Terms and Conditions


OUR RATES
Each job is unique with many variable factors. Therefore, Sky Images prefers to quote on an individual project basis, after having discussed or been fully briefed on the proposed project.

Our team will on location will usually consist of 4 personnels:
–  2 drone pilots / operators for aerial filming and photography
–  1 ground based photographer for stills
–  1 general assistant to the team

VARIABLES
There are a number of variables which may affect the quotation including the time of year, location of shoot, potential weather and other external shooting conditions and associated risk of taking the job on. Travel expenses will be billed as extra (we are based in Lagos). If accommodation is needed, that will also be billable though this will be agreed with the client beforehand.

PAYMENT TERMS:
14 Days (unless by prior agreement / discussion)

AVAILABILITY, BOOKING & DEPOSIT
We are very flexible when working with clients. Many of our jobs are booked very last minute. However we must have enough time to do pre-flight checks and ensure that the job can be undertaken safely, adhering to the rules & regulations of aerial filming and our operating licence. We are happy to pencil in potential jobs and dates for Clients. However, actual bookings will always take priority. Naturally, if someone has a date pencilled in we will go back to them with first refusal on their proposed date. Due to the nature of the filming industry and working with a number of staff and freelancers, we do require our clients to commit when booking our services and time. Unless by special circumstances or if time doesn’t permit, we require 35% of the booking to be PAID IN ADVANCE.

CONFIDENTIALITY
All enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.

POSTPONEMENTS, CANCELLATIONS & WEATHER
Remote controlled aerial filming is naturally affected by the flying conditions. If due to weather (i.e rain, strong winds etc) and we are not able to shoot we shall not charge the client if we can make alternative arrangements for the shoot to happen at another time. The 35% booking fee is simply transferred to another day when we can shoot. If the shoot cannot be re-scheduled (which we usually know in advance of the carrying out the job) anyway, we will discuss cancellation policy and potential fees with the Client and come to a fair and reasonable compromise. If a job is cancelled due to other issues and simply not re-scheduled due to the client no longer requiring our services the 35% deposit will not be refunded unless by a pre-agreement and if additional costs have been incurred will also have to be met by the client.

COPYRIGHT AND USAGE
Unless a buyout of footage is specifically agreed and contracted, Sky Images retains the copyright of all filming content. The client purchasing the service of Sky Images will get full use of the material, however will not be able to sell the footage or allow 3rd party companies to use it without the agreement of Sky Images. Naturally we are proud of our work and Sky Images actively promotes its work and we do reserve the right to use ANY of our footage for internal promotion, whether this be inclusion on our showreel for PR purposes to promote Sky Images. Also we reserve the right to supply the footage to stock libraries at a later date.

We will be happy to discuss any of the above with you in greater detail and think you will find us fair reasonable and transparent. We are happy to provide ANY quotes in writing once we have received a full brief from the Client and been able to discuss the requirements and expectations of the shoot.If you have any questions or issues with he above we would ask you to kindly speak to us in advance of commencement of filming.

Thank you.

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