1. Audition films
Autism's Got Talent is a talent show organised by Anna Kennedy Online. It is open to people of all ages who have been formally recognised as having an Autistic Spectrum Condition or Asperger’s Syndrome.
Audition videos may be submitted until 31st August 2019 using this form.
Anna Kennedy Online will email confirmation of successful receipt of the film clip.
A shortlist of finalists will be announced by 20th September 2019
A final live show will be on 12th October at The Winston Churchill Theatre Manor Farm, Pinn Way, Ruislip HA4 7QL
Only entries received during the audition period are eligible. Entries that do not adhere to the rules described here, or with an incomplete entry form, or received outside of these dates and times will be ineligible.
The decision of the judges will be final. Finalists will be notified via email that they have a place at the live show by 20th September.
2. How to submit
To submit an audition film, do the following:
Audition videos no longer than 1.5 minutes can be submitted via this form or by YouTube link
All entrants must also submit a personal profile form via the website.
Videos can be submitted up until 31st August 2019
Shortlisted acts will be advised by 20th September 2019.
If you have questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01895 540187.
3. Live event
A live final event will take place on 12th October 2019. Shortlisted acts must commit to being available to take part in the live event.
All finalists will be invited to bring one free guest to accompany them to the live final. This guest will receive a backstage pass and a free ticket to watch the show.
Other family members may watch the show rehearsals but must have purchased a ticket to watch the final live show.
Finalists will be offered free hotel accommodation near the venue if they do not live locally. One room will be allocated for each act.
Finalists and their families must pay their own food and travel expenses. Food and drink will be provided at the theatre for finalists.
Full instructions for the live event will be sent to finalists well in advance of the event.
The Autism's Got Talent is not a competition, rather a celebration of all talents. All participants will receive a certificate.
In the event of any dispute regarding the rules, conduct, results and all other matters relating to the competition, the decision of the organisers shall be final, and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
4. Copyright and publicity
Participants may be required to participate in publicity including, without limitation, media interviews and photographs.
Any audition films submitted to event organisers may be used as part of the event publicity on organisers' websites and social media channels, websites and social media channels of partner organisations or third-party sites belonging to media outlets. You agree to grant the event organisers a non-exclusive licence to use the content of the audition film as part of the event publicity.
Film footage of the live show plus photographs taken during or after the event will be the property of event organisers.
You agree to allow the event organisers to film and record your performances and to show the recordings to the public.
Event organisers may use audition or live show material in whole or in part at their discretion.
Event organisers may update the rules at any time.
You hereby indemnify the organisers against any claims or actions from any third parties and any damages demands and losses suffered or incurred by the organisers and arising from any breach of this agreement by you or your negligence.
You agree that the organisers shall not be liable for any losses suffered with respect to the auditions and/or live show including without limitation, direct and indirect costs and consequential losses and loss of opportunity.
You agree that the organisers shall be under no obligation to produce the live show and/or to include your participation in the live show and the organisers shall not be liable to you if the organisers do not produce the live show or include your participation in the live show, publicity or any failure of the organisers in any other respect.
If any provision of this agreement is deemed by a court or other competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part such provision (or the relevant part) shall be deemed deleted and the remainder of the agreement and the affected provision shall remain in full force and effect.
7. Law and jurisdiction
The Courts of England shall have sole jurisdiction in relation to this agreement which shall be interpreted according to the laws of England.