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Terms and conditions - Wedding video

Terms and conditions

1. You can take part in this digital project by accessing this webpage.

2. This is not a competition and there will be no prize for anyone taking part.

3. The number of times you can upload a video is restricted to one. Only one entry is allowed per entrant (the first, any subsequent entries will be disregarded).

4. BBC Studios reserves the right to change, cancel or suspend this project at any time.

5. This digital project is open to all residents of the UK aged 16 or over, including the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, except BBC Studios employees, their close relatives and anyone connected with the project.

6. The project will run from Friday 8th November 2019 at 20:30 to 22nd November 2019 at 20:30. Entries outside of the period will not count.

7. The uploaded videos must be formatted as .mov or .mp4 files.

8. Entrants need to create a video of no more than 2 minutes using only assets provided by BBC Studios.

9. BBC Studios shall make material available (clips, and audio) from the series, which are watermarked and downloadable from the website which have been pre-cleared and pre-approved for inclusion in video entries. These are the ONLY material of that nature that can be used in entries. Entrants should not include any other clips, audio or images from the series or associated materials (e.g. books, magazines etc). All material (clips and audio) is only to be used for this project.

10. Entries must be submitted via this link.

11. All the entries will be moderated for compliance with these terms and conditions by a panel made up of members of BBC Studios: the BBC EastEnders Social Media team and BBC EastEnders Producers. Additional and appropriate individuals may also be engaged depending on the volume of entries. BBC Studios reserves the right to give, in its absolute discretion, second chances to entries that include minor breaches to these Terms and Conditions so that such errors can be corrected before assessment.

12. The entries will be viewed, and 3 - 5 videos will be chosen.

13. The selection shall use the following criteria:
• Storytelling. How well is the story told?
• Digital Creativity. How strong and accomplished are the design elements of the piece?
• Technical aptitude. How accomplished is the piece technically, using digital forms? E.g. How well edited is it, how well animated is it?

14. The chosen videos will be showcased on 29th November 2019.

15. BBC Studios decision as to entrants taking part and the chosen videos is final. No correspondence relating to the project will be entered into.

16. BBC Studios will process your personal data for purposes related to the production of the video in accordance with data protection law and its data protection policies. For more information about how BBC Studios uses your personal data, including details of the lawful basis for processing your personal data and your privacy rights, visit

17. All entries must be the original work of the entrant (other than any pre-cleared materials provided specifically for such use by BBC Studios) and must not infringe the rights of any other party (including, but not limited to, the rights in any music included). BBC Studios accepts no liability if entrants ignore these rules and entrants agree to fully indemnify BBC Studios against any claims by any third party arising from any breach of these rules. If you include the image or voice of yourself or any other person in the video, you must have sought permission from that person to include them in such way and you shall grant BBC Studios the right to use their voice or image in the video in the context of this project.

18. All entries must not contain illegal, unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive or any other unsuitable material. All entries must be suitable to be broadcast by BBC Studios.

19. Other than respect to pre-cleared materials provided by BBC Studios, entrants retain the copyright in their original ideas but grant to BBC Studios a perpetual non-exclusive royalty-free licence to broadcast their entry across all media, as well as use it on any online platforms. For the avoidance of doubt, no fees or expenses will be paid for the creation of any part of the entry.

20. Entrants permit BBC Studios to edit or change entries (whether text, photographs, audio or videos) in any way it may, in its sole discretion, consider necessary for the purposes of use in the project.

21. It is the entrant’s responsibility to ensure that their video can be viewed during the lifetime of the project (including the assessment). BBC Studios can take no responsibility for the unavailability of the service chosen, nor can BBC Studios take responsibility for any uploaded content should it break the terms and conditions of that video service.

22. BBC Studios reserves the right to: (i) amend these terms and conditions and vary the project rules including but not limited to the opening and closing times; (ii) disqualify any entrant who breaches the rules, displays rude, insulting or inappropriate behaviour at any point (including prize fulfilment) or has acted fraudulently in any way and; (iii) cancel the project, at any stage, if in its opinion it is deemed necessary or if circumstances arise outside its control.

23. BBC Studios, their sub-contractors, subsidiaries and/or agencies cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any server, system, network or mobile operator or service provider or otherwise which may result in any registration not being properly logged or not recorded.

24. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them when registering.

25. This project is conducted in line with the Terms of Use for the BBC’s digital services.

26. This project is run by BBC Studios. The applicable law is that of England and Wales.