ReleaseME is rebranding to SignME We are delighted to announce that ReleaseME is changing its name to SignME.  Why the name change?  Originally ReleaseME was built for a nuanced use case, which was to help production teams create, deploy and secure releases for video, audio...

When it comes to getting a freelancer contract signed in the video production industry, speed is essential. Managers need to find the right independent contractors quickly to meet tight timelines. This can be overwhelming, but it’s also essential for successful video production. A freelancer contract...

A Deal Memo is a standard document used by production companies to hire freelancers and independent contractors. It outlines the duties of both parties in a project, including details such as: The Benefits of Having a Deal Memo Having a deal memo is a vital...

In the video production industry, “hazardous activity” refers to activities that carry a potential risk of harm, injury, or even death. These activities include stunts, operating special/heavy equipment, using explosives or fireworks, and other potentially dangerous activities present during video production.  Hazardous Activity Release Forms...

If you are a photographer, videographer, or any other professional who captures images or videos of people, you need to have a release form signed by the subjects appearing in your project. A release form is a legal document that permits you to use and...

In video production, rights and clearances are crucial to ensure proper permissions for all video elements. Television production is typically associated with it. However, it is also becoming increasingly important for other types of content, such as branded entertainment, podcasts, and user-generated content. What Is...

Ensuring proper permissions for everything in video production is vital. Also, rights and clearances play a crucial role in achieving this. It’s not just for TV shows but also other types of content like branded entertainment and podcasts. Challenges in the Rights and Clearances Process...

Without a system to manage releases, legal issues, copyright problems, and harm to the production’s reputation are possible. Now, video production companies and filmmakers have free release form systems to protect themselves legally when using someone’s likeness without permission.  What Is a Release Management System?...

Managing rights and clearances for a production company can be long and stressful. Without a release management system, production companies rely entirely on manual procedures, which slow down production and post-production, resulting in decreased productivity and increased costs. What Is a Release Management System? Release...

A video release form is vital in video production because it protects production companies and content creators from getting sued by the subjects in the video and any location owners or owners of any acquired audio and video files you inserted into the video. There...

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