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Newborn Productions Digital Film & Media Terms & Conditions

Services are provided under the following terms and conditions 'Newborn Productions' refers to the registered company ‘Newborn Productions Digital Film & Media Ltd.’ Agreement to and acceptance of the terms and conditions listed herein are acknowledged, once a booking or request for service is made. Newborn Productions will only provide services under the following Terms and Conditions. A copy of these Terms and Conditions can be provided on request.


Ownership of Recorded Material

The recorded Master Video (Raw Footage), Video Files, Audio Files and Edited Video Files, including all copyrights will remain the property of Newborn Productions until full payment is made for commissioned works.

For unpaid commissioned works or in the event that a final agreed payment is not made, Newborn Productions reserves the right to withhold all recordings and finished works.

The copyright for all and any music and lyrics or musical composition included or recorded in the edited video or recorded by equipment used by Newborn Productions will remain the property of the author or legal entity owning the copyright. And may not be used in any other edit or production.

Special Provision for Ownership of Recorded Materials

Newborn Productions reserves the right to retain ownership of any recorded material of an anomalous nature once discovered in Post Production. The copyright of such recordings will belong to Newborn Productions unless a prior agreement is made..

Newborn Productions reserves the right to use edited or un-edited video from all productions or commissioned works for promotional purposes. The segments will be used on our websites, sent to clients on a sample DVD etc.

Disposal of Recorded Materials

Master Tapes (Raw Footage), Video Files, Audio Files & Edited Video Files will be retained for up to one (1) month only and will then be disposed of, deleted or erased . If at the end of one (1) month commissioned works have not been purchased, Newborn Productions reserves the right to dispose of all tapes, video and audio files, recorded materials and finished works.


Illness or Failure of Equipment

Whilst all reasonable care and preparation is taken for videography and editing, Newborn Productions shall not be liable for any compensation except for the return of any original deposit made, should a failure occur for all or any of the electronic equipment used or due to illness of the operator or person(s) employed by Newborn Productions or because of an unforeseen event or by any dispute regarding the ownership of recorded materials.


Resources Supplied for Post Production

Whilst every care will be taken with photographs or other materials supplied by the client, no responsibility is accepted for loss or damage caused by circumstances beyond the control of Newborn Productions. In order to maintain strict deadlines, any resources to be supplied by clients to be used in postproduction must be submitted by the client at the agreed time.


Right of Refusal or Termination

Newborn Productions reserves the right to terminate the recording of any event or commissioned works, where the circumstances change such that the videographer, or any person(s) employed by Newborn Productions is placed in actual or apparent danger or that there is a possibility that all or any of the equipment used may be damaged. Should this situation occur, then any deposit paid is non-refundable. Newborn Productions also reserves the right to seek compensation for any damage to property or equipment.

Newborn Productions reserves the right to refuse service to any clients with a bad attitude.


Venue Location Fees & Permissions

It is the responsibility of the client to meet any fees or to ensure that permission is sought and obtained at all venues and locations for the videography of events or commissioned works.


Artistic License

The client acknowledges and accepts that editing an event and the production of finished materials may include elements of artistic expression and interpretation. Newborn Productions reserves the right to use ‘Artistic License’ in any commissioned works that require editing or the production of finished materials. The re-editing of commissioned works or re-designing of the printed materials is offered as an optional extra by prior arrangement and a quote provided on request. The conditions for utilising the re-edit option are listed herein.


Conditions for using the ‘Re-Edit’ Option

The ‘Re-Edit’ option is only available if notice is given prior to an event. Newborn Productions will provide one (1) ‘draft copy’ of an initial edited file. And in order to maintain strict deadlines the client is required to provide all proposed changes to the draft copy within seven (7) days of receipt of the ‘draft copy’. Once the changes are affected the client will receive a ‘final draft copy’.

The ‘final draft copy’ is used to identify any errors in the original changes only. No new changes may be requested unless another ‘Re-Edit’ option is purchased. The client is required to report any errors found in the ‘final draft copy’ within seven (7) days. Newborn Productions reserves the right to refuse any changes to the ‘draft copy’ or the ‘final draft copy’ if the deadlines listed herein are not met. The client acknowledges that some changes may not be possible.


Payment for Goods and Services

The finished product, SD cards, raw video, audio files or edited files will be released immediately when full payment for products and services is received. (For cheque payments, the funds are received once the cheque is cleared).  Payment for products and services not received by the due date, will incur a late payment fee of $10.00 per day past the payment due date. The payment due date will be marked clearly on the supplied invoice.


Changes to the Terms & Conditions and Other Information Provided

Newborn Productions reserves the right to change or amend the terms and conditions, the products or any of the information provided on the Newborn Productions website at any time and without prior notice.


Content Disclosure

Clients understand that the content, the views and the opinions expressed in the video material produced for the client (YOU), by Newborn Productions, are those solely of the client (YOU). The material is intended to represent the opinion of the client (YOU), and in no way reflects the views and opinions of Newborn Productions and its staff.



All information received from customers, written or otherwise will be kept confidential. Any private information provided will not be divulged or distributed to any third party. For enquiries only; no contact details are retained