Haaksman Media


Our Terms

Our Terms of Service

All items below are in effect unless otherwise agreed upon. Hiring Mikon Haaksman/ Haaksman Media constitutes that you agree to all the terms and conditions below.



Please notify us immediately if your schedule should change. We are obligated to charge a fee for short-notice cancellations to compensate for lost bookings and lost wages for freelancers.

We require a 50% deposit prior to production to hold the date.  Final payment is required 30 days from last contracted day of work.

We offer a 5% discount for payments made in full prior to production.

Any late payments will incur a 10% fee after 60 days on the remaining balance.

Not included are craft services (food), courier charges, tape/disc costs and any extras requested by the client not agreed upon or last minute schedule changes and necessary taxes.

Once payment is made in full, the client retains all rights to the final master and its content.



Same Day Cancellation: 100% of the rate quoted.

Less than 24 hours Cancellation: 50% of the rate quoted.

Half Days/Full Days:

A half day is 0-5 hours from crew call time to the completion of wrap.

A full day is 5-10 hours from crew call time to the completion of wrap.

Multiple partial days cannot be combined.



Overtime is billed at 1.5 times the regular hourly rate beyond 10 hours.  After 12 hours, overtime is billed at 2 times the regular hourly rate.  Time begins at the crew call time and ends at the completion of wrap. For shoots outside of Dallas, Tarrant and Collin Counties, start time begins when leaving these Counties and ends when returning to one of these Counties.



Mileage will be billed at current IRS mileage rate per vehicle for vehicle travel beyond Dallas, Tarrant and Collin Counties.



Travel days within the continental US are billed at 50% for both crew and equipment. Days qualifying as travel days must be either the first and/or last day of a shoot, and may not begin earlier than 3 p.m. on the day before the first production day. Travel time per day may not exceed 5 hours. Travel days between production days on extended shoots, travel days beginning earlier than 3 p.m. on the day before the first production day, and travel days over 5 hours in length are billed at full day rate. Travel time on the same day as production, either before or after working production hours, are counted as regular work hours; regular crew overtime rates will apply for hours after 10.

Not included are all transportation, customary tipping, hotel or car rental costs.