Official Rules

of participation to the Rec Change's Film Scoring Competition

1. By entering the Competition you agree that you have read and understood these Rules and agree that you will be bound by them. You agree that Rec Change can amend these rules at any time at its discretion.

2. Entry to the Competition is made via the official Competition web page: http://recchange.com/filmscoringcompetition and by following the instructions on the web page. Your entry will be considered complete when the payment of the required registration fee is successfully processed and received together with your Compositions that have been uploaded online to REC Change. For purposes of clarity for successfully entering the Competition you are required to register at the official Registration page: http://recchange.com/filmscoringcompetition by paying the Early Entry fee via PayPal of 10 Dollars (plus taxes), the Regular Entry fee of 15 US Dollars (plus taxes) or the Late Entry fee of 20 US Dollars (plus taxes) and by submitting your Compositions synced with the audiovisual material online at the official email info@recchange.com. Compositions that are incorrect or incomplete will be void. No refund of the Registration Fee will be made. Rec Change reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual for any reason.

3. Entries for the Competition must be submitted to Rec Change by the closing date of 2nd September at 12 PM GMT as specified on the Dates section. Rec Change Jury with its President will make a first selection and narrow down the Competition shortlist to the best 3 submitted entries. Judging will be made on the basis of listed criteria on which the Jury members will decide. The Winners will be announced by Rec Change via publication on their website. The Winners will further be contacted by email by Rec Change with a request that each Winner provide proof of identity.

4. The Competition is open to citizens of any country.

5. Rec Change reserves the right to cancel and/or extend the Competition or to the extent as may be necessary amend these rules without notice. No liability shall attach to Rec Change as a result of any such cancellation or extension.

6. Rec Change is under no obligation to make any use of any submitted Composition. 

7. You retain all ownership of any materials you submit to the Competition but by entering the Competition and in consideration of Rec Change’s examination of your Compositions and the opportunity presented thereunder you hereby irrevocably grant Rec Change the following non-exclusive licenses:

7.1 In respect of all entrants to the Competition, the right to circulate your entry to the Jury for the Competition;

7.2 The right for Rec Change to sub-license your entry to the producers of the short film. The form of such sub-licence shall be a “synchronisation licence” and you shall be granted an “Additional Music by” credit in connection with such use. You shall also receive any synchronisation licence fee which Rec Change secures on your behalf. For the avoidance of doubt Rec Change makes no guarantee that the producers of the associated feature film shall license your entry or that they will pay a synchronisation licence fee.

7.3 In respect of the top 3 finalists for the Competition, the right for Rec Change to use your entry, in whole or in part, without any payment or royalty to you (or any third party) for the sole purpose of marketing or promoting, in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter invented, the Competition, future competitions run by Rec Change or Rec Change itself. In the event that Rec Change uses any of your material pursuant to this Clause, you shall receive a “Music by” credit but you shall not be entitled to any payment, fee, royalty or monetary income whatsoever.

8. You represent and warrant to Rec Change that each Composition supplied by you does not violate the rights of any third party including but not limited to copyrights, performance rights, moral rights, trademark rights and/or any other intellectual property rights and each Composition supplied by you is not false, deceptive, misleading, defamatory or otherwise violate any laws. No Composition supplied by you contains any unclear examples, interpretations or other material, shall be original work by you and will have all necessary rights, licences, consents and permissions for use and authorize Rec Change to use any and all copyrights, performance rights and/or other intellectual property rights in and to the Composition.

9. You agreed to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Rec Change, it successors, licensees and assignees and licensors of each and your respective affiliates and agents against any and all claims obligations, damages, losses, expenses and costs including reasonable legal fees resulting from any breach of these Rules or any use of a Composition supplied by you or by any other party under these terms of use including but not limited to any third party claim of infringement of a copyright or other intellectual property right or invasion of privacy.

 

10. The Winners will receive the prizes specified on http://recchange.com/filmscoringcompetition. The decisions of Rec Change and the Jury will be final and there will be no appeal.

11. To the fullest extent permissible by applicable law you hereby agree to release and hold harmless Rec Change, affiliates, agents, representatives and prize partners, the Jury and any other party from any claims, actions, injury of any kind incurred in connection with the Competition.

12. The rules and this Competition are governed by the laws of Mexico.

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