Terms and Conditions
1. Work Content and Copyrights:
1.1 To provide a more extensive repertoire of choices for the audience, dance films which have been shown in other exhibitions or festivals will be accepted but they have to be the original works of the applying entity and the applying entity should own the sole copyright of the film.
1.2 All selected dance films, the relevant texts and stills etc. submitted to the ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival may be used as materials for public screenings and publicity. All entry applications submitted will automatically authorize the Dance Film Festival to use and edit these submitted videos, text, stills and their related elements for promotional purposes at no cost.
1.3 The applying entity should ensure that they have been granted the legal rights to use all copyrighted elements such as music, text, images and other media forms in the video for public broadcasting, so that all elements in the submitted video can be used and broadcasted by ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival in all its activities such as public screening activities, online platforms and screening tours. If any copyrights infringement or related disputes are caused by showing the video to anyone, the applying entity should bear the sole responsibility for the settlements .
1.4 If language materials are used in the film, please provide in the film subtitles and remarks for these materials in English.
1.5 The selected entities will be given a pending period of ten days upon their confirmations of participation to fine-tune their works for optimal screening results
1.6 The Organisers of ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival reserve the final rights to interpret and decide on the rules and regulations of submitted work contents and the relevant copyright issues.
1.7 All applying entities should read and understand the submission rules and regulations thoroughly. The application will only be valid if all parties show their consent on the rules of submission, copyright use and the Festival’s rights to use the submitted videos etc. by signing this “Terms and Conditions” located at the end of the entry application form.
2. Entry Submission:
2.1 Only submitted videos of the following conditions will be enrolled in both the awarded Campaign and Screening categories automatically:
2.2 By signing the Confirmation of Participation, all accepted entities are considered to have shown consent on participating in the Festival, and therefore should respect the spirit of mutual agreement and avoid withdrawing from the Festival on all circumstances.
2.3 The Organisers of ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival reserve the final rights to interpret and decide the eligibility of acceptances into the Festival.
3. Campaign Awards:
3.1 To encourage more creations of quality projects, ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival created a campaign session (see the rules of eligibility in Item 2.1 above) to present the following awards to outstanding dance films: the ROLLOUT Dance Film Jury Award, the ROLLOUT Jury Recommendation Award, the ROLLOUT Audience Choice Award and the ROLLOUT Innovation Award. The actual number of awards may be adjusted according to the overall quality of the dance films. An award may be void if no films can meet the professional standards accredited by the Jury after evaluation.
3.2 If two or more works are given the same score, the Jury will make the final decision on the award arrangement.
3.3 The Organisers of ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival own the final rights to interpret and decide the eligibility for and the allocation of all awards.
4. The Organisers of ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival reserve the rights to make changes to the content of all relevant rules, regulations, terms and conditions of the Festival.
5. Once the submissions are done, all applying entities are considered to have understood and agreed to the submission rules and regulations and the above terms and conditions of ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival.
6. The Organisers of ROLLOUT Dance Film Festival reserve the rights of final interpretation and the discretion rights for final decision on all matters of the Festival.