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The 2018 Communal Nightmares Crowdfunding Rally Competition Official Rules

To enter the Rally and become a “Contestant”, each entrant must abide by the following rules and agrees to be bound by same:

  • The entrant must have a motion picture project.
  • The entrant must raise a minimum of $7500 in cash contributions and gather a minimum of 1000 followers on the Site to qualify as a finalist.
  • Entrant must post a minimum of 1 update per week for their followers throughout the duration of the contest. At least 1 of the total updates must be video content.

Each entrant must be willing and able to agree to these Rally Official Rules at time of entry and throughout the Rally, with the understanding that the Rally finalists may be required to sign contracts containing the Rally Official Rules (and other terms that Rally organizers deem reasonable and necessary relating to the disbursement of prizes and prize money); failure to so agree will result in any entrant (including any finalist) being disqualified from the Rally.

The Rally winner will be chosen from among the finalists, and will be eligible to receive: (i) $25,000 from 3311 Productions and The Orchard to be used toward production of the film (ii) 3311 Productions and The Orchard's involvement as executive producers; which includes creative guidance and consultation from principals at the companies throughout the life cycle of the film; and (iii) a first look distribution deal with the Orchard, wherein the Orchard has the option to take distribution rights to the film for a global all rights release.

Once determined as a finalist, the entrant must provide a 30 second pitch video and a full draft of a screenplay for 3311 Productions and The Orchard detailing how much of the grant or investment their project should receive and why. 3311 Productions and The Orchard may have additional requirements to make an investment decision.

The Rally winner(s) must have the right to enter into agreements on behalf of their projects and agree that (i) We Transfer will be able to act as a promotional partner and a separate agreement may be entered into in between the Rally winner and WeTransfer with all terms and conditions in order to receive funds; (ii) 3311 Productions and The Orchard will receive an executive producer credit (which may be animated) on screen, on a separate card, the size, placement and duration of such credit to be no less favorable than any other production company credit and; (iii) Seed&Spark will receive a company credit (which may be animated), on screen, on a separate card, substantially in the form of "In association with Seed&Spark”, the size, placement and duration of such credit can be at the filmmakers discretion. If an entrant has a fiscal sponsor attached or associated with such entrant’s project, it is the sole responsibility of the entrant to ensure that winning the Rally would not negatively affect such fiscal sponsorship or sponsor, and the entrant must provide proof of same to the Rally organizers upon becoming a finalist.

The Rally winner must comply with certain terms and conditions of additional grand and local prizes, as determined by the contributing sponsor. This may include providing proof of appropriate insurance, adding additional company logos in the end credits, and other terms and conditions deemed appropriate by the contributing sponsors. Failure to comply with these additional terms and conditions may result in forfeiture of some or all prizes. Seed&Spark may share basic contact information (name, email) with grand prize sponsors.

As a condition precedent to becoming a Contestant, each entrant hereby agrees that with respect to the Rally and such entrant’s Rally submission only, Seed&Spark’s Terms of Service Section XI shall be amended so that all rights granted and representations/warranties made to “Seed&Spark” or “Company” shall extend to the 3311 Productions, The Orchard and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, advertising and promotion partners and agencies.

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