Policies

PHOTO RELEASE
The client is responsible for furnishing talent releases. Releases must be sent to the agency prior to the shoot date. Talent will sign releases on set with agency approval. If images from the shoot are utilized for A) another client B) additional usage or C) extended usage beyond the expiration date, separate negotiations apply. No release is valid until agency has been paid in full.

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.

UNDERWEAR & SWIMWEAR
Applies to bras, panties, slips, hose, teddies, boxer shorts, sleepwear, swimwear, 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.

CANCELLATIONS
48 hours (2 working days) prior to booking: One-half fee. 24 hours (1 working day) prior to booking: Full fee.

WEATHER PERMITS
There will be no charge if the model is notified before leaving for the booking and rebooked within 30 days. Weather permits must be specified at the time of the booking.

LIVE FASHION
Available for shows, informals, showroom and conventions. Rate negotiable depending on type and length of booking.

VIDEO & FILM
Union productions must comply with SAG/AFTRA rules and standard rate. Non union production rates are negotiable and must be established prior to shoot.

CLIENT RESPONSIBILITY
1. Provide all billing information prior to shoot
2. Must discole extraordinary conditions or requirements.
3. Provide adequate dressing facilities.

AGENCY SERVICE FEE
A service charge of 20% will be added to all print rates, and 15% to all voice over and on-camera rates. Payment on invoices are due within 30 days.