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Rules and Regulations

How to Enter

To get started, simply register to create an account on GlobalTalentProductions.com. You will receive an email from Global Talent Productions (GTP) confirming that your account in now active. This may take up to 1 hour. Once logged in, you can then create your profile, add videos, and if one of your videos is chosen to compete in our annual Cadenza Awards, there will be a congratulations link that will appear next to that video. If you decide to enter the Cadenza Awards Competition, you then follow the link to pay the small entrance fee. Good luck and welcome!

Who can Enter

Anyone! If you are under the age of 18, you will need your parent’s permission.

Age Requirements

18 and up. Under 18 with parental approval.

Profile

This is where you can upload your videos. It is also important to use this opportunity to talk about yourself and your future plans. Describe your talents. The more interesting, the better. You want to share your story so that fans know more about who they are supporting.

Video Uploads

Keep your videos between 2-5 minutes in length. The shorter in length has been proven to get more interest from fans. You also want to keep in mind that you need to recognize an artist if it is not an original work. So be sure to cite any artists or works that your videos were inspired by. Please keep videos clean, free of nudity or explicit content. We are a Global Talent Company, the more diverse, the better.

Video Upgrades

Your first three videos are free. You can swap these videos anytime, unless they have been entered into Cadenza Awards. For more exposure, a better chance to get supported financially. You may want to upload more then three videos. To do so, just follow the upgrade links on your profile’s video manager and pay the small fee to add however many videos you like.

Video Categories for Cadenza Awards

There will be four categories for the Cadenza Award Competition; singing, dancing, instrumental, and all others. If your video(s) are chosen to compete, we at GTP will need to decide which category of the four best suits your talent. If you are unhappy with which category we have placed you in, please contact our support team.

Number of Users Requirement

Once we reach 10,000 users and at least 2,500 Cadenza competitors, the Cadenza Award competition will begin.

Submission Window

The submission window will remain open each year until we reach the required number of users for the Cadenza Awards. At that time, we will announce the deadlines under our news section of the website. The goal is to open the window in the summer of each year, close the window in the Fall/Winter, and then start voting through the Spring, where we will then announce the winners.

Notifications

There is a notification tab on your profile page. This is where you will receive notifications of support funds that been added to your account. Also, if one or more of your videos has been chosen for the Cadenza Awards competition, a congratulations link will appear next to the video on your profile under video manager.

Entry Fees

There is no fee to create an account on Global Talent Productions. There are fees to add more than three videos on your profile. There is an entry fee for Cadenza Awards. There will be a small fee per selected video you choose to enter.

Entry Fee Deadlines

Once you have received the congratulations link next to your chosen video(s), you have 30 days to pay your entry fee to enter the Cadenza Award Competition.

Voting

People will vote for you using a star rating system. The more stars you have, the better. The video with the most stars in each of the four categories will win. With one winner coming from each category.

Winning

At the end of the voting period, votes will be tallied to determine winners of each category ending with a 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place winner.

1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Place Winners

The prizes will come from a portion of the entry fee money, advertisers, donations, etc. 1st place will receive a total of 50% of the prizes, 2nd place gets 25%, third 15% , and 4th place receives 10% of the total prize amount.

Prizes

Prizes may consist of cash, car, vacation, etc. The prize total cash value is determined by the amount of entrants, advertisers, and donations.

Payouts

Payouts for the winners and those who received support funds will be made within 60 days of the conclusion of each award season.

Contest Cancellation

In the event the Cadenza Competition is canceled, your entry fee money will be refunded 100%. If you so choose to wait until the following year’s competition, you may do so by keeping your existing video in the following years competition.

Sponsorship

Fans can put money towards your career directly from links on your bio and under your videos. If anyone has donated towards your career, this money will be kept track of on the notification page of your profile. This money comes to GTP through PayPal and will be paid out to you at the end of each Cadenza Award Competition season within 60 days. You must have a PayPal account and you are responsible for any of PayPal’s fees. GTP retains a 20% service fee.

Charity

We are a proud supporter of many charities around the world. 10% of our net profit will be given to charity. Please contact us if you would like to get your company or charity involved.