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Конкурс от Google и Saatchi Gallery. Лондон

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Дедлаин: 31 января 2012

Google считает, что великое искусство заслуживает достойной экспозиции .В сотрудничестве с  Saatchi Gallery (Лондон) предлагает студентам- фотографам по всему миру возможность продемонстрировать свои работы в масштабах мировой арены. Конкурс открыт для студентов в возрасте от 18 лет и старше. Для участия необходимо выбрать одну из 10 категорий, и представить до 8 снимков. Призы: 100 лучших получат Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone. 10 финалистов отправятся на свою выставку Saatchi Gallery (Лондон). А студент который будет удостоен главного приза, помимо выставки, сможет поехать в любую точку мира, чтобы попрактиковать с профессионалом-учителем свое мастерство. Конкурс бесплатный.

 

 

CONTEST PERIOD.
The Contest begins at 08:00:00 A.M. Pacific Time (PT) Zone in the United States on November 10, 2011 and ends at 11:59:59 P.M. PT on January 31, 2012 (“Contest Period”). ENTRANTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR DETERMINING THE CORRESPONDING TIME ZONE IN THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTIONS.
HOW TO ENTER.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. To enter the Contest, visit the Contest www.google.com/photographyprize (“Contest Site”) during the Contest Period and follow the instructions for submitting a series of 8 photographs that will make up your entry for the Contest (“Photographs”). Sponsor will not accept entries submitted via any other means. The Photographs must meet the “Photograph Requirements,” described below.
LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON. Subsequent entries will be disqualified. Team entries and entries on behalf of entities are void. All entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. (PT) on January 31, 2012. Entries are void if they are in whole or part illegible, incomplete, damaged, counterfeit, obtained through fraud, or late. All entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the account used to submit the Photographs at the time of entry, and the potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder for that account. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned to the account by at the time of account creation.
PHOTOGRAPH REQUIREMENTS.
Entrants must submit a series of up to 8 Photographs. By submitting an entry in the Contest, regardless of country of entry, each entrant represents and warrants that his or her Photographs conform to these Official Rules and meet the following criteria:
a. It must be an original work that does not contain, incorporate or otherwise use any content, material or element that is owned by a third party or entity.
b. It must not have previously been submitted in any competition and/or won an award or prize of any kind.
c. It must not be or include content which is derogatory, offensive, threatening, defamatory, disparaging, libelous or contain any content that is in appropriate, indecent, sexual, profane, indecent, tortuous, slanderous, discriminatory in any way, or that promotes hatred or harm against any group or person, or otherwise does not comply with the theme and spirit of the Contest.
d. It must not contain content, material or any element that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, state, provincial or local laws and regulations the laws or regulations in any state where the Photographs were created.
e. It must not contain any content, material or element that displays any third party advertising, slogan, logo, trademark or otherwise indicates a sponsorship or endorsement by a third party, commercial entity or that is not within the spirit of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.
f. It must not reference any person, group, or organizations without their written permission.
g. It cannot contain any content, element, or material that violates a third party’s intellectual property rights, including but not limited copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, logos, contract and licensing rights, rights of publicity or privacy, moral rights, or any other intellectual property rights.
h. It must not be subject to any third party agreement(s) which may require Sponsor to pay any sum of money to any person or entity as a result of its use or exploitation of the Photographs or rights therein.
i. Submitted photographs must be resized to 2048 pixels on the longest edge when uploading to Google+. The original one must be retained, as sponsor will require the original and full size images in the event your submission is shortlisted for exhibition.
j. Photographs must be submitted to one of the 10 categories that are set out in the Contest Site.
During the Contest Period, the Sponsor, its agents and/or the Judges will be evaluating each entry to ensure that it does not violate the Photograph Requirements. While the Sponsor, its agents and/or the Judges will make every effort to review the submitted Photographs to ensure that they meet the Photograph Requirements; they may not be able to view all Photographs during the Contest Period.
JUDGING.
There will be two rounds of judging, by panel of curators selected by Saatchi Gallery, London and panels of judges selected by Sponsor and Saatchi Gallery, London.
First Round:
During the First Round of judging, a panel of expert independent curators will evaluate and attribute a score to each entrant’s series of up to 8 Photographs made up of scores based upon the below-listed criteria during the period beginning on February 01, 2012 and ending on March 02, 2012 at 11:59 PM PT.
a. How original are the Photographs?
b. How creative are the Photographs?
c. How well do the Photographs fit the relevant category?
Photograph submissions of up to 8 individual photographs from each entrant will be considered in whole as one submission for judging. The one hundred (100) Photograph submissions that receive the highest overall scores will be selected as the Semi-Finalists. If there are less than 100 entries in the Contest then all of the entries will be considered as Semifinalists.
Final Round:
On or before March 22, 2012, the Semi-Finalists will be evaluated by the a panel of expert Judges based on the following criteria, each of equal weight:
a. How original are the Photographs?
b. How creative are the Photographs?
c. How well do the Photographs fit the relevant category?
Judges will evaluate and attribute a score to each entry made up of scores based upon the above-listed criteria. Note, each entrant’s series of 8 photographs will be judged together as one entry.
The ten (10) entries that receive the highest overall scores will be selected as the “Finalists.” Further, the Finalist that receives the highest overall score will be selected as the Grand Prize Winner. In the event a Finalist is disqualified for any reason, the Photographs that received the next highest total score will be chosen as the Finalist. In the event a Grand Prize Winner is disqualified for any reason, the Finalist’s Photographs that received the next highest total score will be chosen as the Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize Winner will be publically announced at the private viewing held at Saatchi Gallery, London on or around May 23, 2012, as detailed in Section 8, and subsequently on the Contest Site and the Google+ site.
On or about March 22, 2012, the Finalists will be selected and notified by telephone and/or email, at Sponsor’s discretion. If a Finalist does not respond to the notification attempt within 2 days from the first notification attempt, then such Finalists may be disqualified and an alternate Finalist will be selected from among all eligible entries received based on the judging criteria described herein. Except where prohibited by law, each Finalist may be required to sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release and provide any additional information that may be required by Sponsor. If required, Finalists must return all such required documents within 7 days following attempted notification or such Finalist may be deemed to have forfeited the prize and another Finalist will be selected based on the judging criteria described herein. Further, Finalists warrant that they are able to attend the private exhibition and announcement and photo shoot week in the event they are selected as the Grand Prize Winner. If a Finalist is unable to so attend, such Finalist will be disqualified and an alternate Finalist will be selected from among all eligible entries received based on the judging criteria described herein.
In the event that no Photographs are received, no prize will be awarded. Determinations of Judges are final and binding.
PRIZES.
The hundred entries selected as Semi-finalists will be awarded a Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone, Approximate Retail Value (ARV) is USD $600. The ten (10) individuals selected as Finalists will receive an invitation to (i) exhibit his or her Photographs at Saatchi Gallery, London for seven weeks beginning on May 23, 2012 and ending on June 13, 2012 and (ii) for the Finalist and one (1) guest to attend the private viewing held at Saatchi Gallery, London on May 23, 2012. Prize will also include (1) round-trip airfare (coach) for each Finalist and guest to travel from the major airport closest to each individual’s residence to London, UK; (2) double-occupancy hotel accommodation for up to three (3) nights in London, UK; (3) return transfers from a London airport to accommodations and return transfers from accommodations to Saatchi Gallery, London; and (4) Reasonable meal costs of up to US$200 per day per person. You are responsible for any other expenses including cost to obtain a passport and any other incidental travel cost not expressly stated above, including but not limited to, additional meals, additional ground transportation, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of the winner. Prize is not redeemable for cash. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize is US$1000. The ARV may be adjusted depending on the state or jurisdiction of residence of the winner. Hotel accommodation, transportation cost at Sponsor's discretion.
Once the travel schedule has been arranged, it cannot be altered and failure of a Finalist and/or guest to follow such schedule shall not obligate Sponsor in any way to provide the Finalist and/or guest with alternate arrangements. In the event that a Finalist is unable, for whatever reason, to accept any Prize then Google reserves the right to award the prize to another Semi-finalist. It is the responsibility of all Finalists who are rewarded with a prize involving travel, to ensure that they hold a valid passport and visa (if required). Prior to ticketing both Finalist and companion must possess required travel documents (e.g. Valid passport and visa if applicable). Sponsor may assist with additional travel costs, at the Sponsor’s discretion. Failure to return any required forms by 01 May 2012 may prevent the Finalist from participating in the trip.
In the event that a Finalist is unable, for whatever reason, to accept any Prize then Google reserves the right to award the prize to another Finalist, to award a substitute prize.
Failure to return any required forms by 15 May 2012 may prevent the Finalist from participating in the trip.
GRAND PRIZE.
The Grand Prize Winner will also receive an opportunity to go on a 7-day trip for a photo shoot with a professional photographer during June 2012 at a place to be mutually agreed with Sponsor and the Grand Prize Winner following the Saatchi Gallery, London exhibition. The Grand Prize Winner in order to attend the week will also be entitled to (1) round-trip airfare (coach) for Grand Prize Winner to travel from the major airport closest to each individual’s residence to the airport closest to the photo shoot location; (2) double-occupancy hotel accommodation during the photo shoot; (3) return transfers from a photo shoot location airport to accommodation and (4) reasonable meal costs. Hotel, flights and meals at Sponsor's discretion. Destination is subject to any applicable travel restrictions and/or health and safety issues. You are responsible for any other expenses including cost to obtain a passport and any other incidental travel cost not expressly stated above, including but not limited to, additional meals, additional ground transportation, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of the winner. Grand Prize is not redeemable for cash. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize is US$10,000. The ARV may be adjusted depending on the state or jurisdiction of residence of the winner.
Once the travel schedule has been arranged, it cannot be altered and failure of a Grand Prize Winner and/or guest to follow such schedule shall not obligate Sponsor in any way to provide the Grand Prize Winner and/or guest with alternate arrangements. In the event that a Grand Prize Winner is unable, for whatever reason, to accept Grand Prize then Google reserves the right to award the prize to another Finalist. Failure to return any required forms by June 05, 2012 may prevent the Grand Prize Winner from participating in the trip.
The ARV may be adjusted depending on the state or jurisdiction of residence of the winner.
Terms Applicable to All Prizes. Odds of winning any prize depends on the number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period and the skill of the entrants. No transfer, substitution or cash equivalent for prizes is allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize, in whole or in part, of equal or greater monetary value if a prize cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, as described for any reason, including export laws. Value is subject to market conditions, which can fluctuate and any difference between actual market value and ARV will not be awarded. The prize may be subject to restrictions and/or licenses. Contest Entities have not made and Contest Entities are not responsible in any manner for any warranties, representations, or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or law, relating to the prize, regarding the use, value or enjoyment of the prize, including, without limitation, its quality, mechanical condition, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose, with the exception of any standard manufacturer's warranty that may apply to the prize or any components thereto.
Официальный сайт премии: www.google.com/photographyprize
Полный список правил: http://www.google.com/landing/photographyprize/terms.html 

 

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