Client terms and condition 

Thank you for choosing Semper Fidelis Model and Talent Agency. 

Here at Semper Fidelis Agency, we hold a diverse range of children, teens and adults age 5-65, all over the UK.  Semper Fidelis Agency accepts actors and models from all over the UK. Hopefully, your search by the nearest major city will be of great use to you.


All clients should read this carefully before booking a model/actor

It is the client’s responsibility to notify the agent and negotiate additional fees (including extensions of existing agreements) for any


To be agreed at the time of bookings. 
Additional fees are also payable for the right to use the photographs (or reproductions, or adaptations, or drawings there from, either complete or in part, alone or in conjunction with any wording or drawings: including electronic reproduction) for all known or anticipated purposes other than the initial Permitted Use. (Packs, posters, show cards, record covers etc.) In general, the additional fees cover the right to use one image for one year from the date of booking. In the territory or territories agreed.  All fees are negotiable.


To be agreed at the time of the booking 


If a model/actor on location is prevented from returning to London to work, half the daily fee is to be paid. (NB. When a location booking is made the client must provide information about transport both to and from the location). 


 Fees for fitting are charged at a minimum of £50.00. 

Travel will be charged at £0.40p per mile or can be negotiated.

 If a model/actor works over the pre-booked time the overtime worked between 9 am and 6 pm will be charged at the normal hourly rate. 

6. BOOKING FORM at double the normal rate. 
As required by the Department of Employment regulations, Semper Fidelis Agency booking form containing the terms of the booking must be signed and returned by the client.

Permitted Use In general, booking fees cover the right to use one image for one year from the date of the booking, in the UK only, for the initial Permitted Use.

Booking fees are charged by the day or by the hour. Extra half hours or parts of half hours shall be paid at the half-hourly rate. Equity contracts excluded, the day booking is for an 8 hour period including a 1-hour lunch break. Unless otherwise agreed the minimum bookings is for 2 hours. 

Overtime rates apply before 9 am, after 6 pm and on all bookings over eight hours. 
 The overtime rate is one-and-a-half times the daily rate between 6 pm and 12 am. 
 A special rate is negotiated for night work between 12 am and 9 am. 
 Work on Saturday is one-and-a-half times the normal rate. 
 Work on Sundays and Bank Holidays usage which may be required or anticipated subsequent to the time of booking as Usage 

  per above as
 the supplier of services, these Terms & Conditions take precedence over any Terms & Conditions which may be received from the client even

Any cause for complaint should be reported to the Agency when it arises. Complaints cannot be considered in retrospect. 

10. Complaints
These Terms and Conditions for booking and all other matters connected with the booking are governed by English law and any dispute will be settled in accordance with the law by a court in England. 

11. Jurisdiction 
of his/her copyright and if the model and talent agency client is not a photographer, the client is to draw these Terms & Conditions to the attention of the photographer and obtain his agreement to them before the shoot commences. insure against any losses which might result if the model/actor does not keep a booking because of ill health or some other reason.

12. Insurance 
The photographer is not entitled to use any of the images he takes for any usage beyond that agreed under sections 2, 8 & 9 above. The photographer to this extent agrees to restrict use. The client is responsible for the model/actor’s health and safety when the model/actor is travelling or providing services, in connection with the booking to the same extent as if the model and actor and actor were an employee of the client. The client will maintain adequate insurance cover to underwrite its obligations to the model/actors. The agent is not responsible if the model/actor fails to attend the booking. The client is advised to

13. Copyright 
A photographer is not entitled to use test and experimental photographs for commercial purposes unless specified arrangements have been made before the photographic session. 

14.Test & Experimental Photography 
All fees will be invoiced to the record company or ultimate client. For all videos, the normal daily rates will apply PLUS a buyout to be negotiated. 
Payment of the agreed fees confers the right to make use of the model/actors services on the catwalk for the specified show and the right to use photographs and video of the show for reporting purposes only. Any other usage must be negotiated at the time of booking. 18. Music Videos 

15. Fashion Shows 
Clients are responsible for model/actor meal on all bookings outside the London area.

16. Meals
Bookings At the first cancellation, a half-fee is charged unless the client fails to cancel in time to prevent the model/actor attendance when the full fee is payable. At the second cancellation, the full fee is charged. 

17. Weather Permitting 
If a booking is cancelled outside the one day period but within two working days of the starting time then; half the fee is charged. However, if a booking is cancelled due to illness or some other reason beyond the model and actors’ or Agency’s control (and upon the production of the appropriate evidence) the model/actor shall not be liable for cancellation charges. Booking of more than three days duration; if the booking is cancelled within a period equal to the length of the booking, then the full fee is charged. Saturdays, Sunday and Bank Holidays are excluded from these calculations. This is a reciprocal arrangement between the model/actor and client.
If a booking is cancelled within one working day of the starting time the full fee will be charged unless the same model/actor is re-booked within


18. hours in which case half the fee is charged. 

19. Cancellations 
A provisional booking will be automatically cancelled if they are not confirmed within 24 hours of the proposed booking or if a definite booking is offered and the provisional cannot be confirmed.

20. Provisional Bookings 
A special fee will be negotiated when the work is in conjunction with a product which precludes work for competing products. It is the CLIENT’S responsibility to check whether conflicting work has been done. If the model/actor advertises a product he/she is able to work for any competitor unless an exclusion fee is negotiated.

21. Exclusion Fees
On all invoices, payment is required within 30 days of the date of invoice. In all cases, the person booking the model/actors will be invoiced and solely responsible for payment unless otherwise agreed at the time of booking. We reserve the right to invoice the ‘ultimate client’ (i.e. designer/manufacturer/owner of the product in question). All fees are for the right to use pictures and once agreed are payable whether or not the use is appropriated. We reserve the right to add the interest at the rate of 1% per month to overdue accounts without prejudice to our rights of recovery. 

22. Payment Terms 
The fee negotiated by The Agency is the artist’s fee from which the agency commission will be deducted at 15% for adults for theatre/stage jobs and  12% for children's theatre/stage jobs,  for commercial/tv/film commission rate at 20% for non-equity jobs and 25% for equity jobs, of the invoice total. VAT and agreed expenses will be added where appropriate. 

23. Equity Contract TV Commercials: 
The agency charges a supplement of 25% on all hourly, daily usage fee. Both agency fees and model/actor’s fees will be invoiced by The Agency. Unless otherwise agreed at the time of booking the model/actor disbursement is included commercial/tv/film commission rate at 25% of the invoice total. VAT and any agreed expenses will be added where appropriate. 

24. All Booking Excepting Equity Contract TV Commercials: 
It is the client’s responsibility to notify The Agency and negotiate additional fees (including extensions of existing agreements) for any territory which may be required or anticipated subsequent to the time of booking as per above. 

25. Territory 

* Whilst every endeavour is made to provide satisfactory and efficient service to the clients we cannot be held responsible for a model/actor conduct on an assignment.
* Photographs may not be used until all fees are paid in full.
* All fees are to be negotiated only with SEMPER FIDELIS MODEL AND TALENT AGENCY.
Terms & Conditions have a clause similar to this.toour clients we cannot be held responsible for a model/actor conduct on an assignment.

We reserve the right to negotiate within the structure of these Terms & Conditions.
* It is the client’s responsibility to arrange insurance if indemnity is required against a model/actor inability to attend through sickness or unforeseen circumstances.

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