FAQ's
 

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FAQ Contents

What will it cost me to register my vehicle?

Will my vehicle be used for Film, TV or Advertising?

What will the vehicle be used for?

How is my vehicle selected?

How much will I earn?

Will I be involved with the filming?

Who will insure the vehicle whilst in use?

 

 

What will it cost me to register my vehicle?

  • As we are currently building up our catalogue of available vehicles, we will make no charge for registration.

Will my vehicle be used for Film, TV or Advertising?

  • We cannot guarantee that the TV & Film Producers, or Advertising Agencies will select your vehicle, as this is their choice dependant on the effect they are trying to achieve. We will promote your vehicle along with the other vehicles in our catalogue.

What will the vehicle be used for?

  • The use made of your vehicle will be agreed with you in advance.
  • It may be used as a ‘Static Prop’ (for example parked in a street scene), or may be driven by the actors or extras.
  • The vehicle will not be deliberately damaged.

How is my vehicle selected?

  • The catalogue will be provided to Production and Advertising Agencies.
  • Companies interested in using your vehicle will contact our office.
  • We will check availability and fees with you.

How much will I earn?

  • We will negotiate a fee for a particular job on your behalf; typically this could be between £100 and £1000 per day. In order to aid the negotiation process we will ask you for minimum fee for which you and you vehicle would be available within a 100-mile radius of you home.

Will I be involved with the filming?

  • Yes, you will need to drive, or deliver your vehicle to the location of the filming.
  • You may be asked to teach the actors or other members of the team to drive/use the vehicle.
  • You may be asked to drive the vehicle as part of the filming.

Who will insure the vehicle whilst in use?

  • You will be responsible for insurance of the vehicle whilst it is being transported to / from the location.
  • Whilst the vehicle is in use the production company will be responsible any damage to the vehicle.
Will I be paid expenses for transporting my vehicle to the location?
  • The cost of transport will be included in the fee we negotiate (See: How much will I earn?)
  • If you will be required to stay overnight at the location, this will be arranged through the Production Company.
Will my vehicle need to be modified in any way?
  • Normally the Registration Plate of any vehicle will be changed for filming
  • Any other modification required to the vehicle for filming will only be carried out with your agreement in advance. This includes cosmetic ‘ageing’ or ‘dirtying’ of the vehicle.
Could my vehicle be used on a regular basis?
  • Yes it is possible; Greengrass's Truck in Heartbeat, and Morse's Jaguar are examples of private vehicles being used on a regular basis.

Do I need to clean the vehicle before use?
  • Yes, we would expect that the vehicle be delivered to the location in a clean condition. Allowance will be made for dirt accumulated during transport to the location.

How will my privacy be protected?
  • Your personal contact details will not be passed to any other company or organization, including any prospective user of your vehicle.
  • Your Registration Number will be masked on any photographs displayed on this site.
  • Our company is registered under the Data Protection Act.
 

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