1.1. Any creative student in Secondary or Further Education, aged 11 years or over on the day the competition closes.
1.2. All elements of the work submitted must be the entrants own original work and have been created after 1 November 2020.
1.3. Work submitted must not have been published elsewhere or have been entered into any competition.
1.4. No entrant will be allowed to be part of either the decision-making process or the judging process.
1.5. The competition is free to enter. Any expenses incurred in the process of entering the competition will not reimbursed.
2.1. Entrants remain the copyright holder to any images submitted by themselves.
2.2. Entrants shall be deemed to warrant that they own copyright in the entire work and, if necessary, that they have permission from any other copyright-owner/s to enter the work, and that all necessary model and/or property releases have been obtained. The entrant undertakes to indemnify NUA and the sponsors of the competition in respect of any breach of the same.
3.1. NUA reserve the right to display, reproduce and publish in any media, any entry, without payment, until the end of December 2022, for the sole purpose of promoting and publicising NUA and this competition. NUA also reserves the right to display images on the competition website and archive for an indefinite period unless the entrant requests otherwise in writing to NUA. The photographer will be credited whenever the work is published or displayed.
3.2. Each entry must not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libellous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content.
3.3. Each entry must not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.
3.4. Each entry must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights of any third person or entity, or violate any person’s rights of privacy or publicity, and your entry must not include:
• 3.4.1 Trademarks owned by third parties.
• 3.4.2 Copyrighted materials owned by third parties (including movie dialogue or musical compositions).
• 3.4.3 Names, likenesses, voices or other characteristics identifying celebrities or other public figures, living or dead.
3.5. No animals must be harmed or manipulated in the making of the image.
3.6. Entrants confirm that each individual whose image is featured in the competition entry has given consent for the use of their image in connection with this competition and in accordance with these terms and conditions. Where the subject of an image entered into the competition is aged less than 18 years, the entrant confirms that the parent or guardian of that individual has given the relevant consent.
3.7. It is a condition of entry that all terms and conditions are adhered to.
3.8. If you are under 18 years old, you must have your parent or legal guardian’s consent to participate in the competition. Consent will be assumed as part of your submission to this competition.
4. Printed Materials
4.1. In the event that a physical exhibition can take place, any exhibition prints will be retained by NUA for up to twelve months after the exhibition. Entrants may request the prints from NUA.
4.2. Pursuant to 4.1, the NUA reserves the right to dispose of any uncollected prints as it sees fit and without further notice.
5. Risk and Insurance
5.1. In the event that a physical exhibition can take place, NUA and any venue hosting the exhibition will not be responsible for any loss or damage to entries or exhibition prints, whether or not caused by negligence. NUA strongly advises entrants to ensure that their own insurance covers any eventuality.
6.1. All entries must meet the conditions required under Entry Procedure, Technical Specifications and Format.
6.2. NUA reserves the right to use its own discretion throughout, which may include, but is not limited to: Disqualifying any entrant not complying with the rules.
6.3. If it is believed that a contravention of the rules has taken place, NUA reserves the right to examine original RAW files/negatives/positives. Any entrant unable or unwilling to supply the files/negatives/positives on request will be disqualified.
6.4. There will be no appeals against the decision of the judges and correspondence cannot be entered into regarding the decision-making process.
6.5. Any successful entrant may be called upon during the following 12-month period to participate in any appropriate marketing and PR activities for and on behalf of NUA.
7. Entry Procedure, Technical Specification and Format
7.1. Entries must be submitted through the Beyond the Frame website. A current valid email address and telephone number must be included – all communications from NUA will be made via email in the first instance.
7.2. All judging will be of digital files.
7.3. Up to a maximum of 3 images and/or 1 piece moving image (up to a maximum of 1 minute in length) can be submitted. Entries can consist of either individual images, a series of images on the same theme and/or a single piece of moving image.
7.4. You may only enter the same image/video once into the competition.
7.5. Neither the entrant’s name, nor any copy, must appear anywhere on the image.
7.6. File must be named with your full name, followed by a number. For example: JamesSmith1.
7.7. Images submitted online should be RGB (ideally Adobe RGB 1998) and in JPEG format. They should be 42cm wide on the largest side and 300dpi. Your final file size must not exceed 3 megabytes.
8.1. The deadline for submission is 25 June 2021 via the Beyond the Frame website nuabeyondtheframe.com
8.2. Successful entrants will be informed of the judges’ decision by end of July 2021.
9.1. In the event that a physical exhibition can take place, NUA may arrange for photographs and/or video footage to be taken at events and used for promotional purposes. These purposes may include but are not limited to printed documents or media, editorial use, use in advertising press and use on the internet for the purposes of promoting NUA.
9.2. Entrants under 18 years old at the time of the event, who attend promotional events in relation to this competition, must have parental permission for use of images in press and promotional material. Consent will be assumed unless the entrant contacts NUA prior to the event.
10. Data Protection
10.1. Personal information you provide is used by NUA, and companies associated with the event, to process your entry and to contact you as required for the organisation and administration of the event.
10.2. If you provide consent we may email you about other events we think may be of interest to you.
10.3. By entering, NUA may share your details with sponsors for the purpose of publishing the details of all winners, including the winning images.
10.4. The contact details (name and email address) of registered entrants will be placed on the Attendee List.
11. Events beyond our control
11.1. NUA will not be liable for any other costs incurred by entrants in the event of cancellation of this exhibition.
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