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Filmmakers Terms & Conditions
You hereby grant AFF the right to utilize any excerpt from your submitted film for promotional purposes. The individual or company submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. By submitting your film to this competition you agree that, if your film is selected by AFF, You grant to AFF a NON-exclusive license to use, display, exploit and exhibit Your name, trade names, trademarks, service marks, copyrights, still images, moving images, audio sounds, your submitted film, material, information, and/or any other things received by AFF, whether by physical or electronic delivery (including material and/or material(s) here, and above and below herein), publicly, at AFF's sole discretion to promote, market and advertise the festival and to make available on the AFF Channel. AFF may also use excerpts from trailers of submitted films for promotion, to promote, market and advertise the festival and on the AFF Chanel. You also authorize AFF to place your images and synopsis on our website and channel and films are reviewed by AFF with the intention of selecting screeners for the festival and the AFF Channel.
The individual or company submitting the film shall indemnify and hold harmless the AFF from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening items entered. The individual or company submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.
Non-performance of any party shall be excused to the extent that performance is rendered impossible by strike, fire, flood, earthquakes, war, governmental acts or orders or restrictions, acts of God, physically defective product/equipment, or any other reason where failure to perform is beyond reasonable control of, and not caused by the negligence of, the non-performing party.
Neither party shall owe any liability to the other party arising under this agreement for any indirect, special, punitive or consequential damages, including, without limitation, loss of profit or business opportunities, except as expressly set forth herein. Neither party makes (and each party hereby specifically disclaims) any, representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the services contemplated by this agreement, including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, implied warranties arising from a course of dealing or course of performance or any warranties relating to title or non-infringement of intellectual property. Neither party makes any representation, warranty or assurance concerning any minimum or maximum number of viewers or screenings or celebrities or special guests or events.
Except for payments due collected by AFF as stated herein or on AFF website(s), AFF liability for any damages caused to You as a result of performance or non-performance or damage under, or not under, this agreement shall be limited in all circumstances to an amount no greater than one U.S. dollar ($1.00).
AFF attempts to remain servicing 24/7. However, acts of nature do happen. In any situation, if anything negative or unwanted happens involving AFF, AFF will not be expected by You to be liable or responsible for the damage in anyway whatsoever, regardless of how severe the damage. Further, AFF will not be expected by You to be liable or responsible in anyway whatsoever should AFF or the AFF website not be accessible. Furthermore, AFF will not be expected by You to be liable or responsible in anyway whatsoever for any items that are stolen while either in, or not in, the possession of AFF, in perpetuity.
By entering AFF, all entrants agree to the complete contents of the AFF rules and policies found on the official AFF website at www.animalfilmfestival.org. All entrants release and agree to hold AFF and/or all other AFF related entities harmless from and against any and all injuries, rights, damages, losses, claims and actions of any kind arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from AFF or participation in AFF and any AFF related activity, in perpetuity. All entrants release and waive any claims with regard to AFF and agree to hold harmless AFF and/or all AFF related entities from and against any and all claims of any kind that are or could be asserted with respect to any festival related matter whatsoever, in perpetuity. All entrants further agree to indemnify, defend against and agree to hold harmless AFF and/or all other AFF related entities from any and all liabilities, damage, costs and/or fees incurred in defending against any third party claim(s) or threat(s) of claim(s) asserted against AFF and/or all other AFF related entities arising from any entrant(s) participation in or conduct associated with AFF, in perpetuity.
All AFF rules and policies are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the state of California, United States of America, without regards to its principles of conflicts of law, in perpetuity. For any dispute not subject to arbitration, entrant agrees to personal jurisdiction by the federal and state courts located in California, United States of America, and waives any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby irrevocably waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, and/or any other damages, including attorney fees, other than participant(s) actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e.- costs associated with participating in the festival competition), and entrant further irrevocably waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased, in perpetuity. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. All taxes on or connected with any prize and the reporting consequences thereof, are the sole and exclusive responsibility of respective winners.
Entrant must hold all copyrights or have proof of permission for all content used in their film(s).
All information by AFF, whether publicly posted or not, is subject to change without prior notice. All festival and screening decisions will be made by the Animal Film Festival (AFF) and all AFF decisions are final.
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