All participants have to read and abide by the following rules and regulations.
- All individuals are to submit their story ideas via the online form, along with all required information as requested on the website.
- Story ideas submitted should be original, creative and entertaining. They must clearly and strongly convey the theme of the competition. Participating youths shall not copy or reproduce materials belonging to other persons (including from websites, publications etc.) without permission. Such actions may be unlawful and may result in legal sanctions. Youths must obtain express written permission from the copyright owners if any copyrighted materials are to be used (including reproduced, adapted, published etc.), and this fact should be notified to the Organisers.
- All participants will receive updates and notifications of future N.E.mation! events, and any other message relating to National Education. These updates, notifications and messages will be sent to the participants’ e-mail accounts, addresses and/or mobile numbers that were provided during registration. Participants who wish to may choose to unsubscribe from the mailing list by informing the Organisers.
- The Organisers reserve the right to disqualify any participant for failure to abide by the rules and regulations for the competition, or for submitting false, inaccurate or incomplete information, or for any other reasonable cause, without first informing the participant or team and without being liable in any way whatsoever for any loss, expense, cost or damages suffered or incurred resulting from such disqualification, or in any way suffered or incurred in connection with the competition.
- The winning entries will be developed into 30-second animation clips by our students from our partnering Institutes of Higher Learning, who reserve the right to shape the story ideas as they deem fit to develop the animation clips. Should any dispute arise in connection with the competition, or with the interpretation or implementation of these rules and regulations, the decision of the Organisers will be final.
Animation and Production
- The 10 Best Story ideas will be determined by a panel of industry professionals and student animators from our partner schools. The student animators will produce 30-second animated clips based on these 10 story ideas between September and December 2017.
- The Organisers reserves the right to shape the story ideas as they deem fit to develop a storyboard that can be animated within 30 seconds.
- The stories, clips or other materials submitted by the participants (storyline, animation clips e.t.c.) and the finalised animation clips (collectively “the materials”), may be used by the Organisers in connection with National Education or other national or public purposes, As such the participants agree to their reproduction, publication, adaptation, public performance, public communication, or use by the Government and the Organisers for such purposes, and where necessary, the participants shall obtain all necessary licences and permissions from any third party to allow such reproduction, publication, adaptation, public performance, public communication or use.