Photo & Video Recording Release
This release and authorization agreement (“Agreement”) shall confirm that I, (insert full name in form below), (hereafter “I” or “Student”), for good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, grant permission to the George Washington University (“GW” or “University”) and its licensees, assignees, and other successors-in-interest all rights whatsoever in perpetuity in and to my performance, appearance, voice, and other reproductions of my likeness, name, and/or material (“Appearance”) taken in conjunction with (insert name of event or photo/video project below), and to use the same or portions thereof, including making and using derivative works thereof in any medium, including without limitation, videos, online broadcasts and brochures (collectively the “Works”), for any university purpose.
I further grant to GW all rights of every kind and nature in and the results and proceeds of my Appearance. I acknowledge that GW shall be the sole and exclusive owner of all rights in and to the Works, including, without limitation, the copyright therein and all of the results and proceeds of my Appearance hereunder and shall have the right to exploit any or all of the foregoing in any manner and in any media, whether now known or hereafter devised in perpetuity.
I agree that GW shall have sole editing discretion in determining the extent and manner of use of my Appearance. Nothing herein will be deemed to obligate GW to use my Appearance or the results and proceeds thereof, in the Work or otherwise, or to produce, release or distribute the Works, or to otherwise exploit any rights granted to GW hereunder. GW shall have the right to assign this Agreement (or any of its rights hereunder) to any person, firm, partnership or corporation for any reason and without notice to Student.
I hereby voluntarily assume any and all risks, known or unknown, associated with my Appearance. I and my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, hereby voluntarily release, discharge, waive and relinquish any and all claims, complaints, liabilities, actions and causes of actions (“Claims”) against GW. I agree to defend, indemnify (including any and all attorney’s fees) and hold harmless GW in the event of any and all Claims, by whomever or wherever asserted.
I have read, understand and agree to the above terms and conditions. I warrant that I have the right and power to enter into and fully perform this Agreement and to grant GW the rights herein granted. I am over the age of 18 years of age, or I have the approval of my parent or legal guardian if I am under the age of 18. I understand that this contains the entire understanding of the parties relating to the subject matter and cannot be changed or terminated without the written consent of both parties. The provisions shall be binding upon me and my heirs, executors, administrators and successors. All rights, licenses and privileges herein granted are irrevocable and not subject to rescission, restraint or injunction under any circumstances.