The house rules sheet that is sent with the booking form details the specific rules relating to the location you have booked and is to be distributed and read by all of your crew. It should be strictly adhered to as by signing the booking form you agree to be liable financially for any claim arising from damage or misuse of the property during your shoot.
Confirmed bookings, which are cancelled more than 48 hours prior to commencement of shoot, will be charged at 25% of the agreed fee. Cancellation of confirmed bookings 48 hours prior to shoot will be charged at 50% of agreed fee. Cancellation of confirmed bookings 24 hours prior to shoot will be charged at 100% of agreed fee.
Any equipment and valuables left at a location are done so at the client's / photographer's own risk. 1st Option are not liable for any loss or damage to equipment.
If full details of the shoot are not revealed prior to shoot date the owner has the right to suspend the shoot until the agreement can be renegotiated.
Drop offs and pick ups are not possible before or after the shoot day(s) unless by prior arrangement. A cost may be added to your invoice to cover the owner's time or to compensate for any inconvenience incurred.
The normal working day is 9am-6pm unless otherwise agreed in writing. Overtime is charged at 20% of the day rate per hour for the first two hours and at a rate to be agreed in writing thereafter. Overtime and weekend shooting is solely at the discretion of the owner.
Any lunch requirements must be ordered at least 24 hours prior to your booking.
HMI's can only be used at certain locations - please contact 1st Option if this facility is required. A cost of £10 per HMI per day will be added to your invoice unless otherwise stated on the house rules and information sheet.
A booking fee of £95 or 5% of the agreed fee (whichever is greater), will be charged for each booking.
By signing the booking form you agree to adhere to our credit terms as stated on our invoice.
The person signing the agreement, whether the client, photographer or commissioner, must ensure that they, or their company have Public Liability Insurance to a minimum value of £10,000,000 and in the case of a company that they are authorised to sign the agreement. A copy of the insurance document must be available to view upon request.
Any damages or loss to any part of a location or its property are the responsibility of the client, photographer or commissioner on the day and signing the booking form represents full acceptance of and agreement to be bound by these terms. Please be aware that you will be invoiced for the full cost of repairs or replacement of property.
By signing this agreement you accept that either 1st Option, the location owner or any other agency jointly responsible for the management of the location and/or booking have the right to independently pursue a claim against you arising from any of the reasons stated above.
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