FAQ

GETTING STARTED

Welcome to Tongal!
We’re glad you’re here. Here’s a quick overview of the Tongal Creative Process and a peek into how you can get involved. If you have any questions, they’re probably answered here in the FAQ. Another good place to look for info is in the forums. And, as always, if you have questions, feel free to reach out to us at help@tongal.com.

Generally speaking, Tongal Projects are broken up into three phases. For instance, a Project may start with an Idea phase, move on to a Pitch phase, and then end with a Video phase that includes a Wildcard. Don’t freak out, we’ll walk you through it.

A great place to start is by submitting an Idea. An Idea is the first spark of inspiration – 140 characters or less that gives the Sponsor a gem of a concept. If a Project is in its Pitch phase, this means that we are looking for community members (that’s you!) to submit Pitches describing the Video that you will make if you win. At this phase, be sure to include materials (such as a reel, Pitch Video, or links to previous work) that explain why you’re the best person for the job – and also how you’ll execute it if chosen. Pitches should be based on one of the winning Ideas from the previous round when applicable.

Many Tongal Projects are open to Wildcard submissions. This means that you can simply submit a Video! You don’t need to have submitted to any of the previous phases. Wildcard submissions are a great way to break into the Tongal Creative Process and show us what you've got! And, you could win BIG!

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TONGAL TERMS

What is an IDEA? Often the first phase of our Projects at Tongal is the Idea phase. In 140 characters (25 words) or less, give us your spark of inspiration, or a distillation of what you envision for the Video. Be sure to check out the Project Brief for more insight into what the Sponsor is looking for.

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What is a PITCH? Using text (500 characters or less), images (storyboards), Videos and/or external links (to other supporting assets, your reel, etc.), give us your Pitch for how YOU will go about producing this Video based on one of the winning Ideas from the previous phase. The Sponsor will choose their favorite Pitches and those creators will receive a production advance to produce their Video.

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What is a VIDEO? Live action, animation, whatever you want. Just follow the guidelines set forth in each Project Brief with regards to length, content, quality, etc. If you were a Pitch winner, your Video should deliver what you proposed in your Pitch. If not, you’ll be submitting as a Wildcard.

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What is a WILDCARD? If your Pitch didn’t win or if you didn’t have a chance to submit a Pitch, we encourage you to submit a Wildcard video. A Wildcard can be based on a winning Idea from a previous round but it doesn’t necessarily have to be. By creating a Wildcard, you can take a creative gamble and see how it fares against the judges’ top picks from the previous round. Submitting a Wildcard is a great way to break in to the Tongal Creative Process. And, it could have a BIG payoff (your Wildcard could bring home the top prize!). Be sure to check out the Details section of the Project Brief to confirm if a specific Project is accepting Wildcards.

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What is a RESIDUAL? If you win an Idea phase, for example, you’ll win a prize. On top of that, if your winning Idea inspires one of the winning Videos or Wildcards, you’ll also get a percentage of the prize money for that Video. Please see the Project Details for specifics about residuals on a per-project basis.

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What is a BUMPER? A Bumper is a branded video clip or animation (typically between 3 and 15 seconds long) that appears at the beginning or end of your Video. If you submit a Video that wins, you may be asked to include one of these clips into a revision.

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What is a TONGAL HANDLE? Your Tongal Handle is the name or alias you use on the site.

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CREATIVE PROCESS

Why is an Idea 140 characters or less? Although it’s short, the best Ideas, in our opinion, can and should be summed up in a concise manner. This should also allow Tongalers in subsequent rounds to build upon simplicity rather than be put in a box.

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What happens if two submissions are the same? Although unlikely, if two submissions are exactly the same, and the Sponsor intends to select one as a winner, we will choose the one submitted to us first.

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Do all Projects have three phases? Not necessarily. We like to keep the Tongal Creative Process flexible to meet the Sponsors’ needs. There may be Projects that only have one phase and sometimes we may introduce additional phases. Be sure to read the Details section of the Project Brief to get a grasp on the specifics of a Project.

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Can I participate in one phase if I missed another? Absolutely. The whole point here is to open up each round to everyone. You can participate in any or all of the phases within any given Project. Keep in mind, though, that if your Pitch is chosen, you’ll be required to deliver the Video that you pitched or you will forfeit your winnings.

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How do Residuals work? If you submit an Idea that wins, you will receive the associated prize amount. Additionally, if your Idea inspires a winning Video, you will also receive a residual payment based on the amount of the Video prize. Residual percentages vary depending on the Project, so always check the Details section of the Project Brief for specifics.

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How literal does my interpretation of the Idea have to be? You can, but do not have to literally interpret every piece of an Idea. Think of the Idea as a jumping off point – a general theme that you can work within. Be creative, capture the essence, know the goal and abide by the Project Brief.

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I missed the deadline. What should I do? Tongal cannot accept submissions after deadlines have passed. If you are unsure about whether or not your submission made it into the contest, please contact us at help@tongal.com.

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Does the Sponsor own my submission if I do not win? No, but if the Sponsor likes it, they have the option to buy it and you will receive the amount of the last place prize of the applicable Project phase.

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Does the Sponsor ever pay out additional awards? Yes, occasionally Sponsors decide that they like the work produced on Tongal so much that they will decide to pay for additional awards. These awards are generally equal to the last place prize of the applicable Project phase.

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Can I get feedback on the Idea, Pitch or Video that I submitted? A great way to see how your submissions compare to others is to check out examples of especially awesome work in the Tongal Gallery. Also, you can go to the forums and ask one of your fellow Tongalers for a critique.

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How does judging work? Who decides who wins? Projects are judged by representatives of the company sponsoring the Project. They select entries based on their judging criteria.

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What are the criteria for judging a Tongal Project? Generally, judges look for three things when considering a submission. (1) Creativity: Is this an original and interesting piece of content? (2) Effectiveness in promotion of the brand that is the subject of the Project: Does this piece of content properly represent the brand, product and/or messaging? (3) Viability of the entry as a premise for the final objective of the Project (e.g., commercial advertisement, music video, how-to-video, etc.). Some Sponsors may also include additional judging criteria for some Projects in the Project Requirements page so make sure you read the Project Brief completely to give yourself the best chance.

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Where will winning Videos be used? It depends. In some cases, the Sponsor is looking for content to place on their own website or to push out on their social media channels. There will also be instances in which the Sponsor is looking to buy ad space and repurpose the content in a strategic manner, either on the web, on local access television, or on national television.

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Can I issue a casting call for actors/talent for my video? Yes, you can issue a casting call to find actors/talent for your video. If you are issuing a casting call, make sure to include that your project is for an online, crowdsourced video contest through Tongal.

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COMMUNITY INFORMATION

How does the Tongal Leaderboard work? The Tongal Leaderboard ranks users based on the number of Tongal Points they have been awarded. By clicking on the “Leaderboards” tab at the top of the page, you will see three separate Leaderboards – All Time, Year to Date, and This Month. For more information, click on “See More” underneath a specific Leaderboard. From there, you’ll be able to view All (top overall users), Film/Video (top Video creators), and Other (top non-video submitters).

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How do I get on the Tongal Leaderboard? The top 200 Tongalers (based on Tongal Points totals) are listed on the Tongal Leaderboards.

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How are Tongal Points earned and calculated? Points are earned based on the type of work created (e.g., Idea, Pitch, Video, etc.) and are weighted according to the total dollar amount awarded in that particular phase. The more involved the phase and the more cash awarded, the greater the number of Points distributed.

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What are Tongal Seasons? A Season is a meta-contest on the Tongal site. Each Season is made up of 20 eligible Projects. Over that period of time, Tongalers are encouraged to participate in as many Projects as possible. At the end of 20 Projects, Tongal will award monetary prizes to the top 5 Tongalers on that Season’s Leaderboard.

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How can I view other people’s submissions on Tongal? During an open phase of a Project, all submissions are kept private. Once the winners have been announced and all paperwork has been completed, we try to make all winning submissions public. There are a few exceptions when we are not able to allow submissions to be public – such as at the Sponsor’s request.

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Can I be tied to multiple Tongal accounts (e.g., one for my production company and one for personal use)? Yes. Some users submit to Tongal both as themselves and under a production company. If you are submitting as an individual, you’ll need a valid Social Security Number. If you’re submitting as a business entity, you’ll need a valid Tax ID.

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How do I invite friends to join Tongal? From your My Tongal page, click on the “Invite Friends” link on the left-hand side of the page. From here, you can enter in your friends’ email addresses or copy and paste the link provided.

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How do I provide feedback about my Tongal experience? Shoot us an email at feedback@tongal.com. We’re happy to answer any questions you may have and we love hearing what you think about your Tongal experience. We are always striving to improve Tongal and want to give you a best-in-class experience. Fire away!

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How does the Tongal Referral Program work? The Tongal Referral Program allows you to invite other creators to join Tongal and pays you if they win the Video phase of certain projects. The best part is that your referral fee is not treated as a residual; in other words, it’s not subtracted from your friend’s earnings. Just click “Invite Friends” on your My Tongal page and send the invitations via email or use the invitation code provided to post and invite your fellow creators on your Facebook page, your blog, twitter or anywhere you like.

We track their sign-up via your referral and pay you 5% every time they win the Video Phase of an eligible project. You can earn up to $500 per referred creator. For example, if you referred John Doe and he wins 1st place in the Video phase of an eligible project earning him $10,000, you will receive $500 (5% of $10,000). If you referred John Doe and he wins 2nd place in the Video Phase of an eligible project earning him $5,000, you will earn $250 (5% of $5,000) and be able to earn another $250 from John Doe’s future wins, should he place in the Video Phase of another eligible project. Finally, if you refer John Doe and he wins 1st place in the Video Phase of an eligible project earning him $20,000, you will receive $500 (5% of $20,000 = $1,000, but the amount you can win from your referral is capped at $500 per creator.)

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WEBSITE FUNCTIONALITY AND TECHNICAL QUESTIONS

I just received an error message. What should I do? Send us an email at help@tongal.com and let us know what happened. We’ll do our best to help you out as quickly as possible. In the meantime, try refreshing the page and closing out of your browser. It can’t hurt, right?

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What time zone are Project times set to? The Tongal clock automatically adjusts to whatever time zone you are viewing the website from.

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I’m having trouble viewing the Tongal website. What browsers are supported? We strongly recommend using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome to access and participate on Tongal. Tongal also supports Internet Explorer 8 and above and Safari but not IE7 or earlier versions.

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What are the technical requirements for Video submissions (format, aspect ratio, file format, etc.)? For Project-specific guidelines, be sure to check out the Requirements in the Project Brief before submitting. In general, the preferred format is 720p HD, 16x9 aspect ratio. Acceptable file formats are .mov, .avi, .mp4, .wmv, DivX. Please note that Apple Pro Res is not an acceptable format.

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How do I upload my Video? If a Project is accepting Video submissions, you’ll see a red button at the top of the Brief that says “Submit Your Video.” Also, you can click the red “Submit” button on the right-hand side of the Project page.

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How do I know if my submission has been received? You should receive a confirmation email when you successfully submit an Idea, Pitch or Video. Also, you can check if your content has been successfully submitted by visiting the My Submissions section of your My Tongal page.

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How can I check if my Video has been successfully uploaded? Go to your My Tongal page and then click “My Submissions” in the left-hand navigation. From there, you will be able to see everything that you have uploaded and submitted.

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I just uploaded my Video and the picture quality doesn’t look right. What happened? Generally, bad picture quality results from an improper aspect ratio or improperly sized Video, which causes the image to pixelate. Preferred sizing is 1280 x 720 HD.

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How can I edit a submission? Click on “My Tongal” and then “My Submissions.” From there, click on the item that you want to edit. You’ll see the “Edit Submission” button, which will allow you to edit your submissions.

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How can I delete one of my submissions from a Project? You can remove a submission by visiting the My Submissions section of your My Tongal page and clicking the “Remove Submission” button on the right-hand side next to the submission that you want to remove. If you want to restore the submission, simply click the “Restore” button on the right-hand side next to the submission.

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How can I add Credits to my Video? You can add Credits to your Video by clicking on the “My Submissions” section of your My Tongal page. Click on the submission that you want to add a Credit to and then click on “Add/Edit Credits.” A prompt window will appear and allow you to add collaborators. Start typing in the person’s name and if he/she is a registered Tongal user, the associated Account will populate. If not, simply type in the person’s name and hit enter.

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How do I unsubscribe from email notifications? To unsubscribe from email notifications, head to your My Tongal page and click on the “Account” tab in the left-hand navigation and then “Subscriptions.” From there you can choose which email notifications you’d like to receive.

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How can I delete my account? If you must, go ahead and send us an email at help@tongal.com and we can have your account deactivated.

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How do I access and download music from Audiosocket? Tongal members are encouraged to browse the Audiosocket roster by clicking here.

Using the search bar and/or the categories bar (Genres, Moods, Tempos, etc) you can audition as many tracks as you like. Once you find something that fits your project, just add the track(s) you want to your cart using the "+cart" button, then click the "Go To Checkout" button in the upper right. Enter the Tongal Project Name in the field above the tracklist, and click the "Enter Billing Details" button. On the next screen, click on the “Purchase Now” button. The total should be $0.00. Lastly, click the "Download” then “Download Tracks" button, which will initiate the music file download.

Keep track of the Track Title, Artist and Track ID number (located in the ‘i’ button to the left of the track) of the songs you end up using in your video, as well as the fact that you used Audiosocket to obtain the license. The track ID will also be in the filename of the track when it downloads, as well as in a license PDF that will be emailed to you. You will need to provide that information once you turn in the final edit of your winning video for every track used.

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How do I access and download music from Killer Tracks? Tongal members are encouraged to browse the Killer Tracks catalog by visiting killertracks.com. On their homepage, click the red login tab in the upper right-hand corner and enter the following credentials:

Username: TongalMusicKT@tongal.com

Password: duchess

Click login. We encourage you to use the “Themed Playlist” tab for exploring the catalog as it provides pre-curated song choices based on several popular themes. Alternately, use the “Search” tab to enter your own criteria. To watch a quick tutorial video on how to use the website, visit killertracks.com/tutorial.

Once you’ve identified the song(s) you want to use, click the down arrow under the Actions column to the right of the song title/description. This will open a Download Manager window, allowing you to save the file to the location of your choice. Keep track of the CD#, Track #, Track Title and Composer(s) of the songs you end up using in the video, in addition to the fact that you used Killer Tracks to obtain the license. You will need to provide that information once you turn in the final edit of your winning video for every track used.

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How do I access and download music from Music Dealers? Tongal members are encouraged to browse the Music Dealers catalog by visiting musicdealers.com. The first time you login, you will need to register with their site by providing basic information (name, company name, email address, password). Once registered, you will be re-directed to the Discovery Tool page. Clicking on the "?" with a circle around it will take you on a guided tour of how to use the site.

Using the Discovery Tool, you can audition as many tracks as you like. Once you find something that fits your project, you can either download it immediately by clicking on the MP3 or WAV download button on the right side of the track title block, or you can add songs to playlists to come back and re-audition/download later.

Keep track of the Track Title, Artist and Track ID number of the songs you end up using in the video, in addition to the fact that you used Music Dealers to obtain the license. You will need to provide that information once you turn in the final edit of your winning video for every track used.

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How do I access and download music from Epidemic Sound? Tongal members are encouraged to browse the Epidemic Sound roster by clicking here.

Using the Epidemic Sound website, you can audition as many tracks as you like. Click on the 'Browse' tab to view tracks by genre and category. From there you can click on the download icon (down arrow) next to a track to download the track. Do not go through the shopping cart process as that is for retail users.

Keep track of the Track Title and Artist of the songs you end up using in the video, in addition to the fact that you used Epidemic sound to obtain the license. You will need to provide that information once you turn in the final edit of your winning video for every track used.

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WINNING AND PAYMENTS

I just won! What do I do now? Congratulations! The next thing to do is to get all of your paperwork filled out and submitted. As soon as you do that, we’ll be able to process your payment. You’ll be notified of the Forms that you need to complete.

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What’s the deadline for filling out the Winner Forms? You have 45 days from the end of the final phase of the Project to fill out your Forms in order to be paid. You are encouraged, however, to fill out your Forms immediately after winning. The earlier you turn in your paperwork, the sooner you’ll get paid.

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Where can I find the payment Forms/Releases? Winner Forms and releases can be found at the bottom of the Tongal website where it says “Winner Forms.” Also, here.

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How will I receive my payment? You can elect to receive your payment through either paper check or Paypal. If you have chosen to get paid via Paypal, you’ll need to provide the email address linked to your Paypal account.

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When will I get paid? We pay the community in two pay cycles per month-closing on the 1st and the 15th of every month. After the Project ends, you need to submit your Winners Forms and Releases and have them approved by the end of the day on the 1st and 15th of every month. We process payments the next business day in each cycle.

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Do I have to fill out Forms for each Project I participate in? It depends on the Form. The IP Assignment Agreement and Winner Affidavit usually have to be submitted only once by each winning member. The W-9 needs to be filled out once annually to process the payment. Location, Music, Photo and Talent Releases will need to be submitted for each Project, when applicable.

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I’m under 18, do I fill out my Forms or should I have my parents do it? If you are under 18, a parent or legal guardian must sign the Winner Affidavit and the IP Assignment Agreement. You may have your parent or legal guardian fill out the forms on your behalf. Children under the age of 13 may not participate on Tongal.

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Does everyone in my Video need a signed Talent Release form? Yes. If are not able to provide releases, you may be disqualified from winning. It is a good idea to have everyone who appears in your Video sign a Talent Release on the day of your shoot. If you win (fingers crossed), you will be required to provide these Forms. Tracking down actors months after the fact can be a real pain, so do yourself a favor and get all of your ducks in a row up front. Talent, Location, Photo and Music Releases can be found here.

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Does Tongal issue a 1099 Form for my taxes? We are required to file a Form 1099-MISC for each person to whom we have paid at least $600 in prizes and awards in a calendar year. Some payments do not have to be reported on Form 1099-MISC, although they may be taxable to the recipient, such as payments to a corporation. For full details on Form 1099-MISC, please visit: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/i1099msc.pdf.

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THE SPITFIRE DOCUMENTARY PROJECT

What is Project Spitfire? Tongal and Spitfire Pictures are teaming up to bring you an opportunity to bring your feature-length documentary to the silver screen. This Project will work differently than most Tongal Projects, so if you’re familiar with the Tongal Process, be sure to read the Project Brief very carefully. Project Spitfire will unfold in phases: Subject, Pitch, Sizzle Reel, and Production. For more information about each of the individual phases, see the questions and answers below.

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What is Spitfire Pictures? Spitfire Pictures is a production subsidiary of Exclusive Media which specializes in documentary films. They have produced several esteemed documentaries including: the 2012 Academy Award-winner Undefeated, Martin Scorsese’s No Direction Home: Bob Dylan, Grammy Award-winning Foo Fighters: Back and Forth, and Emmy Award-winning George Harrison: Living in the Material World. For more information about Spitfire Pictures, check out their website.

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Where can I find the Project Spitfire Official Rules? Project Spitfire is governed by a different set of rules than most Tongal Projects. You can view the Project Spitfire Official Rules here.

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What’s the overall timeline for this Project? The duration of the Project is from September 17, 2013 to October 8, 2014. You can view specific dates and deadlines related to the Project by clicking on the Project timeline link on the Project page.

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What is the Subject phase? The Subject phase will be accepting submissions from September 17 – October 17, 2013. In the Subject phase, you are invited to submit your idea for a compelling documentary film. Keep in mind, if your Subject wins you’ll be required to submit corresponding releases indicating that you have the rights to the Subject. Winning Subjects will be posted to the website and Tongal community members will be invited to submit Pitches based on those Subjects.

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What are the awards for the Subject phase? Five Subject phase winners will each be awarded $1,000. Subject winners may also be entitled to additional compensation equal to 5% of Tongal's net profits generated by the film on the terms contained in the Production Agreement.

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How many Subjects can I submit? Unlike most Tongal Projects, you may only submit up to 2 different Subjects.

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What releases should I have signed to participate in the Subject phase? If you win the Subject phase, you’ll need to verify that you have the rights to the Subject. Many release forms can be found in the Winner Forms link at the bottom of the page. For example, if your Subject is a person, you should have them sign the Life Story Agreement. Depending on the nature of your Subject, you may be asked to submit additional forms evidencing you have the rights to the Subject before being declared a winner. Basically, you need to have the rights to the Subject that you submit.

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I have a great Subject for a documentary, but I don’t want someone else to Pitch on my idea. What should I do? If you submit a winning Subject during the Subject phase, you cannot be guaranteed that you will be the one who will carry out the documentary based on that Subject. If you do not want someone else to be able to Pitch on your Subject, then you should abstain from the Subject phase and submit to the Pitch phase as a Wildcard Pitch. Please see the Wildcard Pitch question and answer for more information.

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I’m not a filmmaker. Can I participate? Yes! If you have a great idea for a documentary, you can submit it during the Subject phase. Winning Subjects will be posted to the Tongal website and all community members will be invited to Pitch based on those winning Subjects. Winning Subjects will not have any further obligation throughout the process, but will be eligible to receive 5% of Tongal’s net profits if a film is distributed using their winning Subject.

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If I submit my Subject, who owns it? If your Subject submission is the basis of a winning Sizzle Reel (meaning, your Subject advances on to the Production phase), you grant and convey to Tongal all right, title, and interest in and to your entry and acknowledge that Tongal shall have all ownership rights relating to such entry. However, if your submission is not selected as a winner of the Sizzle Reel phase, all rights will revert back to you.

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If my Subject is chosen, will I be the one creating the corresponding full-length documentary? Not necessarily. The winning Subjects will be posted to the Tongal website and all Tongal community members will be invited to submit Pitches based on those winning Subjects. You may submit a Pitch based on your own winning Subject, but others may as well. If you do not want someone else to be able to Pitch on your Subject, you should submit during the Pitch phase as a Wildcard Pitch.

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What is the Pitch phase? The Pitch phase will be accepting submissions between November 7 – December 17, 2013. In the Pitch phase, you are invited to submit your Pitch for a compelling documentary film based on one of the winning Subjects from the previous phase. You can view the winning Subjects by clicking on the Awards tab on the Project Spitfire Project Details page. If you do not want to submit a Pitch based on one of the winning Subjects, you may submit a Wildcard Pitch. For more information about Wildcard Pitches, see the question and answer below. Eight Pitch winners will each receive $2,500 and be required to produce a Sizzle Reel. For more information about the Sizzle Reel phase, check out the question and answer below.

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What are the awards for the Pitch phase? Eight Pitch winners will each win $2,500 and advance on to the next phase in which they will be required to produce a Sizzle Reel. For more information about the Sizzle Reel phase, check out the question and answer below.

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How many Pitches can I submit? Unlike most Tongal Projects, you may only submit up to 2 different Pitches.

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What’s a Wildcard Pitch? Wildcard Pitches will be accepted during the Pitch phase between November 7 – December 17, 2013. If you would like to submit a Pitch that is not based on one of the winning Subjects from the previous round, you will be submitting as a Wildcard Pitch. With your Wildcard Pitch, you’ll be submitting a Pitch as well as a Subject that your Pitch is based on. Keep in mind, just like the Subject Phase, if your Wildcard Pitch wins you’ll be required to submit corresponding releases indicating that you have the necessary rights to the Subject.

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What kind of links should I submit with my Pitch? You can submit links to your showreel, portfolio, or examples of work that you have produced and/or directed. You may also include storyboards, scripts, casting notes, etc. The idea here is to include anything that will help convince Tongal and Spitfire Pictures that you are capable of creating a great feature-length documentary.

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What is the Sizzle Reel phase? The Sizzle Reel phase will be accepting submissions between January 7 – February 24, 2014. Only those who won from the Pitch phase will be invited to submit a Sizzle Reel. A Sizzle Reel is a proof-of-concept video that acts as a preview for your feature-length documentary. Sizzle Reels should be between 5-10 minutes in length. Two Sizzle Reels will be selected as winners. Those winners will be given the opportunity to enter into a Production Agreement worth at least $35,000 each.

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What is the Production phase? During the Production phase, the two Sizzle Reel winners will submit feature-length director’s cuts of their documentaries. One or both of the director’s cuts will be awarded an additional $15,000 in finishing funds with which to create their final cut.

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How long should the final film be? The film must be between 41 and 120 minutes in duration, including credits.

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If my film gets distributed, will I make any money? If a winning film gets distributed, Tongal will share 50% of its net profits with the winner(s) to be split between the Subject phase winner (5%) and the Production phase winner (45%). If the Subject phase winner and the Production phase winner are the same person, then all 50% goes to that member. More specifics are available in the Production Agreement.

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How do I find out if I won? At each phase of Project Spitfire, winners will be announced and posted to the Tongal website. You can view the winners by clicking on the Awards tab on the Project Details page.

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I have a documentary that I already finished. Can I submit it to the contest? Your submissions must not include films or footage that you or anyone else have previously exhibited in feature documentary form. You may not submit a documentary that you have submitted to film festivals or shown in a public forum.

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How will music rights work for this Project? Tongal has set up a partnership with Noise/Racket for Tongal members to incorporate into their submissions for this Project. If you’d like to browse their catalogue, you can check out their selections at:http://www.noiseracketmusic.com. You may use up to 25 tracks maximum as part of your submissions.

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How old do I have to be to participate in Project Spitfire? You must be at least 18 years or older to participate in Project Spitfire.

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Where can I find the release forms? You can find many available release forms by clicking on Winner Forms at the bottom of the page.

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Where can I view the Production Agreement? You can view the Production Agreement here. Keep in mind, only the two Sizzle Reel winners will be invited to enter into the Production Agreement.

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What other paperwork do I need to complete? If you are a winner, you will be required to fill out all associated forms. You can find the forms by clicking on the Winner Forms link at the bottom of the page.

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CONTACT US

Additional Questions If you have additional questions that were not answered within the FAQ, feel free to reach out to us at help@tongal.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can. In the meantime, you can sync up with your fellow Tongalers in the forum.

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Sponsors If you’d like to sponsor a Tongal Project, click here to contact us for more information.

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Work for Tongal If you’d like to work or intern for Tongal, please check out our open positions here.

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