Model Release

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  • Release

    Please read carefully and agree below.

    In exchange for my agreeing to the below release (the "Release"), I (the "Model") have or will receive good and valuable consideration, including but not limited to the opportunity to be photographed by a world-class photographer such as Paul Buceta, (the "Photographer") and one of the following: -The opportunity to be published in a publication by Paul Buceta Publishing or any affiliate, who has hired you to take my photo for publication and paid your daily fee for the same; or -Your waiver of your standard fee for taking photos of me; or _If I paid your daily fee for photographing me, your ability to potentially obtain me additional exposure by publishing my photos in national or international publications, or on stock photography websites as discussed further in section 4. In exchange (the "Model") agree to and acknowledge the following: 1. I release all worldwide right, title and interest in all photographs, illustrations, video, audio, or other images of, including or depicting me, taken or created by or on behalf of the Photographer in any media ("Images") to the Photographer. This includes all copyright, all other proprietary or moral rights to the images or any derivative thereof, including the right by the Photographer or any assignee of the rights outlined in the Release. 2. The Photographer has the irrevocable right (which may be licensed, transferred, granted, or assigned to other parties as the Photographer sees fit) to use, Publish, reproduce, create derivative works of, distribute, publicly perform and publicly display, either digitally or in any other medium now known or later developed, such as images in any form, including any text, changes or alterations, in conjunction with my name, the name of the Photographer, or any other name be it fictitious or otherwise, for educational, illustration, promotion, art, editorial, advertising, trade, publishing, or any other commercial purpose whatsoever. I also consent to the use of my narrative, text, audio, sound, action, program, effect or other matter that may be used in connection with the Images and permitted uses, and irrevocably waive any right I may have to inspection or approval of any of the deliverables or uses contemplated in this Release. In return, the Photographer will use reasonable commercial efforts to ensure that the Images will not be used for any defamatory or libellous purpose. 3. I hereby irrevocably release the Photographer and any and all other parties acting under right, title, assignment grant or license from the Photographer, from any liability, costs or expenses arising by virtue of: (i) any blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, whether intentional or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in the creation of the Images or in any subsequent use, processing or publication thereof; and (ii) any claim or cause of action, now known or later developed, resulting from or in connection with any use of the Images contemplated by this Release, including without limitation, any claims for libel, defamation, invasion of privacy, or breach of publicity or other property rights. 4. The Photographer may post or publish the Images on any stock photography site that sub-licenses the Images to other parties ("Stock Site"). The Photographer is obliged to ensure that the terms of the Stock Site state that the Images will not be used defamatory or libellous purpose, including advertising for an adult entertainment business. The Photographer is not responsible for enforcing these terms and conditions. The Photographers obligations under this section and section 2 are met by ensuring these terms and conditions are in place. 5. I represent, covenant, understand and agree that: (1) I am of full legal age and have the right and capacity to contract in my own name in my jurisdiction of residence and in Ontario, Canada; (2) I have carefully read this Release prior to signing, and am fully familiar with the contents and consequences of it; (3) this Release shall be binding without restriction as to time or otherwise on myself and my heirs, executors, legal representatives, successors and assigns, as the case may be; and (4) I was at no time denied the right to review this Release with legal counsel prior to signing. 5. If I have agreed to a monthly payment plan, I will make a minimum of 12 equal payments or, if I terminate the plan early, I will agree to pay the outstanding balance within 30 days upon request. I agree to be bound by the above Release and agreement in perpetuity.