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GroovingGecko says
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Music, graphic design, visual effects… Doesn’t matter what it is, but be careful!
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greenline says

I saw the post, that’s a sad thing which unfortunately happens too many times. I think that’s why it’s good to always discuss the contract & payment in the beginning :(

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SomethingDesign says

I saw the post, that’s a sad thing which unfortunately happens too many times. I think that’s why it’s good to always discuss the contract & payment in the beginning :(

And minimum 40% in advance first

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GravityDept says

Retitle: you deserve to be exploited if you work without a contract

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ToivoMedia says

No one deserves to be exploited. But capitalism is without morals, and like the guy said, he saw the warning signs. The first question would be: why is the budget so small for the ad campaign of a major movie release?

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designova says

Sad to know this.

But always be careful:
1. Sign a contract with them
2. Start work only after receiving 30% as advance payment
3. Always deliver the original work only after you are paid 100%.

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Anps says

I actually request 100% advance, but I offer discount on that if it’s a bigger $$$.

But this kind of things always make me sad.

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