Terms and Conditions: Titli Short Film Competition

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. They contain important information about your rights and obligations. By registering and/or participating in this Contest, you fully and unconditionally agree to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not register or participate in this Contest. We may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this page. By registering for this contest, you agree to be bound by any such changes.
Any information that you submit to us or that we collect while registering for this Contest is subject to our Privacy Policy. You may visit our Privacy Policy here (http://www.yashrajfilms.com/LegalDisclaimer.aspx).
By registering and/or participating in the “Titli Short Film Competition” (hereinafter referred to as “Competition”), you irrevocably agree to and assure the following:

1) This Contest is being organized and conducted by Yash Raj Films Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as YRF) in association with Grapevine . Only entries received from the 10th of October 2015 to 20th of October 2015, both days included, will be valid and considered for the contest. YRF may in its sole discretion alter the Contest Period.

2) Contest Description: This Contest is designed to encourage students, artists, creative professionals, who are Indian Citizens, to create a Short Film of a duration of 4 – 6 minutes, inspired by the film ‘Titli’.
You are required to submit your Short Film(s) on YouTube and send the said YouTube link to titli@grapevine.co.in.
The panel of Judges shall pick the winning contestant at his sole discretion and the contestants do not have any right to question the final decision of the panel of Judges. The failure to comply with the aforementioned time limitation with respect to the Short Film(s) shall result in the disqualification of such contestant(s).

3) If you are shortlisted, you shall be informed by email at the email address provided by you in the contestant application. You must respond to the notification within three (3) business days, and in case of any delay from your side, you shall no longer be admitted as a contestant and shall be replaced by another contestant. Failure to respond within three (3) business days shall mean that you forfeit your selection to the shortlisted contestants. Notwithstanding the foregoing, YRF reserves the right to use any other method or medium deemed fit in its sole and absolute discretion for announcing the shortlisted contestants.

4) YRF reserves the right to withhold the prize for the Winner (as defined subsequently), if in the opinion of the panel of Judges, the submission is deemed to be of an insufficiently high standard.

5) Binding Agreement: In order to enter the Contest, you must agree to these official rules. The Rules consist of (a) The Terms and Conditions on this page; (b) the Privacy Policy of YRF. Because these Rules form a legally binding agreement with respect to the Contest, please read them carefully. Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy of YRF can be accessed here http://www.yashrajfilms.com/LegalDisclaimer.aspx .

6) Eligibility: In order to participate in the Contest you should fulfil the following criteria: a) You must be an Indian Citizen; b) You must be above 16 years of age; c) You must not be an employee, or a family member or close friend of an employee of YRF; d) YRF reserves the right, in its discretion, to terminate or disqualify your entry for the Contest at any time without disclosing any reason.

5) Judging and Selection of Winner: The judging and selection process of Winner shall be as follows: a) The Short Film(s) will be judged by a panel of judges and a single winner (hereinafter referred to as “Adjudged Winner”) shall be selected by the panel of judges.


6) Prize: The Adjudged Winner will get an opportunity to visit the Yash Raj Studios, Mumbai for a meeting with by Mr. Dibakar Banerjee.

7) Representations and Warranties: You represent and warrant to YRF:-
a) That you have read, understood and agreed to conform to the Terms and Conditions b) That the Short Film submitted by you is your own unpublished original work and does not contain any trademarks, logos, clip or stock art, or material created by a third party unless it is in the public domain, or any other intellectual property belonging to any third party;
c) That the Short Film submitted by you does not infringe the rights of any third party and that you shall indemnify and hold harmless YRF and its Directors, employees, officers, affiliates or subsidiaries from and against all third party actions, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs, charges and expenses, direct or indirect, arising in relation to the Short Film submitted by you for the Contest;
d) You have not been convicted of any criminal offense or in any case involving moral turpitude;
e) That whenever required by YRF, you shall furnish such documentations to prove your eligibility to participate in the Contest, and shall enter into any agreements or other documents, including but not limited to, any NDA’s that may be sought by YRF at any point prior to, during or upon the expiry of the Contest. The inability or submission of false, inaccurate or incomplete documentation from your side may result in your expulsion from the Contest, which shall be at the sole and exclusive discretion of YRF, who has the right to expel the Winner;
f) By submitting the application, you warrant that all information submitted by you are true, current and complete and acknowledges and agrees to these Terms and Conditions. YRF reserves the right to disqualify you if the information provided by you are proved to be false or misleading or you had tampered with or benefited from any tampering of the application process.You hereby agrees, confirms and warrants that you are aware that the Contest is being organized as part of a publicity event to promote the Film;
g) You hereby warrant that in case you are shortlisted and become the Adjudged Winners, you hereby warrant to grant YRF and Grapevine, the world-wide royalty free license to use, at its sole and absolute discretion, your stills and photographs during the shortlisting process and Rounds of the Contest, in any manner whatsoever, in relation to the promotion of the Film.
h) You hereby Agree that you are entering into this Contest as an independent party and nothing herein establishes an employer-employee relationship between you and YRF and that you are acting voluntarily, using your own time and resources to participate in the Contest, solely at your own risk;

8) Privacy: By participating in this Contest, you agree that YRF & Grapevine can collect your personal information. Any personal information collected during the course of the Contest by YRF will only be used for administering this Contest and will be subject to the practices described in the YRF’s Privacy Policy provided in the link http://www.yashrajfilms.com/LegalDisclaimer.aspx . The Winners and/or the shortlisted Contestants may be required to participate in the promotion of the Film and you agree to use your personal information, photographs taken during the Rounds of the Contest in any manner for the promotion of the Film.

9) General Conditions: This contest is governed by the laws of India and the courts in Mumbai will have exclusive jurisdiction to try any dispute arising from this Contest. Except for warranties and conditions implied by law, which cannot be excluded, YRF makes no representations or warranties, express or implied regarding the Contest. Nothing contained herein amounts to a commitment or representation by YRF to offer jobs to any of the contestants.

10) Intellectual Property: All the Intellectual Property along with the copyrights in the Short Film and any element thereof submitted for this Contest shall at all-time vest with YRF. You hereby agree and undertake that you will have no objection in YRF using the Short Film or any element thereof in any manner whatsoever.

11) Indemnity: By agreeing to these Terms, you hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless YRF, from and against all loss arising out of actions brought by third parties in connection with or related in any way, directly or indirectly to the Contest. Further, the You agree, confirm and warrant that YRF, shall not under any circumstances, be liable to you and/or any third party for any direct, indirect incidental, special punitive, consequential damages, lost profits or lost opportunity, in relation to or in connection with the Contest. You hereby specifically agree not to file in person or through any family member and/or any third party member any applications, criminal and/or civil proceeding in any courts or forum in any part of the world against YRF and/or their Directors, employees, officers, affiliates or subsidiaries to claim any damages or relief in connection with the Contest. YRF is neither responsible nor guarantees the quality of the good or service being offered as the prize nor is it liable for any defect or deficiency of the good or service so obtained or availed by you under this contest. Any claim, complaint pertaining to the Contest should be directed to Grapevine. In case you are selected as an Adjudged Winner, you hereby agree that you shall bear all of your own expenses including but not limited to the expenses for travel, food and accommodation incurred for the purpose of claiming your prize and shall not hold YRF liable for any losses, damages, costs, charges or expenses incurred by you.

12) Confidentiality: All information communicated by the Judge(s) and/or YRF in relation to the Contest shall be deemed Confidential Information, and you shall not disclose such information to any person without prior written consent of YRF. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you shall not make any public statement, declaration, a statement on any social networking platforms or offer any interviews to the Press or any media in relation to the Contest, unless directed to do so by YRF.
Contact Us: If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions you may contact us at titli@grapevine.co.in