Entertainment/New Media

Legal services in the sphere of entertainment (across traditional and New Media platforms) include analyzing, structuring, drafting, and negotiating the following agreements, and/or reviewing, counseling on, and otherwise handling the following (sometimes overlapping) matters:

 

  • Above and Below-the-Line Agreements
  • Acquisition of Content/Underlying Rights
  • Acting As Production Counsel Generally
  • Actor Agreements (Non-Union/SAG/AFTRA/Equity)
  • Business Plans
  • Certificate of Authorship or Origins
  • Chain-of-Title
  • Clearances
  • Co-Production Agreements
  • Collaboration Agreements
  • Completion Bonds
  • Composer Agreements
  • Credits and Publicity Abstracts
  • Crew Deal Memos
  • Depiction/Artwork Releases
  • Director Agreements (Non-Union/DGA)
  • Distribution Agreements (Across All Media Platforms)
  • E&O Insurance Applications
  • Equipment Rental Agreements
  • Event Production Agreements
  • Financing Agreements
  • Guild Rules, Residuals, Participations
  • Home Video/VOD
  • Loan Agreements
  • Location Agreements
  • Marketing Services Agreements
  • Merchandising Agreements
  • Music and Soundtrack Recording Agreements
  • Music Licenses
  • Music Publishing Agreements
  • New Media Production Agreements
  • Option/Option Purchase Agreements
  • Press Releases
  • Producer Agreements
  • Product Placement Deals
  • Production Agreements
  • Production Financing via Co-Productions, Presales, Tax Incentives, etc.
  • Prospectuses & Private Placement Memoranda
  • Publishing Agreements
  • Quitclaim Releases
  • Representation (Agency and Management) Agreements
  • Rough Cut Review for Legal Issues
  • Sales Agency Agreements
  • Script Analysis & Risk Evaluation
  • Security Agreement and Filings
  • Sponsorship Agreements
  • Submission Releases
  • Synchronization/Master Use/Mechanical Licenses
  • Theater Rental Agreements
  • Vendor Services Agreements
  • Waivers of Privacy and Publicity Rights
  • Writer Agreements