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Please note the following guidelines for submitting your films and videos to StockFood:
Model / Property Release
- Please submit RAW files (without any changes to the original codec)
Preferred shooting settings:
- Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
- Frame rate: 25
- Frame rate: 16:9
If the settings of your already existing videos were different, please don’t change them, we’ll do it ourselves.
Additionally, please submit PREVIEW files, named exactly the same way as the RAW files:
- Format: Quicktime (.mov)
- Resolution: at least 480x360
- Other shooting formats than Full HD, for instance SD, ONLY after consultation with StockFood.
- Short file names – no more than 12 characters. No special characters such as space or ä, ö, è, é, & /. (),°,#, etc.
Save the videos in separate subfolders, if:
- Different cameras
- Different frame rates
- Different resolutions
- No logos and trademarks
- Include model + property releases, if requested
- Include a caption list (essential for the keywording)
- Clearly mark any distribution restrictions
All films showing recognisable or associable people, regardless of whether they
are professional models or not, must be accompanied by a "Model Release". A model
release is a written declaration of consent by the person featured in the film
to assign all rights of use in the film (including reproduction and circulation
with no time limit) to the photographer. We cannot market pictures of people with
no model release, as among other things, they are barred from any promotional use.
Even though a model release is not always absolutely necessary for films showing
people out of focus, pictures of hands etc., they will have a much greater chance
of being sold if they too are accompanied by a model release.
Similarly, films showing someone else's property (vineyards, wineries, private
houses, businesses, cafés, restaurants etc.) require a "Property Release" statement.
We also require a property release for films of your own house.
All films must be either accompanied by a release (if appropriate), or marked "No
Model and Property Release forms are available here for you to download:
Model Release (Adult)
Model Release (Minor)
If you have any questions, please contact our Photographers & Art Department:
Photographers & Art Department
Petra Thierry (Manager) / Margarita Semadeni
Phone +49 (89) 747 202 22
Fax: +49 (89) 721 1020
A summary of all submission instructions is available here for you to download: