How to write my Agency Photo Shoot Model Release Agreement document
Agency Photo Shoot Model Release. Job Number: Contract Reference Number. Invoice To: Company Name.
City, State Zip or Postal Code
Attention: First Last
Agency: Company Name
City, State Postal Code
Model Name: Insert Name of the Model. Model SSN: Insert the Model's Social Security Number. Date: Current Date Rate: Hourly Rate.
Time From: Insert the photo shoot start time. Payment Terms: Insert the Customer's Payment Terms. Amount: Insert the agreed-upon fees (Subject to Service Charges).
TERMS TO CUSTOMER:
For valuable consideration tendered, Customer agrees to pay all fees and amounts set forth in this agreement. Rates are for the session fees only. Should it be necessary to engage an attorney or collection agency to collect any amount which may be due Company Name, Company Name shall be entitled to recover all costs incurred, including reasonable attorney fees and all reasonable costs.
Limitation of Use
The use of images or model's likeness is limited to the purpose(s) authorized herein unless prior authorization in writing is granted by Model's Agency. Certain uses, such as use of images for product, product packaging, advertising, mass media, billboards, counter cards, or other similar special usage may require separate agreements and rates. Neither party may change any term or condition of this agreement without the express written agreement of Company Name. Company Name rejects any modifications of these terms by Model or Customer which purports to bind Company Name to any condition not listed in this agreement or anything that purports to bind Company Name to Customer's or Model's terms without written authorization from Company Name.
Company Name and Model acknowledge that Model is a resident of the United States with a lawfully issued social security number and that Model is subject to United States taxes rather than foreign taxes. All parties agree that this signed agreement shall take precedence over any other agreement or release that may be furnished or provided by any other party for the above booking, regardless of when the other agreement or release may have been authorized. This agreement shall be governed by and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of State and any dispute arising out of this agreement shall be settled in a court of law in the State of State, in the County of County. In the event that any of the terms or provisions of this agreement, whether in part or in whole are held unenforceable, such a ruling shall not render any other provision of this agreement unenforceable.
Customer's Authorized Representative
MODEL'S AUTHORIZATION AND RELEASE:
For valuable consideration of the fee stated, I, the undersigned, Insert the name of the Model. Hereby assign and release to the Customer named in this agreement the right and permission to use and/or publish photographic reproductions of me, in part, whole or as a composite for the purpose of Insert a description of what the images will be used for for a period of time not to exceed Months months from the date on this agreement. I understand that nothing in this agreement shall be construed as an employer / employee relationship.
Company Name has represented itself before me as a talent agency and I further agree that Company Name has been retained by me to serve as a representative on my behalf for the purpose of modeling. I understand that all payments made to me under this agreement shall be conditional upon Company Name receiving payment from its customer(s) concerning this project and the use of my photos and likeness. This authorization and release shall be subject to the Customer's payment of all fees in full. I hereby fully release and discharge Company Name and its agents from any or all liability, tort or any other damages, whether direct or indirect arising out of any activities related to the work I perform for Company Name on behalf of its customer(s).
I further release and hold harmless Company Name, including its customers and its agents from any liability pertaining to distortion, alteration, blurring, association or used in conjunction with content that I may or may not agree with or approve of that may comprise or be produced from the use of my photos or likeness. Model or Model's Authorized Representative.