Rules
  1. RulesThere is a limit of 3 entries per category per school.
    Exception only 1 entry per school for the category News show .

  2. All entries must have a clear purpose. Scripts and/or storyboards must be approved by the teacher BEFORE an entry can be submitted.

  3. Copyright permission must be credited in writing for use of clip art, non original music and authoring programs. Copyrighted materials must also be credited at the end of each video.
    (See below for important Copyright Information)

  4. Video entry length must not exceed 5 minutes. Running time shall be interpreted as the duration of the video file when played, which will include any provided pad.

  5. All entries must be entirely student-produced, with the approval of their teacher. To maintain the integrity of the competition, teachers cannot assist students in the creation of an entry in any way, other than by uploading the finished, student-produced video to us, which they are required to do.

  6. All entries must have information including school, production title name, total run time, category, school name, and grade listed.

  7. Sponsoring teachers must complete the Online Entry Form and must include the sponsor’s email address.

  8. No entry may be submitted in multiple categories.

  9. Only material produced during the current school year may be submitted.

  10. Entries may be produced by an individual, group, class, or club.

  11. Any video content deemed inappropriate may be disqualified at the discretion of the Lee County Student Film & Television Awards committee, comprised of members of the Communications and Production Department of the School District of Lee County.

  12. The Lee County Student Film & Television Awards is open at no cost to all Lee County Public Schools and Charters sponsored by the Lee County School Board. All other school participants, will pay a $30.00 fee per entry. Please make checks payable to the “School District of Lee County” and note “ATTN: Communications, Film Festival” in the memo line for your entry to be accepted.

 

IMPORTANT LEGAL INFORMATION INCLUDING COPYRIGHT INFORMATION

  1. By submitting entries to this competition you confirm that each work submitted is the original work of the student and/or have permission from the owners of any copyrighted material used. It is the responsibility of each submitting school to provide proper permission documentation, if copyright is in question.

  2. By submitting entries to this competition you grant the usage rights required by The School District of Lee County for marketing and promotional purposes for this contest and future contests or any other use the District deems appropriate.

  3. By submitting entries to this competition you have consent from the parent/guardian to grant the usage rights required by The School District of Lee County Public Schools necessary to display and use personally identifiable information including but not limited to name, grade, school, & teacher's name but generally not considered harmful or an invasion of privacy, for judging, displaying, & promoting of this contest and future contests or any other use the District deems appropriate.

  4. The School District of Lee County Public Schools reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry, for any reason, without notice.