Win a magical Christmas movie experience with Lidl

Win A Magical Christmas Movie Experience With Lidl
Make this Christmas an extra special one by treating loved ones to a festive film of your own creation.
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We have teamed up with Lidl Ireland to help create their upcoming movie, Lidl Presents – The Most Magical Christmas Movie Ever and to give away some fantastic prizes to the children of Ireland while we’re at it!

If you’re aged 12 or under, we’re giving you the chance to win tickets to the movie’s VIP screening event on Saturday, December 16th as well as a €100 Lidl voucher.


To top it all off, entering this competition means your name will automatically be listed in the movie’s credits on the big screen AND you can take part in a table-read session with movie producers Foe.

For your chance to win this incredible package, simply complete the form below, telling Lidl (in 100 words or less) about your idea for the Most Magical Christmas Movie Ever. You can take this movie in any direction you want — as long as it packs in plenty of magic and at least one mention of Lidl.


Terms and conditions

  1. Entrants must have their parent / guardian enter on their behalf, including undertaking any correspondence between The Irish Times Group (the “Promoter”) and the entrant.
  2. The Promotion will involve entrants’ submitting short stories to be incorporated into Lidl’s Christmas video/ short movie. An advertising consultancy company, Ant Collaboration Limited t/a FOE, will be engaged in the production of the video/ short movie.
  3. The Promotion is open to residents of Ireland and residents of Northern Ireland aged 12 years or under except employees of the Promoter and/or Ant Collaboration Limited t/a FOE, their families, agents, or anyone professionally connected with the Promotion.
  4. A valid entry consists of a 100 word story submission that includes at least one mention of “Lidl” entered in the form above, accompanied by the entrant’s name, parent / guardian’s email address and a parent / guardian’s phone number.
  5. No applications from agents, third parties, organised groups or applications automatically generated by computer will be accepted. No incomplete, illegible, or corrupted entries will be accepted. No entries not in accordance with the entry instructions will be accepted.
  6. The Promotion will run from 7th November 2023 to midnight on 15th November 2023 inclusive.
  7. All entries must be received by the Promotor by no later than midnight on the Closing Date. All competition entries received after the Closing Date are automatically disqualified.
  8. The Promotion is limited to one entry per person.
  9. By submitting an entry to the Promotor, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  10. Responsibility will not be accepted for entries lost, damaged, or delayed as a result of any network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt. Entries will become the property of Lidl Ireland Gmbh.
  11. Intellectual Property arising out of or relating to the entrant’s submission and inclusion in the Promotion will vest solely with Lidl Ireland Gmbh.
  12. The entrant assigns to Lidl Ireland Gmbh, with full title guarantee and free from all third party rights, the intellectual property rights and all other rights in the entry submission (including the Deliverables) and the entrant waives any moral rights to and/or in the intellectual property rights associated with the entry.
  13. The entrant shall not acquire any intellectual property rights or other rights in any aspect of the Lidl Christmas video/short movie, in the data or the trading names or logos of the Promoter, Ant Collaboration Limited t/a FOE or Lidl Ireland Gmbh.
  14. The entrant acknowledges that it is not permitted to, and undertakes that it shall not, use the brand, logo, strapline or trade-marks in any way of the Promoter, Ant Collaboration Limited t/a FOE or Lidl Ireland Gmbh.
  15. All entries will be entered into a prize draw to win one of ten one-hundred-euro Lidl vouchers and/or tickets to a cinema screening hosted by Lidl in either Dublin, Galway, Cork or Belfast. Entries will be selected at random, and notification of winners will be sent via email to the parent/ guardians. All entries will be included in a credit on Lidl’s movie and published in the Irish Examiner and The Irish Times print publications.
  16. The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss, damage, or consequential damage of any nature in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise caused by the acceptance of the terms and conditions or from the incorporation of entries into the Lidl Christmas video/short movie, publication of names in the Irish Examiner and The Irish Times print publications and from winning a prize.
  17. Entries included in the Lidl Christmas video/short movie will be in the opinion of Ant Collaboration Limited t/a FOE, those that are the most apt and original stories. The decision of Ant Collaboration Limited t/a FOE is final and binding in all matters and no correspondence will be entered into.
  18. It will be at the sole discretion of Ant Collaboration Limited t/a FOE as to how the stories from the entries will be incorporated into the Lidl Christmas video/short movie. Ant Collaboration Limited t/a FOE reserves the right to adapt, amend or edit the stories from entries in how they are incorporated into the Lidl Christmas video/short movie.
  19. The Promotor will only process your personal information as set out in as set out in these terms and conditions.
  20. Prizes are non-transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash.
  21. These terms and conditions shall be governed by Irish law and the Courts of the Republic of Ireland shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
  22. The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the Promotion where it becomes necessary to do so.
  23. The Promoter (The Irish Times Group) and Data Controller (The Irish Times DAC) both at: The Irish Times Building, P.O. Box 74, 24 - 28 Tara Street, Dublin 2.

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