“Glamour X Girlgaze #NewView Film Competition” (the “Promotion”)



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By entering this Promotion, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules.  Any violation of these rules may, at Sponsor’s discretion, result in disqualification.  All decisions of the judges regarding this Promotion are final and binding in all respects.


  1. PROMOTION PERIOD.  Promotion begins 12:00 NOON ET April 17, 2017, and ends 11:59 P.M. ET June 30, 2017, when all entries must be received (“Promotion Period”).
  2. ELIGIBILITY.  This Promotion is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are 18 – 35 years old as of the date of entry, except officers, directors, members, and employees of the Sponsor, Girlgaze, South Coast Plaza, LuMee, The OUTNET.COM, Birchbox, the judging organization (if applicable), or any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, and the immediate family (i.e., parents, children, siblings, spouse) of, and persons residing in the same household as, such individuals. This Promotion is void outside the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited.
  3. HOW TO ENTER.  Visit during the Promotion Period and follow the instructions to complete and submit the entry form. You must include the following: a) a  private link with the password to an original short video (3 – 5 minutes) created after June 30, 2016, that showcases your own perspective—on an issue, on your life, or on our culture; b) a brief biography (no more than 300 characters); c), a description of your video (no more than 800 characters); d) a brief statement about your goals as a filmmaker (no more than 800 characters); e) a category selection (narrative or documentary); and f) the title of your video.  The video entry, contact information and all narrative essays collected on the entry form will be deemed your “Submission”. We want your point of view. Your Submission must be a result of your own editorial vision and should not have been produced with or for any other third party or have been produced for a fee. Submissions distributed by any third party or shown at one of the following major film festivals are not eligible: Aspen Shortsfest, Cannes Film Festival, Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival, Slamdance Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, SXSW Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, and Toronto International Film Festival.  You are not prohibited from entering your Submission into any festival or competition, however, to qualify as a #NewView winner, your short film may not screen before June 30, 2018 at any of the major festivals noted above. Entrant must be the director and must have permission from everyone depicted in the video to use the Submission in this Promotion. Entrants represent and warrant that their Submission is the original work of such Entrant, that it has not been copied from others, and that it does not violate the rights of any other person or entity. Entrant further represents and warrants that their Submission adheres to the fundamental spirit of the promotion. Limit: One entry per person and one entry per e-mail address during the Promotion Period.  All Entrant information, including e-mail addresses, is subject to the respective Privacy Policy of the applicable Sponsor.
  4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION.  All entries will be judged on or about August 4, 2017 (the “Judging Date”), by a panel of judges composed of Girlgaze’s Amanda de Cadenet, Glamour editors, and film industry leaders. The judges will score entries based on the following criteria: production quality (20%), originality (25%), representation of the concept/theme (30%), and voice (20%).  The five (5) entries with highest overall scores will be declared the potential winners (in the event of a tie, the entry with the higher score in the representation of the concept/theme criterion will prevail).  Glamour and Girlgaze shall have the final and binding authority, within their sole and absolute discretion, from among the Finalists, to select the five (5) winners of the Contest based on the Finalists’ satisfaction of the Judging criteria.  Any potential winner will be notified by mail, e-mail and/or telephone.  If a potential winner: (i) cannot be contacted; (ii) does not respond within five (5) days from the date the Sponsor first tries to notify him/her; (iii) fails to return the Affidavit and Release as specified in Rule 9; and/or (iv) refuses the prize; and/or (v) the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits all rights to win the Promotion or receive the prize, and an alternate potential winner may be selected.  Upon contacting a potential winner and determining that he/she has met all eligibility requirements of the Promotion, including without limitation the execution of required waivers, publicity, and liability releases and disclaimers, and, at Sponsor’s discretion, successful completion of a background check, such individual will be declared the “winner” of the Promotion.
  5. PRIZE DESCRIPTION.  There will be five (5) winners. Each winner will receive a prize of $3,000 and the opportunity to direct a short video for one of the following chosen at Sponsor’s discretion:     
    1. One (1) winner will direct a video for South Coast Plaza with a $5,000 minimum production budget (final budget subject to South Coast Plaza’s prior written approval). At least 10% of the total approved production cost will be paid to the winning director as their fee. The final video may, at South Coast Plaza’s discretion, be featured on South Coast Plaza’s website(s) and/or social media channels without further compensation.   
    2. One (1) winner will direct a LuMee video with a $5,000 minimum production budget (final budget subject to LuMee’s prior written approval).  At least 10% of the total approved production cost will be paid to the winning director as their fee.  The video will be shot on an iPhone with a LuMee case (phone and case to be provided by LuMee if necessary).  The theme of the video is “2 Sides to Every Story.”  The final video may, at LuMee’s discretion, be featured on LuMee’s website(s) and/or social media channels without further compensation.
    3. One (1) winner will direct a video for THE OUTNET.COM with a total production budget of $40,000 (final budget subject to THE OUTNET.COM’s prior written approval). At least 5% of the total approved production cost will be paid to the winning director as their fee. The final video may, at THE OUTNET.COM’s discretion, be featured on any THE OUTNET.COM channels (as agreed between the winner and THE OUTNET.COM) without further compensation.
    4. One (1) winner will direct a Birchbox promotional video with a $5,000 minimum production budget (final budget subject to Birchbox’s prior written approval). At least 10% of the total approved production cost will be paid to the winning director as their fee. The final video may, at Birchbox’s discretion, be featured on Birchbox’s website(s) and/or social media channels without further compensation.
    5. One (1) winner will direct a Glamour Women of the Year – related video with a $5,000 minimum production budget (final budget subject to Glamour’s prior written approval). At least 10% of the total approved production cost will be paid to the winning director as their fee. The final video may, at Glamour’s discretion, be featured on Glamour’s website(s) and/or social media channels without further compensation.

      Prize providers will work directly with the winners to outline the details of each video.  All videos must be completed by December 31, 2018, unless otherwise instructed by the prize provider.  Winners must be prepared to create the video for the prize provider, as assigned, otherwise winner forfeits the entire prize package and an alternate winner may be chosen. Sponsor and prize provider make no guarantee that the final videos will be published.  Sponsor may, at its discretion, feature the winners in a future issue of Glamour magazine.  For the avoidance of doubt, the prize provider has provided certain prizes in relation to the Promotion, but is not involved in the administration or sponsorship of the Promotion.
  6. TAXES.  All federal, state and/or local income and other taxes, if any, are the winner’s sole responsibility. 
  7. OWNERSHIP AND LICENSE.  All entry materials become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.  The copyright in any Submission shall remain the property of the entrant, but entry into this Promotion constitutes entrant’s irrevocable and perpetual permission and consent, without further compensation, with or without attribution, to use, reproduce, print, publish, transmit, distribute, sell, perform, adapt, enhance, or display such Submission, and the entrant’s name and/or likeness, for any purpose, including but not limited to editorial, advertising, trade, commercial, and publicity purposes by the Sponsor, Girlgaze, and/or others authorized by the Sponsor, in any and all media now in existence or hereinafter created, throughout the world, for the duration or the copyright in the Submission.  Sponsor, Girlgaze, and/or others authorized by the Sponsor shall have the right to edit, adapt, and modify the Submission.
  8. NO PRIZE TRANSFER OR SUBSTITUTION. No prize or any portion thereof is transferable or redeemable for cash.  No substitutions for prize except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.
  9. CONSENT AND RELEASE.  By entering the Promotion, each Entrant releases and discharges the Sponsor, Girlgaze, judging organization (if applicable), and any other party associated with the development or administration of this Promotion, including but not limited to each prize provider, their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives, successors, and assigns (collectively, “Sponsor Entities”), from any and all liability whatsoever in connection with this Promotion, including without limitation legal claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages, demands or actions of any kind (including without limitation personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light) (collectively, “Claims”).  Except where prohibited: (i) entry into the Promotion constitutes the consent of each Entrant, without further compensation, to use his/her name, likeness, biographical data, contact information, and his/her Submission for editorial, advertising, marketing, publicity, and administrative purposes by the Sponsor and/or others authorized by the Sponsor; (ii) acceptance of a prize constitutes a release by any winner of the Sponsor Entities of any and all Claims in connection with the administration of this Promotion and the use, misuse, or possession of his/her Submission or any prize; (iii) any potential winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility (including Social Security number) and a liability/publicity/copyright release; and (iv) if prize involves travel or activities, any potential winner and travel companion (if applicable) may be required to execute releases of the Sponsor from any and all liability with respect to participation in such travel/activities and/or use of the prize.  Fully executed affidavits and releases must be received by Sponsor within five (5) days from the date that Sponsor first tries to notify the potential winner. Sponsor may conduct a background check to confirm any potential winner’s eligibility and compliance with these rules.  By entering, you agree to cooperate reasonably with any such background check. If the prize includes participation in any public event(s) or publicity, or if Sponsor Entities intend to publicize the winner in any way, and if a background check reveals that a potential winner has engaged in conduct that could damage the reputation or business of any Sponsor Entity, as determined by Sponsor in its discretion, the potential winner may be disqualified and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.    If winner is deemed to be a minor under the jurisdiction of his/her residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who must execute the necessary affidavit and release and, if applicable, must accompany winner on the trip (no additional travel expenses will be awarded should a parent or legal guardian be required to accompany the winner on the trip).
  10. DISCLAIMERS.  (i) Sponsor not responsible for entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at Sponsor’s servers or elsewhere.  In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry.  “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  (ii) Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the web site or otherwise attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion.  Use of bots or other automated process to enter is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of Sponsor.  (iii) Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or modify the Promotion if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure, or technical failures of any sort.  (iv) Sponsor Entities are not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this Promotion, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution, or production errors, and may cancel, terminate, or modify this Promotion based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability.  In no event will Sponsor be responsible for awarding more than the number of prizes specified in these rules.  (v) In the event this Promotion is cancelled or terminated, pursuant to subparagraph (iii) or (iv), Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to select a winner from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein.  (vi) SPONSOR ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, AS REGARDS THIS PROMOTION OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE.  (vii) CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. (viii) The value(s) of the prize(s) set forth above represent Sponsor’s good faith determination of the approximate retail value(s) thereof; the actual fair market value(s) as ultimately determined by Sponsor are final and binding and cannot be challenged or appealed.  In the event the stated approximate retail value(s) of a prize is more than the actual fair market value of that prize, the difference will not be awarded in cash or otherwise.  No substitution or compensation will be given for any portion of the prize that is not used.
  11. APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION.  This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. If any court of law, having the jurisdiction to decide on this matter, rules that any provision of these Official Rules is invalid or unenforceable, then that provision will be removed from the Official Rules, and the remaining provisions of these Official Rules will remain in full force and effect.  Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, without regard to any principles of conflict of laws.  All disputes arising out of or connected with this Promotion will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state or federal court located in New York, New York.  Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of New York and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of New York.  To the extent permitted by applicable law, all judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees) associated with participation in this Promotion and shall not include any indirect, punitive, incidental, and/or consequential damages.
  12. WINNER LIST.  For a list containing the names of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope, within six (6) months of the Judging Date, to:  Winner List, “Glamour X Girlgaze #newview Film Competition,” Glamour Magazine, One World Trade Center, New York, NY 10007-2915. 
  13. SPONSORSHIP.  This Promotion is sponsored by Condé Nast, One World Trade Center, New York, NY 10007-2915 (the “Sponsor”).