The Hollywood Archive licenses its images for editorial and commercial use to book and magazine publishers, advertising agencies, graphic designers, film, TV and multimedia, wall displays and many other editorial and commercial venues. Preferrabley, to locate images for a specific project, please use our searchable database. Alternately, our team of knowledgeable and friendly researchers will help you find the perfect photo for your needs. Just phone, fax, or email us your image requests with details about your project and the subjects or situations that you are looking for. We will advise you about the images we have related to your request. Once you have decided what you would like to use, we will negotiate a license fee for the use of the photograph(s). The Hollywood Archive is at the forefront of making your search for images as easy and efficient as possible.
The Hollywood Archive images must be licensed before use. The content can be licensed for specific, predefined usages, which requires that you identify how, where and to what extent an image is used.
Licenses can be for editorial or commercial purposes and the usage fees are based on the requested usage. Please see below for information concerning editorial or commercial usages.
Please understand that you are not purchasing the photograph itself, just a license to use an image. You are not allowed to edit or alter images unless authorized in writing from The Hollywood Archive.
Identification of copyright owner and agency must be identified in such a way that prevents any doubt of ownership or representation. Omission of such image and copyright information will incur a surcharge of triple of the agreed usage fee. The Hollywood Archive will inform you of image and copyright information which will be stated in your license/invoice.
When licensing an image from The Hollywood Archive, you understand that there is limited usage of the image based on the license you are granted.
Images may be stored locally for a limited time and you must limit access to those persons who are directly involved in creation of the licensed use as set out as part of your invoice. You must also not make images publicly accessible. Following your licensed use, you must cease to use all images and delete/destroy any hard copies and digital files. Images are represented by The Hollywood Archive and remain the property of the Contributor.
Any license granted by The Hollywood Archive is on the condition that if necessary you obtain any third-party rights and clearances. You agree to provide The Hollywood Archive with proof of all such rights upon request. Images may not be used as a trademark, for unlawful purpose, to defame any person, to infringe on privacy, to break any copyright or trade name of any person or entity. Please note that The Hollywood Archive has no rights in connection with any of the personalities depicted in its photographs. Additional licensing from the subject of the photograph, or other parties, may be required and is the sole responsibility of the end user (licensor).
Use of images is limited to the specific usage as set out in your license / Invoice, unless otherwise specified in writing. This license is only granted providing you meeting all conditions imposed in the agreement. Failure to meet these criteria will void any license granted to you and may constitute a violation of copyright law.
The license granted to you is non-transferable; work produced incorporating the image must be for your own use or for the use of your direct employer, client or customer, who must be the end user of the work. Re-selling or re-licensing is not permitted.
All of The Hollywood Archive's images are protected by international copyright laws and may not be copied or used in any manner without The Hollywood Archive's written consent.