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SHOOT Behind The Scenes (BTS) Photo Contest – Winter 2016 Edition

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SHOOT Magazine invites amateur and professional photographers throughout the motion picture industry worldwide to enter the SHOOT Behind The Scenes (BTS) Photo Contest - Winter 2016 Edition. Entry is FREE. Entries for the 2016 Winter Contest will be accepted December 1st, 2016 thru March 1st, 2017. For a detailed overview, entry form, entries gallery, and to vote see below or visit: http://bts.SHOOTonline.com

The winning image will be published on a SHOOT magazine cover and the winning photographer will receive a minimum of $500. USD. Runner-up photo and honorable mentions will also receive prizes. (Note: If sponsors are secured, SHOOT will award larger material or cash prizes.) And, during the winter contest period, one(1) photo will be selected each weekday as "SHOOT Magazine BTS Winter Photo Contest ENTRY OF THE DAY" and will be posted to SHOOT BTS Photo Contest Instagram page (#MySHOOTbts) as well as SHOOT's Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts (#SHOOTonline).

The SHOOT BTS Photo Contest is for any motion picture production or post crew members & actors to enter BTS photos from Films, TV, Commercials, MVs, and Web videos. The Contest is a perfect showcase opportunity for those who are creating, shaping and defining the world of the motion pictures production and post. The Contest is open to all amateur and professional photographers in the United States, Canada, and worldwide except where prohibited by law including actors, producers, writers, directors, cinematographers, editors, vfx artists, music & sound designers, production designers, art directors, costume designers, make-up artists, special effects gaffers & grips, carpenters, vfx animators, music & sound mixers, set unit still photographers, ADs, PAs, publicists, legal advisers, location managers, and others involved BTS in the filmmaking process. Participation in this contest is subject to the official rules at http://btsPhotoContestRules.SHOOTonline.com

The SHOOT BTS Photo Contest is a fun opportunity for our readers and followers to participate in documenting and showcasing who they are and what they do every day. The types of photographs we're interested in seeing are listed below and should be interesting, fun, surprising and creative:

-> crew/talent pictures (individual or entire team) in the studio or on location
->on set, near set, stage, make-up, design, art, lighting, carpentry dept shots
-> post studio sessions: editing, recording, VFX, voiceover, etc.
-> cool frames & vfx screenshots
-> awards shows, wrap parties & catered meals
-> workflow / process images
-> equipment & software in action
-> funny, crazy, creative bts shots
-> other fun & interesting bts pics

There are four easy ways to enter:

1.) Upload a BTS photo on MySHOOT website via http://BTS.SHOOTonline.com
2.) Upload a photo via the Photo Contest tab on SHOOT's Facebook* Page here: http://BTS-FB.SHOOTonline.com (FB best for uploading via mobile device (i.e. tablet or mobile phone).
3.) Publicly share your BTS shot on on your Twitter* account and hashtag it #MySHOOTbts (include short description of photo, names of people (if any) in photo (i.e L to R), and required photo credit info, and hashtag #MySHOOTbts to enable the editors of SHOOT to identify the relevant entries.)
4.) Publicly share your BTS shot on your Instagram* account and tag it #MySHOOTbts (include short description of photo, names of people (if any) in photo (i.e L to R), and required photo credit info, and hashtag #MySHOOTbts to enable the editors of SHOOT to identify the relevant entries.)

Submission Details & Period
The SHOOT 2016 BTS Winter Photo Contest will commence on December 1, 2016 at 12am Eastern Time (ET) and end on March 1st, 2017 at Midnight Eastern Time (ET) (the Winter Contest Entry Period). Winners will be announced for the Winter contest period within 4 weeks after the Academy Awards® are announced on February 26th, 2017.

About SHOOT Magazine / SHOOTonline
SHOOT® Magazine and SHOOTonline are the leading publication and website for commercial and entertainment motion picture production & postproduction; edited for movie & studio, cable/TV/Online/Mobile networks, and ad agency creative and production executives, executives at entertainment and commercial production/post companies, brand marketer production executives, independent filmmakers and artisans including directors, cinematographers, editors, colorists, vfx supervisors/artists/animators, composers, sound designers & mixers. Through its "News" and "ScreenWork" sections, "Columns" and in-depth "Features", SHOOT publishes timely news, relevant information and a behind-the-scenes look at the best new work and profiles/interviews with industry news makers. In addition, SHOOT reports on the latest cinematography, post & editing technology and equipment. If the work involves advertising and entertainment motion picture content that consumers view on a screen---a TV screen, Cinema screen, Computer screen, Mobile screen or Game screen, SHOOT is searching out who's doing the most innovative work and what's coming next. For further information please visit http://SHOOTonline.com®.

Fees:

Free

Prizes:

The winning image will be published on a SHOOT magazine cover and the winning photographer will receive a minimum of $500. USD. Runner-up photo and honorable mentions will also receive prizes. (Note: If sponsors are secured, SHOOT will award larger material or cash prizes.) And, during the winter contest period, one(1) photo will be selected each weekday as "SHOOT Magazine BTS Winter Photo Contest ENTRY OF THE DAY" and will be posted to SHOOT BTS Photo Contest Instagram page (#MySHOOTbts) as well as SHOOT's Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts (#SHOOTonline).

Eligibility:

Photos must have been taken no longer than 3 years prior to entry date.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

By submitting, you confirm that the images are lawfully yours (or your clients if agent) and you retain full copyright discretion. As between you and SHOOT, each entrant shall retain ownership of all intellectual property rights in the entry subject to these Official Rules. However, by entering the Contest, and to the extent allowed by law, entrant grants, but solely in relation to the promotion and/or advertising of the Contest and it’s print and digital displays, the Producer, the Producer's Sponsors, the Producer’s affiliates, licensees, promotional partners, developers and third party marketing entities a non-exclusive worldwide, royalty-free license, in perpetuity, to modify, rearrange, copy, reproduce and adapt the images only to fit the format required for product web pages and marketing materials; The copyright owner grants a license to publish and use the images themselves and the content of and elements embodied in the images, including any names, locations and likenesses, in perpetuity, in any and all media, including but not limited to print, digital and electronic media, computer, and audiovisual media (whether now existing or hereafter devised), in any language, throughout the world, and in any manner without further review, notice, approval, consideration, or compensation ONLY IN THE CONTEXT OF THE SHOOT "BEHIND THE SCENES" PHOTO CONTEST. Sponsors, its affiliates, partners consultants, will not commercially exploit the images and all such rights of commercial exploitation remain with entrants.

Photographs owned by a third party, are acceptable IF license has been secured to permit your submission to this contest and allows the Producer to use the images as outlined in all these rules.

If a submitted image includes other people, entrant must be prepared to provide a signed written personal release from all persons who appear in the image authorizing use of the image. Entrants do not need to send release(s) with submissions but will be contacted if personal releases are needed. Failure to provide the required releases will result in disqualification of the entry.

Participation in this contest is subject to the official rules at http://btsPhotoContestRules.SHOOTonline.com

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Photojournalism Documentary Portrait People Street