NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
THE PAPER HEART MOVIE POSTER CONTEST BEGINS AT 12:00:00 ON July 10, 2009 PACIFIC TIME ("PT")
AND ENDS AT 11:59:59 PM (PT) ON July 29, 2009 (THE " PROMOTION PERIOD").
HOW TO ENTER: Membership to www.deviantart.com (the "Contest Site") is required to enter the Contest. Membership to www.deviantart.com is free. If Entrant is already a registered member, Entrant is not automatically entered into the Contest.
Entrant must follow the instructions on Contest Site and submit a completed entry of a piece of artwork that must include the movie title "Paper Heart" and the statement "In Select Theaters August 7" and which expresses the theme "What Does Love Mean to Me?" inspired by the graphic elements from the marketing campaign for the film "Paper Heart" made available to members of deviantART at the Contest Site ("the Work".) The Work may not contain characters' likenesses or other images from "Paper Heart" or it's marketing campaign. The Work must be in jpg, gif, or png file format. ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59:59 PM (PT) ON July 29, 2009. No illegible, incomplete, forged or altered entries will be accepted. Entrants may enter as many Works as they like, however duplicate entries are not allowed (i.e. entering the same entry into more than one category).
Do not submit original file of the Work. Entries will not be returned. You should retain and store the original file on your own.
The Work (i) may not have been made commercially available, won any other prize/award, featured as a "Daily Deviation" or previously submitted to any other contest, (ii) must be the exclusive original work of the entrant and made for the Contest, (iii) must be in keeping with the Sponsors' image, (iv) may not be inappropriate, offensive, libelous or defamatory, pornographic, sexually explicit, unlawful or plagiarized, as determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion, (v) must not be harassing, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, profane, obscene, excessively violent, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or offensive in any way, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, (vi) may not violate or encourage others to violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation, (vii) may not defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person's personal or property rights or any other third party rights, (vii) may not contain commercial/corporate advertising, including but not limited to corporate logos, brand names, and slogans, other than those relating to the Sponsors or any copyrighted material owned by individuals or coporations other than Entrant (ix) may not include any viruses, worms, corrupt files, Trojan horses, or other forms of corruptive code or content that may harm or compromise the Contest Site and/or the proper conduct of the Contest. (x) may not use any watermarks or distinguishing artist marks and (xi) if found to be in violation of these rules will be disqualified and therefore removed from the Contest Site Gallery.
By submitting entry, entrant represents that (i) (s)he has the unrestricted right to submit the Work; (ii) all persons whose name, voice or likeness appears in the Work ("Work Participants") have unconditionally consented in writing to their appearance in the Work and unconditionally granted entrant in writing the right to submit the Work subject to these Official Rules, a copy of which consent and grant will be furnished to the Sponsors upon request; and (iii) the Work does not infringe upon any third party's proprietary or other rights.
All Works submitted will remain the exclusive property of the entrant, provided that:
(i) entrant will not acquire any ownership or other interest in any and all trademarks, logos and other intellectual property of the Sponsors (collectively "Sponsors' Marks") contained in the Work;
(ii) except as expressly required in these Official Rules, entrant may not use the Sponsors' Marks in any manner whatsoever in connection with the Work or otherwise without the relevant Sponsors' express prior written approval;
(iii) during the Promotion Period, and for a period of one year thereafter, eligible Works may be posted at the Contest Site or otherwise displayed in selections made by Sponsor and in any form and media on or off the deviantART site in connection with promotion of the Contest and/or Sponsor's products;
(iv) during the ten (10) year period immediately following the Promotion Period ( the "Display Period"), the Sponsors may ( but will not be obligated to ) display prize winning Works in any form and media in connection with the promotion of their respective businesses;
(v) the Sponsors may otherwise use prize winning Works in such manner and upon such terms and conditions as the relevant entrant may approve in writing (such approval not to be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned); and entrant may not authorize or permit any prize winning Work to be used to promote any product or service of any party other than entrant and the Sponsors during the Display Period.
You may submit a Work in any size; however, deviantART prefers images that are at least 2,000 pixels x 2,000 pixels.
SELECTION OF WINNERS: Potential winners will be selected on or about August 10, 2009 from all eligible entries. Twenty-five (25) semi-finalists will be selected by full-time deviantART Community Relations and Creative Staff on the basis of Originality, Interpretation of the Theme, and Technical Skill. The semi-finalists will be posted in advance of final judging. The winners will be selected by Nicholas Jasenovec, director of "Paper Heart". The judges' decisions are final on all matters relating to the Contest. Judging of the winners will be based on Interpretation of the Theme, Originality, and Technical Skill in whatever degree the judge believes to be appropriate in reaching a decision.
PRIZES: One (1) 1st Prize package, each consisting of the following: (1) Wacom Intuos4 Tablet (Large), a $600 American Express Gift Card, a devWEAR T-shirt of winner's choice (depending on availablilty), and a 1 year subscription to deviantART. (Total Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") : $1,119 each.) One (1) 2nd Prize package, each consisting of the following: (1) Wacom Intuos4 Tablet (Medium), a $400 American Express Gift Certificate, a devWEAR T-shirt of winner's choice (depending on availability), and a 1 year subscription to deviantART. (Total Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") : $799 each.). One (1) 3rd Prize package, each consisting of the following: (1) Wacom Intuos4 Tablet (Small), a $250 American Express Gift Card, a devWEAR T-shirt of winner's choice (depending on availability), and a 1 year subscription to deviantART. (Total Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $529 each.)
Each semi-finalist will receive a 1 month subscription to deviantART. (Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") : $4.95 each.)
Total ARV of all prizes: $2,570.75. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received and nature of Work. All prizes will be awarded (assuming sufficient number of entries). Sponsors reserve right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. No other substitution or transfer of prizes permitted. Sponsors responsible only for prize delivery; not responsible for prize utility, quality or otherwise. Taxes and fees, if any, are the sole responsibility of prize winners
ELIGIBILITY: Contest open to deviantART members who are at least thirteen (13) years old as of July 10, 2009 except employees and volunteers (and their immediate families and members of the same household) of Sponsors, their affiliates, agents, judges and advertising and promotion agencies. There is no charge for deviantART membership.
VERIFICATION OF WINNERS AND DELIVERY OF PRIZES: Potential winners who are under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence and their parent or legal guardian will, and other potential winners may, be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and, where permitted, a publicity release. Eligible minors should obtain their parents' or legal guardians' permission prior to entering this Contest. Prize may be forfeited if affidavit or releases are not returned within 14 days after mailing to potential winner or if prize notification letter or prize is returned as undeliverable. Winner agrees to Sponsors' use of his/her name, address, likeness, and/or prize information for promotional purposes in any medium without additional compensation to the extent permitted by law.
GENERAL: This Contest is void outside the United States and where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. This Contest will be governed by the internal laws of the State of California. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Contest must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within the State of California. Sponsors and judges not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, misaddressed, postage due, incorrect or misdirected entries, mail or communications, for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, or delays in operations or transmission of information, in each case whether arising by way of technical or other failures or malfunctions of computer hardware, software, communications devices, or transmission lines or data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry materials, loss or otherwise. Sponsors and judges not responsible for electronic communications which are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in entrant's e-mail account to receive e-mail messages. Sponsors disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, or accessing, posting, uploading or downloading information in connection with, this Contest, and reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend this Contest should any virus, bug, technical failures, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsors' reasonable control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. In the event of any such cancellation, termination or suspension, a notice will be posted on the Contest Site and the winners will be selected from among all eligible entries received prior to such time. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant from this Contest or any other promotion conducted now or in the future by Sponsors or any of their affiliates if the entrant's fraud or misconduct adversely affects the integrity of the Contest. By participating in this Contest, each entrant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of the judges and warrants that s/he is eligible to participate in this Contest. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to release Sponsors, their directors, employees, officers, and agents, including without limitation, their advertising and promotion agencies, from any and all liability, loss or damages arising from or in connection with the awarding, receipt, and/or use or misuse of the prize or participation in any prize-related activities.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
WINNERS LIST: To obtain winner's list, go to www.deviantart.com. Winners list will be available after selection and verification of winners which is anticipated to occur no later than August 31, 2009.
SPONSORS: deviantART, Inc., 7095 Hollywood Blvd., #788, Hollywood, CA 90028; Palisades Mediagroup, 1620 26th St #205, Santa Monica, CA 90404, Overture Films, LLC 9242 Beverly Boulevard, Suite #200, Beverly Hills CA. 90210.
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