ASIAPRESS IMAGE (video-footage/photo) LICENSING
the application form (PDF), Fill in and send to ASIAPRESS
by e-mail or FAX.
Conditions of Use
shall agree to the following conditions for using the
IMAGE (any footage/photo) of ASIAPRESS:
ASIAPRESS does not grant perpetuity rights. This is non-exclusive
licensing granted for using IMAGES of ASIAPRESS. Any unauthorized
use of ASIAPRESS IMAGES shall be considered as an infringement
and may be billed for compensation or could result in
ONE TIME USE;
Unless otherwise stated, use of IMAGE shall be solely
for the specific use as stated by the client when obtaining
a usage quote. In the case of additional and future usage
of the IMAGE, the terms shall be re-negotiated with ASIAPRESS
before re-using the IMAGE. Any use of the IMAGE without
written consent shall be considered as an infringement.
(For TV, re-broadcasting the IMAGE multiple times shall
be granted only within 24 hours from the time of the first
(2)- NO IMAGE MAY BE RE-USED/RE-DISTRIBUTED/SOLD/LENT;
Unless otherwise stated, the client shall not
re-distribute, sell, lend the IMAGE to any third party
in any form.
In terms of distributing, transmitting, and delivering
the article/program to the affiliated publisher/TV stations,
the client shall undertake the obligation to enforce the
responsible use of the IMAGE by the publisher/editor/affiliated
parties in accordance with all articles and conditions
In the case when a client intends to sell the program
as a DVD/VHS or internet posting, any part of the IMAGE
shall be removed completely from the program.
(3)- FOREIGN LANGUAGE PUBLISHING;
Unless otherwise stated, in the case of publishing
a book/article in a foreign language and using the IMAGE,
a fee arises to each language version. The client shall
undertake the obligation to enforce foreign publishers/editors/affiliated
parties to follow all articles and conditions of use.
(4)- DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING
AND PROGRAM DISTRIBUTION TO FOREIGN AFFILIATED STATION;
Unless otherwise stated, the client shall not
distribute, deliver, or sell the IMAGE to foreign stations/production/program
(In the case of ASIAPRESS licensing the client to distribute
or deliver the IMAGE to foreign countries, the client
shall inform ASIAPRESS before distribution and await confirmation
of permission before taking further actions to distribute
or deliver the IMAGE. Further, the client shall undertake
the obligation to enforce foreign@stations/production/program
makers/affiliated parties understand and follow all articles
and conditions of use.)
Unless otherwise stated, ASIAPRESS will deliver
the credit-burned footage to the client.
In the case of the client using the non credit-burned
raw footage delivered by ASIAPRESS, copyright credit shall
be displayed at every appearance of the IMAGE. The credit
differs by every IMAGE. ASIAPRESS indicates proper credit;
[example 1] ASIAPRESS
[example 2] By-line (the name of shooter)/ASIAPRESS
(6)- INTERNET USE;
Unless otherwise stated, the IMAGE shall not
be posted on the internet website.
(* For TV; In the case of a TV station posting the aired
program on the internet, ASIAPRESS grants the use of the
IMAGE only within 24 hours from the first appearance of
the IMAGE on the TV stationfs website. Uploading the
same copy or the trailer of the program using the IMAGE
on an external web movie service such as YouTube is NOT
permitted. In the case of using a captured still-picture
from the IMAGE (footage) for the text-article of the program,
ASIAPRESS will deliver the credit-burned picture to ensure
there is no unauthorized use.
In the case of a client intending to post the IMAGE (footage/photo)
more than 24 hours after the initial viewing, the client
shall make an extra agreement with ASIAPRESS.
(7)- NO PUBLICATION ADVERTISEMENT USE;
The client shall not use the IMAGE in any other
form, including the publication of an advertisement/guidance/program
trailer, without prior written consent from ASIAPRESS.
(8)- IMAGE PROCESSING;
In the case of IMAGE processing, cropping/trimming
or effects shall be granted only under the condition in
respect of the IMAGE not harming the original idea and
intention of the copyright holder. In consideration of
protecting the identity of the person appearing in the
IMAGE, ASIAPRESS may process a mosaic or blur IMAGE before
delivering to the client when ASIAPRESS finds necessity.
ASIAPRESS will notify and negotiate this with the client
(9)- NO STORAGING;
Client shall not store the IMAGE in their own
archive or database. All IMAGES shall be discarded from
the computer or videotape/DVD of the client after use
and shall not be used again unless otherwise agreed upon
(10)- FOOTAGE RETURN;
In the case of the client receiving the IMAGE
(footage) by video-tape/DVD, to avoid future troubles
or accidental improper use, the client shall return the
videotape of the IMAGE (footage) to ASIAPRESS within 90
days after the application of the IMAGE, regardless of
whether or not the client actually used the image or not.
The client shall accept the shipping costs for returning
of the IMAGE.
(11)- LENGTH DECLARATION;
The client (TV/filmmaker) shall inform ASIAPRESS
as to the actual length(minutes/seconds) they will use
the IMAGE without undue delay after the show.
All actual time the IMAGE appears shall be counted in
the program INCLUDING monitor-back screen showing at the
(12)- SEND A COPY;
The client shall send a copy of the publication/article/program/video-filmworks
to ASIAPRESS after the first appearance of the IMAGE without
undue delay. ASIAPRESS shall use the copy only for the
purpose of confirmation.
(13)- RIGHT OF DECLINING;
ASIAPRESS may decline the use of the IMAGE if
the original copyright holder does not agree for licensing,
or when ASIAPRESS deems the client unfit for using the
IMAGE. This shall be at the discretion of ASIAPRESS management.
ASIAPRESS will send the client the invoice, according
to the clientfs application and declaration.
Unless otherwise stated, the client shall execute payment
within 30 day after receiving the invoice. In the case
when the address for sending the invoice differs from
the application stated, the client shall notify ASIAPRESS
before issuing the invoice.
Payment is possible via be Bank to Bank transfer.
No cheques are available. Payment via PayPal is available
client shall indemnify and hold ASIAPRESS harmless from
and against any and all claims, dispute, damages and expenses,
including reasonable lawyer/attorney fees and court costs
arising from the client's use of IMAGE(s).
Any matters which are not provided for in the
conditions stated shall be determined through mutual consultation
between the client and ASIAPRESS.
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