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The Dream Art Contest



By completing the submission form, effective as of the date of submission, the student agrees to the terms and conditions and makes each of the grants and waivers set forth in this paragraph. The student irrevocably grants an assignment transferring to Karz Productions (hereinafter referred to as "Karz") all right, title, and interest (including all copyrights) in and to the submitted work (hereinafter referred to as the "Work"), such that the Work, and all rights relating to the Work, shall be the exclusive property of Karz. Rights with respect to a Work not selected as a semifinalist or grand prize winner will revert automatically to the student at the time the semifinalists are selected and announced.

All right, title and interest (including all copyrights) with respect to Works selected as semifinalists and grand prize winners will remain the exclusive property of Karz for two years from the date of selection. During this period, Karz will have the right to exercise, and to permit others to exercise, all rights relating to the Work, including the worldwide rights to reproduce, make, use, publish, promote, and publicly display and perform the Work and adaptations, modifications and other derivative works of or based on the Work, individually and as part of a compilation or collective work, in all forms and media (print, electronic, and other) now known or hereafter developed. At the end of the two-year period, all rights to the work shall automatically revert to the student subject to the student's irrevocable grant to Karz of a worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to exercise all copyrights in the Work in all forms and media as described above, including the rights to reproduce, make, use, publish, promote, and publicly display and perform the Work in all forms and media and to have others do so on Karz's behalf.

Karz shall have the right to publish and present the Work in such manner and for such purposes as it deems appropriate, including the right to manipulate, crop, rearrange, recompose, and otherwise alter the Work, and to publish and present the Work in combination with Karz's name and with other works, names, and materials. In granting Karz these rights, the student knowingly, voluntarily and irrevocably waives all rights in the Work arising under Section 106A of the U.S. Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 106A) and all "moral rights" in the Work arising under any applicable law of any jurisdiction. Karz does not copyright individual works, only the publications in which they appear. The student acknowledges and agrees that the administration of The Dream@50 Art Contest awards constitutes good and sufficient consideration for the agreements, grants, waivers, and other undertakings set forth in this paragraph, and unconditionally and irrevocably waives and disclaims all rights and claims to compensation for the exercise of the rights, licenses, and privileges accorded hereby.


All work must be executed by the student. By applying to The Dream@50 Art Contest, each student undertakes (a) to present an original work that (i) has been created by her or himself and (ii) does not infringe upon the intellectual property rights of any other individual or entity and (b) if such student's work incorporates material, including but not limited to photographs, not created by the student, to include an additional copy of any and all such source material in her or his application.


All personal information on the student artists provided herewith will be held in the strictest confidence, unless stipulated otherwise by the parent or guardian. No commercial use of personal information provided in this website will be permitted.


Student winners will be required to submit a photo of themselves and be available to be photographed and videotaped for an interview, to be used at the discretion of Karz for promotional and marketing purposes solely in connection with the contest.


Karz Productions, its assigns, sponsors, and partners are not responsible for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages resulting from any failure on the part of any of the aforementioned entities to perform hereunder.


Karz Productions, its assigns, sponsors, and partners shall not be held liable for the loss or damage of any semifinalist or grand prize winning artworks submitted for exhibition or display during the above specified two-year license period.


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A teacher, counselor or principal AND a parent/guardian must review and sign each submission form. Be sure to read all rules and guidelines with your students. We rely on teachers to make sure that submissions adhere to our guidelines. Karz Productions assumes no responsibility when unsafe or toxic materials are used in preparation of artwork.

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