Entertainment, Arts & Media

Entertainment, Arts & Media

Our experienced entertainment attorneys advise companies and individuals in nearly all areas of the entertainment industry. Our clients include film, television and podcast production companies as well as individual directors, producers, actors, screenwriters, playwrights, athletes, models, content creators, influencers and other creatives and executives in film, television, media, fashion, and sports. Our lawyers also work with corporations and non-profit organizations on a broad range of entertainment and media-related matters.

Entertainment Transactions

We counsel and work in collaboration with clients on an array of matters through all stages of development, production and distribution of their projects including:

  • Production Financing and Investor Agreements
  • Acquisition and Licensing of Intellectual Property
  • Development and Shopping Agreements
  • Access and Life Story Agreements
  • Talent and Crew Agreements
  • Production and Co-Production Agreements
  • Book to Film Agreements
  • Collaboration Agreements
  • Guild/Union matters
  • Pre-publication Review
  • Legal Opinion Letters (in connection with fair use, defamation, and related matters)
  • Sales Agency Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements

Branded Content and Endorsements

We advise producers, brands, agencies and talent in branded content transactions, including:

  • Endorsement Agreements
  • Licensing of Name, Image and Likeness
  • Master Service Agreements

Media and Publishing

We work with companies, authors and other talent in connection with:

  • Agency and Management Agreements
  • Publishing Agreements
  • Exploitation of Subsidiary/Ancillary/Derivative rights 

Business Agreements and Structuring

We assist our clients with:

  • Company Formation
  • Operating Agreements
  • Joint Ventures
  • Investor and Financing Agreements
  • Employment and Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Intellectual Property Protection

For more information about our Entertainment, Arts & Media practice, we invite you to contact: