We represent independent films, documentaries, unscripted projects, and other content productions.
- Entity Formation - Production Agreements - Production Counsel Services - IP Protection - Music Counsel Services
Examples of our services include:
Entity Formation - We form corporations/LLCs to serve as special purpose entities or for limited joint ventures and collaborations.
Production Agreements – We draft, review, and negotiate agreements for your production, including option agreements, rights acquisition agreements, core production agreements (i.e., directors, producers, talent, crew, interviewees, participants, locations, equipment, property, artwork licenses, music clearance), investment agreements, co-production agreements, and distribution agreements.
Production Counsel Services – We review screenplays and rough cut/post-production footage for legal issues, perform “fair use” analysis for photographs, video clips, people, places, and other material that appears in the footage, prepare E&O insurance opinion letters, monitor contractual obligations, providing legal and industry advice.
Intellectual Property Protection – We register copyrights and trademarks related to the project or for ancillary products and services such as merchandise or educational services.
Music Counsel Services – We have extensive experience in dealing with legal issues related to music, such as engaging composers, licensing music, and soundtracks.