Terms & Conditions

Bookings

Jobs are accepted by Skynique LTD. at the price agreed and quoted in writing. Prices may vary due to supplier costs or subsequent client requirements. Any such additional costs will be advised as soon as they become apparent. The daily rate agreed is based on a working day which is up to 8 hours in duration and this should include a one hour lunch break.  Twelve hour rates (or longer) are negotiable.

Confirmation of a booking must be received in writing before any job takes place.  Skynique LTD. cannot accept responsibility for misunderstanding resulting from verbal / pencil bookings which are not followed up with a confirmation email or call sheet  / shooting schedule.

Priority will be given to confirmed rather than pencil bookings.

Payment

Some projects require a 50% deposit upfront. Invoices will be submitted for payment upon completion of work and full payment to Skynique LTD. is due within 21 days of receipt of the invoice.

Late payment may incur a monthly ‘statuary rate %’ fee & compensation fees as outlined in ‘Late Payment of Commercial Debts Regulations 2002’ (SI 2002 No 1674)

Cancellations

Every effort will be made by Skynique LTD. to be flexible and understanding in relation to the changing nature of production schedules, however, for advance bookings that have been confirmed in writing by the client, the following cancellation terms apply:

Cancellations within 24 hours of job start date – 100% day rate charge applicable

Cancellations within 48 hours of job start date – 50% day rate charge applicable

Remote controlled aerial filming is naturally affected by the flying conditions. If due to weather (i.e rain, strong winds etc) and we are not able to shoot we shall not charge the client if we can make alternative arrangements for the shoot to happen at another time.

If the shoot cannot be re-scheduled (which we usually know in advance of the carrying out the job) anyway, we will discuss cancellation policy and potential fees with the Client and try to arrange a fair and reasonable compromise. This may include a discount on another shoot. 

Insurance

Skynique LTD. has public liability insurance cover to the value of £5,000,000

Copyright

Unless a buyout is agreed all media remains copyright of Skynique LTD. By default Skynique LTD. grants the client an exclusive licence agreement. The client purchasing our services will get full use of the material, however will not be able to sell the footage or allow 3rd party companies to use material with out Skynique LTD.'s agreement. 

Skynique LTD. reserve the right to migrate footage to our stock library. Previous clients receive 50% discount on our stock library.

Naturally we are proud of our work & reserve the right to include all media captured by Skynique LTD. in our promotional materials for PR purposes. We reserve the right to charge and additional fee if our work cannot be used in our promotions. We also ask all clients to distribute a finished edit to us for our records & promotional purposes.

Equipment

Skynique LTD. will endeavor to appropriately advise clients where requested on camera, lighting and sound equipment and other matters relating to a shoot, but this guidance will not render Skynique LTD. liable for (a) the suitability of the equipment for the shoot or (b) the overall success of the shoot.