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Famous Beyond Words Photo Contest
Famous Beyond Words Photo Contest – For four centuries Shakespeare’s work has fascinated people of all ages and backgrounds. Our new introductory exhibition at Shakespeare’s Birthplace opens in March 2014 and will explore the extraordinary story of William Shakespeare, the boy from Stratford-upon-Avon who became a household name all over the world.
As part of this exciting new exhibition we aim to showcase the lasting influence of Stratford-upon-Avon’s most famous son. We’re asking for contributions of photographs from across the globe to enable us to collate a record of Shakespeare’s continuing influence on the world around us.
Images submitted to this project should aim to highlight the influence of Shakespeare on our towns, cities and everyday lives. As an example, photographs might depict a Shakespearian street sign, a public piece of art or any landmark influenced by or named after Shakespeare or his works.
Aside from their relevance to Shakespeare, images will be judged on originality, composition, overall impact and artistic merit. The judging panel will comprise of Shakespeare Birthplace Trust staff members.
Contest Prize & TERMS
A selection of other entries will also be chosen to appear in the Famous Beyond Words exhibition on a temporary or on-going basis, at the discretion of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. ELIGIBILITY: Open to All Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: You warrant that your entry is your own work and does not infringe any third party rights (including copyright and privacy). Photographs must not have exclusivity rights elsewhere.
You will retain all rights to any photograph you submit - including ownership if applicable USAGE RIGHTS: By submitting your photograph to this competition you are agreeing to grant the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust a royalty-free, nonexclusive right, in perpetuity, to:
Display the photograph in the Famous Beyond Words exhibition held in the Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK.
Use the photograph on the Internet in support of our mission.
Use the photograph in the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s communications.
Provide your photograph to other individuals and organizations for use in Shakespeare Birthplace Trust-related news stories, newsletters, reports, slide shows, displays, web pages, and the like.
Use, in connection with this competition or the Famous Beyond Words exhibition, your name, city and country of residence in promotions and other publications.
Keep the files provided, and to archive the images on CD or in other electronic forms, so that your photos can be used to support our mission and be properly credited.
As conditions of this permission, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust shall credit all photographs with the caption "© Person's Name" when the full name is available.
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