Atherton Media Group // Video Contract

  • Company: Atherton Media Group // Wedding Films
  • Bride:
  • Groom:
  • Wedding Date:
  • Address:
  • Primary Phone Number:
  • Primary Email:
  • Ceremony Location:
  • Ceremony Time:
  • Reception Location:
  • Reception Time:

Summary of the Contract

It is understood that Atherton Media Group is the exclusive Videographer retained by the client to cover each event. Any conflicts with other photographic and/or video coverage contracts and any notifications necessary to avoid such conflicts are the sole responsibility of the client. The client has critically viewed samples of AMG’s video work and hereby grants full editorial and production control to AMG regarding all aspects of the production and post-production services for the event including artistic choices and music selection. Music selection will be done through www.themusicbed.com in order to comply with copyright infringement laws. In the event a particular segment of the event is either not recorded, partially recorded, or not a part of the edited master video, it is at the sole discretion of AMG as the exclusive producer of the event video recording.

Payment Arrangements

The client will pay Atherton Media Group // Wedding Films a total fee of $ _______ subject to the following terms: A $400 deposit to secure the date and payable on execution of this agreement. This deposit is non-refundable or transferable in the event of cancellation, it being the agreed loss suffered by the videographer due to cancellation. Payment Option 1: Payment balance of $_______ is due no later than 4 weeks before the date of the wedding. Payment Option 2: Payments will be done in 3 separate payments and will follow as listed below. The fee for postponed weddings is subject to change and contingent upon videographer’s availability on proposed date. Any additional payments for other services are to be made when that order is placed.

Payment Schedule

Example: Jaime & Chris $2300

Payment Option 1

  • Deposit: $400 (non-refundable)
  • Final Balance: $1900 (Due 4 weeks before wedding __/__/__)

Payment Option 2

  • Deposit: $400 ( non refundable)
  • Payment 2: $1000 (Due 4 weeks before wedding __/__/__)
  • Final Payment: $900 (Due 6-8 weeks after wedding __/__/__)


  • Name:
  • Staff & Crew:
  • Final Video: [Example: Instagram Trailer, Highlight Video (4+ Minutes), Documentary Edit (20+ Minutes)]
  • Delivery: Flash Drive
  • Completed video will be delivered by:


Atherton Media Group // Wedding Films: retains the entire copyright in the videos at all times. Where a flash drive has been provided to the bride and groom as part of their wedding collection, these videos displayed online, for personal but not commercial use, unless otherwise agreed upon in writing. Atherton Media Group retains the right in all cases to use the videos in any manner at any time for the purposes of advertising or otherwise promoting our work.

Vendor Meal

The videographer(s)/photographer(s) will be allowed one 20 minute break at their own discretion, and bathroom breaks when necessary. Each videographer/photographer will be provided a full guest meal for weddings lasting longer than 5 hours. If no meal is provided, the photographer(s) reserves the right to go off-site for a meal for 45 minutes.


If Atherton Media Group // Wedding Films fails to comply with the terms of this agreement due to any event or at beyond the control of Atherton Media Group // Wedding Films, including but not limited to illness, accident, acts of God and other catastrophes, or uncontrollable and unforeseeable equipment failure, AMG liability is limited only to a refund of all monies received.

In the unlikely event that Atherton Media Group // Wedding Films is unable to complete the coverage due to unforeseen circumstances, AMG reserves the right to appoint another videographer to attend on his behalf to undertake the videography.

Contract Termination

The client reserves the right to terminate the contract for any reason at any time up to the date of the event. Should the client terminate the contract, all money paid less the deposit will be refunded.


Client assumes all responsibility for obtaining and retaining permission for access to any requested camera positions and is solely responsible for the quality of the final production resulting from the use of, or inability to use, such camera positions. AMG agrees to indemnify the client against all expenses, damages, claims and legal costs arising out of any failure by Atherton Media Group to obtain any clearances for which he was responsible in respect of third party copyright works, trademarks, designs or other intellectual property. Atherton Media Group // Wedding Films shall only be responsible for obtaining such clearances if this has been expressly agreed before the wedding.

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