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Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully. They are a legally binding part of every service we offer and forms part of each quotation and invoice.


Duration validity dates of all quotes and budgets

1. All quotations and budgets are valid for 30 days only, unless specifically stated within the quote or budget document. This is due to seasonal variations in prices as well as availability and other external forces After this period, new pricing will be provided according to clients latest requirements.


Thailand Film Office Filming Application

1. We provide our clients with a flat fee for Thailand Film Office Filming Application submission for up to three (3) foreign crew, cast or executive team with an additional fee per foreign team member more than the original three applications. Any changes to Applications after submission will attract fees and charges as set forth below.



Visas

1. Visa Application rules may change without warning. We must follow any new ruling even if this new ruling came into effect after we made our initial Visa application. 

2. Any new rule change may mean a change in Visa fees. These will then apply to Visa's currently in process.

3. Any changes in foreign persons (usually client's cast or crew or executive team) after the original application has been submitted will require a documentation fee charge of 5,000 THB.



Thailand Film Office Permits

1. Film permits can only be submitted once locations have been selected.

2. Locations can only be selected for Film Permit Application upon receiving authority to Film at that location by the relevant authority.

3. Once a Film Permit Application has been submitted any changes to the application such as schedule or locations will incur the following fees.

3.1 If the schedule is changed the Film Officer fee for the original date still applies once the filming application has been submitted. A new Film Officer fee will apply to the new filming date. (Film Officer daily fee is 2,000 THB - 2,500 THB depending upon location).

3.2 A Film Coordinator documentation fee of 5,000 THB will apply for any new Film Permit Application submission due to change of filming schedule.

3.3 Filming on new dates can only be granted upon receiving the new Film Permit Application permission from the Thailand Film Office. Note that it takes a minimum of 3 working days to process a change of schedule application.

3.3 When a change of schedule is requested after the submission date of the original Film Permit Application then the Film Coordinator fees for the original filming date still applies and a new fee will apply for the new date. Please refer to your quotation and invoice for the Filming Coordinator daily fee.




Work Permits

1. Work Permit Applications may vary in cost depending upon length of stay and type of assignment. Please refer to your quotation for the fee applicable to your application.

2. Any changes to the Work Permit original application such as change in filming schedule may attract addition fees such as Department of labor fees and application documentation fees.

3. You may be required to obtain a health check at a local medical clinic as part of your work permit application fee. This must be undertaken at least two days before filming starts to give enough time for the Work permit application to be processed and granted. The clinic will charge a Medical Certificate fee at the cost applicable to their rates.



Equipment Hire

1. Equipment hire time is calculated from the time the equipment leaves the equipment store to the time the equipment store. 1 Day is 24 hours.

2. Any damage to the equipment is the responsibility of the company that has engaged our services for the hire of such equipment and they will be charged at the rate to fix such equipment.

3. There may be an additional damage fee payable for loss of hire days whilst any equipment is being repaired. This fee will vary depending upon the terms of the original owner of the equipment.

4. Any equipment not returned within the agreed hire period will be charged at the standard rate for daily hire.

5. Equipment cancellation after booking may incur a fee depending upon the terms from the original owner of such equipment.

6. Equipment that has to be transported to a location requiring "travel days" will be charged at either full price or half price depending upon the terms of the original equipment owner. Please refer to your quotation for clarification.



Crewing

1. Crewing hire is for a "Standard Day" or 8 hours or a "Long day" of 12 hours. The time is calculated from the time the crew leaves our Offices until they return to our offices, traveling time to/from set is included within this time. Please refer your quotation to ensure if you are hiring a Standard day or Long Day rate.

2. Travel days for Crew is calculated at 50% discount on the Standard day rate.  

3. Once Crew has been booked, cancellations will incur charges. This may be the full day rate or a percentage thereof, depending upon the terms and conditions under which each individual Crew has been engaged by the organizing company.



Casting

1. Casting hire is for a "Standard Day" or 8 hours or a "Long day" of 12 hours. The time is calculated from the time the crew leaves our Offices until they return to our offices, traveling time to/from set is included within this time. Please refer your quotation to ensure if you are hiring a Standard day or Long Day rate.

2. Travel days for Cast is calculated at 50% discount on the Standard day rate.  

3. Once Cast has been booked, cancellations will incur charges. This may be the full day rate or a percentage thereof, depending upon the terms and conditions under which each individual Cast has been engaged by the organizing company



Rescheduling Filming Days

1. The parties shall agree the Filming dates and use their respective reasonable endeavors to ensure that Filming takes place as agreed.

2. If because of illness of those involved in the Filming, adverse weather conditions, unexpected availability of Filming locations, defective equipment or any other occurrence beyond Bangkok Video Production’s control, Bangkok Video Productions is unable to commence Filming on the agreed date, Bangkok Video Productions shall have the right to reschedule Filming for such other convenient date.

3. If Filming of an Episode is unable to take place on an agreed Filming date the unavailability of the Customer (or the subject of the Film) or other factor within the control of the Customer and Filming is cancelled on less than two weeks’ notice, Bangkok Video Productions shall be entitled to charge for the Filming of that Episode and the Customer shall not be entitled to any refund. Bangkok Vido Productions shall be entitled to charge additional fees for any re-scheduled Filming in accordance with their usual Filming rates.

4. Bangkok Video Productions may cancel a Film shoot at any time prior to the start date and shall refund all sums paid, (including the Deposit where applicable) in respect of the relevant Episode.

5. Where a refund is due it shall be paid by cheque within 30 Business Days of the event triggering such refund.


Cancellation of Agreement.

1. All deposits are non-refundable if an agreement is cancelled by the client within 7 days of starting pre-production phase. 

2.  Where the agreement is cancelled by the client, no matter the reason for the cancellation, Bangkok Video Productions is under no liability to refund any payments made by the client to date to Bangkok Video Productions, however, Bangkok Video Productions may offer the client a credit towards future agreements between the client and Bangkok Video Productions in whole or in part of the amount paid, the amount being determined by Bangkok Video Productions and being assessed on a case by case basis.


Unsigned Agreement.

1. Where the client does not sign the agreement, however pays a deposit to BVP, and when following emails clearly show that the client has accepted the agreement, its terms and conditions and has proceeded with the work stated within the agreement then these actions by the client will be considered an acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of the agreement.


Last updated October 16th 2016