Melbourne Video Production Terms & Conditions

2015-04-10T04:42:05+00:00 David Jenyns

Melbourne Video Production Terms & Conditions

Melbourne Video Production Terms & Conditions

Services are provided under the following terms and conditions ‘Melbourne Video Production’ refers to the registered company ‘Illusionist Holdings Pty Ltd.’ Agreement to and acceptance of the terms and conditions listed herein are acknowledged, once a booking or request for service is made. Melbourne Video Production will only provide services under the following Terms and Conditions. A copy of these Terms and Conditions can be provided on request.

Ownership of Recorded Material

The recorded Master Video (Raw Footage), Video Files, Audio Files and Edited Video Files, including all copyrights will remain the property of Melbourne Video Production until full payment is made for commissioned works.

For unpaid commissioned works or in the event that a final agreed payment is not made, Melbourne Video Production reserves the right to withhold all recordings and finished works.

The copyright for all and any music and lyrics or musical composition included or recorded in the edited video or recorded by equipment used by Melbourne Video Production will remain the property of the author or legal entity owning the copyright.

Special Provision for Ownership of Recorded Materials

Melbourne Video Production reserves the right to retain ownership of any recorded material of an anomalous nature once discovered in Post Production. The copyright of such recordings will belong to Melbourne Video Production.

Melbourne Video Production reserves the right to use edited or unedited video from all productions or commissioned works for promotional or commercial purposes. The copyright for the segments will belong to Melbourne Video Production exclusively. The segments will be used on their website, sent to clients on a sample DVD or Blu-ray disc, or sold.

Disposal of Recorded Materials

Master Tapes (Raw Footage), Video Files, Audio Files & Edited Video Files will be retained for up to one (1) month only and will then be disposed of, deleted or erased . If at the end of one (1) month commissioned works have not been purchased, Melbourne Video Production reserves the right to dispose of all tapes, video and audio files, recorded materials and finished works.

Illness or Failure of Equipment

Whilst all reasonable care and preparation is taken for videography and editing, Melbourne Video Production shall not be liable for any compensation except for the return of any original deposit made, should a failure occur for all or any of the electronic equipment used or due to illness of the operator or person(s) employed by Melbourne Video Production or because of an unforeseen event or by any dispute regarding the ownership of recorded materials.

Resources Supplied for Post Production

Whilst every care will be taken with photographs or other materials supplied by the client, no responsibility is accepted for loss or damage caused by circumstances beyond the control of Melbourne Video Production. In order to maintain strict deadlines, any resources to be supplied by clients to be used in postproduction must be submitted by the client at the agreed time.

Right of Refusal or Termination

Melbourne Video Production reserves the right to terminate the recording of any event or commissioned works, where the circumstances change such that the videographer, or any person(s) employed by Melbourne Video Production is placed in actual or apparent danger or that there is a possibility that all or any of the equipment used may be damaged. Should this situation occur, then any deposit paid is non-refundable. Melbourne Video Production also reserves the right to seek compensation for any damage to property or equipment.

Melbourne Video Production reserves the right to refuse service to any clients with a bad attitude.

Venue Location Fees & Permissions

It is the responsibility of the client to meet any fees or to ensure that permission is sought and obtained at all venues and locations for the videography of events or commissioned works.

Artistic License

The client acknowledges and accepts that editing an event and the production of finished materials may include elements of artistic expression and interpretation. Melbourne Video Production reserves the right to use ‘Artistic License’ in any commissioned works that require editing or the production of finished materials. The re-editing of commissioned works or re-designing of the printed materials is offered as an optional extra by prior arrangement and a quote provided on request. The conditions for utilising the re-edit option are listed herein.

Conditions for using the ‘Re-Edit’ Option

The ‘Re-Edit’ option is only available if notice is given prior to an event. Melbourne Video Production will provide one (1) ‘draft copy’ of an initial edited file. And in order to maintain strict deadlines the client is required to provide all proposed changes to the draft copy within seven (7) days of receipt of the ‘draft copy’. Once the changes are affected the client will receive a ‘final draft copy’.

The ‘final draft copy’ is used to identify any errors in the original changes only. No new changes may be requested unless another ‘Re-Edit’ option is purchased. The client is required to report any errors found in the ‘final draft copy’ within seven (7) days. Melbourne Video Production reserves the right to refuse any changes to the ‘draft copy’ or the ‘final draft copy’ if the deadlines listed herein are not met. The client acknowledges that some changes may not be possible.

Payment for Goods and Services

The finished product, SD cards, raw video, audio files or edited files will be released immediately when full payment for products and services is received. (For cheque payments, the funds are received once the cheque is cleared).  Payment for products and services not received by the due date, will incur a late payment fee of $2.00 per day past the payment due date. The payment due date will be marked clearly on the supplied invoice.

Changes to the Terms & Conditions and Other Information Provided

Melbourne Video Production reserves the right to change or amend the terms and conditions, the products or any of the information provided on the Melbourne Video Production website at any time and without prior notice.

Content Disclosure

Clients understand that the content, the views and the opinions expressed in the video material produced for the client (YOU), by Melbourne Video Production, are those solely of the client (YOU). The material is intended to represent the opinion of the client (YOU), and in no way reflects the views and opinions of Melbourne Video Production and its staff.


All information received from customers, written or otherwise will be kept confidential. Any private information provided will not be divulged or distributed to any third party. For enquiries only; no contact details are retained.

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