Nominations for Cinema Heroes are open! We’re offering you the opportunity to win a prize for your nominated Cinema Heroes!

The first prize Cinema Hero will win a trip for two (2) to Hollywood plus a pair of tickets to an upcoming Searchlight Pictures or Disney red carpet event in London. We’ll also provide a staff party package at the winners cinema to celebrate their win with their colleagues!

Two (2) runner-up Cinema Heroes will each win a pair of tickets to an upcoming Searchlight Pictures or Disney red carpet event in London with dinner, travel and accommodation included.

How to enter:Visit cinemauk.org.uk/hero to nominate a Cinema Hero who you would like to win.  The form will need to be completed fully with details of why you think the person you are nominating is a Cinema Hero and why they deserve to win a prize.  You will have up to 250 words to explain why the person is a hero and explain the exceptional contribution they have made to your workplace and/or individuals whether staff or customers.

Please ensure you have the permission of the person you are nominating before submitting the entry form.

The top 10 entries will be selected by Searchlight Pictures and those will then be judged by a panel consisting of EMPIRE OF LIGHT filmmakers, and representatives from both the UKCA, and Searchlight Pictures who will select the following winners: One (1) first prize winner and Two (2) runner-up winners.

Selection of the winners will be made based on the explanation of exceptional contribution made to the workplace and/or individuals in staff or customers, how the individual has gone above and beyond expectations, and inspired others to achieve their full potential.

Start Date:2pm GMT on Monday 5th December 2022
Closing Date:2pm GMT on Monday 9th January 2023
Entry Restrictions:Both you and the person you are nominating must be UK residents excluding the Channel Islands and Isle of Man, and be aged 18 or over.

You must have the permission of the person you are nominating to win a prize before submitting the entry.

One entry per person, i.e. each person who enters can enter once only and nominate one person only.

Searchlight Pictures will contact all shortlisted entries to verify the details on the entry form are correct.  Only valid and verified entries will be selected to be in the top 10 entries to go before the judging panel.

Winner Selection process and Prize Fulfilment:UKCA are an administrator of this promotion and will be collating all valid entries received to share with Searchlight Pictures.  Searchlight Pictures will then create a shortlist of the top 10 entries and verify the details and entries are correct and valid.  The shortlisting and verification is due to take place within ten (10) business days after the Closing Date.

The verified and valid top 10 entries will then be judged by a panel consisting of EMPIRE OF LIGHT filmmakers, CEO of UKCA and director of Searchlight Pictures who will select the following winners: One (1) first prize winner and Two (2) runner-up winners.

Selection of the winners will be made based on the explanation of exceptional contribution made to the workplace and/or individuals in staff or customers, how the individual has gone above and beyond expectations, and inspired others to achieve their full potential. Winner selection is due to take place within twenty (20) business days after the Closing Date.

Winners will be contacted by email within thirty (30) business days after the Closing Date.  Winners must reply to the email notification within seventy-two (72) hours of Searchlight Pictures contacting them in order to claim their prize and Searchlight Pictures shall then arrange prize fulfilment accordingly. If no response is received within this time then the prize shall be forfeit and Searchlight Pictures reserve the right to award the prize to a substitute winner.  Searchlight Pictures shall have no liability in respect of the entry initially selected. Searchlight Pictures’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

First Prize Details:One (1) of the nominated Cinema Heroes will be selected from the shortlist of finalists by the judging panel as a first prize winner and will win a trip for two (2) to Hollywood, a pair of tickets to an upcoming Searchlight Pictures or Disney red carpet event in London (T&A included), and a party for the cinema where they work. Full details are included below:

TRIP TO HOLLYWOOD

Prize package inclusions for 2 adults:

  • Airfare: Return flights from London to Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Transfers: Return airport transfers in Los Angeles
  • Accommodation: 4 nights’ hotel accommodation (with a 4-star minimum rating) in Los Angeles
  • Travel insurance

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Economy flights from major international airports in London only (inclusive of all applicable airport taxes, fees, and duties); Flights may be indirect and not all routings will be available; Flight itinerary will be selected by prize provider at their sole discretion; At least one person travelling must be over the age of 21; accommodation is based on 2 adults sharing a double occupancy room in a hotel with a 4-star rating in Los Angeles, California; a valid credit or debit card may be required to guarantee your room on check in; stay must include a Saturday night; the prize excludes domestic ground transfers, meals and drinks, excursions, attractions, treatments, visas, personal expenses and anything not expressly stated in the prize package; all elements of the prize are subject to availability; if unavailable, experiences and items of a similar nature and value may be offered; accommodation will be selected by prize provider at their sole discretion; Prize Packages for 2 people are for up to two adults, all of whom must travel at the same time with the same itinerary; Travel insurance is subject to restrictions and the terms and conditions of the insurance provider. It is the responsibility of the winner and/or their companions to meet any additional costs relating to obtaining insurance cover for any pre-existing medical condition and for any additional costs as may be specified where the winner and/or their companions are aged 70 or over; winners must contact prize provider with three preferred travel dates in three separate months no later than six weeks prior to departure; once booked, the prize cannot be amended or cancelled; prize is non-refundable and non-transferable; no cash alternative is available; all travellers will require a passport valid for at least 6 months on date of travel; any necessary visas or insurance are the responsibility of the winner and guests; prize cannot be taken over Christmas, New Year or Public Holidays in the departure or arrival country; prize is valid for 12 months from the date of notification of winning, and all travel must be completed within that time; if the winner elects not to, or is unable to, use part of the prize, the winner will forfeit that part of the prize package; Prize must be taken in accordance with government guidelines and COVID-19 rules and restrictions in place at the time of travel, the arrangement and additional costs for any COVID-19 testing, quarantine accommodation or anything else that may be required is sole responsibility of the winner and guest; The Prize Provider is Element London Ltd. Any personal data submitted by the winner to the Prize Provider will be treated in accordance with Prize Provider’s privacy policy, which is accessible at: https://element-london.com/element-london-privacy-policy-travel-english/

LONDON RED CARPET EVENT

Tickets to a Searchlight Pictures or Disney red carpet event in London for 2 adults due to take place in 2023 (exact date and venue shall be determined by Searchlight Pictures, in its sole discretion)

PRIZE PACKAGE INCLUSIONS FOR 2 ADULTS

  • Travel allowance: To the value of £250 (to be shared by winner and guest)
  • 1 night’s 4-star hotel accommodation in London, based on sharing a twin room, with breakfast. Set date TBC
  • Dinner: Provided to value of £150 per person incl. gratuity

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Travel expenses are included up to the total value of £250 GBP, which can be spent on petrol/parking, car transfers, internal flights, or travel by public transport and will be provided via bank transfer to the winner’s nominated account, recipient of funds must be aged 18 or over; Accommodation provided for one night for 2 adults sharing a twin occupancy room at a 4-star hotel in London on a set date, to be confirmed by promoter; Accommodation does not include any other meals (apart from breakfast), incidentals, gratuities, telephone calls, or any other personal expenses incurred during the trip, will be the responsibility of the Recipients; A credit card for incidentals may be requested by the hotel at check in and therefore at least one of the Recipients must possess and travel with a valid credit card; Prize Package is for up to 2 adults all of whom must travel at the same time with the same itinerary;  At least one traveler must be aged 18 or over; Where any travelers are aged under 18, they must have prior parental or guardian permission; Prize is set to take place a set date in 2023 and it is the winner and guests’ responsibility to be available to travel for arrival in London on the specified date to attend the special screening of Empire of Light, no alternative date will be provided; Tickets do not include talent meet and greet or similar. Tickets will be provided to the winner in advance to issue their guest with a ticket free of charge. Any entrance tickets sold will be invalid. Winner must be parent/guardian to their guest if the guest is under 18 years of age and if the event includes a film screening, the guest must be an appropriate age in line with the film’s rating.  If the event does not take place, is cancelled, or terminated, Searchlight Pictures shall substitute the event prize with two (2) tickets to a film screening, with the film, location, and timings to be determined by Searchlight Pictures, in its sole discretion. The prize excludes any other meals and drinks, excursions, attractions, treatments, visas, personal expenses and anything not expressly stated in the prize package; Prize is non-refundable and non-transferable; No cash alternative is available; Dinner at the specified restaurant is provided to the value of £150 per person incl. gratuity; The prize package inclusions are subject to availability; Prize must be taken in accordance with government guidelines and COVID-19 rules and restrictions in place at the time of travel; All participants must adhere to all COVID-19 rules and regulations in place at the time of experiences; The arrangement and additional costs for any additional COVID-19 testing, quarantine accommodation or other expenses that may be incurred are the sole responsibility of the winner and guests; The Prize Provider is Element London Ltd. Any personal data submitted by the winner to the Prize Provider will be treated in accordance with Prize Provider’s privacy policy, which is accessible at https://element-london.com/element-london-privacy-policy-travel-english/

CINEMA STAFF PARTY

PARTY PRIZE PACKAGE INCLUSIONS

  • Drinks
  • Light snacks
  • Professional DJ

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

All guests must be aged 18 or over; Event is to take place at a mutually agreed date in 2023 at the venue of the winning cinema hero, exclusion dates apply; food and drink offered may vary depending on size and location of event; It is the lead guest’s responsibility to ensure access to catering staff and DJ for event; The prize excludes any other meals and drinks, personal expenses and anything not expressly stated in the prize package; Prize is non-refundable and non-transferable; No cash alternative is available; The prize package inclusions are subject to availability; Prize must be taken in accordance with government guidelines and COVID-19 rules and restrictions in place at the time of event; The Prize Provider is Element London Ltd. Any personal data submitted by the winner to the Prize Provider will be treated in accordance with Prize Provider’s privacy policy, which is accessible at https://element-london.com/element-london-privacy-policy-travel-english/

Prize Fulfilment Agency is Element London Limited, registered in England & Wales (company number 7073848) and whose registered address is 5 Morie Street, London, SW18 1SL.

Runner-up Prize Details:Two (2) of the nominated Cinema Heroes will be selected from the shortlist of finalists by the judging panel and each will win a pair of tickets to an upcoming Searchlight Pictures or Disney red carpet event in London.  Full details are included below:

LONDON RED CARPET EVENT

Tickets to a Searchlight Pictures or Disney red carpet event in London for 2 adults due to take place in 2023 (exact date and venue shall be determined by Searchlight Pictures, in its sole discretion)

PRIZE

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS FOR 2 ADULTS

  • Travel allowance: To the value of £250 (to be shared by winner and guest)
  • 1 night’s 4-star hotel accommodation in London, based on sharing a twin room, with breakfast. Set date TBC
  • Dinner: Provided to value of £150 per person incl. gratuity

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Travel expenses are included up to the total value of £250 GBP, which can be spent on petrol/parking, car transfers, internal flights, or travel by public transport and will be provided via bank transfer to the winner’s nominated account, recipient of funds must be aged 18 or over; Accommodation provided for one night for 2 adults sharing a twin occupancy room at a 4-star hotel in London on a set date, to be confirmed by promoter; Accommodation does not include any other meals (apart from breakfast), incidentals, gratuities, telephone calls, or any other personal expenses incurred during the trip, will be the responsibility of the Recipients; A credit card for incidentals may be requested by the hotel at check in and therefore at least one of the Recipients must possess and travel with a valid credit card; Prize Package is for up to 2 adults all of whom must travel at the same time with the same itinerary;  At least one traveler must be aged 18 or over; Where any travelers are aged under 18, they must have prior parental or guardian permission; Prize is set to take place a set date in 2023 and it is the winner and guests’ responsibility to be available to travel for arrival in London on the specified date to attend the special screening of Empire of Light, no alternative date will be provided; Tickets do not include talent meet and greet or similar. Tickets will be provided to the winner in advance to issue their guest with a ticket free of charge. Any entrance tickets sold will be invalid. Winner must be parent/guardian to their guest if the guest is under 18 years of age and if the event includes a film screening, the guest must be an appropriate age in line with the film’s rating.  If the event does not take place, is cancelled, or terminated, Searchlight Pictures shall substitute the event prize with two (2) tickets to a film screening, with the film, location, and timings to be determined by Searchlight Pictures, in its sole discretion. The prize excludes any other meals and drinks, excursions, attractions, treatments, visas, personal expenses and anything not expressly stated in the prize package; Prize is non-refundable and non-transferable; No cash alternative is available; Dinner at the specified restaurant is provided to the value of £150 per person incl. gratuity; The prize package inclusions are subject to availability; Prize must be taken in accordance with government guidelines and COVID-19 rules and restrictions in place at the time of travel; All participants must adhere to all COVID-19 rules and regulations in place at the time of experiences; The arrangement and additional costs for any additional COVID-19 testing, quarantine accommodation or other expenses that may be incurred are the sole responsibility of the winner and guests; The Prize Provider is Element London Ltd. Any personal data submitted by the winner to the Prize Provider will be treated in accordance with Prize Provider’s privacy policy, which is accessible at https://element-london.com/element-london-privacy-policy-travel-english/

Prize Fulfilment Agency is Element London Limited, registered in England & Wales (company number 7073848) and whose registered address is 5 Morie Street, London, SW18 1SL.

Contact Details:Promoter: Searchlight Pictures c/o The Walt Disney Company Limited, 3 Queen Caroline Street, London, W6 9PE. If you have any questions please contact Customer Services at help@disney.co.uk or write to the above address, quoting the name of the competition.

Promotion Administrator: UKCA, 22 Golden Square, London. W1F 9AD

Prize Fulfilment Agency:  Element London Limited, 5 Morie Street, London, SW18 1SL.

General Terms & Conditions

BY PARTICIPATING YOU AGREE TO THE REQUIREMENTS SET OUT IN ALL PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS AND THE FOLLOWING GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

1. Eligibility.

  1. This promotion is subject to the Entry Restrictions listed above. Not open to employees (or their immediate families) of the Promoter, the Promotion Administrator, the Holiday Prize Fulfilment Agency or the Party Prize Fulfilment Agency, their agencies or anyone else professionally associated with this competition.
  2. Maximum one entry per person unless otherwise stated. Entries via agents or third parties or use of multiple identities and email addresses are not permitted. Use of automated entries or programs is prohibited, and all such entries will be disqualified.
  3. Only online entries via the online entry form will be accepted. Entries must be completed online by the closing date. Promoter shall not be responsible for technical problems experienced by entrants accessing the promotional page by smartphone or similar devices.

2.  Personal Information. By entering you are providing your information to Searchlight Pictures or its agents. We (and/or our agents) will collect your entry, which includes your personal information, so that we can administer your entry. Your personal information will be used in accordance with Searchlight Pictures’ current published Privacy Policy (visit http://dis.ne/60048gIMqto view) and may be accessed by or passed to our agents to administer the competition, send out prizes and to enable us to promote the competition in any media including without limitation Disney TV, online and publishing channels and on our social media pages including but not limited to Instagram and Facebook pages. Personal information will only be used for marketing purposes if you are given the choice and if have consented to receive future marketing from Searchlight Pictures (you may have already done this if you have registered your details with us previously).

3. Winner Selection.Winners will be selected by a panel of judges based on the judging criteria set out above.

4. Promoter’s Liability.

  1. For online entries: Searchlight Pictures cannot guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the entry page and is not responsible for any disruption to the competition due to technical problems or otherwise due to events outside of its reasonable control.
  2. Searchlight Pictures has arranged this competition in good faith but, to the fullest extent allowed by law, accepts no responsibility for loss or damages as a result of anyone participating in the competition or any aspect of any prize awarded. Your legal rights as a consumer are not affected.

5. Prize Confirmation & Acceptance.Prize Confirmation & Acceptance. If we require a response from any winner before awarding any prize and:

  1. no response is received after we have made reasonable efforts to make contact within a reasonable period of time (where a response date and time is indicated above), or
  2. a winner declines to accept the prize;
    Searchlight Pictures reserves the right to withdraw prize entitlement and award the prize to a substitute winner chosen at the same time as the first name(s) are selected or judged to be a winner. Any prize which is returned or cannot be delivered will be used for another competition or given to charity. Searchlight Pictures has no responsibility to anyone who has not responded.

6.  Prize Fulfilment. No cash or other alternative prizes are available, except that in the event of circumstances outside of its control Searchlight Pictures reserves the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value. Prizes cannot be transferred or sold by winners. Unless otherwise stated in the prize description, winners are solely responsible for all additional costs and expenses associated with claiming the prize. Disney reserves the right to ask winners to sign a written release before awarding any prize. Disney reserves the right to request proof of identity or to verify eligibility conditions and to award any prize to the winner in person.

7. Cancellation or Disqualification.

  1. Searchlight Pictures reserves the right to disqualify late, misdirected, incomplete, corrupted, lost, illegible or invalid entries.
  2. Searchlight Pictures reserves the right to modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the competition or extend or resume the entry period or disqualify any participant at any time without giving advance notice and will do so if it cannot be guaranteed that the competition can be carried out fairly or correctly for technical, legal or other reasons or if Searchlight Pictures suspects that any person has been manipulating entries or the results, or has provided false information or has acted unethically in any other way.

8. Email safety. In the event that Searchlight Pictures wishes to contact you in connection with your entry we will do so via an email ending in ‘disney.com’ or by phone with a follow up e-mail. Any email which appears to come from Searchlight Pictures but using a different ending (e.g. hotmail.com, yahoo.com etc) should be treated with suspicion and forwarded to Customer Services. DO NOT respond or act on any e-mail if you are not sure that it comes from Searchlight Pictures. If you are in any doubt please contact Customer Services.

9. Publicity. Winners and entrants may be required to participate in reasonable related publicity without further payment or permission. You agree that Searchlight Pictures may publish first name, surname initial, age and/or town/city, and any entry details.

10. Winners’ details. For information regarding the names of the winners (and, if applicable, their winning entries) send a stamped and addressed envelope to the Customer Services address set out above quoting “Winners List” and the name of the competition.  By entering any competition you confirm (i) that you are the owner of the entry submitted, (ii) the entry does not knowingly copy or infringe the rights of any other person and (iii) Searchlight Pictures is permitted to reproduce and use the entry submitted by you on any media (including without limitation TV, online and publishing channels) anywhere in the world and without a time limit in order to carry out the competition and select winners (which may include publishing your personal information and your entry for a public vote to select finalists or the winner and any runners-up) and for any and all related promotional purposes to promote the competition and to promote Searchlight Pictures and (iii) and acknowledge that, in the event