Terms and Conditions,
Reels, Social Media, Body of Work Ownership
Mister Photon Media llc, Nicholas Teti III when hired for recording, filming of any type may use the video or film or media produced for demo reels or demonstrating portfolio or body of work such as on our youtube channel, vimeo, this website or affiliated website or other media platform once the client has finished the edit or broadcast or premiered for anticipated audiences.
Any footage recorded / filmed by Nicholas Teti III/Mister Photon Media may not be re-sold as stock footage unless specified or agreed upon, but may be re-used in the direct hiring clients future projects or end clients. Mister Photon Media retains usage rights of video, photography, media or other art produced by Mister Photon Media llc.
Hiring clients may use the footage in other client’s future projects as well or their end clients may re-use the footage recorded, filmed, photographed or produced by Nicholas Teti III or Mister Photon Media llc. These terms can also be negotiated.
Mister Photon Media will respect your release date, and not pre-release any audio or video or film or photography prior to your release unless it’s deemed an undue amount of time has passed or the project is not going to air or reach anticipated audience or be released.
Nicholas Teti III/Mister Photon Media will discuss an NDA in advance prior to services if applicable. Mister Photon Media does not surrender permission to use footage in demo reels or social that Nicholas Teti III recorded, filmed, or produced, meaning hiring clients may use this footage, as well Nicholas Teti III/Mister Photon Media llc.
Any hiring client(s) may use the footage as needed, except in purposes reselling of stock footage where terms must be discussed in advance of use of hiring clients. You cannot re-sell the footage for stock footage unless that is negotiated in advance with Nicholas Teti III. You may however re-use or your hiring client may re-use footage in future projects.
Other Camera Crew Members
If you hire Mister Photon Media llc, Nicholas Teti III for camera support crew member services such as:
- director of photography
- camera operator
- assistant camera/AC/camera assistant
- key grip, swing grip
- data manager
- teleprompter operator
- jib operator
- drone operator
- producer or director
- storyboard artist
- concept artist
- other assistance
Or other camera support for your crew or production, we are happy to support your production and may request use of footage in our demo reel or body or work or related use, including credits. Say for instance sending us a link or copy of the program if possible.
The client should in advance to disclose any sensitive nature topics of the production, in advance relating to subjects or conditions that require any confidentiality or may have legal or evidence or medical confidentiality. Nicholas Teti III/Mister Photon Media may use subjects for demo reel purpose with confidentiality of name in instances of advertising or health care when the clients are advertising or promoting services or technology or other marketing materials after your release.
Obvious, as the client(s) are producing a video to advertise technology, services, a business etc,. Mister Photon Media will respect sensitive information like names, patents, proprietary products or procedures, etc., if needed. Examples include HIPPA or medical procedures for research of for security clearance/classified related media.
If the clients are using media produced by Nicholas Teti III/Mister Photon Media for legal discovery or medical research or other study that requires internal use only, the client is obligated to disclose this in advance to have the materials kept confidential. If the client is producing matters for national or local security, the client must disclose this in advance to keep materials from use on social media or other advertising body of work by Mister Photon Media llc. These situations are often inferred by clients & Mister Photon Media.
We do not want to make anyone look bad or rush projects of our hiring clients. If the project is abandoned, or there is lack of communication, demo reel materials may be released after undue amounts of time if we are not in a binding NDA (unless the program has aired/released). If the program is for internal use we will not use the media for portfolio purposes without clarification.
Mister Photon Media llc, Nicholas Teti III will negotiate a payment schedule with each client. If you are going through some undue burden on cost or income, we may offer time scheduled payments if we have reason to believe so or offer some delay for payment.
If Nicholas Teti III/Mister Photon Media llc cannot assist the client on the hired day(s), the client is not obligated to pay the invoice and no invoice will be sent will be sent.
Payment defaults including collection costs are the client’s responsibility.
Cancellation Fee Policy
If any production is firmly booked cancellation fees apply if the client cancels within 48 hours at 50% or at 100% within 24 hours when a contract or shooting, recording or filming agreement is made and the shoot is not re-scheduled and completed. If Mister Photon Media turns away other work.
This is decided on a case by case basis by Nicholas Teti III/Nick Teti. If Mister Photon Media is obstructed or delayed, therefore unable to perform tasks of videographer, cinematographer, camera crews, photography or other related video, film or television production or photography services agreed on in advance the cancellation policy may be implemented if caused by the client, clients clients, or conditions caused by, such as cancellations of subjects or cancelling conditions presented by the client.
This may be waived if the shoot is rescheduled and completed, or if uncontrollable justified circumstances arise, unless equipment was rented or resources were contracted in advance or expenses occurred prior to the clients shoot (rentals, expendables, other work was turned away, etc.). The cancellation fee would be waived at Nicholas Teti III’s discretion.
We are not hired goons and prefer long term relationships. Some clients may be required to pay 100% in full the day of completion or prior to production in instances of larger projects or crew sizes or larger equipment rental needs or needs such as LiveU uplink or similar broadcast services or some other types of video, film or television production. If you contact us for these services and are uncertain of the possibility of your production or your clients or conditions, we can give you ROFR, but first to commit, is first served.
Rates are based on 5, or 10, or 12 hour days with some crew positions at full day rates at the minimum. Half day rates up to 5 hours where specified. Not all services are applicable to half day rates, full day rates, and may be done as a project basis. Overtime starts at 10 hours, including door to door when applicable.
Full days are applicable after 5 hours up to 10 hours. 12 hour days can be negotiated as well at higher rates than 10 hours. Meal breaks or idle time are not considered time off, and one meal break must occur within a 10 hour day or more. Nicholas Teti III determines rates per service for the client type to be agreed on prior to services. Editing or animation or motion graphics are typically however scheduled on an hourly rate basis.
Any clarifications or questions can be directed to Nick at (720) 299-2084. By hiring Nicholas Teti III/ Mister Photon Media llc for related services listed above, you accept these terms and conditions.
No second parties or third parties or end clients may dictate these terms and conditions or re-negotiate these unless negotiated in advance directly with Mister Photon Media llc or Nicholas Teti III. Mister Photon Media is happy to discuss or clarify anything in advance before delivering services and re-negotiate terms when needed. Colorado USA.