License and Terms

Our basic License and Terms of Agreement are outlined here to permit you (the end user) the most flexible usage possible, while protecting our licensors, models and content creators. This Stock Footage License and Usage Agreement covers all content available on If your project requires licensing beyond the terms of those stated here, or if you have any question as to coverage, please contact us.

This Agreement (the “Agreement”) is a legal contract between you (the end user) and Floodgate Footage, a division of Floodgate Productions, LLC, a California limited liability company with its principal office located in Fresno County, California (individually and collectively referred to as the “Licensor”). Subscription to the FloodgateFootage site, or downloading Works from our website, constitutes agreement to be bound by the terms of this Agreement in respect to the Works. If you do not accept or agree with these terms, do not download Content or sign up for subscription of member. In this Agreement you are referred to as Licensee.

  1. You acknowledge that each Stock Video Recording (individually and collectively referred to as the “Works”) is the property of Licensor and any Filmmakers contributing to the Works (individually and collectively referred to as the “Artists”). Entering this Agreement on behalf of an company, entity, or organization, by and individual representative constitutes a binding agreement to the license, and any restrictions and limitations detailed here in this agreement (and such company, organization is included in the term “Licensee”) regardless of future employment and/or relationship with such entity by the individual representative.
  2. You shall not use the Works in any way that might be considered defamatory, libelous, political, obscene, pornographic, violent, or content deemed appropriate for mature audiences only, in connection with drugs and alcohol, in connection with medical products, in connection with any disease including sexually transmitted diseases, in connection with contraceptives, immoral or illegal. The Works shall also not be used in any manner that creates a false inference, and you shall not place the Works in any context that is likely to result in bringing Licensor or any content supplier of Licensor into public disrespect, ridicule, scandal, or detract from the public image of Licensor or any of its identified content suppliers, or any of the Models or Actors contained within the Works.
  3. A non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Works of those Artists represented by Licensor subject to the terms and conditions set forth below is hereby granted to the Licensor by the Licensee.
  4. This License Agreement may be terminated by the Licensor, upon Licensee’s breach of any of the terms of this Agreement by giving notice of such breach in writing, by regular or registered mail at Licensee’s address. Failure to remedy the breach by the Licensee fourteen (14) days of the date of mailing of the notice, will result in automatic termination of the License on the fifteenth (15) day.
  5. Use of the Works are strictly subject to the rules set forth in this agreement.
  6. The Works and accompanying materials (if applicable) are provided “as is” without representation, warranty or condition of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied representations, warranties or conditions of merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. Not representation or warranty is given by Licensor that the Works will meet your requirements or that its use will be uninterrupted or error free. The entire risk as to the quality and performance of the Works is with you. Should the Works prove defective, you, and not licensor, assume the entire cost of all necessary corrections. Licensor represents and warrants that it has the full right, power, and authority to enter into this agreement and to grant the rights herein.
  7. LICENSOR’S entire liability and your exclusive remedy, with respect to any claims arising out of your use of the Works or accompanying material (if applicable), or out of your actions in downloading such, shall be as follows: A) You may request Licensor, to provide alternate means of distribution, i.e. alternative links, or download methods; B) If you are still unable to download the Works, Licensor will refund the fee actually paid by you in respect of the use of such Works, provided Licensor determines in its sole and absolute discretion that you have been unable to download such Works successfully.
  8. In no event shall licensor or any of its directors, officers, employees, shareholders, partners, or agents be liable for any incidental, indirect, punitive, exemplary, or consequential damages whatsoever (including damages for loss of profits, interruption, loss of business information, or any other pecuniary loss) in connection with any claim, loss, damage, action, suit or other proceeding arising under or out of this agreement, including without limitation your use of, reliance upon, access to, or exploitation of the Works, or any part thereof, or any rights granted to you hereunder, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages, whether the action is based on contract, tort (including negligence), infringement of intellectual property rights or otherwise.
  9. In any event, the total maximum aggregate liability under this agreement, the license provided hereunder, or the use or exploitation of any or all of the Works in any manner whatsoever shall be limited to ten (10) times the fees actually paid by you to licensor under this agreement in respect of the use of the Works.
  10. This License is personal to the Licensee and strictly subject to the exercise of the rights set out herein. The rights and obligations set forth in this Agreement may not be assigned or otherwise transferred without Licensor’s prior written consent. Licensor may assign this Agreement without Licensee’s consent.
  11. Each party (the “Indemnifying Party”) shall indemnify, hold harmless and defend the other party (the “Indemnified Party”), its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, and the other party’s respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liabilities, actual loss, damages, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorney’s fees) incurred by the Indemnified Party that arise out of any claim, demand, suit, action, encumbrance, deficiency, or proceeding brought by a third party that involves, relates to or concerns a violation or other breach
  12. by the Indemnifying Party of any of the provisions of this Agreement (including, without limitation, any of the representations or warranties of the Indemnifying Party set forth in this Agreement) or the negligence or wilful misconduct of the Indemnifying Party. Provided, however, that the Indemnified Party, upon receipt of a notice of a claim that could result in the Indemnifying Party indemnifying the Indemnified Party, gives prompt notice to the Indemnifying Party of the existence and specifics of such claim.
  13. The parties to this Agreement are independent contractors. Nothing in this Agreement will create any partnership, joint venture, agency, franchise, sales representation, or employment relationship between the parties. Neither party has authority to make or accept any offers or representations on behalf of the other party.
  14. This Agreement sets forth the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes any and all prior proposals, agreements or communications, written or oral, of the parties with respect to the subject matter herein.
  15. This Agreement may not be modified, altered or amended, except by written instrument duly executed by both parties.
  16. No failure or delay by either party in exercising any right hereunder will operate as a waiver thereof.
  17. Any attempt by Licensee to assign this Agreement other than as permitted above will be null and void. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties and their respective successors and permitted assigns.
  18. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable by an arbitrator or a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.
  19. All notices required under this Agreement shall be (a) in writing, (b) deemed to have been duly made and received when (i) personally served, (ii) delivered by commercially established courier service, or (iii) five (5) days after deposit in mail via certified mail, return receipt requested, to the addresses specified below or at such other address as the parties shall designate in writing from time to time.
    1. Address for notices:
      Floodgate Footage
      A Division of Floodgate Productions, LLC
      7075 N Howard, Ste. 102
      Fresno, CA 93720
  20. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of California without regard to any conflict of law provision. This Agreement is performable in whole or in part in Fresno County, California.
  21. At no time while this Agreement is in effect shall Licensee deal directly or indirectly with any Artist regarding Artist’s Works where a Marketing Agreement is in effect between Artist and the Company.