Thanks Brit, I will have a look at Getty Images. I would love to hear from anyone who has licensed their work for museum merchandise, a somewhat limited market.

 

Marianne Collins

Art of Fact

 

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Marianne,

I would suggest you get as many data points as you can.

Two that are easy to come by: do a search on Gettyimages and Corbis for rights managed illustration images.  There is a whole desision tree for the use, and industry to help you nail down what to of the large commecial image providers charge. (it looks like Getty is charging about $1320 for a 2yr-50,000 impression, US license).
There is also a program you can buy with a yearly subscription calld FotoQuote ($149) which tracks the market.

You can further define the amount you can charge depending some on the uniqueness of the image, and the need and size of presentation.

Britt Griswold
Science-art.com


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Subject: [SCIART] Merchandise Use Rights

Has anyone licensed their existing illustrations to a museum for use on mugs, tshirts, postcards etc for sale in the Gift Shop? I usually deal with publication Use Rights…peer journals, science-y books. I am at a loss how to cost this kind of non-exclusive merchandise useage. Any advise would be welcome.

I do have an older GAG Handbook but would be grateful for your personal experience with pricing for this kind of licensing.

 

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Thanks for your help in advance.

 

Marianne Collins

Art of Fact

 

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