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Entertainment and New Media Attorney in Burbank, CA

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Company name

Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Entertainment and New Media

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

USA Burbank, CA

Date Last Verified

Feb 22,2018

Posted on

Feb 12,2018

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Director, Business Affairs and Legal Counsel The candidate will draft and negotiate film production agreements, including writers, voice talent, independent contractors, production services agreements, vendor agreements, carve-out agreements, NDAs, etc. Will supervise and negotiate film clearance / licensing. Manage copyright / trademark analysis. Manage guild / union issues. Familiarity with employment law issues. Manage and assist with negotiating and drafting technology agreements. Communicate directly with talent. Communicate directly with producers, directors, development executives, and department heads. Assist in preparation and presentation of internal training / educational presentations to studio management and employees. Negotiate and analyze business and legal issues and draft agreements relating to studio recruitment, outreach, talent development and operations. Negotiate and draft agreements on behalf of, and provide legal advice to, the Creative Legacy group. Negotiate and analyze business and legal issues on behalf of the Animation Research Library. Negotiate and draft agreements on behalf of the Animation Research Library (including museum exhibition agreements, artwork loan agreements, publishing agreements, etc.). JD degree is beneficial. Should have 3-5 years legal experience. Prior experience negotiating and documenting film production agreements and in intellectual property matters are strongly preferred. Prior animation experience strongly preferred or other entertainment, media, or new media related experience is needed. Must possess an ability to work independently within a team-oriented environment and have a commitment to learning and excellence.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Walt Disney Animation Studios.
2100 Riverside Drive
Burbank, CA 91506