policies

PHOTO RELEASE
Meredith Model & Talent Agency, Inc. is responsible for signing client release forms at the time of the shoot. If images from the shoot are utilized by A) another client B) additional usage or C) extended usage beyond the expiration date, separate negotiations apply.

FEES
One hour minimum. Models may be booked by the hour or by the day. Additional time is billed in half hour increments. Twelve minutes or forty-two minutes past the hour is considered an additional half hour. Time and one half is charged before 8:00 AM or after 6:00 PM and on Saturdays & Sundays.

DAY RATES
A day rate must be specified in advance and is computed by eight consecutive hours, including lunch. It cannot be converted to an hourly rate during the booking. A day rate must be paid as specified, even if the model is not used for the entire eight hour period. Hours 9-11 are calculated at 1.5x hourly rate. Hours 12+ are calculated at 2x hourly rate.

OVERTIME RATES
Before 8:00 AM and after 6:00 PM or after 8 consecutive hours. Time and one-half hourly rate.

LINGERIE-UNDERWEAR
Applies to bras, panties, slips, hose, camisoles, teddies, girdles, jockey and boxer shorts, sleepwear, transparent or translucent apparel. Agency must check with model before accepting any lingerie booking. One hour minimum. Closed set required. Double hourly rate.

HAND MODELING
Regular photography rates.

FITTINGS
$75/hour unless otherwise specified by agency. Minimum booking one hour.

OUT OF STATE TALENT
Available through our New Jersey office. Day rates apply. THIS FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE AIRFARE.

TRAVEL TIME
Auto: Travel time is computed at ½ hourly rate, plus expenses, When required to travel more than 20 miles from the center of Minneapolis. If talent provides own automobile, talent shall be paid $0.50 per mile for auto expenses.
Plane: Client to pay for air travel, ground transportation, lodging expenses and a per diem/daily. If talent flies to location, completes assignment and returns to Minnesota within an eight-hour period, travel time is covered by the day rate.

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