Terms and Conditions

1. Eligibility

ciNE65 Movie Makers Awards ("the Competition") is organised by Nexus and mm2 Entertainment ("the Organisers") and is open to all Singaporeans, i.e., Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents (including overseas Singaporeans). Participants under the age of 18 are required to seek permission from their parents or legal guardian prior to their participation in the Competition. Participants must not have directed a full-length feature film before the Competition. Employees of the Organisers, as well as their immediate family members, are eligible to participate, but their submissions would NOT be eligible for consideration for any of the prizes.

2. Competition Period

The Competition begins on 9 Nov 18 and ends on 18 Mar 19. All entries must be received no later than 1200 hrs Singapore time on 18 Mar 19 to be considered in the running for prizes.

3. Registration

Participants are to register online in a form provided at ciNE65.sg, and submit their entries as indicated in the form. Participants are required to fill up their particulars completely and accurately in the online registration form. Only entries with complete and accurate information will be eligible for entry in the Competition. Registrations with incomplete or invalid details will be disqualified. In addition, the Organisers are not responsible for misdirected, unprocessed or late registrations.

4. Submission

Participants are to ensure that their 3-minute short film entries meet the following additional requirements: a) The entries should be original, and should not have been used for submission in other competitions previously; b) All non-English entries must be subtitled in English; c) The entries should not contain, nor be connected with, any obscene, blasphemous, libellous, offensive, pornographic or otherwise unlawful or inappropriate material or activity, including but not limited to references to trade marks, logos or branding of any names, products or services of a third party; d) The entries should not use any copyrighted music, video or images. In particular, the entries must not infringe any Intellectual Property Rights. If the entries use copyrighted music, video or images under license or with permission, these must be clearly stated.

5. Warranties

Each participant warrants that: a) He/She is the creator and exclusive owner of the contents of his/her entry for the Competition, and that he/she has full capacity to agree to these Terms & Conditions and to give the warranties and grant the rights as stated in these Terms & Conditions; b) The contents of the entry submitted for the Competition are original works of that participant, and have met the requirements (including but not limited to those listed in clause 4 of these Terms & Conditions) of the Competition; c) The information, details and particulars submitted by him/her to the Organisers are true, accurate and complete; d) He/She shall indemnify the Organisers against all loss, damage or expense arising in respect of any action or claim for actual or alleged infringement of any Intellectual Property Rights by the use or possession of the contents of his/her entry or submission for the Competition.

6. Discretion of the Organisers

The Organisers reserves the right without any liability on its part whatsoever to: a) modify, suspend, postpone or cancel the Competition without prior notice, in the event that the platforms or systems used for the Competition becomes technically corrupted or unsuitable for use, or for any other reason whatsoever; b) amend these Terms & Conditions, or make prize substitutions at any time without prior notice; c) disqualify any entry that it deems offensive or fails to comply with any of these Terms & Conditions; and d) disclose, publish, display or use the participant's particulars (including but not limited to his/her name, picture, photograph and identification card number) for any advertising or publicity purposes in connection with the Competition or any other NE programme or purpose. Should any dispute arise in connection with the Competition or these Terms and Conditions, the decision of the Organisers will be final.

7. Copyright

The participant understands and agrees that by submitting his/her entry to the Organisers, he has grant a cost-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide and non-exclusive licence to the Government of the Republic of Singapore (hereafter "the Government") and to the Organisers to reproduce, publish, publicly perform, communicate to the public, adapt, and use the contents of the submission, including any picture(s) and or original musical score contained within the short film(s) submitted for the Competition, in any way whatsoever, whether in whole or in part, in connection with National Education (NE) programmes or purposes, and marketing of the Competition on any media platform. The copyright of the works will remain with the film-makers. Due credit will be accorded to the relevant film-makers should the Organisers use their films for NE programmes or purposes.

8. Notification

Finalists would be notified by the Organisers via email to the email addresses which they have provided in the online registration form. Upon such notification, finalists would be required to provide the Organisers with a copy of their short film in high definition quality within seven (7) days. Finalists who fail to do so, or who could not be contacted at their registered email addresses, would have their eligibility forfeited and an alternate finalist may be selected. Results of the Competition will be announced at the Awards Ceremony in Jun 2019 and finalists would be invited to the event.

9. Prizes

All prizes shall be collected in Singapore within one month from the Awards Ceremony. Prize winner of the ciNE65 Movie Maker Awards Feature Film Deal has to be a Singaporean or a Permanent Resident (PR) of Singapore. Prizes which are not collected shall be disposed by the Organisers as it deems fit. Prizes are non-transferable and non-exchangeable. Winners consent to be interviewed by the Organiser and/or the media. All winners consent to public disclosure of their names and the results of the Competition. All prizes, with exclusion of the “Movie Makers Award Prize” category, shall be determined and selected by Nexus at its sole discretion. For the “Movie Makers Award Prize” category, the Director of the winning film shall be given the opportunity to direct a feature film based on a screenplay agreed by both the winner and mm2 Entertainment. The “Movie Makers Award Prize” is subject to mm2 Entertainment’s terms and conditions, which shall be disclosed to the winner in due course. Nexus will not be involved in the issuance or management of the “Movie Makers Award Prize”.