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Doyle Land of the Dead Video Contest Rules

DoyleArmsAkimboATTENTION DOYLE FANS We want YOU to make a music video for any song on our debut CD Abominator. We call it the “Land of the Evil” Video Contest. The Grand Prize (1 ) Oktober Annihilator Guitar  signed by Doyle (retail $750 unsigned)
-You can use your imagination and create any kind of video you want, lyric video, prank video, music video, horror video, zombie stripper video, whatever you see in your creative mind. On Nov 27th, we will judge the contest and announce the winner.

 

HOW TO ENTER:

- CREATE A MUSIC VIDEO for “ANY” song off of the brand new Doyle album, “Abominator”. The song chosen is to be used as recorded – no mashups, night core, manipulation of the recording, or mixing with other copyrighted material allowed. Anyone can enter.(see rules)

 

- DEADline FOR ENTRY is midnight on Nov 21st . To enter, log in to your YouTube account and upload your video. Set the privacy settings to public title it “Land of the Evil video contest” and tag it “Doyle Abominator and song used”and submit the link to Bruce@InsaneManagement.com. Only entries submitted by the deadline will be eligible to win the “Land of the Evil” Video Contest. You will receive notice via email that your entry has been accepted once the contest administrator checks it for compliance with the rules <see Official Rules>.

- After you submit . MAKE YOUR VIDEO PUBLIC and begin showing everyone why you should win! Share with your friends, spread the word, and ramp up as much support as you can for your submission. Your ability to promote your work via legitimate means will factor in during judging.

 

Grand prize – “Annihilator Guitar”

The finalist will receive (1 ) Oktober Annihilator Guitar  signed by Doyle , Merch bundle in a embroidered travel bag (2) Tshirts of your choice ,Doyles made in hell hot sauce and a signed CD and a special Skype session with Doyle and Autographed Picture of Doyle.

 

2 Runners up prizes

Each will receive : Merch bundle in a embroidered travel bag (2) Tshirts of your choice ,Doyles made in hell hot sauce and a signed CD

 

JUDGING & WINNER NOTIFICATION

Judging Criteria

Relevance: How well does the video submission reflect the theme of the contest and does it have universal appeal?

Creativity: We’re excited to see your interpretation and unique perspective, whatever that may be!

Social Engagement:  Posts, tweets, comments, views, likes, that they drive traffic to their video.

 

Winner Selection and Notification

Three finalists will be chosen by Doyle’s management. Finalists will be contacted by e-mail within 7 days after contest closes and select entries will be featured on the Doyle’s website. The grand prize winner will be chosen by Doyle himself no later than 7 days after contest closes. Winner will be announced on www.officialdoyle.com and/or on the website that we partner with to run the contest.

 

OFFICIAL RULES

Doyle – “Land Of The EVIL” Fan Submitted Video Contest

Monsterman Records is holding the Doyle “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest to showcase Doyle’s New Album “Abominator”.

All entrants in the Doyle – “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest agree to comply unconditionally with all the provisions set out in these Rules and Guidelines – any entrant who does not comply will be considered ineligible for participation.

 

Monsterman Records shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the Doyle – “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest and determine compliance with these Rules and Guidelines, and the right at its sole discretion to refuse and remove any video, in whole or in part, that it finds to be in violation of these Rules and Guidelines or otherwise unlawful and objectionable.

 

Eligibility: The  Doyle – “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest is open to all music fans.  No one under 18 may enter without express written consent from a parent or guardian.

 

Monsterman Records, it’s representatives and contractors, family members and those living in their immediate households, whether or not related, are ineligible.

 

There is no entry fee.

 

1. Entry Requirements

Failure to meet any of these requirements will result in disqualification.

 

Deadline: Entries must be submitted by November 21st, 2013 at 12 p.m. EST.

Duration: Videos must be no longer than 5 minutes in duration.

Video format: Videos must be submitted as streaming optimized .MP4 files in 649×448 resolution no larger than 100MB. .

Originality: Videos must be original and unpublished works. Videos may not appear on any public website or be made available to the public during the contest’s duration other than Youtube.

Subject: Videos Submissions must not contain text or imagery that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous, or libelous; or contain text or imagery that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred, or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

Permissions: Entrants assert that they either own or have the rights to use all content used in videos, and that material is properly credited. Entrants using third-party material (i.e. material not owned by entrant) must have received explicit permission from the owner to use the third-party materials. In addition, entrants grant Monsterman Records royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to the materials.

Parental Consent: Anyone under the age of 18 who appears in a video must have parental consent; entrants must obtain consent prior to video submission.

Language: Videos in all languages are accepted; videos not in English must include English subtitles.

Application Form: All entrants must complete the online application form located at www.officialdoyle.com Submission must include the video’s YouTube link and a complete video file.

2. How to Enter

All entrants must upload their video to YouTube.

  1. Create an account with YouTube and upload video on your YouTube page.
  2. Make sure your video’s privacy is set to “Unlisted” and comments are disabled.
  3. Tag your video with the following keywords: Doyle Land Of The EVIL Video Contest, Doyle , Abominator, (song used).

3. Judges and Judging Criteria

Judges shall be chosen by Doyle and Monsterman Records. Videos entered into the contest shall be judged according to Creativity, Relativity to the Album Abominator, and Doyle’s Music. The decisions of Doyle and Monsterman Records and the judges are final and binding, and not subject to appeal.

 

4. Prizes

  1. See Above.

Prizes are not transferable. Prizes will be awarded to the primary author of the winning video (see section 5 for authorship requirements).

 

5. Authorship

Prizes will be awarded to the primary author of the winning video. All videos must be submitted by an registered contest entrant. If the primary author of the video is not at least 18 years of age, the primary author must have a parent or guardian submit the video on their behalf. Authorship cannot be changed after the video is submitted.

 

Duplicate videos may not be submitted. Each entrant may submit only one unique video. If the same video is submitted through multiple applications, only the first application will be eligible for the contest. The entrants of the other applications will not be considered primary authors, nor will they be eligible for prizes.

 

6. Contest Entrants’ Conduct

All entrants of the Doyle “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest shall not submit any video(s) that in whole or in part violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others; which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights; vulgar, obscene, profane, contains morbid images, or otherwise objectionable material; which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense; gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, including, but not limited to applicable US laws; the laws of Countries outside the US, or which contains any advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services.

 

All entrants shall not modify, exploit, create derivative works, or otherwise interfere with the material submitted by other entrants. In the event of permitted copying, distribution, or publication of such material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend, or copyright notice shall be made.

 

7. Third Party Rights and Clearances

Proprietary Rights

Submitted videos must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, and rights of privacy, publicity, or any other proprietary rights of a person or entity, and may require: location releases for footage shot at any location; name, voice, and likeness releases for any person whose name, voice, likeness, and/or feature appears; releases for the use of any props, set dressings, and other materials used; releases from any individuals participating in the production of the video and releases for any other audio and/or audio-visual materials not wholly owned by the participant(s) that are used.

Permissions

If the video contains any material or elements not owned by the entrant(s) and/or are subject to proprietary rights of third parties, the entrant(s) hereby automatically grant(s) or warrant(s) that any third parties owning material included in the submitted video, has(ve) expressly granted to Monsterman Records the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, edit, publish, translate, and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material, with the objective to promote Doyle’s Music through the ‘Land Of The Evil” Video Contest and the mission of Artist Promotion of Monsterman Records.

Burden of Determination

The burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright, trademark, rights of privacy, publicity, or any other proprietary rights rests with the entrant. The entrant shall bear the sole liability for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission.

Minors

If any person(s) appearing in any video is (are) under the age of 18, entrant must obtain the original signature of a parent or legal guardian before submitting video.

8. Termination, Cancellation, Suspension, Disqualification

Monsterman Records reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to consider ineligible any video and disqualify the entrant, or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Doyle “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest in whole or in part and without prior notice at any time, if it suspects or finds that:

  1. The video actually or potentially infringes upon any third party’s intellectual property right and/or it is discovered that necessary permissions for an entered video have not been obtained (see Section 8).
  2. The video does not comply with the established entry requirements and/or in the sole discretion of Monsterman Records if the video contains obscene, unlawful, or other objectionable material, as defined in Section 7.
  3. The video is advertising or promoting products or services.
  4. The entrant commits fraud relating to the entry process or the operation of the Doyle ‘Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest.
  5. The entrant act in violation of these Rules and Guidelines.

9. User rights

Entrant grants to Monsterman Records a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, display, reproduce, edit, publish, translate, and distribute the submitted video (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright and renewal that may exist in such material, with the objective to promote Doyle’s Music and the “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest or the mission of Artist Promotion of Monsterman Records.

 

Entrant grants to Monsterman Records the right to use submitted video to create a trailer or to splice together with other submitted videos for the objective of promoting Doyle’s Music and the “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest or the mission of Artist promotion of Monsterman Records. Entrant agrees Monsterman Records is not required to place acknowledgement (as stated below) on a trailer or spliced work as described in this paragraph.

 

Entrant grants to Monsterman Records the right to use the entrants’ names, likenesses, photographs, voices, sounds and/or biographical information and videos in connection with the promotion of Doyle’s Music and the “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest and for any and all advertising, publicity, and promotional purposes relating to Doyle’s Music and the “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest or promoting the mission of Artist Promotion of Monsterman Records. The entrant will be clearly acknowledged for any use of his/her material and his/her name will accompany any dissemination of the material he/she owns by Monsterman Records. Beyond permission granted herein and acknowledgment, Monsterman Records shall not be obliged to compensate the entrant for use of the submitted material, unless prohibited by law.

 

10. Disclaimer of Liability

All entrant(s) by registering with the Doyle “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest agree(s) that Monsterman Records, its agents, representatives, employees, and contractors, are released and discharged from and against all and any costs, claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses of any sort arising out of, or generally relating to: submission of the material for the “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest and participation in it, the use of the material by Doyle and Monsterman Records, the decisions made or actions taken by Doyle and Monsterman Records in connection to the conduct and administration of the ‘Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest and the acceptance and use on their part of any prize.

Monsterman Records and its subsidiaries, its agents, representatives, employees, and contractors are not responsible for technical failures of any kind; any problems or delays arising from any technical, software, equipment malfunctions, computer viruses, or congestion; unavailability of the Doyle “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest website; any other technical, equipment, or human errors of any kind with regards to the administration of the ‘Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest; or any damage or alteration to the entrants’ video that may occur in connection with the uploading or display of the video. Also, Doyle and Monsterman Records are not liable for any failure to screen the entered video on the Internet or at any venue.

 

The entrant(s) specifically acknowledge(s) that Doyle and Monsterman Records are not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other entrant(s) or of comments made on YouTube or anywhere the video is posted and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the entrant(s); also the entrant(s) waive(s) any right to seek injunctive action or other equitable relief relating to any claim against Doyle, Monsterman Records and its agents, representatives, employees, and contractors.

 

11. Changes to the Rules and Guidelines

Monsterman Records shall have the right at any time and without prior notice to modify, suspend, or terminate the “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest or the Rules and Guidelines, or any part thereof; and/or impose new rules or guidelines as it considers appropriate. Such changes, modifications, additions, or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by means including, but not limited to, posting on the “Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest website, Social Media, sending electronic or conventional mail to the entrants, or by any other means by which the entrants obtain notice thereof.

 

12. Governing Law

The Doyle ‘Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest and these Rules and Guidelines shall be governed by the laws of the State of California in the United States, shall be the proper venue for any claim, suit, or dispute arising from the Doyle ‘Land Of The EVIL” Video Contest and participation therein, and these Rules and Guidelines.

 

13. Bottom Line

 

Go Out And Make OUR NEXT VIDEO !!!!

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