MIRC Rate Card

USE

RATE PER SECOND

MINIMUM CHARGE
Television/Theatrical
Worldwide Television Broadcast, Cable or Satellite Transmission $45.00 $1,350.00
Network Television, Feature or Documentary (USA) $33.50 $1,005.00
Theatrical Feature or Documentary (USA) $33.50 $1,005.00
Music Video $33.50 $1,005.00
PBS, Cable/Pay or Syndicated Feature/Documentary $25.00 $750.00
Foreign Television Feature/ Documentary (1 country) $25.00 $750.00
Television News
Local (small market) $3.50 $105.00
Local (medium market) $7.00 $210.00
Local (large market) $13.50 $405.00
Network/Cable $23.50 $710.00
Foreign (1 country) $17.00 $510.00
Worldwide $28.50 $855.00
Television (Non-Broadcast)
Educational (Classroom)

    USA Only

$15.00 $450.00

    Foreign (1 country)

$15.00 $450.00

    Foreign (all markets
    except USA)

$18.00 $540.00

    Worldwide

$23.50 $710.00
Industrial/In-house (Corporate
or Religious)
$17.00 $510.00
Pilot Presentation (No
Broadcast)
$15.00 $450.00
Museum Use (No Broadcast) $240.00
per minute
$240.00
Commercial Advertising
Television (Small Market) $33.50 $502.50
Television (Large Market) $42.00 $630.00
Television (National - Network, Cable or Syndication) $50.00 $750.00
Television (Foreign - 1 Country/Territory) $50.00 $750.00
Television (Worldwide) $58.50 $877.50
Print Ad (Still images only) $250.00
per image
$250.00
Press Release/PR Video $30.00 $450.00
Other Media
Video Cassette / DVD distribution only
Mass Market $21.00 $630.00
Educational $18.00 $540.00
CD-ROM / DVD-ROM
Entertainment $33.50 $1,005.00

    -Still Frame

$250.00
per image
$250.00
Educational/ School use $18.00 $540.00

    -Still Frame

$100.00
per image
$100.00
Webpage
Commercial

    -Still Frame

$300.00
per image
$300.00

    -Video

$35.00 $1,050.00
  Note: Webpage video must be Streaming Video of non-broadcast quality.
Nonprofit

    -Still Frame

$150.00
per image
$150.00

    -Video

$12.50 $375.00
  Note: Webpage video must be Streaming Video of non-broadcast quality.
Print Media $100.00
per image
$100.00
PRODUCTION COSTS
Research Fee $25.00
per hour
$25.00
minimum

    Intensive topic search of all library holdings by electronic and manual methods by staff.

Screening Cassettes* (VHS or 3/4)

    Note that Screening Cassettes have visual timecode in the lower quarter of the image. The timecode may not match a subsequent master cassette of the same material. If you require that the timecode on your master cassette match the timecode on your screening cassette, please request this when you order your screening cassette.

    $50.00 for the first Story.

    Add $20.00 for each additional Story/Catalogue Number.

    Cost Includes priority mail shipping.

 

Master Editing Tapes Per Hour Rate Minimum Charge

    Film-to-Tape Transfers**

      (Broadcast Quality)

$375.00
$187.50

    Tape-to-Tape Dubbing**

      DigiBeta to Beta SP

$100.00 $50.00

      Beta SP to Beta SP

$100.00
$50.00

      Beta SP to 3/4"

$75.00
$37.50

      Beta SP to 1/2"

$75.00
$37.50

      3/4" to Beta SP

$75.00
$37.50

      3/4" to 1/2" VHS

$50.00
$25.00
Prices do not include shipping.
We prefer to ship via FedEx by clients account number.

Additional Information
The standard licensing term is for a period of seven years, starting either from the date of execution, or from the date of first broadcast.
Terms longer than 7 years may be arranged for additional surcharges. A term of perpetuity is available at 25% of the base royalty rate.
Add-ons to broadcast rights (such as videocassette distribution) are also available for 25% of the base royalty.
For example:
PBS distribution $25.00 per second
Vid Cass (+25%) $ 6.25 per second
Perpetuity (+25%) $ 6.25 per second
Total Royalty $37.50 per second
Discounts on usage are available in exchange for higher minimum guarantees than those quoted on the rate card. Please inquire about your specific needs and we will be happy to work with you.
All prices subject to change.

 

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