Sample Footage, Editing Contest

SAMPLE FOOTAGE CONTEST RULES 

This contest has ended.  Please see the winning cuts here.

Entry:

Download the free sample scene by signing up to our newsletter. Then upload your cut for feedback by 11:59PM PST on March, 15, 2014. The top three best edited submissions will win a free download of their choice from EditStock. Single user license only.

Only your first submission will be considered for prizes. Though EditStock provides feedback as many times as you'd like, we don't think it would be sporting to provide you with notes and then have you use those notes to win the contest with.

Once submitted, entries become the exclusive property of EditStock, LLC and will not be returned. All relevant entries will be posted with credits on a public site thought the contest, including on EditStock's social media.

Eligibility:

The contest is open to any human being on Earth, except those humans who are employees or agents of EditStock, LLC. Respective affiliates, officers, distributors, agencies, and prize suppliers, and their immediate family members and persons residing in the same household of such employees are not eligible to enter. However, we acknowledge that they are human beings.  

Winners:

Selections will only be made from videos received no later than 11:59PM PST March 15, 2014. Potential winners will be notified by phone, mail, or email. If any prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if winner does not respond to notification within five (5) days of the date of notification, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. Except where prohibited by law, potential winners will be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Ownership/Liability Release and Publicity Release (the “Release”). Release must be returned within ten (10) days from the postmark date, if not already submitted prior to entering the contest. Selections will be judged on quality of editing, including pacing, picking angles, and story structure. The top three (3) videos will win one free scene from the EditStock store. It is a single user license only.  We will also applaud for you in our living rooms. 

General:

Certain contest and sweepstakes are subject to applicable federal, state and local laws. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects.  By entering this contest, entrants expressly acknowledge that these Official Rules have been drafted in the English language, and that any translation prepared for any reason will be of no legal effect and the English version of these Official Rules shall govern any dispute.

By participating, contestant releases EditStock, LLC. and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for any injury, death, loss, tax liability or damage of any kind arising from contestant’s participation in this Contest, or resulting from entrant’s acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize. Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of the prize constitutes and signifies winner’s consent that EditStock, LLC. and/or its agents may use winner’s entry, name, address (city and state only), prize information, and/or likeness for promotional purposes in any media now existing or hereinafter devised, without additional compensation.

Subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.  EditStock, LLC. is not responsible for: (1) late, delayed, incomplete, delayed, destroyed, garbled, or incomplete entries, (2) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry or story information; (3) any human error, technical malfunctions, or lost-delayed data transmission; (4) any omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, or software; or (5) inability to access any website or online service, or any other error or malfunction.

EditStock, LLC. reserves the right to: (i) disqualify from this or any Contest, now or in the future, any person it finds, in its sole discretion, has intentionally violated these Official Rules, tampered with the entry process, the operation of the Contest or Website, or any other aspect of this Contest; and (ii) cancel or suspend the Contest in its entirety should tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper play of the Contest.

WARNING

ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS; AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, EditStock, LLC. RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT OR OTHER PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING SEEKING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.



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