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Old July 15th, 2013, 11:24 AM   #1
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How to obtain a decent contract?

What is the best way to obtain a contract in order to modify for your own use and use to send to wedding clients? Is there anything online that is useable as a good "starting point"? I need to send a contract to someone, but I'm not sure where to start.
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Old July 15th, 2013, 08:20 PM   #2
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Re: How to obtain a decent contract?

I wish there was like a website where you could just enter "wedding video contract" and hit search and then it would display a list of search results.... hmmmm.... one day.....
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Old July 15th, 2013, 08:26 PM   #3
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Re: How to obtain a decent contract?

I think someone mentioned a while back that a lot of wedding videographers in the UK tend to include their terms and conditions on their websites so maybe do a search in the UK of wedding guys and see if any have their contracts online that you could at least use as a starting point.

To completely protect yourself you would still need to get it legally drawn up. I dunno how many posters here have an expensive legal contract that is ait tight!! I just have terms and conditions that the bride signs as accepting.

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Old July 15th, 2013, 09:20 PM   #4
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Re: How to obtain a decent contract?

When I set out to write up our wedding videography contract I did a google search for wedding videogrpahers all over the United States and then found sites where they had a copy of their contract online.

After looking at probably a half dozen or so contracts I drew up my own pulling from the best things I liked about the ones I had researched.
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Old July 16th, 2013, 01:15 AM   #5
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Re: How to obtain a decent contract?

Peter Riding of this parish posted a link to a copy of his extremely comprehensive contract quite recently. Do a search or send him a message.
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Old July 22nd, 2013, 08:44 AM   #6
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Re: How to obtain a decent contract?

Max you can buy one here for $49. Worth it! Also get the Wedding Questionnaire.

http://www.videobusinesscoaching.com/purchase/

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Old July 23rd, 2013, 10:12 PM   #7
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Re: How to obtain a decent contract?

check out Law for Creatives for a templated contract that you can customize. Works great!
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