Hiring Richard Dolesh / Dolesh Edit Design constitutes that you agree to all the terms and conditions below.  We are HAPPY to adjust to certain needs/request, but please bring them up before work starts, and ideally before a quote is given.  Also Please ask any questions BEFORE work is started.  When you receive a quote look it over, please discuss any and all areas or concern.  I am happy to re quote a production estimate. I am not here to make the most money possible, I am here to help influence the world for Jesus Christ and attempt to give a glimpse of his Infinite Beauty.  Please consider that your investment will additionally provide an investment back to the local church thru tithing.

IMPORTANT: Please notify us immediately if your schedule should change. To function as a freelancer, I charge a fee for short-notice cancellations to compensate for lost bookings and lost wages for my expenses incurred. See cancellation rates below.

Unless otherwise agreed upon, half of the total proposed amount is due at the beginning of a project. Payment for the second half is due upon completion of the project or within 30 days of the first invoice, whichever comes first.

Things that are NOT included are food, courier charges, media cards/discs cost and any extras expenses requested by the client and or last minute changes that could not be reflected in the quote.  This also includes any necessary taxes that were not included or foreseen at the time of the estimate/quote.

Dolesh Edit Design may use any footage or image acquired in new business pursuits. If this is not permittable, please bring that to our attention BEFORE the project is quoted as often some value is placed on being able to use a particular job in quoting new work.

It is asked that Dolesh Edit Design use any footage shot and or logos of your organization/business to be used in procurement of new business. Please state clearly to us if that is NOT your preferenc.  Once payment is made in full, the client retains rights to the final master edit and or footage, but allowing DED rights to use footage/edits in the procurement of new business.



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 Cleveland, and Cuyahoga County, start time begins when leaving these Counties and ends when returning to one of these Counties.



Mileage will be billed at present IRS mileage rate per vehicle for vehicle travel beyond Cleveland / Cuyahoga County Ohio.


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 2 p.m. on the day before the first production day. Travel time per day that exceeds 5 hours counts as a FULL rate day.

Travel days between production days on extended shoots, travel days beginning earlier than 2 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, typical and expected tipping, hotel or car rental costs outside Cleveland Ohio.