Terms and Conditions - Please take a minute to read through our T&C's.
1.1 A non-refundable deposit of £250 is required to confirm your booking and reserve the day; this will be deducted from the final balance. The payment of the deposit is required at the time of booking. Any remaining balance is due at the latest, two weeks before the wedding date. Preferred method of payment is by BACS transfer. Travel will be charged at 0.40p per mile return (from postcode HU14 3AJ) this will be added to your final invoice. Accommodation will be charge if it is agreed that accommodation is needed at the time of booking.
Religious and Civil Ceremonies
2.1 Virtually all religious, and non-religious, buildings allow the filming of the marriage ceremony, however it is the responsibility of the Client to gain permission from the person leading the ceremony, and be aware of any restrictions, charges or conditions that they may impose, including permission from the choir, organist, and other musicians and to pay any fees charges by them. It is the responsibility of the Client to make Silver Sixpence Films aware of any filming or audio recording restrictions on booking.
2.2 Silver Sixpence Films will film the marriage service as permitted, from a suitable position, as allowed by the person leading the ceremony. The area in which the videographer is situated may not be the videographer’s choice and we cannot accept responsibility for any obstructed views should this be the case.
2.3 If possible please ensure that the building the ceremony will be held in is open at least one and a half hours before the start of the ceremony in order for us to take some internal establishing shots.
3.1 To ensure that the camera does not record any undesirable or unwanted sounds during the vows or speeches, for example a noisy room, air conditioning systems, extractor fans etc. Whenever possible please ask the venue to briefly turn these off to ensure crystal clear sound recordings. Where possible and in agreement with the Client, a small portable sound recording device will be fitted on the Client, and those conducting speeches, and / or in a nearby place to record sound. If the Client does not want to wear the recording device, Silver Sixpence Films will not be held responsible for poor sound quality.
4.1 When in agreement that filming will cover the first dance, please ensure that the first dance takes place before 8.30pm. In the event of the first dance taking place later than 8.30 pm, coverage will be at the discretion of Silver Sixpence Films and £150 per extra hour will be charged and the Client will be invoiced following the wedding day. If evening coverage beyond the first dance has been agreed in advance (as in the Platinum package), filming will finish at 30 minutes after the first dance has taken place, unless otherwise agreed.
5.1 All music used for wedding films made by Silver Sixpence Films has to be licensed. Music is sourced from websites specifically created to sell copyrighted music. We purchase licenses that are suitable for each film that is for use online and on DVD. Silver Sixpence Films are happy to discuss music choices with you in advance of filming taking place.
5.2 In the event that the Client does not obtain written permission, we are unable to record or licence any live music including Hymns due to copyright imitations. Any fees for licensing of live, recorded music shall be covered and paid for by the Client.
Editing and Filming Decisions Shall Be Deemed Correct
6.1 Although we will use every reasonable effort to record significant parts of your wedding day as outlined in your package option, the decision as to what is comprised in the recording and the style in which it is recorded and edited is in our absolute discretion. We can give no assurance that we will successfully record any particular aspect of the wedding day and any failure by us to capture any particular aspect of the wedding day does not give the Client right to obtain a refund or to re editing of the finished film.
6.2. Editing your wedding is an extremely time consuming exercise, a typical wedding film will take up to 10 days to edit. All editing is done alone by Silver Sixpence Films. Please feel free to discuss any special ideas or wishes for filming or editing at the pre-wedding meeting/ call. Any alterations other than for obvious mistakes i.e. spelling mistakes, will be chargeable at £30 per hour.
6.3 Copies of the film will be available for six months after the date of the wedding. After this time all footage will be wiped from our systems.
6.4 Your finished DVD/USB will normally be ready up to 10 – 12 weeks following the wedding day. In busy periods, this can take up to 20 weeks for final delivery.
7.1 Silver Sixpence Films may display or show the finished film or still images for the purpose of demonstration viewing, promotion and advertising, edited footage may be shown on the Silver Sixpence Films website and social media sites. This may only be waived if specifically requested.
8.1 Any complaints should be raised by the client with the filmmaker in writing, within 14 days of first becoming aware of the matter to be complained of and in any event within 14 days of receipt of the final product.
“Force Majeure” or Act of God
9.1 The due performance of this contract is subject to alteration or cancellation by either party owing to any cause beyond their control.
Limitation of Liability
10.1 Silver Sixpence Films will take enormous care to ensure the capture of your wedding. In the extremely unlikely event of total or partial footage and / or audio failure, where it is the fault of Silver Sixpence Films, or due to technical problems, or exceptional unforeseen circumstances or cancellation of this contract by either party for any other circumstance the liability of one party to the other shall be limited to the total value of the contract. Neither party shall be liable for indirect or consequential loss. In the event of a part of the event being film we will in that case return a fair proportion of the price. Whilst every reasonable effort is made to capture significant parts of the event we cannot guarantee to capture any particular aspect of the event.
10.2 Please note that filming outside may be restricted in the event of heavy rain or other undesirable weather elements
10.3 If you cancel this booking the deposit of £250 is strictly non refundable.
If you cancel this booking;
(1) More than 60 clear days before the date of the event then the deposit will be forfeited, but no further sum is payable by you;
(2) Within 60 clear days of the date of the event a sum amounting to 50 per cent of the package price is payable by you;
(3) Within 30 clear days of the date of the event a sum amounting to 95 per cent of the package price is payable by you.
Any cancellation must be notified to us in writing via email.
Food and Refreshments
12.1 We would ask that if working Gold, Platinum or Diamond Package, that food and drink is provided for the videographers working on the wedding day. This is especially important when the venue is secluded and no other reasonable means can be taken by the videographer/s to obtain food and refreshments.