If you are planning to use an individual’s image or likeness in media such as photographs, video, etc., you should request written permission to do so. Releases also should be completed and signed by any talent working with companies or individuals performing photography, video or audiotape on university premises. Use the forms below accordingly.
- Talent/model release form
- Talent/model release form for minors
- Location release form
When are release forms necessary?
People often ask whether they need to get a release to use images of individuals, audiences, crowd shots at events, etc. The answer is that you should obtain a release from any individual who is personally identifiable in the image.