TERMS & CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

Tropfest places utmost importance on its relationship with filmmakers. To this end, in February 2016, our Founder John Polson announced that, based on feedback from Tropfest community, we would be reviewing rights Tropfest requests moving forward. Honouring this commitment, one of the first orders of business for the newly appointed Board has been to undertake a full review of these rights and our ongoing relationship with filmmakers in general.

At our heart, Tropfest exists to create platforms for filmmakers to generate new content and share their stories, and our shift to a not-for-profit organisation only furthers these ambitions. The process of rights review has involved: consultation with filmmakers and industry bodies; a review of global best practice; consideration of similar-industry norms (such as the music industry); and, most importantly, consideration of our desire to do what’s right for filmmakers.

In short, the previous requirement for filmmakers to give up exclusive rights to their films in perpe- tuity have been abolished. This has been replaced with a tiered approach where sufficient exclu- sive rights are retained to enable Tropfest to be staged and broadcast, but returned to filmmakers as soon as feasible. To enable Tropfest to continue to be seen around Australia and the world, a level of exclusivity is required for Shortlisted films, however these rights are now returned after 1 year.

This new approach to rights also acknowledges filmmakers’ interests in entering other film festivals; while we still require any Finalist film to premier at Tropfest, you will be able to enter your film in other festivals post that premier.

Most filmmakers recognise there is very limited financial potential for the distribution of individual short films. More commonly, though, Tropfest will enter into an agreement with a sponsor and part of that agreement will be access to the Tropfest catalogue. These sponsorship agreements are a large part of Tropfest’s sustainability.

We feel the new rights are fair and reasonable in giving filmmakers the ability to take advantage
of the opportunity we offer all Tropfest entrants. And we will continue to work on creating opportu- nities for sharing your stories beyond the Festival period.

Please read the terms and conditions of Film Entry carefully, and if you have any questions feel free to contact the team via info@tropfest.com

We look forward to your submission!

 

1.       Tropfest Acceptance Criteria

1.1.      All Filmmakers must agree to these Terms and Conditions as a condition of entry of Film to Tropfest 25.

1.2.      All Films submitted to Tropfest 25 must meet the Tropfest Acceptance Criteria in all re- spects.

1.3.      Tropfest Acceptance Criterial include:

(a)        All Films must have been made specifically for Tropfest 25;

(b)        All Films must include the Tropfest Signature Item to confirm to Tropfest that the
Film has been made specifically for Tropfest 25.

(c)        Filmmakers may include the TSI in the Film submitted in any manner and any in- terpretation of “PINEAPPLE” will be accepted.
(d)        The Film’s first public screening must be Tropfest 25.
(e)        The Film must be no longer than 7 minutes (including titles and credits). (f)         The Film may be submitted in the following formats:

➢    Standard:    1080 p (1920 x 1080)
➢    Aspect:    16:9
➢    Audio:    Stereo, sample rate 48khz (128 kbps)
➢    Codec:    MPEG 4 (.mp4) 4.5 Mbps Apple Pro Res 4444 is also accepted
➢    Duration:    maximum 00:07:00 (including titles & credits)
➢    Duration:    Initial upload size is limited to 250MB, full broadcast quality must be available upon request

For the avoidance of doubt Tropfest does not accept the following standards:

➢       Film or video tape
➢       4k or 2k
➢       720P
➢       Single channel audio
➢      DNxHD codec

(g)        Tropfest will evaluate in its sole discretion whether the Film submitted for Tropfest
25 meets all Acceptance Criteria.

(h)        Tropfest will inform in writing (email) if the Film has been accepted or not ac- cepted into Tropfest 25.  Tropfest’s decision as to whether a Film has met all Ac- ceptance Criteria is final and not subject to any appeal for reconsideration.

(i)         Any Film not accepted for inclusion into Tropfest 25 shall not be used by Tropfest for any purpose after the evaluation for Acceptance Criteria concludes.

 

2.       Commercialisation of Films

2.1.      Tropfest will use commercially reasonable efforts to exploit any rights it has been granted to commercialize the Films.

2.2.      Tropfest as a not for profit entity will use any proceeds it receives as a result of commer- cialisation of Films to enable Tropfest to be staged and broadcast in Australia and around the world, to help ensure Tropfest’s sustainability, and to allow us to continue to support Tropfest Films and Filmmakers.

 

3.       Tropfest 25 Film entry process

Filmmakers entering Films into Tropfest 25 must:

(a)        Agree to abide by these Tropfest Terms and Conditions; (b)        Complete the Entry Form located at tropfest.org.au
(c)        Pay the Entry Fee as outlined in the entry form on tropfest.org.au

(d)        All Entry Fees are non-cancellable and are non-refundable.

(e)        Upload the Film correctly via our Upload Form (tropfest.org.au) by 6 PM Austral- ian Eastern Daylight Time (1800 AEDT) Friday 15th December 2016.
(f)         Tropfest accepts no responsibility for any Entry Form or Film that is submitted af- ter the Cut Off Date or not uploaded correctly to Tropfest or is otherwise dam- aged.

(g)        Agree any use of Tropfest brands is compliant with Tropfest then current brand use guidelines. Tropfest brand use guidelines may be accessed on the Tropfest website.

(h)        A copy of the Tropfest brand to be included in each Film Accepted by Tropfest can be obtained on the Tropfest Website.

 

4.       Filmmakers grant Tropfest rights to Films.

4.1.      All Films Accepted for entry to Tropfest 25

(a)        Subject to further limitation imposed on Film by achieving Tropfest 25 Shortlist  or Tropfest Finalist status, all Filmmakers agree not to distribute Films to any third party until after closing date of Tropfest 25

(b)        All Filmmakers agree to grant Tropfest the following rights to Films that have been
Accepted into Tropfest 25;

(i)         After the Festival Term, a Non-Exclusive License to use, promote com- mercialise and display the Film in perpetuity;

(ii)        a right to edit and create derivative works such as clips from the Film;

(iii)       until a Film proceeds to Shortlist or Finalist status when other license ap- plies, a Non-Exclusive License to use, commercialise promote and display the Film during the Festival Term;

(iv)       All Films must include "Made for Tropfest 25" as a visible credit as re- quired in section 11 of these Terms and Conditions. Such credit must be in same format at other credits on each copy of the Film in perpetuity.

4.2.      All Films selected for Tropfest 25 Shortlist

(a)        Tropfest may select any Accepted Film to be a part of the Tropfest 25 Shortlist

(b)        The number of Films selected by Tropfest for Tropfest 25 is in sole discretion of
Tropfest.

(c)        As set out in section 17, Tropfest will inform in writing (email) if Film has been ac- cepted for inclusion in Tropfest 25 Shortlist.

(d)        Tropfest determination of whether a Film is selected for Tropfest 25 Shortlist is fi- nal and not subject to any appeal for reconsideration.

(e)        In addition to the rights granted in 4.1(b)(i), all Filmmakers agree to grant Tropfest the following rights to Films that have been included on Tropfest 25 Shortlist;

(i)         After the Festival Term a Non-Exclusive License to use, promote commer- cialise and display the Film in perpetuity;

(ii)        From Submission to the end of the Festival Term, an Exclusive License to use, commercialise, promote and display Film for the Festival Term (the "Shortlist Term");

(iii)       All Films must include "Made for Tropfest 25" as a visible credit as re- quired in section 11 of these Terms and Conditions. Such credit must be in same format at other credits on each copy of the Film in perpetuity.
(iv)       All Films may include "Accepted for Tropfest 25 Shortlist" as a visible credit as required in section 11 of these Terms and Conditions. Such credit if used, must be in same format at other credits on each copy of the Film in perpetuity.

(f)         Tropfest agrees to grant the Filmmaker the rights set out below

(i)         Filmmaker must include the Tropfest brand in each copy of the Film as set out in section 4.1;

(ii)        As long as Film is not publically broadcast or displayed in any portion or format prior to the closing date of Tropfest 25, the Film maker may submit the Film to other film festivals.

(iii)       From a period starting at six months from the closing date of Tropfest 25, Filmmaker may upload Films on personal Non-commercial websites (in- cluding but not limited to Facebook and YouTube) for Non-commercial Film and Filmmaker publicity and promotion purposes only. For the avoid- ance of doubt the Filmmaker is not permitted to sell or assign the rights to the Film for any commercial purpose or reward during the period starting at one year from the closing date of Tropfest 25.  This includes providing access to the Film for terrestrial, satellite, and cable broadcast platforms, OTT channels, DTH channels, SVOD services, telecommunication pack-
age, travel related platforms including hotels or websites deriving any form of revenue or promotional benefit directly or indirectly through by screen- ing the Film.

4.3.      All Films selected as Tropfest 25 Finalists

(a)        Tropfest may select any Film to be a Tropfest 25 Finalist.

(b)        The number of Finalists selected by Tropfest to be included in Tropfest 25 is at the sole discretion of Tropfest.

(c)        As set out in section 17, Tropfest will confirm in writing (email) if Film has been ac- cepted or not accepted as a Tropfest 25 Finalist.

(d)        Tropfest determination of whether a Film is selected Tropfest 25 Finalist is final and not subject to any appeal for reconsideration.

(e)        In addition to the rights granted in Section 4, all Filmmakers agree to grant
Tropfest the following rights to the Film for all Films that are selected as Tropfest
25 Finalist ;

(i)         After the Festival Term, a Non-Exclusive License to use, commercialise and promote and display the Film in perpetuity;

(ii)        All Films must include "Made for Tropfest 25" as a visible credit as re- quired in section 11 of these Terms and Conditions. Such credit must be in same format at other credits on each copy of the Film in perpetuity.

(iii)       All Films may include "Tropfest 25 Finalist" as a visible credit as required in section 11 of these Terms and Conditions. Such credit if used must be
in same format at other credits on each copy of the Film in perpetuity. (f)         Tropfest agrees to grant the Filmmaker the rights set out below:
(i)         Filmmaker must include the Tropfest brand in each copy of the Film as set out in section 3(d);
(ii)        As long as Film is not publically broadcast or displayed in any portion or format prior to the closing date of Tropfest 25, the Film maker may submit the Film to other film festivals.

(iii)       From a period starting at six months from the closing date of Tropfest 25, Filmmaker may upload Films on personal Non-commercial websites (in- cluding but not limited to Facebook and YouTube) for Non-commercial Film and Filmmaker publicity and promotion purposes only For the avoid- ance of doubt the Filmmaker is not permitted to sell or assign the rights to the Film for any commercial purpose or reward during the period of one
year from the closing date of Tropfest 25 This includes providing access to the Film for terrestrial, satellite, and cable broadcast platforms, OTT chan- nels, DTH channels, SVOD services, telecommunication package, travel related platforms including hotels or websites deriving any form of revenue or promotional benefit directly or indirectly through by screening the Film.

4.4.      Films submitted but not Accepted to Tropfest 25

(a)        If Tropfest determines that a Film submitted to Tropfest 25 is not accepted for en- try to Tropfest 25, Tropfest shall not seek to retain any further rights to the Film after the initial review for meeting acceptance criteria.

(b)        Films not accepted for entry to Tropfest 25 will be required to remove all Tropfest brands/credits within the Film.

 

5.       Tropfest 25 Film Evaluation Process-the judging

5.1.      A select number Films will be selected as Tropfest Finalists for viewing and judging at
Tropfest 25.

5.2.      The exact number of Films selected for Tropfest Finalists is at the sole discretion of
Tropfest.

5.3.      Tropfest decision as to whether a Film is selected as a Tropfest Finalist is final and not subject to any appeal for reconsideration.

5.4.      Tropfest selects a jury to judge the Finalists, which is made up of industry professionals, including actors, directors, writers, producers and others (Tropfest Jury).

5.5.      All members of Tropfest Jury will be published on Tropfest Website.

5.6.      The members of the Tropfest Jury have agreed to watch the Finalist Films live on the
Festival Night and to score them.

5.7.      Tropfest will tally the votes from the Tropfest Jury and come up with an average score for each Film.

5.8.      The Film with the highest average score will win Tropfest 25.  In the event of a tie of high- est average scores- the judges will be further instructed to evaluate which of the tied
Films has used the TSI most effectively to determine a single winner.

5.9.      Tropfest has specifically asked each member of the Tropfest Jury to use his or her best judgement to evaluate the Shortlist Films based on execution, strength of idea, creativity, expression of the Filmmaker’s talent.

5.10.    Tropfest has informed each of the Tropfest Jury that budgetary constraints are not part of
Tropfest’s judging criteria.

5.11.    On Festival Night the Jury will select one of the finalist Films as the overall winner of Tropfest 25 (Winner), and the Filmmaker(s) of the winning Film will be awarded a prize/prizes to be determined by Tropfest (Winner Award).
5.12.    The Jury will also choose any other Tropfest award prize winners such as the best actors (male and female) or similar that may be awarded at Tropfest 25. If a People's Choice Award is to be given at Tropfest 25, the nomination and award criteria will be separately set out on the Tropfest Website.

5.13.    A complete description of the Winner Award will be included on the Tropfest Website.

5.14.    In the event that the recipient of the Winner Award is under the age of eighteen (18), such Winner Award will be made payable to the parent, custodian or legal guardian of such re- cipient.

5.15.    Any prizes awarded by Tropfest 25 are not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.

 

6.       Filmmaker’s Representations and Warranties

The Filmmaker hereby represents and warrants to Tropfest that:

(a)        the Filmmaker(s) has/have the sole and full right and authority to accept the Terms and Conditions and enter into this Agreement and grant the rights granted in the Agreement;

(b)        the Filmmaker owns or has validly licensed all rights required to create the Film including but not limited to all rights from actors, script all film elements including but not limited to music and to submit the Film to Tropfest 25.

(c)        the Film was made by the Filmmaker solely and specifically for the Festival; (d)        the Filmmaker, the Film comply with the Terms and Conditions;
(e)        the Film has not been, and will not be, available to be viewed by the public by any means, including by way of the internet, until the Exclusive Licence granted by the Filmmaker to Tropfest terminates or otherwise allowed by these Terms and Condi- tions.

(f)         the rights (including the intellectual property rights) in the Film have not been, and will not be, assigned, licensed or otherwise granted, in whole or in part, to any per- son other than Tropfest, until the Exclusive Licence granted by the Filmmaker to Tropfest pursuant to these terms and conditions terminates;

(g)        the Filmmaker has permission to reproduce and exploit all third party materials (and/or the results and proceeds of all third party services) contained in the Film or upon which the Film is based*;

(h)        without limiting other portions of this section 6, the Filmmaker is the sole and ex- clusive owner, or has permission from the sole and exclusive owner, of the copy- right in the sound recordings comprising the soundtrack of the Film and the music and lyrics reproduced in those sound recordings*;

(i)         all of the performers in the Film have consented in writing to the use of their per- formances in the Film*;

(j)         the Filmmaker has obtained from each contributor to the Film (Contributor), includ- ing with respect to the underlying works in the Film, a written release to use the results and proceeds of the Contributor’s services and/or contributions to the Film including, without limitation the right to edit, alter and/or reproduce the results and proceeds of the Contributor, in any manner or context, by the Filmmaker, and any person authorized by the Filmmaker to do so (including Tropfest, its assignees
and licensees), and such consents have been obtained to the full extent permitted
under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) (Moral Rights Consents)*;
(k)        the Filmmaker has obtained from each Contributor:

(i)         authorization for Tropfest to use the Contributor’s name and likeness in connection with any publicity for the Festival and related competitions; and

(ii)        an undertaking that the Contributor will perform publicity appearances for the Festival and related competitions if reasonably requested by the Filmmaker or Tropfest*;

(l)         the Filmmaker is entitled to grant to Tropfest permission to make use of each and every right referred to in these Terms and Conditions, and the use or exploitation of the Film as contemplated by the Terms and Conditions will not violate the rights (including copyright) of any third party;

(m)       the Filmmaker will pay all fees and other charges related to entry of the Film in the
Festival;

(n)        all details submitted in the Entry Form by the Filmmaker are true and correct, and the Filmmaker indemnifies Tropfest from and against any and all claims and de- mands made against Tropfest, its assignees or licensees, in relation to the guar- antees provided by the Filmmaker in this Section 6;

(o)        all residuals or other payments to Contributors in connection with the Film have been paid, together with the cost of all licenses of all copyright and any Film foot- age, musical works, lyrics, sound recordings or other material in which copyright subsists, owned by any third parties and which are used or adapted in the Film;

(p)        no part of the Film is, or will be, actionable for defamation or violate any right of privacy or publicity of any person, and the full use of the rights in the Film will not violate any rights, including copyright or moral rights, of any person, firm, or corpo- ration; and

(q)        the Film is not the subject of any litigation nor is it threatened by any claim or liti- gation.

*Copies of a sample release form that Filmmakers may consider using for the purposes of complying with Filmmakers obligations set out in these Terms and Conditions can be ob- tained from the website, Tropfest.org.au in the Additional Resources section.

 

7.       Dubbing/Subtitling/Editing

The Filmmaker acknowledges that Tropfest, its assignees and licensees, shall have the right to dub and/or subtitle and to cut and/or edit the Film in any fashion that Tropfest deems necessary, including, without limitation, for the purpose of television broadcast or online distribution, packaging the Film with other Tropfest Films, to comply with broad- casting statutory censorship practices, standards or regulations or as otherwise may be required by law in any applicable country where the Film may be exhibited.

 

8.       Name and Likeness

The Filmmaker authorises Tropfest to use the Filmmaker’s name, likeness and biography in connection with any publicity for the Festival and related competitions and activities, and the Filmmaker agrees to make best efforts to undertake publicity appearances for the Festival and related competitions and activities as reasonably requested by Tropfest.

 

9.       Moral Rights

The Filmmaker: acknowledges that Tropfest, its assignees and licensees, may do or omit to do anything which may infringe any and all moral rights granted to the Contributors or the Filmmaker including to edit, alter and/or reproduce the work of the Contributors, the Filmmaker and the Film and the Filmmaker consents to these actions by Tropfest, and its
assignees and licensees, in any manner or context, in perpetuity throughout the world, and such consent is given to the full extent permitted under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth); and authorises Tropfest and its assignees and licensees to do any and all acts comprised in the Moral Rights Consents.

 

10.     Disqualification

Tropfest may, in its sole discretion, disqualify a Film from the Festival without prior notice to Filmmaker if Tropfest has reason to believe that a Film does not, for any reason, com- ply with the Acceptance Criteria or otherwise with the Terms and Conditions.

 

11.     Credits

Without limiting the rights granted by the Filmmaker to Tropfest under these Terms and Conditions, the Filmmaker must ensure that Tropfest is given a screen credit in the form of the Tropfest Logo Roll in any future copies of the Finalist or Short-Listed Film distrib- uted by the Filmmaker, or an assignee, licensee or successor of the Filmmaker after the Festival. For the avoidance of doubt, the Filmmaker must ensure that Tropfest is given a screen credit in any subsequent film or television or other project produced by the Filmmaker, or an assignee, licensee or successor of the Filmmaker, after the Festival, which features one or more of the lead characters of the Film or which is based on the concept or story of the Film (whether or not Tropfest is involved in its production) in the following form (or such other form as Tropfest and the Filmmaker may agree): Based on the Tropfest short-film entitled _______ "

 

12.     Indemnification

Filmmaker agrees to indemnify Tropfest and hold them harmless from any damages, lia- bilities, losses, costs, expenses, obligations or claims (including, without limitation, rea- sonable outside attorneys' fees and costs) arising out of the breach of Filmmaker’s agree- ments, obligations, representations and warranties under this Agreement, including, with- out limitation, those representations and warranties made in Section 6 (Filmmakers War- ranties and Representations).

 

13.     Additional Documents

Filmmaker hereby agrees to execute additional documents Tropfest deems necessary or convenient to fully effectuate the grants made to Tropfest hereunder, which shall include without limitation, any documents necessary to register and protect the copyright and/or other intellectual property rights in, or related to, the Film.

 

14.     Remedies

In the event of any breach or alleged breach of this Agreement by Tropfest, Filmmaker’s sole remedy will be limited to the right, if any, to recover monetary damages in an action at law, and in no event will Filmmaker be entitled to terminate this Agreement or to seek or receive any equitable remedy including without limitation any equitable remedy which
would enjoin, restrain or otherwise hinder the Festival or the distribution, exhibition, or any
other means of exploitation of the Film, including, without limitation, any advertising, pro- motion or publicity in connection therewith.

 

15.     Assignment

Tropfest shall have the right to assign this Agreement, in whole or in part, to any person, firm or corporation, and this Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of Tropfest' s successors, licensees and assigns. Filmmaker may not assign this Agreement and any purported assignment thereof will be null and void from the making thereof.

 

16.     General

16.1.    The agreement created by the Terms and Conditions is made in New South Wales and is governed by the Non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales.

16.2.    The Filmmaker will do such acts and sign, or cause to be signed, such instruments as
Tropfest may reasonably request for the purposes of this agreement.

16.3.    Tropfest may assign or license its interest under this agreement. The Filmmaker must not assign or license its interest under this agreement.

16.4.    A reference to a person includes a body corporate. The singular includes the plural and vice versa. Includes and including are not words of limitation.

16.5.    The words and expressions used in this agreement have the meanings given to them in the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

16.6.    A reference to a Film is a reference to a cinematograph Film .

16.7.    In the case of any inconsistency between the terms and conditions set out above and any other language used on Tropfest Website or by Tropfest, the terms and conditions set out above prevail.

 

17.     Tropfest 25 Important Dates

Tropfest agrees to the following dates:

15 December 2016
Tropfest must receive the Film by 6 pm Australian
Eastern Daylight Time (18:00 AEDT) on 15 December
2016

on or before 15 January 2017
If the Film is Short-Listed, Tropfest will advise the
Filmmaker on or before 15 January 2017


on or before 15 January 2017
If the Film is not Short-Listed, Tropfest will notify the
Filmmaker of the Film’s Non-selection before 15 January
2017.

on or before 15 January 2017
If the Film is selected as a finalist Tropfest will notify
the Filmmaker whether or not the Film has been selected
as a Finalist on or before 15 January 2017

on or before 24 January 2017
If the Film is selected as a finalist, Tropfest requires
the Filmmaker to provide the ‘Additional Materials’, as
set out in Entry Guidelines, on or before 24 January
2017

on or before 15 January 2017
Finalist Announcement.

10 February 2017 (Trop Jr) and 11 February 2017
Tropfest 25 Festival.

 

Definitions

Accepted means a Film which meets the Tropfest Acceptance Criteria and which will be amongst the entries considered for inclusion in the Tropfest 25.

Cut Off Date means the date set out in 3(e).

Entry Fee means AUD $50.00.

Entry Form means the Form the Film maker must complete to enter a Film to Tropfest 25 which can be located on the Tropfest Website.

Exclusive License means an Exclusive License throughout the universe for the relevant term set out in these Terms and Conditions, to distribute, license and otherwise exploit the Film, or any part of the Film, in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised, including, without limitation, theatrical; Non-theatrical; television (all forms including free, pay, terrestrial, cable, and satellite); pay-per-view, video-on-demand, subscription-video-on-demand, and near- video-on- demand; home video (all forms including videocassettes, DVD, Blu-Ray, and all other types of ideograms, or other analogous home video technology, and including all social, digital and OTT platforms whether now known or hereafter devised); electronic rental, electronic sell-through, download to own, and all other forms of electronic delivery including internet, online, and mobile transmission by any and all means, method, process or device now known or hereafter devised; hotel, airline and ship rights; and all advertising, publicity and promotional rights (including trail- ers, clips and excerpts).

Festival Term means the period ending 12 months after the close of the Festival or the staging of Festival 26, whichever is the longer.

Film means the completed work by the Filmmaker submitted to and accepted by to Tropfest.

Filmmaker means the person(s) who created and hold all rights to the Film and are authorized to submit the Film to Tropfest pursuant to these Terms and Conditions (and their agents and assign- ees).  Reference to a single Filmmaker includes all Filmmakers relevant to the Film.

Non-Exclusive License means an Non-Exclusive License throughout the universe, in perpetuity, to distribute, license and otherwise exploit the Film, or any part of the Film, in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised, including, without limitation, theatrical; Non-theatrical; television (all forms including free, pay, terrestrial, cable, and satellite); pay-per-view, video-on- demand, subscription-video-on-demand, and near-video-on-demand;  home video (all forms in- cluding videocassettes, DVD, Blu-Ray, and all other types of ideograms, or other analogous home video technology, and including all social, digital and OTT platforms whether now known or hereafter devised); electronic rental, electronic sell-through, download to own, and all other forms of electronic delivery including internet, online, and mobile transmission by any and all means, method, process or device now known or hereafter devised; hotel, airline and ship rights; and all advertising, publicity and promotional rights (including trailers, clips and excerpts).

Tropfest means Tropfest Australia Ltd ABN 13 613 633 533.

Tropfest 25 means the Tropfest 25 festival program scheduled for Saturday 11 February 2017.

Tropfest Acceptance Criteria means the elements set out in section 1 of these Terms and Con- ditions that all Films must satisfy to be accepted by Tropfest as an entry into Tropfest 25.

Tropfest 25 Finalist means any of the Films that have been selected to premiere at Tropfest 25.

Tropfest 25  Signature Item (or "TSI") is "PINEAPPLE".

Tropfest 25 Shortlist means one of the Films that have been selected by Tropfest to progress to the second round of judging.

Tropfest Website means tropfest.org.au.