National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array
Application for Commercial Filming / Photography
Applicant Information:
Company Name: ______________________________________________________________________
Address: _____________________________________________________________________________
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oject Name: _________________________________________________________________________
Contact Name: ________________________________________________________________________
Contact Title: __________________________________________________________________________
Contact Phone No. (s)________________________ Email Address: ______________________________
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Type of Shoot:
Feature Film Television Commercial Documentary Still Photo/Time lapse Other
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uested VLA Locations:
Exterior: _____________________________________________________________________________
Interior (Limited Availability): _____________________________________________________________
Base Camp: ___________________________________________________________________________
Catering: _____________________________________________________________________________
Date(s) of requested shoot:
Set-up: ______/______/______ Shoot: ______/______/_______ Tear-down: ______/______/_______
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array
Application for Commercial Filming / Photography
Please provide a detailed filming description:
Describe in detail the project purpose and/or show description. (use additional sheets if necessary)
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National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array
Application for Commercial Filming / Photography
What does the scene at the VLA illustrate?
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How will NRAO and VLA be portrayed?
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If a NRAO staff interview is requested, what will the topic be?
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Please note: For final approval of the filming, the Observatory may require you to submit the full script.
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array
Application for Commercial Filming / Photography
Cast and Crew Information:
Number of
Cast__________ Crew __________ Extras __________ Passenger Vehicles __________
Vehicles and Equipment:
Number of
Large Trucks ____ Camera Cars ____ Camera Dolly/Track ____ Cameras ____ Condors ____ Cranes ____
Box or stake trucks ____ Generators (Diesel Only) ____ Motor Home/Trailers ____ Portable Lights ____
Portable Restrooms ____ Reflector Boards ____ Scissor Lifts ____ Tripods ____ Other _______________
Special Activities:
Stunts: _______________________________________________________________________________
Pyrotechnics: __________________________________________________________________________
Aerial photography or use of aircraft: ______________________________________________________
Use of Animals: ________________________________________________________________________
Other: _______________________________________________________________________________
Anticipated need for NRAO/VLA personnel or Equipment:
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National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array
Application for Commercial Filming / Photography
Catering / Craft Services:
Please NOTE: Ensure that catering and craft service firms are aware of and agree to abide by the
requirements pertaining to these functions contained in theCommercial Photography and Filming at
the Very Large Array” document.
Catering Company Name: _______________________________________________________________
Caterer Contact Name/Title: _____________________________________________________________
Caterer Phone No.: ____________________________ Caterer Email: ____________________________
Catering Electrical and Electronic Equipment: (anything that uses electricity)
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Craft Company Name: _______________________________________________________________
Craft Contact Name/Title: _____________________________________________________________
Craft Phone No.: ____________________________ Craft Email: ____________________________
Craft Electrical and Electronic Equipment: (anything that uses electricity)
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NOTE: ALL electronic equipment brought onto the VLA site must be approved by NRAO.
Microwave ovens, Cell phones, 2-way radios, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth are all prohibited.
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array
Application for Commercial Filming / Photography
For all items listed below please provide how many of each item and the make and model of each:
Video / Movie Camera(s): ________________________________________________________________
Still Camera(s): ________________________________________________________________________
Camera Controller(s): ___________________________________________________________________
Audio Equipment: ______________________________________________________________________
NOTE: Wireless microphones must be pre-approved by NRAO, and may not be permitted.
Generators (DIESEL ONLY): _______________________________________________________________
Other: _______________________________________________________________________________
NRAO 2-way radios are available for rent, would like to rent some?
Yes No
Liability Insurance:
Insurance Company Name: ______________________________________________________________
Insurance Company Contact: _____________________________________________________________
National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array
Application for Commercial Filming / Photography
Affirmation:
I have read and understand the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's production requirements,
rules, and fees, as described in the document "Commercial Photography and Filming at the Very Large
Array," a signed copy of which accompanies this application. I affirm that the filming or photography I
am proposing can abide by all NRAO guidelines contained in the aforementioned document. On behalf
of the production company, I agree to the Hold Harmless and Liability provisions of the aforementioned
document. I certify that I am authorized to act on behalf of and to bind the production company to
these conditions.
Print Name: ___________________________________________________________________________
Title: ________________________________________________________________________________
Date: ________________________________________________________________________________
Signature: ____________________________________________________________________________
For questions or concerns please contact:
Dave Finley
Public Information Officer
(575) 835-7302
dfinley@nrao.edu
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