NSO Side-by-Side Release
NSO Image and Liability Release
AYP Side-by-Side Rehearsal // Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The undersigned hereby acknowledges receipt and agreement with the following terms as a condition of the participation of the child named below, or for myself if I am over the age of 18 (the “Participant”) in the American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras (the “Program”).
I, individually, and on behalf of the Participant’s heirs, successors, assigns and personal representatives, hereby agree to discharge, release, and hold harmless the Center and National Symphony Orchestra and all artists engaged by them (“Artist”), their respective board members, trustees, officers, employees, agents and independent contractors, and the United States of America, from any and all liability whatsoever for any and all damages, losses, or injuries (including death) Participant sustains to person or property or both, including but not limited to any claims, demands, actions, causes of action, judgments, expenses and costs, including attorney’s fees, which arise out of, result from, occurring during, or are connected in any manner with Participant’s participation in the Program.
I authorize Center, its contractors, and other individuals or entities under its direction and control, including Artist, affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees, successors and assigns, to take photographs, video and sound recordings or other images or recordings which may include the Participant’s likeness or image, in connection with their participation in the Program.
By signing this form, I authorize the Center, and any others under its direction and control, to use any such photographs and recordings, as well as any materials created for or during the course of the Program, such as artistic works (which may include paper based artwork, musical compositions, dramatic compositions, dramatic works or creative writing) or written materials (together with any images, photographs or recordings, the “Materials”), in connection with Center publications, handouts, websites, presentations, videos, social media postings, and other materials for use in connection with the Center’s performing arts mission and educational activities, which may include the creation of videos or other materials for distribution online or via hard copy among other non-profit entities with similar educational and/or artistic missions, any artist involved in the program, or the advertising and promotion of Center’s educational and institutional programming. The rights granted to Center are irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, and include the right to use the Material in any form, media, language or technology, now known or later developed.
I expressly acknowledge that the Materials may also be used in connection with press coverage related to the Program or the Center in general, which may include photographs, video footage and interview responses.
I do not expect any compensation, monetary or otherwise, in exchange for the use of the Materials. I hereby waive any right of inspection or approval of the Materials or the uses to which such Materials may be put, and I understand that they may be used with or without direct attribution. Neither I, nor the Participant shall have any copyrights or other rights to the Materials or the uses thereof or any benefits derived from either. I acknowledge that Center will rely on this permission potentially at substantial cost to itself and hereby agree not to assert any claim of any nature whatsoever against anyone relating to the exercise of the permissions granted hereunder, nor to seek any compensation for such use.
I represent that I am over the age of 18 years, and that I have read and fully understand the meaning of this release. If this form is completed on behalf of a minor child, I represent and warrant that I am the parent or legal guardian or am otherwise authorized to consent to such creation and use of materials as described herein on behalf of that child.