Our firm provides transactional legal support across the entertainment industry. Simply put: we draft, negotiate, and close deals. The entertainment industry is particularly cut-throat and even reputable companies draft one-sided contracts that need to be negotiated. A strong entertainment lawyer can protect your interests and help your earn more money.
We provide legal services to fit your needs and resources. Our firm handles single projects or assists on an ongoing basis, helping you create, protect, and grow revenue. We are more than just legal counsel – our clients come to rely on us for our solid negotiation skills sound business advice.
Let us handle the legal and business work so you don’t have to.
Our flat-fee, percentage, and hourly transactional legal services often include drafting and negotiating the following:
- Provide and negotiate agreements for production/post-production (location agreements, permits, day player agreements, appearance release agreements, crew agreements and other non-union agreements).
- Contracts for above the line talent and above the line crew (producers, director, casting director, executive producers or producer’s representative).
- Performer contracts for actors (attachment letters, letter of interest, deal memos, escrow agreements, long form performer agreement, stunt performer agreement, short form certificate of engagement).
- Music licenses and composer agreement for original score.
- Writer Agreements (Screenplay Option Agreement, Screenplay Purchase Agreement, Book Option Agreement, Writer for Hire Agreement, etc.).
- Producer Agreements (Co-production Agreement, Joint Venture Agreement, Television Producer Agreement, Film Producer Agreement, Employment Agreement, etc.).
- Performer Agreements (Actor Agreement, Stunt Performer Agreement, SAG-AFTRA Agreements, Riders, etc.).
- Rights Agreements (Life Rights Agreement, Collaboration Agreement, Licensing Agreement, Story Rights Agreement, etc.).
- Director Agreements for film, television, and digital.
Why Choose Us
- Do-it-yourself (DIY) contracts and templates usually cost more in the long-run because they aren’t properly tailored to the needs of your particular deal. Save time and money by securing the right entertainment lawyer.
- You are usually presented a contract for signature because the other party wants to do business with you. Leverage that desire to negotiate better terms for your deal.
Schedule a FREE consultation today so we can discuss how our flat-fee options can save you time and money.