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EyeCon 2017 Winners
Terms, Conditions & Prizes EYECON 2017

There are some incredible prizes to be won, including cash, Canon products and priceless experiences with leading New Zealand photographers and filmmakers.

  • Terms & Conditions

    1. This registration form must be completed in full. The completed registration form needs to be submitted to Canon New Zealand by 5.00pm, 31 October 2017 and entries received by 5.00pm, 7 November 2017.
    2. The competition is open to all tertiary students currently studying photography or film in 2017; assistant photographers and film assistants; year 12 and 13 secondary school photography students within New Zealand.
    3. The work submitted must be the original work of the person named on the registration form as described in the copyright Act of 1994. Any attempt at plagiarism will result in immediate disqualification.
    4. Entries must not include any objectionable material. Entries of this type will not be submitted for judging.
    5. Entrants must be the legal copyright owner of photographic works entered and copyright of the work remains with the holder.
    6. Winners grant Canon New Zealand a non-exclusive, non-revocable, royalty-free, worldwide licence to use, reproduce, publish and display any or all of their work in any media or distribution method, including publication on websites and internet applications, for the purpose of promoting Canon New Zealand or Canon EYECon for a period of two years after the event. Such use will be at Canon New Zealand’s discretion and Canon New Zealand is not obligated to use, reproduce, publish or display any work.
    7. In addition to clause 6 above, Canon New Zealand may at its discretion, from time to time, select other works not within the winning portfolio to use, reproduce, publish and display for the purpose of promoting Canon New Zealand or Canon EYEcon. Such use will only be permitted upon payment of a licence fee of NZ$100 and the entrant agrees to grant Canon New Zealand a non-exclusive, non-revocable, royalty-free, worldwide licence.
    8. Canon New Zealand acknowledge the moral rights provisions of the Copyright Act 1994, including the right to be identified as the author of the work and the right to object to derogatory treatment of the work. To preserve the artistic integrity of the entry, no work will be intentionally edited, altered, demeaned or misrepresented in any way. The authorship of the entrant will be clearly acknowledged in each case of use.
    9. It is the entrant’s responsibility to obtain appropriate written permission from people or owners of property that are identifiable in their work. The entrant must produce evidence of that consent, to Canon New Zealand, if requested.
    10. The entrant fully indemnifies Canon New Zealand against any claims arising from the display or use of unaltered work as described herein and from the infringement of intellectual property rights of any third party.
    11. The work will not be returned to the registered entrant unless entrants include suitable addressed packaging for the return of work. A courier ticket or postage to cover cost of delivery must be included with the entry form. If there is no suitable return address, packaging or courier ticket included, the work may be disposed of by Canon New Zealand 90 days after the winners are announced
    12. All entries will be treated with care, but no responsibility will be accepted in the case of loss or damage. Insurance is the entrant’s sole responsibility unless agreed in writing with Canon New Zealand.
    13. Entries submitted without a signed entry form will not be accepted. Incomplete entries or entries that do not conform to the submission requirements will be deemed invalid.
    14. The judge’s decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
    15. Overall category winners must make themselves available for days spent with photographic mentors, to be determined at Canon New Zealand’s discretion.
    16. Winners and placed entrants consent to Canon New Zealand using their name, likeness, image and/or voice in any publication and media releases, including social media, and further agree to participate in reasonable publication activities if necessary, including interviews.
  • Prizes

    Category and Place Prize (RRP calculated as of March 2017)

    Photography – Tertiary students and photography assistants

    Overall Winner


    (a) $3,000 Canon dollars to be spent with Canon New Zealand for any Canon Digital SLR, lenses, printers and/or photo paper and inks (calculated at RRP)

    (b) $1,000 cash.

    (c) An all-expenses paid “Experience Day” with the three Canon EYEcon mentor photographers, including meals, flights and transportation and 4 star accommodation.

    (d) An all-expenses paid “Experience Half Day” with Canon’s creative agency including meals, flights and transportation.

    (e) A1 large format print of an image of choice from entry.

    (f) NZIPP and AIPA membership for one year.

    (g) Profile in PR releases and through social media

    Second Place

    (a) $2,000 Canon dollars to be spent with Canon New Zealand for any Canon Digital SLR, lenses, printers and/or photo paper and inks (calculated at RRP)

    (b) NZIPP and AIPA membership for one year

    (c) Profile in PR releases and through social media

    Organisation/Institution of the Overall Winner

    (a) $2,000 Canon dollars to be spent with Canon New Zealand for any Canon Digital SLR, lenses, printers and/or photo paper and inks (calculated at RRP)

    (b) 1 x Canon PIMXA PRO-10S printer (RRP$1,199)

     

    Photography – Year 12 & 13 students.


    Overall Winner

    (a) $2,000 Canon dollars to be spent with Canon New Zealand for any Canon Digital SLR, lenses, printers and/or photo paper and inks (calculated at RRP)

    (b) An all-expenses paid workshop at Queenstown Centre for Creative Photography with Canon EOS Masters Jackie Ranken and Mike Langford. Including meals, flights, transportation and accommodation.

    (c) An all-expenses paid “Experience Half Day” with Canon’s creative agency including meals, flights and transportation. Organisation/institution of the Overall winner (a) $2,000 Canon dollars to be spent with Canon New Zealand for any Canon Digital SLR, lenses, printers and/or photo paper and inks (calculated at RRP)

    (b) EYECON mentor talk for photography students.

    (c) 1x Canon PIXMA PRO – 100S printer (RRP$999)

    Film – Tertiary students and film assistants


    Overall Winner

    (a) $3,000 Canon dollars to be spent with Canon New Zealand for any Canon Digital SLR, lenses, printers and/or photo paper and inks (calculated at RRP)

    (b) $1,000 cash

    (c) An all-expenses paid “Experience Day” with Canon EYEcon mentor including meals, flights and transportation and 4 start accommodation.