Terms & Conditions

Studio Booking - Terms & Conditions

A booking is considered confirmed upon signing the quotation or sending us an LPO.

Payment & Cancellation:

Studio bookings must be paid for at the time of booking, unless agreed by both parties, prior to the date of studio hire.

Studio Hire:

(a) The Studio may be provisionally booked by telephone and the booking should be confirmed within 24 hours. The Client will be further required to sign a quotation form, which is binding to these Conditions. A non-refundable 50% deposit is payable in advance unless otherwise agreed in writing.

(b) Studio and equipment hire bookings must be paid for on the day of the shoot unless otherwise agreed in writing.

(c) If the Client wishes to postpone a confirmed booking this must be done at least 48 hours before the hire period starts or 50% of the full studio booking rate will apply.

(d) The Client must include set up and down time within the hours booked, to avoid overtime charges. The Studio is available for daily use between 10am till 6pm Saturday to Thursday. Usage outside of these hours shall be charged at the published overtime rates unless previously agreed in writing by Light House Studio.

(e) The Client must observe all regulations governing the use of the Studio and any equipment and services whether imposed by Light House Studio or by any statutory body or Local Authority.

(f) The Studio is available for the exclusive use of the Client named in the booking and the Client is not permitted to sub-contract, sub-let or otherwise permit any third party to utilise the Studio without the prior written consent of Light House Studio.

(g) Any materials used in connection with sets constructed by the Client as well as any rubbish shall be removed from the Studio at the end of the hire period at the expense of the Client otherwise additional charges will apply.

(h) No alterations, decorations or additions to the Studio are permitted without the consent of Light House Studio. At the end of the hire period the Studio must be surrendered in the same condition that it was in at the start of the hire period. Any costs incurred by Light House Studio arising out of any breach of this Condition shall be paid by the Client.

Use of Equipment:

The Client may not without the written consent of Light House Studio:

(a) remove the equipment from the studio premises; or

(b) modify or alter or tamper with the equipment in any way; nor

(c) use the equipment in a manner not recommended by the manufacturer; nor

(d) allow the equipment to be used by any untrained or unauthorised personnel.

Equipment must be returned promptly at the end of the hire period in the original condition.

Breakages, Losses and Damages:

(a) The Client hiring the studio is responsible for all breakages, losses or damages caused to the studio or equipment by him/her, or any other person, during the use of the studio.

(b) All equipment and services are supplied by Light House Studio and is entirely at the risk of the Client. Light House Studio shall not be liable for any loss or damage to materials or props or equipment, including consequential loss and loss of profit however caused, arising out of the use or the inability to use the equipment supplied or agreed to be supplied.

(c) The Client must notify Light House Studio at the time of supply if the condition of the equipment is not acceptable.

(d) Light House Studio shall not be liable to the Client for any loss, damage, expense, or for any consequential loss (including loss of profit) whatsoever or howsoever arising out of or in connection with any of the following: any damage to or loss of property by the Client or the Clients servants or agents or any third party; any breakdown, stoppage or failure of the facilities and equipment provided in the studio or any other equipment supplied to the Client by Light House Studio.

(e) The Client shall pay any costs incurred by Light House Studio arising out of any breach of these conditions.

Termination:

Light House Studio may terminate any hire contract if the Client shall be in breach of any of the Terms and Conditions.