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Deadline: Feb 28, 2017
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FCBarcelona Photo Awards

FCBarcelona Photo Awards

The FC Barcelona Photo Awards aim to identify the work that reflects in a conscious way the positive intrinsic values to sport. It is established with the aim of giving recognition to these values, seen through the lens of contemporary photographers.

Highlighting these positive values, common in sport and culture, the photography award of FC Barcelona seeks to grow a global photographic platform which communicates the importance and the contribution of the said universal values to the current society, as well as giving its support to the photography industry, generating a creating a favourable environment for the development of high-level projects.

FC Barcelona will organize an exhibition with the winning entries of both categories, as well as the finalists of the Photo Award category.

It will also make utmost efforts to publicize globally the winners, carrying out various activities to promote the awards in different cities in Europe, USA and Asia.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: The Awards have 2 categories - PHOTO AWARD and PROJECT AWARD PHOTO AWARD DESCRIPTION: The single picture that shows the positive values of sport, giving priority to non-professional sport. REQUIREMENTS: Photographers proving experience in media channels, photography agencies or within the art world. AWARDS 1 first prize of €40,000. 29 finalists of €1,000. PROJECT AWARD DESCRIPTION: The photography project idea that shows the positive values of sport, giving priority to non-professional sport. REQUIREMENTS: Photographers proving experience in media channels, photography agencies or within the art world, as well as experience in development of projects.AWARDS 1 unique prize of €40,000 for developing the Project. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: SINGLE IMAGE AWARD COPYRIGHT:2.4. COPYRIGHT 2.4.1. General system 1. Participation in the open call of the Awards does not involve any transfer of the rights to the photographs. During the selection process, the photographs shall only be used for evaluation by the jury and for informing the public of the winners and finalists. 2. By submitting an entry to the Awards, Participants declare that: a. They are the sole author of the photograph and the only exclusive owner of the intellectual property rights to it. b. They are entitled to compete for these Awards and their participation does not harm the rights of any third parties. c. According to the criteria, the photograph does not contain anything illegal, threatening, misleading, defamatory, abusive, obscene, scandalous or pornographic. d. If it wins an Award, the photograph may be used under the terms of these rules without opposition from third parties. 3. The Awards Organisers reserve the right to disqualify or withdraw any photograph that according to their criteria does not comply with these rules, even after it has been selected for the Awards and distributed through its channels of communication. 4. The name and surname or artistic name of the winner and the finalists must always appear in the credits of the publications, productions and channels in which the photographs appear. 2.4.2. Rights to the photographs By submitting an entry to the Awards, Participants declare that their photograph does not infringe the copyright or intellectual property rights of third parties and does not affect rights to personal and family privacy, honour and one’s own image. The Participant is solely liable for any claims made by third parties that their rights have been violated, including recognisable people in the photograph. As such, he or she must compensate the corresponding individuals and free and relieve the Awards Organisers of liability at all times. PROJECT AWARD COPYRIGHT: 3.4. COPYRIGHT 3.4.1. General system 1. Participation in the open call of the Awards does not involve any transfer of the rights to the Photography Project, including the script, concept, photographs and any other content forming part of the same. During the selection process, the material shall only be used for evaluation by the jury. 2. By submitting an entry to the Awards, Participants declare that:a. They are the sole and exclusive owner of the intellectual property rights of the Photography Project submitted to the Awards, including the photographs and any other content it contains, as well as the only creator of the material. b. They have the capacity and hold all the rights and permission required to submit the Photographic Project for the Awards and their participation does not harm the rights of any third parties. c. According to the criteria, the Photography Project does not contain anything illegal, threatening, misleading, defamatory, abusive, obscene, scandalous or pornographic. d. If it wins an Award, the Photography Project, the materials that it contains and the works resulting from the Photography Project may be used under the terms appearing in these rules and without the opposition of third parties. 3. The Awards Organisers reserve the right to disqualify and withdraw any photograph or material that in their opinion does not comply with these rules, even after it has been selected for the Awards and distributed through its channels of communication. 4. The name and surname or artistic name of the winner and the finalists must always appear in the credits of the publications, productions and channels in which the both the Photography Project and the material resulting from its development appear. 3.4.2. Third-party rights 1. By submitting an entry to the Awards, Participants declare that their Photography Project and the materials that it contains do not infringe the copyright or intellectual property rights of third parties and do not affect rights to personal and family privacy, honour and one’s own image. In the event that his or her Photography Project wins a prize, the Participant assumes the obligation to execute it while respecting these rights. 2. The Participant is solely liable for any claims made by third parties that their rights have been violated, including recognisable people in the photographs. As such, he or she must compensate the corresponding individuals and free and relieve the Awards Organisers of liability at all times. USAGE RIGHTS: SINGLE IMAGE AWARD:
2.4.3. Transfer of rights

1. The winning and finalist Participants transfer to the Awards Organisers:

a) The right to undertake acts to reproduce, distribute, publicly communicate or transform the prize-winning photographs (winners and finalists), either directly or through third parties authorised by the Awards Organisers and by means of any channel or support, according to Articles 18 to 21 of the reworked text of the Law on Intellectual Property (RDL 1/1996, of 12 April), as well as its dissemination over the Awards website, social networks and distribution channels of the Awards Organisers, invitations, posters, flyers, banners and other promotional and informational material for the Awards, etc.
b) The right to use the prize-winning photographs (winners and finalists) to provide information about its activities and services in reports, compilation documents or informational materials. The Awards Organisers may make such use over any channel, medium or support, always with reference to the Awards.
c) The right to public communication, reproduction and distribution of these photographs in order to include them in the 2017 Awards exhibition and in subsequent touring and editions, as well as in the accompanying publication (printed and electronic catalogue).
2. The Awards Organisers or third parties authorised by the same may use the photographs with no territorial or temporal limits. Such use shall be strictly connected to the dissemination and aims of the Awards, with regard to the current edition and in subsequent editions, and always of a non-commercial nature. Any use of the photographs must clearly state their authorship, linked to the photograph in question whenever possible and in any case appearing in the pages or space devoted to the credits of the activity, publication or channel.

3. By submitting an entry to the Awards, the Participant acknowledges that the Awards Organisers, the sponsors of the Awards and the Awards Organisers’ partners or collaborators are not liable for any misuse of the photograph by third parties not authorised by them.

4. Winning and finalists Participants retain the rights to exploit the photograph and may authorise its use by third parties. Any use subsequent to the awarding of prizes must bear the reference: “Winning/finalist photograph in the FC Barcelona Photography Awards 2016”.

5. The Participant agrees that if he or she is declared a winner or finalist, the Awards Organisers are not obligated to remunerate or pay any collective copyright management entity or any third party representing it, the uses of their works being based on the rights they transfer. Remuneration for the transfer of their rights is understood to be included in the amounts of the Awards. As a result, the Awards Organisers do not have to provide any additional amount for acts of reproduction, distribution, public communication or transformation that the Participant authorises when he or she accepts the Award.

2.4.4. Transfer of image rights

Regardless of whether Participants are declared winners and/or finalists, they authorise the Awards Organisers to capture their image in any event they attend and/or in which they participate in connection with the Awards, and also to use their image (including their image, name and voice) in any event or activity related to the Awards, indefinitely and without any geographical limitation and via any medium or channel of communication and/or support.

PROJECT AWARD:

3.4.3. Transfer of rights

1. The winner transfers to the Awards Organisers:

a) The right to undertake acts to reproduce, distribute, publicly communicate or transform the prize-winning Photography Project, the photographs, the rest of the materials it contains and the materials resulting from it, in whole or in part, either directly or through third parties authorised by the Awards Organisers and by means of any channel or support, according to Articles 18 to 21 of the reworked text of the Law on Intellectual Property (RDL 1/1996, of 12 April). Acts of exploitation shall include possible printed publication and display to the public via the Internet, social networks and other distribution channels, as well as use in promotional and informational material for the Awards, etc.
b) The right to use the Photography Project, the photographs, the rest of the materials it contains and the materials resulting from it, in whole or in part, to provide information about its activities and services, in reports, compilation documents or informational materials. The Awards Organisers may make such use over any channel, medium or support.
c) The right to public communication, reproduction and distribution of the Photography Project, the photographs, the rest of the materials it contains and the materials resulting from it, in whole or in part, in order to exhibit them in hard copy and electronic format in exhibition catalogues, printed publications or online for public consumption.
2. The Awards Organisers or third parties authorised by the same may use the photographs with no territorial or temporal limits. Any use of the photographs must clearly state their authorship, especially when appearing in the pages or space devoted to the credits of the activity, publication or channel through which the Photography Project or materials resulting from it are disseminated.

3. The transfer of rights is exclusive in nature starting from the time that the prize is awarded and up to three years from the final delivery of the materials created during their development. During this period, the author may only make use of the Photography Project, the materials it contains and the materials resulting from its development with the express prior authorisation of the Awards Organisers. One this deadline has expired, the rights obtained by the Awards Organisers shall be non-exclusive in nature and without a temporal limit. The author may freely make use of the Photography Project and the materials it contains simultaneously to uses that may be made or authorised by the Awards Organisers. Any use subsequent to the awarding of prizes must bear the reference: “Winning project of the FC Barcelona Photography Awards 2016”.

4. By submitting an entry to the Awards, the Participant acknowledges that the Awards Organisers, the sponsors of the Awards and the Awards Organisers’ partners or collaborators are not liable for any misuse of the Photography Project or the materials resulting from it by third parties not authorised by them.

5. The Participant agrees that if he or she wins, the Awards Organisers are not obligated to remunerate or pay any collective copyright management entity or any third party representing it, the uses of their works being based on the rights they transfer. Remuneration for the transfer of their rights is understood to be included in the amounts of the Awards. As a result, the Awards Organisers do not have to provide any additional amount for acts of reproduction, distribution, public communication or transformation that the Participant authorises when he or she accepts the Award.

3.4.4. Transfer of image rights

Regardless of whether Participants are declared winners and/or finalists, they authorise the Awards Organisers to capture their image in any event they attend and/or in which they participate in connection with the Awards, and also to use their image (including their image, name and voice) in any event or activity related to the Awards, indefinitely and without any geographical limitation and via any medium or channel of communication and/or support.

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