Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Copyright & Ownership of Materials


(a) The entire copyright in the pictures/videos is retained by the Photographer/Cinematographer, Abhijeet Parui at all times throughout the world and is administered by AERIAL FILMER;

(b) Title to all photographs/videos remains the property of the Photographer/Videographer;

(c) Images/Videos will be licensed for use for a specified period. When the License to Use has expired, the images/videos should be returned to the Photographer/Videographer and a written undertaking given that all digital files have been destroyed. The Client is expected to comply with this requirement within 30 days of expiration of the License to Use. The Photographer/Videographer reserves the right to make an additional charge for continued use after this period;

(d) The Photographer/Videographer, as administered by Aerial Filmer, supplies the technical and artistic ability to illustrate an idea photographically, and sells the right to reproduce those pictures/videos in a given context. No property or copyright in any pictures/videos shall pass to the Client whether on its submission or on Aerial Filmer’s grant of reproduction rights in respect thereof;

(e) Unless otherwise agreed in writing if any picture/video reproduced by the Client omits the copyright notice or credit line specified by Aerial Filmer any fee payable by the Client shall be subject to an increase specified by Aerial Filmer, and in any event an increase of not less than 25%.


Use & Reproduction

(a) The License to Use only comes into effect once full payment of the invoice has been made. No use may be made of the images/videos until full and final payment – including any late payment charges that may have been levied – has been received by Aerial Filmer;

(b) Permission in writing may be granted for image/video use before payment, however this permission will be immediately revoked if payment of the invoice is not made by the timescale stated on the invoice;

(c) Reproduction rights (if and when granted) are strictly limited to the use and period of time specified on Aerial Filmer’s invoice. An agreement must be reached with Aerial Filmer before the pictures are used for a different purpose or after the licence to use has expired;

(d) Reproduction rights are not issued exclusively to the Client except when specified on the invoice;

(e) Reproduction rights granted are personal to the Client and may not be assigned, nor may any picture/video submitted to the Client be loaned or transferred to third parties save for the purpose of the exercise by the Client of such reproduction rights;

(f) Any reproduction rights granted are by way of licence and no partial or other assignment of copyright shall be implied;

(g) Aerial Filmer reserves the right to refuse to supply or grant a reproduction licence to a third party when requested to do so by the Client.