The fee presented in the Freelance Quote form is an estimate of potential costs, any final cost will be discussed and agreed on via email for jobs accepted. Final quotes may vary from the cost estimate calculator and does not take into account scene changes and additional shots in short animations. Payment should be made in USD via PayPal.
50% of the cost must be paid to Josiah Brooks before he begins work on the project as a deposit. Deposits are non-refundable. The product and its progress will be developed with the client until completion, at which time the client shall be presented with a watermarked version of the final product. For larger projects a payment schedule may be required and this will be agreed upon via email in advance. The full resolution watermark-free product will be delivered after the final balance has been paid.
At an additional 20% of the original full price of the project the client may purchase the Original files the project was developed in or with, including but not limited to Photoshop PSD files, Adobe Flash (Fla) files, Cubase Studio 5 project files, and any/all assets associated with the project.
Intellectual property of the images and animations created are to be attributed to the original owners. Copyright of the final product will belong to the client when the product is 100% paid for and the job complete, although Jazza Studios (Josiah Brooks) retains the right to display the product publicly (on the internet or in another medium) for promotional purposes, unless otherwise stated in writing at the commencement of the project.
If any substantial changes or updates are required by the client after the draft illustration or animatic is approved, additional charges will occur at a rate of $70 USD per hour and these will be added to the total account.