Statute

Norwegian-Polish Academy of Film and Photography

RULES and REGULATIONS
of the Photo Workshops

I. Basic information:

§1

Photo Workshops (hereinafter called „Workshops”) are an event of the Norwegian-Polish Film and Photography Academy.

§2

The Norwegian-Polish Academy of Film and Photography (hereinafter called „Academy”) is complex education and cultural program which main objective is presentation of Polish culture in Norway and Norwegian culture in Poland. Project is supported by a grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway trought the EEA Grants an co-financed by the Polish funds within the frame of Promotion of Diversity in Culture and Arts Within European Cultural Heritage programme. Project is cofinanced by the Gmina Jarocin and the Jarocin Poviat.

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The goals of the Academy are:
cultural education and transferring to the recipients concrete abilities in the area of film and photography, as effective tools for supporting the development of intercultural dialogue;
cultural activation of young generation in Poland and Norway;
realization mutual Polish-Norwegian artistic activities, accomplished in modern form with using innovative tools and technologies;
rising general understanding for cultural diversity and strengthening of intercultural dialogue;
strengthening bilateral relations between the partners of Polish and Norway, and their mutual exchange of experiences.

§4

All copyrights to form of the Academy (full name: Norwegian-Polish Academy of Film and Photography) are mutual and unique concept belonging to the „Jarocin XXI” Association and the „FILMFORUM” Association, hereinafter called Organizers.

§5

To oversee works of substantive and organizational issues related to realization of the Academy, Organizers call the Organizing Committee consists of:
1. representative of the „Jarocin XXI” Association,
2. representative of the „FILMFORUM” Association,
3. representative of the „IN-NI” Association,
4. representative of the „Polish Photography And Tourism Club in Norway” Association,
5. representative of the Deichmanske Bibliotek in Oslo,
6. representative of the Culture Centre Holmlia in Oslo,
7. other persons called by Organizers because of their important contribution in the works related to the preparation of the Academy.

§6

The Organizers invites to co-organizing Academy other governmental, social and private organizations which intend to give material or financial support for preparing and realization of the Academy.

§7

Academy’s Management is responsible for all matters reated to preparing and realising of the Academy. Management is appointed by the Organising Committee, and has a decisive voice in issues not covered by the rules or requiring additional interpretation.

§8

In case of issues not covered by this Regulations, shall be used laws of the Civil Code, Copyrights Act or other generally applicable laws.

II. Rules of participation in Workshops:

§9

Workshops will be held between 17th and 23th August 2015 in Oslo (Norwegia).

§10

Workshops are an open photo educational event. Rules of the participation in Workshops are defined exclusively in these Regulations. All promotional materials are used only as an advertising matters.

§11

To participation in Workshops could apply every person of age (hereinafter called the Participant), who will deliver to the Organizers following documents:

1. APPLICATION FORM (available on the official website of the Academy: www.norwayacademy.eu);
2. motivation letter;
3. 10 photos in electronic format (JPG format, max 3MB, max 2400px height/width), preferably storytelling, short application text),that will be an official and public Participant’s portfolio.

§12

Correctly filled the APPLICATION FORM, the motivation letter and photos should be sent no later than 20th June 2015.

§13

The Participant shall send to the Oganizers all filled documents in electronic version (format: WORD / PDF) and photos until 20th June 2015, to the e-mail address: anna.nowogrodzka@gmail.com Subject of the e-mail shall be: “”ZGŁOSZENIE – AKADEMIA FOTOGRAFII 2015″/„APPLICATION – PHOTO ACADEMY 2015”.

§14

The Organizers do not take responcibility for the APPLICATION FORMS which will be not delivered, or will be delivered with delay, for the reasons being beyond control (for excample delay because of companies responsible for mail delivery).

§15

The Participant takes full responsibility for compliance with the truth of data included at the APPLICATION FORM. Taking false, unreadable, incomplete data or not entering them at all, causing exclusion from participation in Workshops.

§16

Number of places in the Workshops is limited, about accepting an application decides written confirmation received from the Organizers. Qualification of the Participants will be realized by the Organizing Committee on the basis of the documents specified in § 11.

§17

Information about the results of qualification process will be available by telephone after 20th June 2015 and also will be published on the website (www.norwayacademy.eu).

§18

The accreditation fee shall amount 1.500,00 PLN gross (3000,00 NOK) and provides the participation in all events included in the program, accommodation between 17th-23th August 2015 and catering (2 meals per day). In case of resignation of the flight fee is 1250,00 PLN gross (2500, 00 NOK) In case of resignation of the flight and accommodation fee is 1000,00 PLN gross (2000, 00 NOK) Accreditation fee for participation in Workshops shall be paid until 15th July 2015 to the following bank account:

Account’s name: Jarocin XXI Association,
ul. Golebia 1, 63-200 Jarocin

Bank’s name: Bank Spoldzielczy w Jarocinie
Account numer (IBAN): PL73842700090020005120000001
SWIFT Code/BIC: GBWCPLPP

with the note in transfer’s title: „Photo Academy”

§19

The Organizers do not return accreditation fee paid by the Participant. The Organizers may request to the Participant accreditation fee if it receives a reasonable misfortune of fate request in writing until 1st August 2015. Later requests will not be considered.

§20

1. The Participant agrees to using and promoting by the Organizers the results of the artistic works, implemented within Workshops.

2. Any effects of artistic activity realized in the Academy belong into the public domain and can be used without any restrictions by the Organizers and the Participants, on condition of their artistic and formal non-infringement.

III. Order remarks:

§21

Applying to Workshops means unconditional agreement for these Regulations.

§22

The Participant has the right and duty to participate in all classes (lectures, workshops, practical exercises and accompanying events) included in the program of Workshops.

§23

The Participant agrees to the processing of personal data and its presentation for the purposes of recruitment process and participation in the Academy (according to the Polish Act of 29 August 1997. about personal data protection, Journal of Laws no. 133 position. 833).

§24

Information such as an address, phone number, e-mail shall be used for the purposes of the organization of the Academy and will be known by the Organizers only.

§25

The Participants must not smoke and drink alcohol.

§26

The Participants should inform the Organizers about their departures out of the accommodation place after 22:00. All of Participants are also obligated by the internal rules of objects where Workshops will be realized.

V. Additional information:

§27

Detailed information about the Academy is provided by the Organisation Office:

Den Polske Klubben for Fotografi og Turisme i Norge
Maciej Ciara
tel.: +47 477 19 794
e- mail: maciejciara@gmail.com
Anna Nowogrodzka
tel.: +47 46387937
e- mail: anna.nowogrodzka@gmail.com

JAROCIN XXI Association
Małgorzata Niestrawska-Kaźmierczak
tel.: +48 62 747 11 19,
tel.: +48 601 647 916
e-mail: kino@jarocin.pl

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These Rules and Regulations are available on the website: www.norwayacademy.eu.

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