Research, service and transfer fees

Research and service fees will be applied to all requests for auditioning and copying services. Credit card details are required prior to NFSA staff commencing work on a client’s job.

 

Research and service fees Cost
Research and service – commercial / advertising / merchandising $110 for first hour, $60 for extra hours
Research and service – cultural / educational / non-broadcast $60 per hour
Preservation and technical services $110 per hour
Urgent jobs (same day – 48 hours turnaround) Additional 25% on transfer + service fees
Transfer
Moving image reference copy (low resolution, time coded) $30 per hour
Audio reference copy (low resolution) $15 per title
Digital image $15 per image
Non-timecoded DVD transfer $260 per hour
Broadcast quality transfer $350 per hour
Broadcast quality segment compilation $500 per hour
Telecine transfer $500 per hour
Master image (high resolution) $45 per image
Master audio (high resolution) $180 per hour
Film retrieval $70 per component
Video, audio and document retrieval $40 per component
Freight
Postage $14
FTP delivery $11
Courier POA

 

Usage and licence fees – commercial use

 

Usage and licence fees – commercial use Single medium up to 10 years (30 second minimum) Two media up to 10 years (30 second minimum) Multiple media use up to 10 years (30 second minimum)
Premium rate footage – single country $33 per second $48 per second $66 per second
Premium rate footage – world $66 per second $78 per second $95 per second
Premium rate audio – single country and world 50% of premium rate footage licence fee 50% of premium rate footage licence fee 50% of premium rate footage licence fee
Premium rate stills – publishing – single country $150 per image $200 per image $250 per image
Standard rate footage – single country $25 per second $35 per second $50 per second
Standard rate footage – world $35 per second $50 per second $80 per second
Standard rate audio – single country and world 25% of footage usage fee 25% of footage usage fee 25% of footage usage fee
Standard rate stills – publishing – single country $100 per image $150 per image $200 per image
Standard rate stills – publishing – world $200 per image $300 per image $400 per image
In perpetuity Additional 50% of usage or licence fee Additional 50% of usage or licence fee Additional 50% of usage or licence fee
Premium rate access fee – part title or stills 50% of premium rate licence fee 50% of premium rate licence fee 50% of premium rate licence fee
Failure to acknowledge surcharge 25% additional usage fee will be charged 25% additional usage fee will be charged 25% additional usage fee will be charged
Standard rate access fee – whole title $100 per title $100 per title $100 per title
Standard rate access fee – still or audio $50 per image $50 per image $50 per image

 

  • The NFSA premium rate applies to the Film Australia Collection and other works in the national collection that are owned by the NFSA.
  • The NFSA standard rate applies to works in the national collection that are either NFSA-controlled or works where the rights are unknown. Clients making use of such works in some cases are required to warrant the NFSA that the use will not breach third-party rights.
  • NFSA charges an access fee for the use of third-party controlled material supplied by the NFSA.

Usage and licence fees – advertising/merchandising

 

Usage and licence fees – advertising/merchandising Single medium up to 1 year (5 second minimum) Two media up to 1 year (5 second minimum) Multiple media use up to 1 year (5 second minimum)
Premium rate footage – advertising – single country $380 per second $500 per second $600 per second
Premium rate footage – advertising – world $550 per second $650 per second $800 per second
Premium rate audio – single country and world 50% of premium rate footage licence fee 50% of premium rate footage licence fee 50% of premium rate footage licence fee
Premium rate stills – advertising/merchandising – single country $300 per image $350 per image $450 per image
Premium rate stills – advertising/merchandising – world $500 per image $600 per image $800 per image
Standard rate footage – advertising – single country $250 per second $350 per second $450 per second
Standard rate footage – advertising – world $400 per second $550 per second $700 per second
Standard rate audio – single country and world 25% of standard rate footage licence fee 25% of standard rate footage licence fee 25% of standard rate footage licence fee
Standard rate stills – advertising/merchandising – single country $250 per image $300 per image $400 per image
Standard rate stills – advertising/merchandising – world $400 per image $500 per image $600 per image
In perpetuity Additional 50% of usage fee Additional 50% of usage fee Additional 50% of usage fee
Premium rate access fee – advertising/merchandising – part title or still 50% of premium rate licence fee 50% of premium rate licence fee 50% of premium rate licence fee
Failure to acknowledge surcharge 25% additional usage fee will be charged 25% additional usage fee will be charged 25% additional usage fee will be charged
Standard rate access fee – advertising/merchandising – whole title $200 per title $200 per title $200 per title
Standard rate access fee – advertising/merchandising – still or audio $100 per image $100 per image $100 per image

 

  • The NFSA premium rate applies to the Film Australia Collection and other works in the national collection that are owned by the NFSA.
  • The NFSA standard rate applies to works in the national collection that are either NFSA-controlled or works where the rights are unknown. Clients making use of such works in some cases are required to warrant the NFSA that the use will not breach third-party rights.
  • NFSA charges an access fee for the use of third-party controlled material supplied by the NFSA. 

Usage and licence fees – cultural/educational/non-broadcast

 

Usage and licence fees – cultural/educational/non-broadcast Single medium up to 10 years (30 second minimum) Two media up to 10 years (30 second minimum) Multiple media use up to 10 years (30 second minimum)
Premium rate – single country $18 per second $25 per second $35 per second
Premium rate – world $35 per second $50 per second $70 per second
Premium rate audio – single country and world 50% of footage usage fee 50% of footage usage fee 50% of footage usage fee
Premium rate stills – publishing/exhibition – single country $70 per image $90 per image $140 per image
Premium rate stills – publishing/exhibition – world $140 per image $180 per image $280 per image
Premium rate stills – advertising/merchandising – single country $110 per image $160 per image $220 per image
Premium rate stills – advertising/merchandising – world $220 per image $330 per image $440 per image
Standard rate footage – single country $10 per second $20 per second $25 per second
Standard rate footage – world $20 per second $35 per second $50 per second
Standard rate audio – single country and world 25% of footage usage fee 25% of footage usage fee 25% of footage usage fee
Standard rate stills – publishing/exhibition – single country $50 per image $75 per image $100 per image
Standard rate stills – publishing/exhibition – world $100 per image $150 per image $200 per image
In perpetuity Additional 50% of usage fee Additional 50% of usage fee Additional 50% of usage fee
Failure to acknowledge surcharge 25% additional usage fee will be charged 25% additional usage fee will be charged 25% additional usage fee will be charged
Premium rate access fee – part title or still 50% premium rate licence fee 50% premium rate licence fee 50% premium rate licence fee
Standard rate access fee whole title $50 per title $50 per title $50 per title
Standard rate access fee – still or audio $25 per image $25 per image $25 per image

 

  • The NFSA premium rate applies to the Film Australia Collection and other works in the national collection that are owned by the NFSA.
  • The NFSA standard rate applies to works in the national collection that are either NFSA-controlled or works where the rights are unknown. Clients making use of such works in some cases are required to warrant the NFSA that the use will not breach third-party rights.
  • NFSA charges an access fee for the use of third-party controlled material supplied by the NFSA.

Screening loans – theatrical

 

Screening loans – theatrical Australian loans International loans
35mm feature film prints $200 $300
16mm feature film prints $120 $180
35mm short film prints $80 $120
16mm short film prints $80 $120
35mm or 16mm short films package (up to 90 minutes) $200 $300
70mm feature films $400 $600
DCP (Digital Cinema Package) $200 $300
Video format screenings – DVD, Blu-ray, VHS $120 $180

 

  • Note: feature films are 60 minutes or more, short films are 59 minutes or less.

Screening loans – additional services

 

Screening loans – additional services All clients
Research and service $60 per hour
Video format copying $260 per hour
Additional screening +50% of loan fee
Film print condition assessment – spot check $50/$25 per 35mm/16mm
Film print condition assessment – full report $100/$50 per 35mm/16mm
Urgent job $100/$50 per 35mm/16mm
Cancellation charge $100 or 50% of loan fee
Surcharge – failure to acknowledge NFSA $100 or 25% of loan fee
Freight in both directions – 16mm film only $28
Priority booking service charge – DVD only $15
Priority booking service charge – 16mm films $25/$10 per feature/short

 

  • Screening loans fees include outward freight. Borrowers pay return freight.
  • 16mm films must be sent using a trackable / registered service.
  • Additional charges for loan extensions, overdue loans and replacement of lost or damaged DVDs apply.
  • See also Conditions of Screening Loans.