Terms & Conditions

Terms and conditions

A. This competition is conducted by the Transport Accident Commission, ABN 22 033 947 623 of 60 Brougham Street Geelong Vic 3220 ("TAC").
B. All instructions, information on how to enter and prize information published by the TAC related to the competition form part of these Terms and Conditions.

  1. Who can enter
    1. You can enter this Competition if you:
      1. are a resident of Victoria; and
      2. are 25 years of age or under as at 30/05/13; and
      3. have never been disqualified from holding any drivers licence, or had any drivers licence suspended for any reason.
    2. In order to verify your age and your driving history, you must consent to the TAC making a request to VicRoads (or the equivalent regulator in any Australian state or territory) to provide, and VicRoads (or equivalent) providing to the TAC, details about your age and driving history (see Privacy Statement below for further details). 
    3. If you do not provide your consent as required in clause 1b, you will be disqualified from entering this competition. 
    4. Only one person can be nominated as the entrant for each entry submitted for the competition.
  2. How to enter
    1. To enter the competition, you must submit:
      1. a fully completed entry form (available at  www.mafmad.com,au);
      2. a synopsis that:
        1. relates to the creative brief entitled "2013 Brief" (which is provided at www.mafmad.com.au) which may include storyboards, visual references and other relevant materials as required; and
        2. is not more than two A4 pages in length. These two pages may consist of any form; text or pictures etc. If a synopsis is over two pages long, your entry will be eliminated.
    2. Your entry must be your original work.
    3. There is no fee to enter the competition, but you are responsible for all of the costs of preparing your entry.
    4. The TAC will accept entries for the competition from 9am 03/05/13 until 5pm 30/05/13. You can submit your entry in two ways:
      1. online, via www.mafmad.com.au; or 
      2. in person, by delivering the entry to Grey Worldwide, Level 2, 4-10         Amsterdam St, Richmond Vic 3121.
    5. Once your entry is received by Grey Worldwide or the TAC, your entry will become the property of the TAC and you hereby agree to irrevocably assign all of your intellectual property rights in your entry to the TAC, unless you withdraw your entry in accordance with clause 2j.
    6. Neither the TAC nor Grey Worldwide accept any responsibility if your entry is not received for any reason.
    7. By entering this competition you accept these Terms and Conditions and agree to be bound by them.
    8. You are responsible for ensuring that you comply with these Terms and Conditions and all other legal requirements in relation to the competition.
    9. There is no limit on the number of entries you can submit to the competition. 
    10. If you wish to withdraw your entry from the competition at any time you must inform Grey Worldwide in writing (attention: Bec Steward) no later than 5pm on 30/05/13. If notification of your withdrawal from the competition is received by this time, your entry will be returned. 
  3. Judging
    1.  The competition will be judged in accordance with the judging criteria published at www.mafmad.com.au.
    2.  The judges' decision is final and no correspondence shall be entered into.
  4. Finalists
    1. The TAC will select a number of entrants (the number will be determined by the TAC in its absolute discretion) as competition finalists. The finalists will be announced on 12/07/13.
    2. If you are selected as a finalist, you will be invited to develop a script for a film. The script must be substantially in accordance with your synopsis. You must also submit a budget for the production of the film. The TAC may ask you to provide other information as notified by the TAC from time to time. 
    3. You must deliver your script to Grey Worldwide by 5pm 29/07/13. If you deliver your script to Grey Worldwide by this time, you will be paid a Script Development Fee of $500 by the TAC.
    4. In consideration of the payment of the script development fee to you by the TAC, and the TAC considering your script for final production, you hereby agree to irrevocably assign to the TAC all intellectual property rights in the script which you have submitted as part of the competition. You must sign any agreements, assignments and further moral rights consent required by the TAC. The script development fee will not be paid to you unless these documents have been signed by you.
  5. Winners
    1. The TAC will select two of the finalists who submit scripts as competition winners. Winners will be announced on 05/08/13.
    2. If you are selected as a winner, you will be commissioned by the TAC to make a film substantially in accordance with your script.
    3. You will be allocated a budget for production of your film (the budget will be determined by the TAC in its absolute discretion). The TAC anticipates that the budget will be up to $25,000 for your film. The budget will be paid to you as a single payment on a date to be advised by the TAC subject to clause 4.6 herein. The budget is the only payment that the TAC will make to you towards the cost of making your film and the TAC will not be liable for any other expenses incurred by you in respect of the film.
    4. The TAC accepts no responsibility for any tax implications that may arise from the payment of the budget to you. You should seek their own independent financial advice about receiving the payment of the budget.
    5. The film must be submitted to the TAC on the date to be advised by the TAC (or any extension of that date as approved by the TAC). If a winner does not submit their film by the due date the winner may be required to repay part or all of the budget to the TAC.
    6. In relation to the TAC film, you are responsible for ensuring that:
      1. all scenes are filmed in accordance with all applicable occupational health and safety guidelines;
      2. Victorian road safety rules and speed limits are adhered to at all times in the production of the film (confirmation of these rules and limits can be accessed from any VicRoads office or at (http://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au); and
      3. any person who appears in your synopsis, script or film must be and appear to be 18-25 years unless an older or younger role is specified in the synopsis.
    7.  As a condition of being selected as a winner, you will be required to assign to the TAC all of your intellectual property rights (including copyright) in the material submitted to the TAC for the purposes of or in connection with your entry (including your synopsis, script, film and all filmed material), in consideration of the payment of the budget to you by the TAC.  You must sign any agreements, assignments and further moral rights consent required by the TAC. The budget will not be paid to you unless these documents have been signed by you.
    8. Despite the assignment of your intellectual property rights to the TAC as outlined in clause 4g. above, the TAC will grant you permission to include your film on your reel and to enter your film into subsequent film competitions, subject to the TAC receiving appropriate recognition in the credits of the film and on the condition that no re-editing of the TAC film will take place without the written consent of the TAC.
  6. Prizes
    1. If you are selected as a winner, in addition to the payment of the budget to make the film, you will be paid a cash prize of $5,000.00 by the TAC. The cash prize will only be paid to you if you have signed and complied with all agreements referred to in clause 4.6 and your film is submitted by the due date.
    2. The TAC accepts no responsibility for any tax implications that may arise from the payment of the cash prize to you. You should seek your own independent financial advice about the payment of the cash prize.
  7. General
    1. All synopses, scripts and films must relate to the competition theme for 2013, as outlined in the Creative Brief.
    2. All decisions made by the TAC in respect of the competition are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
    3. Whilst your entry is still being considered by the TAC as part of the competition, or if you are a competition winner, you have an ongoing obligation to disclose any facts or information which may lead to or flow from a suspension or cancellation of any motor vehicle Licence you hold or have held, whether in Victoria or interstate, to the TAC.
    4. The TAC reserves the right to refuse to progress your application if you have a potential drivers licence cancellation or suspension pending, or if you are in dispute in relation to the cancellation or suspension of any drivers licence you hold.
    5. You are responsible for obtaining all necessary licences, consents and approvals in relation to:
      1. any third party material that appears in your synopsis, script or film (including without limitation any music, voice-overs, footage or other copyright material); and
      2. the use of the name, image or likeness of any person referred to or appearing in the synopsis, script or file, to enable you to enter this competition and, where applicable, to assign the rights in your synopsis, script and film to the TAC.  You agree to execute all such documents and do all such other things reasonably required by the TAC to confirm that you have complied with this obligation (including the execution of any copyright licence agreements and Talent release forms provided by the TAC).  You agrees to indemnify the TAC for any loss or damage that may be suffered by the TAC as a result of a breach of this clause by you.
    6. To the full extent permitted by law, the TAC and its agencies and any of their personnel ("Relevant Parties") exclude all liability for any loss (including any damage, claim, injury, cost or expense) whatsoever which is suffered or incurred by you arising out of, or in any way connected with, the competition or prizes, including: (i) any indirect, economic or consequential loss; (ii) any loss, including consequential loss, arising from any negligent act or omission by any of the Relevant Parties; (iii) any liability for personal injury or death.
    7. If your entry in this competition is submitted via the Internet, you acknowledge and agree that the TAC is not responsible for technical failures or malfunctions or traffic congestion on the Internet.  The TAC accepts no responsibility for any virus or other harmful code that you may download in participating in this competition.
  8. Privacy Statement:
    The TAC collects your personal information provided for the purpose of entering this Competition ("Information") and may disclose it to its marketing and promotional agencies, information technology providers and database service providers in order to conduct this competition and to send you further information from the TAC about future TAC safety initiatives (if you opt to receive this information by ticking the box in the entry form).  If you do not provide the information and consent to release information requested on the entry form, you will not be able to enter the promotion. By completing an entry form and submitting it to the TAC, you are consenting to your name and date of birth being provided by the TAC to any Licence Regulator so that the Licence Regulator can verify the your age and advise the TAC of the your driving history including whether your Licence is or has previously been suspended or cancelled for any reason. You may contact the TAC to request access to, or corrections of, the Information that the TAC holds about you.
Past Winners