This is an agreement between a property owner and a production company, granting
the company permission to use the property for the filming of a production. The
agreement releases the company from any liability and waives the property owner’s
right to approve the property’s use in the production. The property owner will receive a
flat fee in return for allowing the company to use the property in the production. This
release form should be used by property owners or production companies that want to
use a piece of real property in a production.
PROPERTY RELEASE FORM
PROPERTY: _____ [Instruction: Insert address.] (the “Property”)
AGENCY: _____ [Instruction: Insert agency name requesting release.] (the “Agency”, and
same shall include its authorized Agents)
OWNER: _____: [Instruction: Insert Owner/authorized representative name.] (the “Owner”,
and same shall include its authorized representative or agent)
PRODUCTION: _____ [Instruction: Insert name of production.] (the “Production”)
1. In consideration of the Agency’s reliance on this Property Release Form and the payment
of _____ (_____) [Instruction: Insert written dollar amount to be paid, followed by a
numerical representation of same.] United States Dollars (the “Fee”) to Owner, the receipt and
sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, Owner agrees to make the Property available to
the Agency for inclusion in the Production.
2. In consideration of the Fee, Owner irrevocably consents to and authorizes the use and
reproduction by Agency and/or its authorized Agents, of any and all photographs which Agency
has taken of the Property described above as of the date of this Agreement, negative or positive,
mechanical or electronic, for any purpose whatsoever, without restriction, and without further
compensation. All negatives, positives, video or audiotapes, electronic files, together with any
prints shall constitute the sole and complete property of Agency.
3. Owner irrevocably releases the Agency from all liability of whatsoever nature arising as a
result of the portrayal of the Property in the Production. Owner also releases and discharges the
photographer, his legal representatives, assigns, licensees, employees, heirs, or any person or
corporation acting under the permission of the photographer, including any firm publishing or
distributing the finished product and/or Production, even though the finished product may be
distorted, blurred, altered or used in composite forms, in conjunction with factual or fictional
text, either intentionally or otherwise.
4. Owner hereby waives any right to approve the finished photograph or any copy, which
might be used in conjunction with the finished photograph or Production. The Agency gives no
guarantee that the production of the Production will proceed to completion and the Agency is not
obliged to include the Property in the Production.
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5. Owner hereby agrees it shall not at any time do anything detrimental to or say anything
detrimental about the Production, the Agency or any persons involved in or associated with the
6. Optional language: Owner further agrees that it will not grant any license to any
other party in respect of the Property for the purposes of including the Property in any
advertising or marketing materials for any other products or services.
7. The Agency shall not be liable to Owner or any legal representative or agent of Owner
for any loss or damage or injury to Owner or such legal representative or agent of Owner or for
any loss or damage or injury to the Property, caused or suffered in connection with the
Production unless directly caused by the negligence of the Agency and recoverable on that
8. Owner certifies it is the sole and lawful owner of the Property, or an authorized
representative of the Owner of the Property, and agrees to the terms of this release without
reservation, and further agrees to indemnify the photographer, his heirs, assigns, employees, and
anyone authorized by him, in the event that this statement is not true. This Property Release
Form shall be binding upon the undersigned and his/her/its heirs, legal representatives,
successors, and assigns.
9. Owner agrees not to disclose any information of any nature obtained by or through its
relationship with the Agency or in connection with executing this Property Release and which
relates to the Production, materials relating to the Agency (other than those which are of a public
nature and are public knowledge), or any of the Agency’s general affairs (other than those which
are of a public nature and are public knowledge) to any person. Notwithstanding the foregoing,
Owner shall be permitted to discuss any of the foregoing with Owner’s attorney, accountant,
legal and/or authorized representative. Further, Owner shall be permitted to discuss any of the
foregoing pursuant to any lawful court order or subpoena.
10. This release shall be binding upon, and shall inure to the benefit of, my heirs, executors,
administrators, successors and assigns.
11. This release constitutes the entire agreement between Owner and the Agency save that
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nothing herein shall exclude liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.
12. I agree that this release form shall be governed by the law of the State of _____
[Instruction: Insert state.] and that any dispute arising in