Footage Rate Card

All fees are in Australian dollars and are inclusive of GST where applicable.

All fees are per second (sec) and have minimum (min) usages.

BROADCAST - Term - 5 Year Licence
Free to Air Television One Country $30 per sec Min $900
  World $45 per sec Min $1350
Free To Air Television + Video on demand One Country $45 per sec Min $1350
  World $60 per sec Min $1800
Pay Television One Country $30 per sec Min $900
  World $45 per sec Min $1350
Pay Television + Video on demand One Country $45 per sec Min $1350
  World $60 per sec Min $1800
Territory prices on application
RETAIL DVD - Term - 5 Year Licence
RETAIL DVD One Country $30 per sec Min $900
  World $40 per sec Min $1200
Retail DVD + Download to Own One Country $35 per sec Min $1050
  World $50 per sec Min $1500
DIGITAL MEDIA - Term - 5 Year Licence
Online Streaming World $30 per sec Min $900
Free Download to Own World $35 per sec Min $1050
Pay Download to Own World $45 per sec Min $1350
CINEMA/THEATRICAL- Term - 5 Year Licence
  One Country $30 per sec Min $900
  World $45 per sec Min $1350
FILM FESTIVALS (only) - Term - 5 Year Licence
  One Country $20 per sec Min $600
NON THEATRIC (Corporate /Galleries) - Term - In Perpetuity
  One Country $20 per sec Min $1200
NON THEATRIC + Online Streaming One Country $40 per sec Min $1800
ALL MEDIA RIGHTS (ex Advertising)
  WORLD -In Perpetuity $88 per sec Min $2640
ADVERTISING - Term - 1 Year Licence
Free to Air Television One Country $400 per sec Min $2000 per shot
Pay Television One Country $200 per sec Min $1000 per shot
Cinema One Country $200 per sec Min $1000 per shot
Public Location One Country $100 per sec Min $500 per shot
Inflight One Country $100 per sec Min $500 per shot
Online World $200 per sec Min $1000 per shot
MULTIPLE RIGHTS & Extended Terms
The highest licence fee, plus 50% of the fee for each of the next 2 additional rights required. All rights rates available on request. Extended licence terms (periods) are also available on application.

Research/Tech/Master Fees

Film/Tape Transfers and Digitisation - All transfers from ABC Masters (excluding transfers to low res screeners) have a minimum master transfer fee of $130 (half hour).

Research, viewing and handling fees $85 per hour, with a minimum of one hour charged.

Represented Footage Licence Fees

Premium material (usually wildlife and some rare archival footage) may incur higher licence fees. The ABC also represents selected specialist collections.

Access Fees for Non ABC Footage

When non ABC copyright (owned) footage is able to be supplied, an "Access" fee (of $550 per copyright holder) will apply. When an Access fee is charged, all relevant clearances and permissions, still need to be sought with the copyright holder.

Calculating Final Production Uses

Licence fees are calculated from the on-screen time of footage/audio, used in the completed final production. Usage Calculations are rounded up to the full second per shot, as appears in the production.

Credit Accounts

Credit is available to approved ABC account holders only.  Please note, all charges may change without prior notice.

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