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Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions

A standard working day is 10 hours and includes a 45 minute meal break.

A working day is door to door.

Overtime of T1.5 is charged hours 10 to 12.

After 12 hours T2.0 is charged. 

Turnaround (the rest period from wrap to first call) is a minimum of 10 hours.

A half day is charged at 60%. A half day is five hours and it should be possible for a crew to work two half days in one day. This means that a morning half day must be finished by 1300hrs. Elwin Productions reserves the right to charge a full day if a half day booking is longer than five hours door to door.  There is no overtime on a half day. Half-days longer than 5 hours become full days. All out-of-town days are full days regardless of day length.

Travel Days are generally charged as a Half-Day, but will be negotiated per booking. A travel day where work is to be performed will be charged at a Full-Day rate regardless of day length. 

Air Travel: Will be booked on Air New Zealand or Star Alliance Partner where possible to take advantage of Status & additional baggage allowance. Additional clearance is required from the airline if over 2 x 150 Wh lithium are carried in hand luggage.

Per Diem: $65/day including travel days, payable in cash, in advance. For assignments necessitating an overnight stay the client will supply a standard 3-star or better hotel room close to the shoot location.  Where possible rooms will be located on the ground floor with easy access.

Crew Vehicle is 77c per KM.

Pencil Booking: A Pencil booking is to be confirmed or released by the production company within 24 hours of request.

Confirmed Booking: The dates are confirmed by the production company.

Cancellation Policy: - Less than 48 hours to call 50%, - Less than 24 hours to call 100% Insurance:

All equipment is covered for insurance within New Zealand.  If any equipment is damaged during the hire period a NZ$700 Insurance Excess will apply.

Public Liability Cover: ELWIN Productions holds Public Liability cover up to $2,000,000. Additional premiums may be required for offshore work, please call to discuss.

Aviation Liability: Drones are not covered under Public Liability Cover. We have Aviation Liability Cover (under our sister company Flyover Media) as follows: Covering Legal Liability to Third Parties $1,000,000 with a $500 excess; Medical & Other Expenses $1,000,000 with a $500 excess. Pilots: Scott Mouat, Yoann Feillet Geographical Limits: New Zealand only Client is responsible for the safety and care of all equipment while on location. In the event that any equipment is damaged by client or client’s representatives, the client will be responsible for replacement or repair of said equipment.

If client's material (tapes, hard drives, property, etc.) is stored by Elwin Productions, it is at the client's risk. Elwin Productions shall not be liable for loss of any kind.

Elwin Productions shall not be liable for failure to perform due to acts of God, weather conditions, or other conditions beyond the control of Elwin Productions.  Promotional Use: Elwin Productions will be supplied an HD copy of the final released edit, and is able to use the footage for promotional purposes.

Behind the scenes images may be used for promotional purposes.

GST of 15% will be added to all invoices (NZ Government Sales Tax).

Payment is due within 14 days.