A Media Release Form is a document used by individuals (known as a "Releasee") to obtain the consent of a parent/legal guardian (known as a "Releasor") to use the image/video of their child for personal or commercial purposes.
A Media Release Form is used when video, photos or images of a minor is taken, and the other party wants to publish it generally for commercial purposes. Consent of the parent / legal guardian, through a media release form, must be obtained before publishing such images/video of the minor. Such consent is necessary for the individual or photographer to avoid copyright infringement issues.
Under this specific template, the rights to these images/videos are given free of charge - without any consideration or payment.
Furthermore, the parent / legal guardian in this form waives the right to any compensation, including but not limited to any royalties, arising from the use of the photos.
The parent / legal guardian understands and agrees that all photos/videos are the property of the Releasee and will not be returned
This grant of authorisation includes publications by the Releasee’s on mediums including, but not limited to, the Internet, e-mail, magazines, flyers, and advertisements.
This document should be carefully read by the parent / legal guardian and Releasee. Both parties should sign and return a copy of this form. Once signed, both parties should get a copy of the signed form.
This image release form is suitable for minors and must be signed by the parent / legal guardian on behalf of the minor.
The Releasee should ensure that this document is signed by the parent / legal guardian before they publish the image/video.
To avoid any future disputes, both parties may wish to have their signatures witnessed.
Create Document: Click the “Create Document” button and fill in the details of the parties. You can click the “Fill with Member’s Information” button to complete the party’s information with your personal or business information saved to your account.
Please fill in any additional information by following the step-by-step guide on the left-hand side of the preview document and clicking the “Next” button
When you are done, click the “Get Document” button and you can download the document in Word or PDF format.
Please get all parties to review the document carefully and make any final modifications to ensure that the details are correct before signing the document. Each party should have a copy of the executed document.