Submit your Balkan multimedia content to Balkanvibe for the chance to win a prize!
- Submissions can be made in three categories:
1. Photography (minimum 1920 x 1280 – 3:2)- this includes phones, cameras, and tablets.
2. Video (maximum 90 seconds)
3. Drone- this includes both drone photos and videos
- Submissions must be made via the Balkanvibe WeTransfer page only!
- Contestants may submit up to 4 entries during the duration of the contest. If more are submitted, only the first 4 will qualify.
- Submissions must be from the region of the Western Balkans, which includes Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia.
- In your WeTransfer submission, please be sure to include the following items:
1. Your name
2. Link to your personal website/page (if applicable)
3. Title of submission
4. Short description of submission
5. Location of the submission
- Each week, the Balkanvibe Team will shortlist and select as a Finalist:
1. 3 photo submissions
2. 1 video submission
3. 1 drone submission
- After the close of the competition, we will announce 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Winners for each of the three categories. They will be selected from the pool of Finalists.
- The Winners will be selected primarily on the basis of a special jury comprised of Balkanvibe Staff, and, to a lesser extent, social media likes and shares. Should your submission be selected as a Winner, you will receive a prize based on your selection.
- The 1st Place Prize in each category will be 500 Euros.
- The 2nd Place Prize in each category will be 250 Euros.
- The 3rd Place Prize in each category will be 100 Euros.
Terms and Conditions
Submission: Subject to the conditions herein, Balkanvibe will publish on one or more of its online forums- including Balkanvibe (the “Website”) - Submissions that you agree to enter into the Contest. Balkanvibe reserves the right to post any received Submissions to the Contest to the Website, regardless of whether the entrant is selected as Winner of the Contest, including first, second, and third place. All entrants whose Submission is posted on the Website will have a customized webpage created, that will include the entrant’s biography and photograph.
Consideration/Grant of Rights/License: In consideration of Balkanvibe publishing the Submission, you hereby grant Balkanvibe the following non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable, transferable, perpetual and worldwide rights and license in and to each of the Submissions:
a. The right to reproduce, publish, distribute, and display the Submission, in whole or in any
part, on or in connection with the Website.
b. The right to use your name, likeness or biography and to publish information about you in
connection with any of the foregoing rights and uses.
All of the foregoing rights extend to any use of any of the Submission in any and all media or format, whether now known or as may hereafter be created, including, but not limited to, all print, other hard copy, digital or electronic media, internet, or wireless or mobile platforms.
Ownership of Intellectual Property Rights: Subject to the rights granted to Balkanvibe pursuant to Section 2, you own and retain all intellectual property rights in any and all Submissions.
Representations and Warranties; Covenants; Indemnification; Conflict of Interest:
a. You represent and warrant that: (i) you have the full right and authority to enter into this Contest, (ii) you are or will be the sole author of each Submission, (iii) the Submission is or will be your own original Submission, (iv) the Submission does not and will not plagiarize another’s Submission, (v) the Submission has not been assigned, pledged or otherwise encumbered by you or any other person, (vi) the Submission contains no intellectual property owned by any third party or, if it does, you have cleared, at your expense, all rights to use such intellectual property
in the Submission for all of the purposes and rights granted pursuant to Section 2, (vii) the Submission does not contain any libelous, obscene or untrue statements or any material that is deceptive, fraudulent or intentionally misleading or that invades any right of privacy or personal right of any person, and (viii) the Submission and Balkanvibe’s use of it in accordance with this Policy does not infringe upon, violate or misappropriate any intellectual property right of any third party or any applicable law or regulation.
b. Prior to making a Submission to the Contest, you shall disclose to Balkanvibe in writing any actual or potential conflict of interest. The Submission shall not directly or impliedly endorse any political candidates or political positions.
c. Except with the prior written consent of Balkanvibe, you will not refer to your association with Balkanvibe in connection with any promotion or identification of yourself publicly (other than in connection with the Submission published on the Website), including in any speaking engagements, public appearances, interviews or any other publication. In no event will you use your association with Balkanvibe to solicit or accept any services, products or gifts.
d. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Balkanvibe, and its directors, officers, employees, licensees and agents, against any third-party claim, liability, damages, cost or expense, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of any breach or alleged breach by you of any provision of this Policy.
Right to Not Publish: Notwithstanding any other provision of this Policy, Balkanvibe, in its sole discretion and for any reason, may choose not to publish any Submission or may, at any time, remove, withdraw, or postpone the publication of a Submission.
Term and Termination: This Policy shall remain in effect from the date on which you submit your Submission (beginning October 7, 2016) until terminated by either party upon written notice. Sections 2, 3, 4, and 5 shall survive the termination of this Policy.
Modification/Assignment: This Policy contains the entire understanding between Balkanvibe and you, and may not be modified, waived, assigned or discharged except expressly and in writing signed by both parties. Any assignment of this Policy in violation of this provision shall be null and void.
Contest Details: The Contest will be held from Friday, October 7, 2016 until Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Submissions can be made in three categories: (a) Photography, (b) Video, and (c) Drone- this includes both drone photos and drone videos. Contestant may submit no more than four entries during the duration of the contest. If more than four entries are submitted, only the first four will qualify.
Finalists and Winners: Each week, Balkanvibe’s Editorial Staff will shortlist and select as a Finalist: three photos, one video, and one drone Submission. After the close of the competition (January 31, 2017), a First Place, Second Place, and Third Place Winner will be announced from the pool of Finalists for each of the three categories (Photography; Video; and Drone). The Winners will be selected primarily on the basis of a special jury scoring comprised of Balkanvibe Staff, and, to a lesser extent, social media likes and shares. Should your Submission be selected as a Winner, you will receive a prize based on your selection. The First Place Prize in each category will be 500 Euros; the Second Place Prize in each category will be 250 Euros; and the Third Place Prize in each category will be 100 Euros.
Agreement: By participating in and sending your Submission to the Contest, you agree to be bound by the Policy detailed above by Balkanvibe.
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