TERMS & CONDITIONS
Submission Agreement (“Agreement”): This Agreement is a binding agreement between Create The Writers Room, LLC (the “Sponsor”, “we” or “us”) and (the “Contestant”).
This Agreement sets forth the rules and our policies as they relate to any screenplay, short story, video and all other content (“Submission”) that you submit while accessing this website and participating in this Challenge, as it is outlined below.
Acceptance: By filling out an entry form and submitting your original Content, you agree to be bound by the rules as set forth below in this Agreement. You represent and warrant that you have the legal authority and capacity to enter into and be bound by this Agreement. You represent that you have read, understand, and agree to abide by these terms and all other applicable terms found on this website. If you are entering on behalf of a company or loan out, you represent that you have the legal authority to bind that company to this Agreement.
Submission Fee: By Submitting to the Create the Writer’s Room Challenge, the Contestant agrees to pay the non-refundable submission fee of sixty dollars ($60.00 USD). Submission fee is due at the time of submission. Failure to complete payment, or any form of cancelation of payment, following the initial submission will be subject to disqualification from the Challenge at the discretion of Create the Writer’s Room.
Commission Fee: As compensation to Create The Writer’s Room services, and its parent company 19f Productions LLC, the Contestant agrees to pay the sum of 10% (Gross Proceeds) of the sale, development or distribution of any project that arises by a connection established by Create The Writers Room. This will apply to any connections instigated by Create the Writer’s room or any other connections that arise as a cause of Create the Writer’s Room Services. By submitting to the Create the Writer’s Room Challenge , the Contestant agrees that they will not circumvent Create the Writer’s Room, and it’s parent company 19f Productions LLC, should they engage in the development, sale or distribution of any project, with a contact initially introduced to them by any representative of Create the Writer’s Room. This agreement will remain in place for a period of 3 years in which any development, sale or distribution of any work by the Contestant and any contact made possible through Create The Writer’s Room, and it’s parent company 19f Productions LLC, will result in a guaranteed payment of 10% ( Gross Proceeds ) of final Project.
Eligibility: The Challenge (the “Challenge”) is open only to those who sign up on the online Challenge page www.createthewritersroom.com. All participants must be 18 years or older at the date of entry. The Challenge is open to legal residents of the United States. Employees of the Sponsor and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Challenge. The Challenge is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
Challenge Period: The Period of the “ Challenge ” is subject to the time table set forth by Create the Writer’s Room. Contestants participating in the Challenge are to adhere to these timetables and due dates set forth by Create The Writer’s Room. Failure to comply with these dates throughout the Challenge will result in disqualification from the event. All Contestants will be notified of all official timetables and dates for the Challenge through Create the Writer’s Room official communication channels: Email and official Instagram.
How to Enter: Participants must submit an entry using the online form provided on www.createthewritersroom.com. All participants must, with no exception, submit their original Content and shall not be permitted to submit the work of a third party. The entry must fulfill all Challenge requirements to be eligible. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Create The Writers Room. Only one (1) entry per person and you must complete the online form to the satisfaction of Create The Writers Room. Any fraudulent attempt to submit multiple entries by using multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules may become ineligible, which is to be determined at the sole discretion of members of Create The Writers Room.
Winner selection and notification:
Each contestant’s one minute original short film will be featured on the Create The Writers Room official Instagram page and Website. The winner(s) of the Challenge will be selected based off judgment by Industry Panelist and fellow Semi Finalist. Winners will be notified via email within five (7) business days following the winner selection. Notification will be sent to the email address, which was provided at the time the contestant entered the Challenge. The decisions of Create The Writers Room are final and binding as it relates to the Content submitted for review. Create The Writers Room shall have no liability for a winner's failure to receive notices due to a winners' spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners' provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.
If the selected winner(s) cannot be contacted, becomes ineligible, fails to claim the giveaway within fifteen (7) business days from the date award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and the releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. The receipt by winner of the giveaway offered in this Giveaway is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE GIVEAWAY AND FORFEITURE ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
Rights Granted by you: By accepting the terms under this Agreement and by entering this Challenge you understand that Create The Writers Room, anyone acting on behalf of Create The Writers Room, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry as it relates to the Challenge, including, without limitation, the entry and winner's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Challenge, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.
Terms: Create The Writers Room reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Challenge should a virus, bug, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Challenge. In such case, Create The Writers Room may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the interruption. Create The Writers Room reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual, who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process, the operation of the Challenge or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Create The Writers Room has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Challenge by deciding to void any votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Challenge rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by a contestant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Challenge may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Create The Writers room reserves the right to recover damages and to seek any and all other remedies available to it at law and in equity. All remedies will be cumulative and pursuit of any one will not waive any other. By entering the Challenge you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Create The Writers Room. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to modify these Terms from time to time. Any modifications to these Terms will supersede the prior version for all activity occurring after the revised version has been made available.
Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Create The Writers Room and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the Challenge and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any Giveaway or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
No Responsibility for Third-Party Actions: You acknowledge that, if submitted to Create The Writers Room, as a Public Submission, your Content is freely available for download without copy protection. In no event will Create The Writers Room or any of its licensees, its sublicensees, its distributors, its producers, any party to which it assigns any of its rights hereunder, or its or their affiliates, successors or assigns, or any of their directors, officers, members, shareholders, employees, associates, agents or representatives (collectively, the "CTRW Parties") be responsible for any reproduction, display, modification, or use of your Content or any portion thereof by you or any third party.
Disputes: This Agreement shall be governed under the laws of the United States AND California. As a condition of participating in this Challenge, participant agrees that any and all disputes, which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Challenge, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Disputes under this Agreement in connection to the Giveaway, if they cannot be resolved between the parties, will be resolved by binding arbitration in Los Angeles County, California. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Giveaway), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.