Video Release Form Template
Free Video Release Form Templates
What is a video release form?
A video release form is a legally binding contract between a videographer and a subject where the subject transfers the ownership of the footage to the filmmaker.
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FAQ for Video Release Forms
A video release is a legally binding contract that grants authorization to a party to use video footage of a subject.
A media release form includes the same terms as a video release but also applies to other media assets, including pictures, print, and recorded sound of a subject.
However, if you plan on publishing or selling footage of an identifiable subject, you’ll need a video release form.
- The licensing agreement
- Whether the videographer is employed for their skills
- If the footage has been commissioned
If you intend to make significant amendments to the release form, we suggest you consult with a lawyer to ensure you have adequate protection.