Terms and Conditions

36 Hour Film Challenge

Enforcement, Interpretation, and Eligibility

In the enforcement and interpretation of the following terms, the decision of the Grand Rapids Film Festival (“GRFF”) is final. GRFF reserves the right to determine the eligibility of any organization or individual for inclusion in the 36 Hour Film Challenge (the “Challenge”) and its related programs and to reject, eject, or prohibit an organization or individual for any reason. In applying for sponsorship, each sponsor agrees to abide by the terms set forth herein. In registering for the Challenge, each team and team member agree to abide by the terms set forth herein.

General

All matters and questions not covered by these terms are at the discretion of GRFF. These terms may be amended at any time by GRFF, and all amendments shall be equally binding on all parties upon publication.

Fire, Safety, and Health

Sponsors and teams agree to accept full responsibility for compliance with local, city and state fire, safety and health ordinances regarding the Challenge.

Security

Sponsors and teams are responsible for all materials or property used for the Challenge.

Liability

Sponsors and teams agree to make no claim, for any reason whatsoever, against GRFF for loss, theft, damage, or destruction of goods, injury to Challenge participants, or any damage of any nature or character. GRFF shall in no event be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, or damages for loss of profits, revenue, data, or use, incurred by sponsors and teams, whether such action is in contract or tort, even if GRFF has been advised of the possibility of such damages. GRFF’s entire liability for damages hereunder shall in no event exceed the sponsorship/registration fee.

Cancellation and Refunds

GRFF is unable to cancel or refund sponsorship/registration once payment is processed.

RELEASES

Releases for locations, music, talent, and any other material that requires permission for use must be obtained by the submitting filmmaker. The GRFF and Wealthy Theatre are not liable for copyright infringement or unauthorized use.

LIABILITY

Sponsors and teams agree to make no claim, for any reason whatsoever, against GRFF and/or Wealthy Theatre for loss, theft, damage, or destruction of goods, injury to Challenge participants, or any damage of any nature or character. GRFF and/or Wealthy Theatre shall in no event be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, or damages for loss of profits, revenue, data, or use, incurred by sponsors and teams, whether such action is in contract or tort, even if GRFF and/or Wealthy Theatre has been advised of the possibility of such damages. GRFF and/or Wealthy Theatre’s entire liability for damages hereunder shall in no event exceed the sponsorship/registration fee.

FORCE MAJEURE

GRFF and/or Wealthy Theatre shall not be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from failure to conduct the Challenge as currently scheduled in whole or part as a result of riot, strike, civil disorder, act of war, failure of facilities, earthquake, storm, fire, flood, blizzard or other acts of God, or any reason of any kind whatsoever beyond the reasonable control of GRFF and/or Wealthy Theatre. In such event, GRFF and/or Wealthy Theatre will make reasonable efforts to reschedule the Challenge.