TERMS & CONDITIONS

By continuing to browse and use this website, you agree to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern ENDORPHIN AWARDS’ relationship with you in regards to this Website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our Website.

These terms and conditions may change from time to time as ENDORPHIN AWARDS updates its Website. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you agree to all the changes.

LAST MODIFIED:  JANUARY,9 2019.

Your use of this Website and any dispute arising out of such use of this Website is subject to French law.

 

ORGANIZING COMPANY


The term ENDORPHIN AWARDS or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the Website ENDORPHIN GROUP whose registered office is located at 10 rue de Penthièvre, 75008 Paris, France. Our company registration number is 829 046 267 RCS Paris. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our Website or ENDORPHIN AWARDS festival participants.

 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS


You can enter the competition only by submitting your video to our Website www.endorphinawards.com

Submission is intended for lawful use by persons over sixteen (16) years of age.

Any sports themed video can enter the competition.

Your video must have been produced from January 2017 to May 2019.

You can submit your film in several categories if it meets the required conditions. You must pay a separate submission fee for each category you submit.

By submitting your video, you certify that you have all permissions from all video participants in adherence with ENDORPHIN AWARD’S video intellectual property policy.

Your submission will be valid only if:

  • The registration form (“Submit your film step 1”) is completed with a valid email address

  • Your video download link works

  • Your video download link is from one of the four (6) suppliers indicated on the form (Vimeo, We transfer, Hightail, FromSmash, Google drive and Dropbox)

  • Your video link functions for a minimum duration of six (6) days

  • You respect all the category requirements in which you submitted your video

  • You pay the corresponding profile fees (standard or young talent)

  • Your payment is validated

If one these above conditions is not adhered to, ENDORPHIN AWARDS will not consider your participation, you will not be notified and your fees will not be refunded.

As a reminder, Young Talent must be under 23 years old and/or submitting a school project.

 

REFUND POLICY


After the statutory retraction period of fourteen (14) days after payment, ENDORPHIN AWARDS will issue no refunds under any circumstances. Any and all payments made to ENDORPHIN AWARDS are not refundable for any reason, including, but not limited to, illness, acts of God, acts of terrorism, loss of employment, duplicate purchases, purchaser’s errors.

 

VIDEO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY


Any material, information or other communication you transmit or post to this Website will be considered non-confidential.

Submission features on this Website remain the intellectual property of their creators.

However, by submitting a video, you agree to its publication on our Website and our Social Media pages (Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo) and/or reproduction in other publications produced by ENDORPHIN AWARDS.

By submitting your film, you also allow us to use images, parts of your film (including image cuts, trailers, teasers, film posters, or any other images reassembled from your video, sound, text, etc.) for promotional purposes, in our Website and Social Media pages (Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo), without any compensation or other consideration to you.

Any unauthorized use or reproduction is strictly prohibited.

 

NOMINEE SELECTION


Nominees will be selected by the ENDORPHIN AWARDS team based on our internal evaluation grid. Our decision cannot be contested. No communication will be made to participants who are not nominated.

Nominees will be announced each week, starting February, regardless of submission date. For example, a video submitted in January could be nominated in February or May.

 

WINNER SELECTION


Our Jury will evaluate the Nominee’s video in May and June, based on our non-public evaluation system. Criteria will be not only technical and aesthetic but will also place a high priority on how the video transmits and conveys emotion.

The Jury’s decision is sovereign and cannot be questioned, criticized on or contested. 

Our evaluation system is not public, and no comments or feedback will be made on your video, even if you requested us to do so.

Winners will be announced on our Social Media pages and our Website on June 28, 2019.

 

AWARDS & PRIZES


Twenty-Six (26) awards will be awarded to Nominees by our Jury: Four (4) ENDORPHIN AWARDS in each category,  and two (2) PREMIUM ENDORPHIN AWARDS throughout all categories as described in our “awards and prizes” Website page.

In the 2017 edition (our last edition), we set up two (2) special Best Direction Awards in the "Artistic work - Short form category" regarding the numerous films submitted, in order to be more relevant in the evaluation: one (1) Best Direction for a portrait and one (1) Best Direction for a Fiction short film.

All Nominees will receive a digital badge in the days following their nomination.

All Winners will receive a digital badge and a paper certificate in the weeks following their nomination.

PREMIUM ENDORPHIN AWARDS Winners exclusively will also receive a €1,000 prize and a statuette, in the weeks following their nomination. Other Winners will be able to order statuette later.

 

CONTENT RESPONSABILITY


You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from our Website any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material, or any other material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the law.

ENDORPHIN AWARDS accepts no responsibility for the information and/or content provided within any of our nominees’ and winners’ submissions.

 

INTERNATIONAL USERS


Access to the Website from territories where the Website or any of the Website materials and services are illegal is prohibited. If you access the Website from a location outside France, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable law.