TERMS AND CONDITIONS

BY SUBMITTING YOUR STORY OR CONCEPT TO THE TAFF PITCH PROGRAM, YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THE TERMS NOTED WITHIN THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT:

 

  • "I will be submitting to you certain original written details ("Pitch" or "Project") with the intent of exposure and submission to entertainment industry professionals involved in the Taiwanese American Film Festival (TAFF) Pitch Program ("Contest" or "Event"). I understand and agree that only original and unique expressions of story and concepts may be protected under intellectual property law. I acknowledge that I have requested permission to disclose and submit to TAFF, certain details that may or may not be protected under such laws, and it is my own responsibility to seek protection prior to exposure of my pitch by registering those materials with the Writers Guild of America ( www.wga.org ) or Creators Vault ( www.creatorsvault.com ).

  • I understand that within the creative community of the entertainment industry that it is common for similar or identical stories or concepts to be created by multiple entities unknowingly, without collaboration between them. I understand and hold harmless of liability TAFF and its Panel for any prior or subsequent collaborations or productions involving similar or identical stories or concepts unrelated to my disclosure of my pitch and participation in the event.

  • I acknowledge that any discussions I may have with any third party as a result my participation in the TAFF Pitch Competition event does not constitute any agreement, expressed or implied, as to any actual acquisition of my proposed project, which I am hereby disclosing to you.

  • I understand and agree that TAFF retains the right to publicize and promote any success I gain through the option, sale, development, acquisition, or any deal either formal or informal as a result of my participation in the Event.

  • I also hereby indemnify TAFF and its successors, licensees and assigns, and their respective officers, members, employees, agents, representatives and designees (including those acting as judges and mentors) from and against any and all claims, losses, damages, costs, expenses, judgments, awards, settlements or other liabilities of any kind (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) that may be asserted in connection with the submission."