Pitches may be submitted by one person or by a team. Multiple entries per person/team are allowed. Terms and conditions of participation
By submitting a pitch, you declare:
- To be 18 years or older, or the person responsible to be 18 years or older;
- You intend and are able to create a playable prototype within the set period of five months in case you are selected in the first round;
- You intend and are able to fully develop the game if you are chosen as competition winner. Further development will be done in consultation with the organisation and if necessary in collaboration with a production team in the Netherlands;
- You allow your entry (pitch video/document) to be shown on www.bosch500.com /www.boschartgame.com and be embedded in other websites. Please take note that ideas (including pitches) are not copyright protected;
- Your submitted entry (pitch video/document) and high resolution image for promotional purposes can be used for the Bosch Art Game;
- Your pitch and concept do not contain work or material of third parties without you having obtained permission to use these for your pitch and, in case you win, for the playable prototype and game. This does not apply to public domain images like Jheronimus Bosch's paintings themselves. In case you wish to use high resolution images of the paintings: at a later stage and on request, the organisation will make these available for building the prototypes;
- You will not yourself further develop and release your pitch concept, or have someone else do this. If you are not selected to create a playable prototype you may, after announcement of the selected entries, use the concept the way you want.
- In case you make a team entry, all the above applies to all team members.
The Jheronimus Bosch 500 Foundation in 's-Hertogenbosch is initiator of the competition, and is supported by the Digitale Werkplaats ’s-Hertogenbosch. The Digitale Werkplaats is a New Media Arts Centre and part of the Centre of Visual Art ’s-Hertogenbosch.
The organisation holds the right to exclude participants who do not observe the rules. No correspondence will be entered into. Announcement of the winner
An expert jury will judge the entries. The organisation expects five finalists will be selected, but reserves the right to select fewer finalists.
The jury's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. IP rights
Use of images and video material by the Jheronimus Bosch 500 Foundation to promote competition, winners, prototype, and final game applies to all entries.
It is intended that one playable prototype will be further developed, launched, and jointly marketed by its creators and the Foundation. When the creators are not willing or able to develop their prototype into a playable game, the Foundation reserves the right to assign this to an external production team. In both cases, the Foundation may exploit the developed game without further restriction, for example by free distribution.
The Jheronimus Bosch 500 Foundation will not lay any other claim on copyright or other intellectual rights of ownership of entered pitches. Course of the competitionSeptember – December 2012
Possibility to upload pitches.
All videos are shown on the website www.bosch500.com / www.boschartgame.com January 2013
The jury selects the five best concepts. The creators of these concepts have five months to develop a playable prototype. The available sum for each selected game concept is 2500 Euro. This amount will be paid when submitting the playable prototype. June 2013
Deadline for submitting playable prototype. July 2013
International announcement of the winner of the Bosch Art Game pitch competition. In agreement with the winner it is decided how to further develop, launch, and market the game.