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The "SPOTLIGHT SERIES: FILMS IN FOCUS" SWEEPSTAKES ("Sweepstakes) starts at 12:01 am Eastern Time ("ET") on 9/9/07 and ends at 11:59 pm (ET) on 12/14/07 ("Entry Period").† The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Focus Features, 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608 ("Sponsor").† The Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all participants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein.
ELIGIBILITY:† THE SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE CONTIGUOUS CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES, TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF ENTRY DATE.† Employees and their immediate families (spouse, child, siblings, parents, grandparents) of Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent companies and agencies (collectively, the "Promotion Parties") and those living in the household of same are not eligible to enter or win.† All U.S. Federal, state and local rules and regulations apply. Void in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions and overseas military installations and where prohibited or restricted by law.† By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by all terms of these Official Rules.† †
HOW TO ENTER: Beginning at 12:01 am (ET) on 9/9/07 you may enter via E-mail by sending your name, address, city, state, zip code, daytime telephone number, e-mail address and date of birth to firstname.lastname@example.org (the "Entry Site"). Once you have submitted your information, you will receive one entry in the Sweepstakes.† ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED AT THE ENTRY SITE BY 11:59 PM (ET) ON 12/14/07.
ONLY ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
WINNER SELECTION:† One (1) winner ("Winner") will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries on or about 12/21/07 by representatives of the Sponsor.† Sponsorís decisions are and shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.† Winner will be notified by e-mail, certified mail and/or telephone by 1/5/08 and will be required to execute and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability, an IRS W-9 form and where legal, a Publicity Release form within ten (10) days of date of issuance.† Winnerís travel companion is required to be twenty-one (21) years of age or older at time of winner notification and will be required to execute and return a notarized Release of Liability and (except where prohibited) Publicity Release form within this same ten (10) day deadline.† Failure to return all required forms within this time period, or to comply with any other provision herein, may result in the Winner being disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected at Sponsorís sole discretion.† If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable for any reason, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner at Sponsorís sole discretion.† Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash. No substitution for the prize by the Winner will be allowed.† If necessary, due to unavailability of the prize for any reason, a prize of comparable value will be awarded at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.†
All Federal, state and local tax liabilities, if any are the responsibility of the Winner.† Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for Sponsor and/or its affiliates to use of Winnerís and travel companionís names, statements, photographs, video images and biographies for publicity purposes without any limitation or additional compensation.
PRIZE: GRAND PRIZE (one  will be awarded): The Grand Prize shall consist of a trip (on dates to be selected by Sponsor) for two (2) people to Los Angeles, CA ("LA") to attend a Focus Features hosted event as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion and to be announced in detail at a later date ("Event"). Prize includes (i) round trip ("R/T") economy class (coach) air transportation from the major contiguous Continental U.S. gateway city airport closest to the winnerís hometown to LA, (ii) two (2) consecutive nights hotel accommodations (one  standard room) at a hotel selected by Sponsor, (iii) R/T airport/hotel and hotel/Event ground transfers in LA, and (iv) admission for winner and travel companion to Event.† The approximate retail value of this prize is $1,600 (NOTE: specific value depends on departure city and dates of travel).†† All expenses and taxes not specifically mentioned herein, including without limitation or limited to, the transportation between the winnerís home and the major U.S. gateway city airport closest to the winnerís hometown are the sole responsibility of the Winner.† Note: all meals, gratuities, excursions, incidentals and any other expenses not specified herein as being awarded are the sole responsibility of the Winner.†† The Winner must be able to travel on dates selected by Sponsor or Sponsor may at its sole discretion elect to award a cash equivalent prize. All travel is subject to availabilities for all elements of the prize travel.†† No extensions will be allowed.† Air tickets are not valid for frequent flyer mileage.† Travel and lodging are subject to availability and certain restrictions and black out dates apply.† Confirmed-space reservations will depend on seat availability at the time of request. Grand Prize winner and travel companion will be required to provide valid Federal or state government issued ID at time of travel as required.† No changes will be made to travel details once any portion of travel arrangements has been made.† Releasees are not responsible for cancellation of any element of Grand Prize or for changes in schedule of any element of the Grand Prize.† Hotel accommodations consist of room and room tax charges only.† Winner and travel companion must travel on the same itinerary. Travel must originate from and end at the same airport.† Once travel commences, no stopovers are permitted; if stopover occurs, full fare will be charged from stopover point for the remaining segments, including return, of the trip.† Releasees accept no responsibility for changes in schedule of any element of Grand Prize.†
Trip is non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash.† An unclaimed and/or unused travel package will remain the property of Sponsor.† Winner and travel companion will be required, as a condition of participating in the Grand Prize to subject themselves to reasonable searches as required by the studioís security procedures, and agree to the performance of a background check.†
Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to award a cash equivalent prize in the amount of $1,600 as the complete and total prize.
The odds of winning the prize are determined by the total number of eligible entries received.
LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY: Releasees shall not be liable to Winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond Releaseesí sole control.† Releasees shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carrier(s), hotel(s), or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same.† Releasees shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage.†
GENERAL:† Entrants release and waive any claims they may have against Releasees for any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including without limitation attorneyís fees) resulting from acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize or element thereof, or participation or inability to participate in this Sweepstakes.
If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any web site or e-mail address associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and processing of entries in accordance with these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsorís sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof.† In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled, the Sponsor will conduct a random drawing to award the prize from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation.†† ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR E-MAIL ADDRESS (INCLUDING THE ENTRY SITE) OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.† If a dispute arises about who submitted an entry to the Entry Site, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account entered. The authorized account holder is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.† A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry and that all eligibility requirements are met.†
NOTE: E-mail entry must be made by the entrant only to the Entry Site. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other web site or e-mail address, including, but not limited to, commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes.† The use of any device or software to automate the entry process is prohibited.
WINNERS LIST: For an Official Winners List (available from 1/25/08 to 2/25/08), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: "SPOTLIGHT SERIES: FILMS IN FOCUS" SWEEPSTAKES Winners List c/o Focus Features Promotions Dept, 65 Bleecker Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10012.† For a copy of the Official Rules (available during the Entry Period), send an e-mail request to email@example.com.