Preservation Hall Jazz Band | That's Its! | Genero.tv

The Brief

Preservation Hall Jazz Band want you to make a music video for their new track "That's It!"

There are no limits or boundaries - listen to this great instrumental and let your creative vision loose!

Deadline for submissions is 12 June 2013, 23:59 GMT time.


Awards & Judging

The winner will receive $5,000 and have their video published on the Preservation Hall Jazz Band site and social accounts. The video will also be screened at select live shows!

Outstanding videos will also be nominated for the 2013 Genero Awards.

The winner and finalists will be chosen by Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Genero.


Preservation Hall

Preservation Hall was founded in 1961 to promote traditional New Orleans jazz in all its authenticity. Legendary players like George Lewis, Sweet Emma Barrett and Kid Thomas Valentine, all rooted in the formative years jazz, were its originalstars. That generation is long gone now, yet the hall is still in business and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band continues to tour the world.

Therein lies a paradox: how does an institution based on an early 20th century musical culture prosper in the 21st? When asked that question on the occasion of the Hall's 50th anniversary, Creative Director Ben Jaffe had a ready answer: “This anniversary is about the next fifty years.”

For Jaffe, 41, this not just a business question: he's carrying on a family tradition started by his parents, Allan and Sandra Jaffe, who were instrumental in founding the Hall and turning it into an internationally known cultural icon. When Ben took over the operation in 1995, he faced the challenge of keeping it going with a dwindling band of veteran musicians and an aging audience base. His solution has been to inject the touring band with new blood, bringing in some younger players with fresh musical ideas and to form collaborations with groups and musicians from outside the New Orleans tradition. In recent years, the PHJB has performed and recorded with a wide array of musicians, ranging from groups like My Morning Jacket, Tom Waits, Merle Haggard, Pete Seeger, and the Del McCoury Bluegrass Band. The culmination of this collaborative effort was the sellout 50th anniversary concert that the PHJB hosted at Carnegie Hall in January 2012.

This album breaks new ground for Ben and the PHJB: it's the first time in the history of the band that it has recorded an album made up of entirely original material - most of it composed by Jaffe and members of his group. The album was co-produced by Jim James, leader of My Morning Jacket, and encouraged by songwriters Paul Williams, Dan Wilson and Chris Stapleton, who co-wrote three of the titles with the band. Band members Charlie Gabriel, Rickie Monie, and Clint Maedgen also pitched in onsome of the compositions.

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(l)         Filmmaker shall, if reasonably required by Genero or the Client, participate in press photography/filming, media interviews, as well as general promotional and publicity activity of Genero and/or its Client;

(m)     you shall immediately provide, upon reasonable request by Genero or the Client, your government identification and proof of age; and

(n)       Filmmaker is responsible for any and all Applicable Taxes, third party costs, charges and expenses in relation to the Filmmaker’s participation in the Genero Services (including receipt of any payment) and obligations under these Terms.

11.8.  You acknowledge that Genero is not responsible for lost, damaged, misdirected, unusable or unreadable Content or Submissions, or technical issues with the Website.

12. Terms relating to Video Projects and Video Briefs

12.1.  Genero may, in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever, edit, postpone, or cancel a Video Project and/or Video Brief without any liability to you; including not making a Client Selection (including where no Videos were of sufficient quality), and not publishing or judging Videos.

12.2.  The Closing Time and Date for each Video Project and Video Brief shall be listed on the relevant Client Page on the Website. Genero reserves the right to alter any Closing Time and Date in its absolute discretion. All dates/times are Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) unless stated otherwise. It is your responsibility to convert the time and date to your local time zone. Your Submission will not be accepted if it is not submitted by the Closing Time and Date. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Genero reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to accept or refuse to accept late Submissions, e.g. where the Filmmaker has had technical problems and not been able to submit by the deadline.

12.3.  You shall supply a high resolution file of your Submission on physical media via mail, or uploaded electronically (at our discretion) within three (3) days of being notified that your Submission is a Client Selection, in accordance with our broadcast specification guidelines and any further Client requirements. Failure to do so may result in your Submission being no longer deemed eligible for Client Selection and no Payment being made. For broadcast specification guidelines, please refer to this URL as well as the Client’s individual requirements on each Client Page - http://genero.tv/faq-broadcast-specs/.

12.4.   In relation to Video Briefs, following the Client Selection, Genero strongly recommends that the Filmmaker and Client agree to all details pertaining to the ongoing production of a Video Brief by way of a formal contract for the Commissioned Video (including location, timing, number of edits, talent, insurance, video specifications and all other deliverables) before proceeding. For the avoidance of doubt, Genero will not be a party to such agreement.

12.5.  Both the Filmmaker and Client agree to work together in good faith to complete the Commissioned Video.

12.6.  Whilst Genero will endeavour to help where it can, Genero does not and will not mitigate or arbitrate in the case of any dispute between any Filmmaker and Client.

12.7.  The Filmmaker hereby acknowledges, warrants and represents that:

(a)       by submitting a Treatment you will complete and deliver the Commissioned Video in accordance with the Treatment and Client’s requirements, specifications and to the Client’s satisfaction;

(b)       the Filmmaker, Performers and Contributors (including director, producer and team members) named in the Treatment or any communication that forms part of your response, are the persons that shall be used, unless otherwise agreed with Client; and

(c)       Release Form requirements as per these Terms and any other release form requirements of the Client will be met prior to or upon delivery of the Commissioned Video.

12.8.  The Client hereby acknowledges, warrants and represents that:

(a)       it has the ability and funds to pay the Payment, Genero Fee and Applicable Taxes to Genero when creating a Video Brief and Video Project;

(b)       it will have no right, title, licence or interest in any Content other than a Client Selection where Payment has been made;

(c)       it is responsible for requesting and obtaining properly completed Release Forms from the Filmmaker or from the Filmmaker via Genero and to satisfy itself with its contents (including its completeness and adequacy);

(d)       it will not decide or announce a Client Selection until the Closing Time and Date published on the Client Page has passed;

(e)       reference checks, and any due diligence pertaining to the Filmmaker have been undertaken by the Client prior to Client Selection;

(f)        the Client Page will not be substantially modified after the date of launch;

(g)       the Video Brief describes the video requirements as accurately as possible and in enough detail so the Filmmaker can determine if the Payment will be sufficient;

(h)       the Video Brief will not be substantially modified, once agreement with the Filmmaker has been reached, unless the Filmmaker agrees to such modifications; and

(i)         all Submissions and other communication and responses, including emails in relation to a Video Project or Video Brief are confidential, and may only be shared within the Client’s team.

12.9.  Genero and the Client have the right to:

(a)       select any Filmmaker and their Video and/or Treatment as a Client Selection;

(b)       reverse a Client Selection and/or remove a Submission if the Filmmaker has not complied with these Terms;

(c)       reverse a Client Selection and/or remove a Submission if such Submission collects views, comments, votes or any other activity using automated tools or disposable email addresses, or any similar method;

(d)       supplement a Client Selection with any other Submission if a Submission is no longer deemed eligible for Client Selection; and

(e)       have early access to purchase additional Submission(s), only if and after all Client Selections have been determined but before such Submissions are available on the Video Store, for a Payment specified on the Client Page plus the Genero Fee and any Applicable Taxes (“Additional Video”). Upon Payment, each Additional Video will be deemed a Client Selection.

12.10.   Genero will attempt to make contact with Filmmakers of a Client Selection via email using the details provided in the Filmmaker’s Account. The Filmmaker must respond to Genero’s contact attempts within 48 hours of notification. Genero accepts no responsibility for being unable to reach the Filmmaker if these attempts are unsuccessful, and reserves the right to withdraw or disqualify such Submission. Filmmakers are strongly encouraged to supply secondary contact details/methods to ensure Genero is able to make contact within 48 hours.

13. Terms relating to the Genero Video Store

13.1.  In the event that a Filmmaker’s Submission is not a Client Selection, such Submission will automatically be made available in the Video Store after the Client Selection has been announced.

13.2.  The User hereby acknowledges, warrants and represents that:

(a)       the User will not complete, or attempt to complete any commercial transaction between Users outside of the Video Store, including the offer or supply of Video from the Video Store or any other User creative content, current or historical, made through the Genero Services; and

(b)       access to the Video Store is intended solely for viewing and/or purchasing Videos from the Video Store in accordance with these Terms, and that any and all Videos from the Video Store or other information stored in or published on the Video Store and may not be downloaded (unless explicitly allowed for under these Terms), copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licenced, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of Genero.

13.3.  The Filmmaker shall make Videos available on the Video Store pursuant to these Terms, any Additional Terms, and any other rules and guidelines mandated and published by Genero from time to time.

13.4.   The Filmmaker is solely responsible for any and all content included in their Video, and for removing any and all Assets from the Video before it is sold, re-edited and transferred to a Client or otherwise used outside the Video Store in any way.

13.5.  The Filmmaker represents and warrants that after any and all Assets have been removed from the Video, the Video will not contain content that violates the rights of any third-party, including any third party copyright, trademark, or patent, or a person’s right of privacy/publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any third party, and that the Filmmaker has all necessary rights and permissions from any Contributors and/or Performers (and can provide the Client with all Release Forms) in order for the Filmmaker to grant the rights to Genero and the Client as contemplated hereunder.

13.6.  The Filmmaker shall have the right to specify:

(a)       the Payment (the calculation of which must include Genero’s Fee and Applicable Taxes) it would like to sell the Video for; and

(b)       any Additional Terms.

13.7.  The Payment (the calculation of which must include Genero’s Fee and Applicable Taxes) and Additional Terms may be changed by the Filmmaker at any time prior to a valid offer being accepted in the Video Store. The Additional Terms may include the following:

(a)       the permissible uses of the Video, including territory of use, and/or restrictions on usage set by the Filmmaker; and

(b)       any other special conditions required by the Filmmaker.

13.8.  The Client may offer to purchase a Video by issuing a proposal through the Website to the Filmmaker for the use of the Video. The proposal may include, but need not be limited to, the following:

(a)       a proposed sale amount which might differ from the Filmmaker’s Payment;

(b)       the proposed uses of the Video, including territory;

(c)       the deadline for the satisfactory completion and delivery of the Video;

(d)       whether the Client requires the proposal to be treated as confidential by the Filmmaker; and

(e)       any other special conditions required by Client, such as exclusivity or specific limitations on re-use of the Video.

13.9.  The Filmmaker shall have the option to accept or decline the Client’s proposal. In the alternative, the Filmmaker may issue new Additional Terms under which the Video may be purchased.

13.10.   If the Filmmaker accepts the Client’s proposal, each party will be asked to agree to the terms of a Video Store Agreement, entered into between the Filmmaker and the Client, and which shall include the following:

(a)       the agreed Payment (the calculation of which must include Genero’s Fee and Applicable Taxes);

(b)       the Client’s creative requirements and details;

(c)       the proposed usage, exclusivity, etc;

(d)       confidentiality provisions; and

(e)       other conditions required before a Video is purchased.

13.11.   Until such time as an agreement is executed by the Filmmaker and Client pursuant to the immediately preceding clause, the Filmmaker shall grant to the Client a licence in accordance with the terms of the Standard Licence Terms, upon payment of the Payment (excluding Genero Fee and Applicable Taxes) to the Filmmaker.

13.12.   The Filmmaker and the Client understand and agree that the Video Store Agreement shall be deemed to have been entered into as between only the Client and the Filmmaker and shall be separate from these Terms. Each of the Filmmaker and the Client acknowledges and agrees to be bound by the terms of the Video Store Agreement, into which they have been entered, including to the terms as to usage and other special conditions to which both the Filmmaker and the Client have agreed.

13.13.   Unless otherwise separately agreed to in writing by Genero, Genero is not and will not be a party to the Video Store Agreement between the Client and the Filmmaker and shall bear no liability whatsoever to either the Filmmaker or the Client in relation to any aspect of the sale of the Video.

13.14.    Both the Filmmaker and the Client are obliged to work together in good faith to complete the Video for use by the Client.

13.15.   Under no circumstances will any Client or Filmmaker seek to make any direct approach to one another outside of the Video Store with respect to the Video or other similar video, for the purposes of avoiding operation of these Terms or payment of the Genero Fee. This provision shall not prevent a Client and Filmmaker from directly communicating for the purposes of finalising any sale initiated through the Video Store.

14. Terms relating to Payments

14.1.   The Payment, will be paid:

(a)       in relation to Video Projects, to the Filmmaker of the Client Selection upon delivery of Client Selection, to the full satisfaction of the Client;

(b)       in relation to Video Briefs, to the Filmmaker of the Client Selection upon delivery of Commissioned Video, to the full satisfaction of the Client; or

(c)       in relation to the Video Store, within a period of 30 days after the Client marks the transaction as “complete”, Genero will pay the Filmmaker the Payment less the Genero Fee and Applicable Taxes.

14.2.   The Client and the Filmmaker acknowledge, confirm and agree that:

(a)       The Client shall pay the Payment, Genero Fee and Applicable Taxes to Genero via the payment terms and method designated by Genero;

(b)       Genero shall be entitled to deduct and retain the Genero Fee and Applicable Taxes from any amount received by Genero for the Genero Services;

(c)       Genero is not responsible for and disclaims any responsibility for the Filmmaker’s delivery or non-delivery of the Video in accordance with the Client Selection; and

(d)       Without limiting clause 14.2(b) above, in the event that the Filmmaker fails to deliver the Video to the Client’s satisfaction, and the Filmmaker fails to cure, then the Payment will be refunded to the Client via a payment method designated by Genero at its sole discretion and the Filmmaker shall not be entitled to the Payment. For the avoidance of doubt, Genero shall be entitled to deduct and retain the Genero Fee and Applicable Taxes from any amount received by Genero for the Genero Services.

14.3.   The Genero Fee shall not be refundable or returnable for any reason whatsoever.

14.4.   Unless stated otherwise, Genero will pay Payments to your nominated PayPal or Payoneer account or via an alternate method, at its complete discretion. 

14.5.   Payments which are not wholly comprised of cash (“Non-cash Payments”) offered under a Video Project and/or Video Brief are not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash. Non-cash Payments are as expressly described on the relevant Client Page and anything not expressly described is excluded and does not form part of the Payment.

14.6.   Genero may charge you applicable postage, currency exchange, bank fees, handling and transfer fees to deliver Payments (including all transfer fees or charges for cash Payments) to you.

14.7.   Genero may substitute the Payment (determined at Genero’s sole discretion) for other consideration of similar value in lieu of what you may have received.

14.8.   You acknowledge, confirm and agree that Genero may, in its sole and absolute discretion, increase, decrease, modify, alter, introduce or remove any fee charged by Genero, either permanently or temporarily.

15. Disclaimer Of Warranty And Limitation Of Liability

15.1.  Warranty disclaimer. The Genero services are provided "as is", without any warranty of any kind. Genero expressly disclaims all implied warranties to the maximum extent allowed by law, whether express, implied, or statutory regarding or relating to the product, documentation, or any materials furnished or provided to you under these terms. To the maximum extent allowed by law, Genero specifically disclaims all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement with respect to the foregoing.

15.2.  Limitation of liability; sole and exclusive remedy. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Genero, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, network service providers, business partners, licensees and licensors (collectively, the "related parties") disclaim all liability, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, and further disclaims all losses, including without limitation direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the site, the software and/or service, even if Genero and/or related parties have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Without limiting the foregoing, in no case shall the liability of Genero or any of the related parties exceed the greater of $50 or the total Genero Fees paid by you to Genero in the six (6) months prior to the time the cause of action giving rise to liability arose.

15.3.  Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, the liability of Genero and its affiliates shall be limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.

16. Indemnification

16.1.  You agree to indemnify, hold harmless and defend Genero and the Related Parties at your expense, against any and all claims, actions, proceedings and suits and all related liabilities, damages, settlements, penalties, fines, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable solicitors' fees and other dispute resolution expenses) incurred by Genero arising out of or relating to:

(a)       your violation or breach of any term of these Terms or any policy or guidelines referenced herein;

(b)       your use or misuse of or participation in the Genero Services;

(c)       any purchase related to any Genero Services;

(d)       submission of any and all Content;

(e)       any Content submitted by User which is incorrect or in any way misleading; and

(f)        any aspect of the Genero Services that does not function as intended for any reason beyond the reasonable control of Genero and particularly in connection with: service interruptions caused by an internet service provider; an internet connection; any fault or deficiency in computer hardware or software; any fault or deficiency in audio/visual hardware; any fault or deficiency in website code.

16.2.  Genero expressly disclaims any responsibility for the Content displayed on the Website or made available as part of any Genero Services, and by using the Website or any Genero Services, Users agree that Genero and/or the Related Parties shall have no responsibility for any Content that infringes the copyright or other intellectual property rights of any third party or for any Content that is deemed to be offensive, discriminatory or misleading to Users in any way whatsoever.

16.3.  You hereby irrevocably waive any right to seek or obtain an injunction, rescission or termination of these Terms, or any rights hereunder.

16.4.   Should Genero in its sole discretion, determine that User has breached these Terms, then nothing herein shall prevent or in any way restrict its right to pursue any of its legal and/or other remedies, including, without limitation, court action.

17. Change to Services

17.1.  Genero reserve the right to discontinue or remove any part, Content, or functionality of the Genero Services at any time and without notice.

17.2.  Genero reserves the right to alter, modify, add to or change in any way, any provision of these Terms and may, in its absolute discretion, limit or expand the Genero Services without giving prior notice to User.

18. Copyright Infringement - Take Down Procedures

18.1.  If you believe that any materials on the Genero Services infringe your copyright, you may request that such materials be removed. This request must bear a signature (or electronic equivalent) of the copyright holder or an authorised representative, and must: (a) identify the allegedly infringing materials; (b) indicate where on the Website the infringing materials are located; (c) provide your name and contact information; (d) state that you have a good faith belief that the materials are infringing; (e) state that the information in your claim is accurate; and (f) indicate that "under penalty of perjury" you are the lawful copyright owner or are authorised to act on the owner's behalf. If you believe that someone has wrongly filed a notice of copyright infringement against you, you may send to Genero a counter-notice in accordance with Genero’s requirements. Our contact for copyright issues relating to this Website (including the notices and counter-notices) is dmca@genero.tv. Please note that there are penalties for false claims under The United States Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.

19. Assignment

19.1.  Genero may transfer, assign, novate or otherwise deal with any of its rights under these Terms to another party without notice to you.

19.2.  You are not permitted to assign any part of these Terms without Genero’s prior written consent.

20.       Governing Law and Jurisdiction

20.1.  These Terms and use of the Website and Genero Services are governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia. 

20.2.  By accessing or using the Website or Genero Services, the User submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Victorian Courts in Australia for any dispute that relates to the Website, Genero Services, or these Terms.

20.3.  Users are solely responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which they access the Website or Genero Services.

Last Updated 19th November 2014.
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Official Selection

A huge congratulations to Jo Roy (USA)
Staff Pick
Winner
joroy
United States
1426 0 5
Description
Jazz music and tap dancing is a relationship that has persisted throughout history and is greatly cherished.

However, it is time to expose Jazz music to the next generation. Here, we do so by bringing it to a place surprising yet satisfying: to the modern world of tap and hip hop styles.

The aim of this video is to break through several misconceptions. We wish to show the potential that Jazz music and tap dance possess in the context of the 21st century. We also attempt to reveal a side of hip hop dance styles that is classy and sophisticated. In this way, each side lends to the other and both benefit in the process.

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