TERMS OF SERVICE

Everything You Need To Know About How I Deliver Creative Direction

Creative

Everything You Need To Know About How I Deliver All Of My Creative Direction Services

The Money Bit

Booking Fee

All Creative Direction services are fully payable at the time of booking. This sum secures the prep & research time and ideation work. This is non-refundable or transferable in the event of any future cancellation, it being agreed loss suffered due to that cancellation.  Cancellation less than 48hours before any creative event date will result in this deposit payment being with-held in full.  All cancellations must be in writing.  Creative events that are postponed to a later date will retain a Creative fee and may be subject to additional fees to facilitate around rescheduling.

Payments

Payment of 100% of your service is due at the time of booking.  No creative planning or ideation will be made available until full payment is received.

Prices

All prices are confirmed with you when signing your booking contract, but in the event that changes arise that are outside of our control, for instance, but not exclusively, the cost of additional Suppliers, Optional Extras, Travel and Subsistence, then you will be informed of such within 21 days of the change taking effect.

Shoot Days & Creative Events

Imagery & Footage

All images sizes are nominal.  Your Photographer/Videographer will provide a pleasing colour balance but cannot guarantee exact colour matching owing to anomalous reflectance caused by a combination of certain dyes and materials, especially man-made fibres.  It is sometimes impossible to record on film or digitally the exact colour as seen by the human eye.  The number and style of photographs delivered to you the client by your Photographer shall be deemed correct.

Any Video footage is supplied in the resolution and size deemed most appropriate and re-purpose-able as possible at the time of planning. Editing scope is agreed at the planning stage, and additional extras in edits and fresh cuts is subject to additional fees.

Creative Licence

Laura Pearman Creative and any additional Creative Suppliers shall be granted an artistic licence in relation to the nuances of creative decisions not limited to Posing, Model Selection, Location Scouting, Layouts, Refined Communications.  The final style of work is also dependent on the vagaries of the weather and the availability and willingness of the client.  We will make the best effort to honour any requested nuancing but do not undertake any guarantee for any precise specifics especially when requests for sign off has fallen outside of the project timeline.

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Marketing & Retouching

Display

At Laura Pearman Creative it is important to note that documenting "the how" and "Behind The Scenes" of all the work we do is a key pillar of our Marketing and content creation.

This means you will be invited to be a part of this at the beginning of your creative direction project.  Expressly denying this use is considered to be a gesture of goodwill, and in order to do this, you the client need to provide this in writing. Every effort to obtain your level of comfort throughout this content creation process will be made to ensure final content does not reveal anything you would prefer to keep confidential.  

Signing your service contract is also deemed as your agreement to Model Release for such use of Creative Content Creation.  Should you wish to enter into any form of a non-discloser agreement to prevent the display of your final work you need to request the terms of this new agreement be drawn up for you in addition to this agreement. This legal addition is subject to an admin fee.

Copyright & Legal

Copyright

Any images/footage or copies of images/footage whether sorted digitally or otherwise and any computer program including any source or object code, computer files or printed documentation relating to such images/footage is protected by the Copyright And Design Act 1988.  It is contrary to the Act to copy or allow to be copied photographically, electronically or by any other means, an image created as part of this contract without the permission of Laura Pearman Creative in writing. 

Negatives/Digital Files as well as the ideation part of the final creative concept remains the property of Laura Pearman Creative.  Please advise all suppliers involved in your business to contact me in the first instance to obtain copies of any creative for commercial gain.  Breach of the licence issued will result in legal action.

Licenced Images/Footage

Images/Footage supplied is licensed to you for commercial gain within set reasonable boundaries. The finer details of this are issued in a Licence To Use document provided as part of your Creative Direction service.

Third-Party Printing

Laura Pearman Creative cannot accept responsibility or liability for colour balance or quality of any Prints reproduced from the digital files that we have supplied by Third Party Printers such as High Street Photo Processing Shops or even in certain publications.

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Liability

Attendance

In the unlikely event that an assigned supplier is unable to attend any Creative Event due to any unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances.  Rest assured that this would only happen at the last minute in only an emergency situation.

Travel Expenses

For attendance at venues at a distance exceeding a 30mile radius from Tyne & Wear NE32 (UK), Travel Expenses may be incurred by the client.  Depending on the extent of the travel and scheduled any applicable third party suppliers in the year and season, calculations on these expenses is made on a client-by-client basis.

This is discussed with you at the time of your booking, and you are made fully aware of how this affects your invoice.

Limitation Of Liability

In the unlikely event of a total technical failure or cancellation of this contract by either party or in any other circumstance the liability of one party to the other shall be limited to the total value of this contract.  Neither party shall be liable for the indirect or consequential losses.

Just in Case

Force Majeure (Act of God)

The due performance of this contract is subject to alteration or cancellation by either party owing to any cause beyond their control.

Cancellation

The Client may cancel their contract of service at any time by giving written notice to Laura Pearman Creative, but in doing so shall forfeit any monies paid.

Complaints

Any complaints should first be raised by you the Client with your Laura Pearman Creative in writing within 21 days from the date of Creative Direction Project completion.

Cooperation

The Client and Laura Pearman Creative consent to happily cooperate and communicate with each other to achieve the best possible result within the understanding of this contract.

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Fellow Suppliers & Team Members

I relish working alongside professional suppliers!  I do my very best to make any Creative Direction work as harmonious as possible because I feel a real affinity with fellow specialists.  In order to collaborate and support the promotion of our project, please advise me of any suppliers you are planning on working with before, during and after your Creative Direction Project so that I can connect with them and work in harmony with them on your behalf.

To see how I use your personal data, you may like to take a look at my Privacy Policy.

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