set out at http://www.watchnova7.com/privacypolicy. Entrants should direct any request to access, update or correct information to NOVA 7.
28. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, US. NOVA 7 shall comply with any laws applicable in the location where the Competition is held.
29. NOVA 7 hereby reserves the right to change, suspend or cancel the Competition, or to change these terms and conditions, by notice on the NOVA 7 website. NOVA 7 shall not be required to specify any reasons for the changes and shall not incur any liability as a result.
The Sponsor of this Competition is Wizard Studios LLC