Sample Model Release

Model Release
For Consideration herein acknowledged as received, and by signing this release
I hereby give the Photographer / Filmmaker and Assigns my permission to
license the Content and to use the Content in any Media for any purpose (except
pornographic or defamatory) which may include, among others, advertising,
promotion, marketing and packaging for any product or service. I agree that the
Content may be combined with other images, text, graphics, film, audio, audiovisual
works; and may be cropped, altered or modified. I acknowledge and agree
that I have consented to publication of my ethnicity(ies) as indicated below, but
understand that other ethnicities may be associated with me by the
Photographer / Filmmaker and / or Assigns for descriptive purposes.
I agree that I have no rights to the Content, and all rights to the Content belong
to the Photographer / Filmmaker and Assigns. I acknowledge and agree that I
have no further right to additional consideration or accounting, and that I will
make no further claim for any reason to Photographer / Filmmaker and / or
Assigns. I acknowledge and agree that this release is binding upon my heirs and
assigns. I agree that this release is irrevocable, worldwide and perpetual, and
will be governed by the laws (excluding the law of conflicts) of the country/state
from the following list that is nearest to the address of the Model (or Parent*)
given opposite: New York, Alberta, England, Australia and New Zealand.
It is agreed that my personal information will not be made publicly available but
may only be used directly in relation to the licensing of the Content where
necessary (e.g. to defend claims, protect rights or notify trade unions) and may
be retained as long as necessary to fulfill this purpose, including by being shared
with sub-licensees / assignees of the Photographer / Filmmaker and transferred
to countries with differing data protection and privacy laws where it may be
stored, accessed and used. I represent and warrant that I am at least 18 years of
age and have the full legal capacity to execute this release.
Definitions: “ASSIGNS” means a person or any company to whom
Photographer/Filmmaker has assigned or licensed rights under this release as
well as the licensees of any such person or company. “CONSIDERATION”
means $1 or something else of value I have received in exchange for the rights
granted by me in this release. “CONTENT” means all photographs, film, audio,
or other recording, still or moving, taken of me as part of the Shoot. “MEDIA”
means all media including digital, electronic, print, television, film, radio and
other media now known or to be invented. “MODEL” means me and includes my
appearance, likeness and voice. “PARENT” means the parent and/or legal
guardian of the Model. Parent and Model are referred to together as “I” and “me”
in this release, as the context dictates. “PHOTOGRAPHER / FILMMAKER”
means photographer, illustrator, filmmaker or cinematographer, or any other
person or entity photographing or recording me. “SHOOT” means the
photographic, film or recording session described in this form.