Full Name *
Please upload a photo of yourself
Please upload a video *
Where did you receive your culinary training? *
Where do you currently work? *
Please include any links to websites, featured articles, social media pages, televised cooking demos, or online content that showcases your culinary skills.
Online Submission Agreement and Release *
I have read and agree to the terms of the Online Submission Agreement and Release below.
ONLINE SUBMISSION AGREEMENT AND RELEASE (“Release”)
I am submitting an online casting form, video file(s), and photo(s) (collectively, the “Materials”) for review and consideration to be a participant in a television program to be produced by Gusto Worldwide Media (“Gusto”) and by agreeing and acknowledging in the Online Application Form that I have read and understand the Online Application Form and this Release, which includes the terms and conditions contained herein (collectively, the “Application”), I represent, warrant and agree that:
1. I acknowledge that: (i) I am over the age of 19 years as of December 12, 2018 and have full right and authority to enter into this Application and to grant the rights granted herein and to release all matters released herein; (ii) I am a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada; (iii) I hereby waive the right to revoke this Release; (iv) I have not and will not make any agreement inconsistent or conflicting with this Release; and (v) I am not a member of the ACTRA Performers Guild or of any other guild or union representing performers.
2. I hereby consent to the production, reproduction, broadcast, publication, exhibition, distribution, adaptation, recording, use and reuse by Gusto and Bell Media Inc. and each of their respective licensees, successors, assignees, parents, subsidiaries, or affiliated entities and each of the respective employees, agents, officers and directors of the foregoing entities (collectively, the “Releasees”) of my voice, actions, likeness, name, appearance, biographical material, and any information contained or derived from my Application, including, without limitation, any recordings or still pictures of me taken during the participant selection process and/or contained in any Materials submitted by me in connection with my Application, including any audition tape (collectively, the “Likeness”), as such Likeness may be edited, altered, or modified by Releasees, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised (whether or not forseeable), throughout the universe in perpetuity in all languages, manner or communication (“Media”), in or in connection with the program and all related productions, publicity material, spin-offs, advertising or any other production. I agree that the Releasees may use all or any part of my Likeness and may alter or modify it regardless of whether or not I am recognizable. I further grant irrevocably to, fully assign, and agree that the Releasees shall own exclusively any and all right, title, and interest (including, without limitation, all copyrights) in and to the Materials, any other video, recordings or still pictures and any other materials that I have provided or may provide in connection with this Application, the program and the participant selection process and in and to any video, recordings or still pictures taken during the participant selection process of any such materials provided by me, and acknowledge and agree that the Releasees may, in their sole and unfettered discretion, edit, alter or modify, and use all or part of the all such Materials and other recordings and my Likeness in all Media. I represent and warrant (i) that everyone appearing in the Materials and anyone who may have shot or created such Materials agrees that they may be used, as edited, altered or modified by Gusto or by any of the other Releasees, in all Media without any compensation, (ii) the Materials will be free from any material that is libellous, defamatory, profane, obscene, pornographic or graphically violent, and will not contain any content that is contrary to law or which places any of the participants appearing on or off camera at serious risk or harm, or contains any individuals other than yourself including minors, and (iii) that I have the rights and licenses necessary to submit the Materials and grant all of the rights granted herein. I hereby expressly waive in favour of the Gusto, any moral rights that I may have with respect to the audio-visual productions and/or sound recordings produced and/or recorded in the Materials or otherwise for the purposes of the program. I grant the rights hereunder whether or not I am selected to participate in the program in any manner whatsoever. I understand that I will not be paid any money for giving Releasees these rights, or for submitting the Application, the sole consideration for which being the Gusto’s consideration of me as a possible participant in the program, which I acknowledge is good, valuable and sufficient.
3. I hereby release the Releasees from and against any and all claims, demands, actions, causes of action, suits, costs, expenses, liabilities and damages whatsoever that I may now or hereafter have against the Releasees in connection with the Materials and the Application, or any other use or exploitation of the rights granted to Gusto hereunder.
4. I understand and acknowledge that submission of the Application does not in any way constitute an offer to appear in the program. Gusto will only contact individuals who are selected to move onto the next phase of casting. Gusto’s decision regarding selection of participants is final.
5. In the event that I am selected for the next phase of casting for the program, I acknowledge and agree that I will be required to take an AncestryDNA test as administered by Ancestry International Operations Unlimited Company (“Ancestry’), along with signing additional agreements as required by Gusto and Ancestry. I understand that if I am selected to take an AncestryDNA test, Gusto will be receiving, without limitation the following information: AncestryDNA analysis, genealogical research and results regarding all personal information it gathers, receives and communicates (“Personal Information”), and Gusto will comply with all applicable laws in respects to such Personal Information.
6. With respect to the information provided by me in this Application, including but not limited to all “personal information” collected by Gusto and/or or its authorized agents pursuant to the terms hereof, I authorize Gusto and/or its authorized agents to investigate, access and collect information about me, about any of the statements made by me in my Application, any supporting documents and any other document that I have signed or am obligated to sign in connection with my Application to be selected as a participant in the program, or any other written or oral statements I make in connection therewith.
7. I acknowledge that I have been given the opportunity of seeking independent legal advice before agreeing to this Application and have either done so, or decided independently not to seek such advice.
8. I have retained at least one copy of the Materials, and I hereby release Gusto of and from any and all liability for loss of, or damage to, the copy of copies of the Online Casting Materials submitted to Gusto hereunder, whether such loss or damage occurs in transit to or while in Gusto’s possession, or otherwise. The Materials will not be returned unless I so instruct in writing and provide a self-addressed, stamped envelope. This request is to be included at the time of forwarding the Materials.
9. This Agreement shall be in all respects governed by and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the Province of Ontario.
10. As part of the participant selection process and/or my participation in the program, I may have access to confidential information regarding people, places, concepts and creative direction of content being created (collectively, “Confidential Information”) and shall not at any time disclose to any firm, person or entity in any way or on any platform, including social media, any Confidential Information without prior consent from an authorized representative of Gusto.
11. I hereby state that I have read and understand this Agreement and that no oral representations of any kind have been made to me and that this Agreement states our entire understanding with reference to the subject matter hereof.
This online application does not, in any way, constitute an offer to participate in the program. If you wish to be considered to participate in the program, your personal details will be included in a database compiled for this purpose. In the event that you are chosen to participate in the program, then prior to and as a condition for your participation, you will be required to sign further documents (including release forms and/or participation package for your participation in program) and take a DNA test, which will be provided by the producer.