SFTV Equipment Policy

THE CONTRACT

These terms and conditions form part of the rental contract (the “Rental Contract”) between you and Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television (herein described as LMU/SFTV), and apply to all the equipment (the “Equipment”) rented by you from the Camera, Lighting & Grip, Sound and Post-production departments.

PRE-PRODUCTION – TESTING THE EQUIPMENT

You will have an opportunity to test and examine the Equipment to determine that the Equipment is in good working order.

YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS OF LOSS

Once you have taken delivery of the Equipment, your responsibility includes, but is not limited to, risks at LMU/SFTV premises, while in transit and at all locations named and unnamed.

WARRANTY OR GUARANTY

Equipment is rented to you without warranty or guaranty of any kind, expressed or implied, and LMU/SFTV assumes no responsibility unless agreed to in writing.

AS SOON AS YOU DISCOVER DEFECTIVE EQUIPMENT

You should notify LMU/SFTV of the problem and if necessary, return the Equipment to LMU/SFTV for evaluation. LMU/ SFTV will make a reasonable effort to repair or replace the Equipment in the shortest amount of time.

INDEMNIFYING LMU/SFTV

You agree to indemnify LMU/SFTV and to hold LMU/SFTV and its employees and agents harmless from and against any and all losses damages, claims, demand or liability of any kind or nature whatsoever, including legal expense arising from the use, condition (including, without limitation, latent and other defects) or operation of the Equipment, and by whosoever used or operated the Equipment during the rental term(s). This indemnification shall continue in full force and effect during and after the term of the rental for causes arising during the term of the rental. LMU/SFTV and its employees will not be responsible for any damage to, or failure to record on film or recording media due to equipment malfunction after leaving LMU/SFTV premises.

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