Wedding Videography Contracts

Wedding Videography contracts. Wedding videography contracts should be written in a clear and easy to understand way. Wedding videography contracts should be written in a clear and easy to understand way....

Wedding videography contracts should be written in a clear and easy to understand way. There is nothing too sophisticated about what we do, so if you get to sense that something is confusing and you ask about it and you still feel confused that's probably a good reason to look elsewhere. This a pretty simple business and people who are in it for the right reasons are going to provide you a good quality product and are not going to try to confuse you.


So the contracts should be clear and concise and should cover everything that you feel should be covered. If there is something missing you always have the right to write in additional things to a contract as long as both side agree to them. The things that you want to make sure of are the date of the wedding, the exact time that you expect the videographer to show up and the exact location, amount of coverage time, the final products, such as how many DVDs are included in the price should all be included in the contract and then any clauses for unforeseen events such as the videographer not being able to attend for illness or natural disasters. If there are any other options or guarantees those should be written in, in addition to everything surrounding payment. Most videographers will require a deposit to hold the dates, called a retainer deposit. If the videographer offers any guarantees of quality or your satisfaction, those things should all be written in. I guess the other big thing would be liability. Generally speaking most videographers' contracts will make them immune to any issues of liability if an accident should happen on that day, but it's important to read the contract and make sure that you understand every line before you sign. You can of course have a lawyer look over the contract, but generally it should be clear and easy to understand.




Most videographers will have a cancellation or early withdrawal type clause in their contract so that if you reserve the date and then cancel it within a certain period of time before the wedding you may forfeit your deposit or you may not. That will change depending on the contract, but you will want to be clear about whether or not the retainer deposit is refundable under any circumstances.

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