Release Form

The writer(s), producer or agent (hereby known as “Writer”), agree and understand that Philadelphia’s Screenplay Fest and their operators (hereby known as “Analysts”) become privy to many literary materials, scripts and ideas, and the Writer’s script may be similar/identical in nature, theme, idea, plot, format and/or other respects to said materials received and/or created by the Analysts.

Writer agrees to hold harmless the Analysts from any similarity between the script the Writer is submitting (hereby known
as “Material”) and any other script the Analysts receives, creates or has created.

Writer hereby releases the Analysts from any and all claims, liabilities and demands that may be made by the Writer asserting that the Analysts has used or appropriated the Material, or any portion thereof.

Writer further agrees he/she will not be entitled to any compensation because of the use by the Analysts of such similar material which may have been independently created by the Analysts or have come to the Analysts from any other independent sources.

The Writer represents that the Writer is at least eighteen (18) years of age and holds all legal rights to the
Material submitted for analysis.

The Writer hereby acknowledges that the sole responsibility of protecting the Material belongs to the
Writer, and that the Analysts strongly recommends Copyright protection and/or WGA Registration before
submitting Material for analysis.

The Writer agrees that no confidential relationship is established by submitting this material and
acknowledges that the Analysts and its affiliates are under no obligation other than to provide analysis
services.

The Writer understands and agrees that literary service is a subjective service, allowing for reasonable
disagreement as to the relative merits of the submission. The Writer understands that the coverage may
or may not be complimentary or positive in its judgment, and that the evaluation fee is non-refundable.

The Writer understands that the Analysts may retain or destroy the Material and acknowledges
possession of additional copies of same.

The Writer agrees that he/she is submitting Material freely, for analysis services only, not for sale or
representation, or for assistance with gaining a sale or representation. The Writer further agrees that the
Analysts may refuse service to anyone, at any time, for any reason.

The Analysts hereby waives all interest in the submitted Material project, in any and all media, throughout
the universe in perpetuity. Should the Writer choose to implement any of the Analysts’ ideas or
suggestions they become the full property of the Writer.

Any ideas or suggestions provided by the Analysts are provided “AS IS” without warranties of any kind.
Any use of the ideas or suggestions are at Writer’s sole risk.

The Writer understands that by submitting through a website other than ScreenplayFest.com (ie Withoutabox.com, FilmFreeway,com, ISA.com, Inktip.com), the Writer must still register on ScreenplayFest.com and upload his/her screenplay through ScreenplayFest.com.  Failing to do so will result in no refund, but the Writer may re-submit through ScreenplayFest.com with a waived entrance fee so long as the entrance fee is equal to or less than the original submission fee to which the Writer submitted.

The Writer understands that all transactions are final without refunds. However, in case of issues, we do offer waived entrance fees for future contests. This offer and the severity of the issue is determined by the Analyst.

The Writer understands  that in the event that an uploaded script does not receive reviews/feedback. The Analyst determines whether or not to grant the script a waived entrance fee into the next contest dependent upon whether or not another contest exists.

The Writer understand that by checking the box below this release he/she has read the Analysts’ “Terms of Use”
and will abide by them.

The Writer understands that his/her screenplay and email may be posted on the Analysts’ website if the
Writer is a finalist in the competition – scripts and emails may be removed upon the Writer’s request.

The Writer understands that the Analysts will not provide services without this signed Release Form.

The Writer understands and agrees that the addition of his/her name in the following fields is a binding contract and is equal to that of an actual signature — The typed electronic signature by the Writer equals that of an actual written signature.