Showcase Terms & Conditions

  1. Submitting your film does not transfer any rights to Skwigly – these remain with the filmmaker.
  2. No film may contain unlawful or potentially libellous, defamatory or disparaging material.
  3. The duration of the film must not exceed 40 minutes.
  4. In order to enter a film, a filmmaker must first upload their film to You Tube or Vimeo, and then submit the appropriate embed code required.
  5. All filmmakers must complete the online form supplying the appropriate information.
  6. The showcase is open to international submissions – however, we do request that any non-English speaking films are subtitled in English.
  7. The showcase is open to all animation production techniques, but the film MUST contain animation.
  8. There is no limit on the amount of times a filmmaker may submit different films.
  9. The filmmaker must be the original creator of the film and must have obtained the necessary permissions for the inclusion of copyrighted music and/or images within the film. The film must not infringe the rights of privacy and publicity, copyright, trademarks or intellectual property rights of any person or organisation.
  10. If the filmmaker uses any material or elements in the film that are subject to the rights of a third party, the filmmaker must obtain prior to submission of the film, the necessary consents from such party to enable Skwigly to showcase the film. Skwigly is not responsible for any copyright infringement.
  11. Skwigly reserves the right to refuse any entry in its sole discretion.
  12. Skwigly reserves the right at any time to remove or disqualify any film when it believes in its sole discretion that the filmmaker has: (i) infringed any third party’s copyright; (ii) does not comply with these Terms & Conditions; (iii) failed to obtain the necessary consents as set out in these terms and conditions.
  13. By checking the box “Please consider this film for future competitions”, filmmakers agree that Skwigly may: (i) showcase their film on any other section of the website and any other media in connection with the competition; (ii) use their names, likenesses, photographs, voices, sounds and/or biographical information and films for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation. Checking the box is not compulsory.
  14. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the Parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Submitting your film to the Skwigly showcase assumes you have read and agree to our terms and conditions.