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Videographer Contract

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After finding your wedding videographer, be sure to sign a contract. A videographer's contract should include the following:

  • Videographer's Contact Info: name, address, telephone number. If a studio, be sure the name of your videographer is listed.
  • Your Contact Info: name, address, telephone number.
  • The date and time of the wedding.
  • The location(s) and time of the wedding. Include any address that the videographer will need to be (ie: bride's home, groom's home, church, reception. If this is unknown at time of date, make a note that this will be supplied at a later date.
  • Length of their service - ie: 8 hours, when will they start and when will they finish. Be sure that they include setup and breakdown of any equipment. An itemized list of ALL the services that the vendor will be supplying (ie: microphone, 2 cameras, etc). If a vendor promised you any 'extras' be sure it is listed in the contract.
  • Goods: list the specific details on what your package will include: wedding DVD, montage of childhood memories, rehearsal dinner, hours of footage to be taken, total edited time of the finished video, etc.
  • Be sure that they list any special effects or editing features that you agreed upon.
  • Will there be an assistant videographer? List name.
  • In case of emergency, be sure there is an acceptable back-up videographer's name.
  • Dress Code.
  • Cancellation policy.
  • Refund policy.
  • Last dates to make any necessary changes.
  • Payment information: total cost (including tax) and payment schedule, such as deposit due date and final payment date. Be sure it also indicates overtime rate.
  • Cost of additional videos.
  • Date the final video will be done.

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