Job Details

Vp/ Svp, Business And Legal Affairs-scripted Tv

Company name

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer-Studios Inc

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jul 10, 2020

Valid Through

Oct 23, 2020

Posted on

Aug 13, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Beverly Hills, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Entertainment and New Media >> Entertainment and New Media
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VP/ SVP, Business and Legal Affairs-Scripted TV
The candidate will join the Business and Legal Affairs team in connection with the development and production of company's scripted television programming and initiatives. Will analyze deal opportunities and formulate business strategies with respect to various scripted television development and production matters. Structure, negotiate and draft a high volume of scripted development and production agreements, including license agreements, producer agreements, writer agreements, director agreements, rights agreements and talent/test option agreements. Oversee and manage various aspects of scripted production, working with a broad range of in-house personnel (e.g., creative, production, other attorneys, etc.). Develop and suggest policies and parameters in connection with various business practices. Advise senior management in connection with deal strategies and complex business and legal matters. Maintain relationships with key agencies, managers and attorneys in the entertainment community.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from top tier law school and admission to the California State Bar. Must have 7+ years of prior experience at an entertainment law firm and/or major media entertainment company with substantial experience in scripted television development and production. Extensive and in-depth knowledge of negotiating and documenting entertainment scripted transactions with an ability to operate independently with minimal supervision is required. Solid working knowledge of guild and union issues and various entertainment industry customs and practices is needed. Previously established relationships with agents, managers and attorneys in the entertainment community required.

Additional info

Req Number: 193- VAN

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer-Studios Inc
245 N Beverly Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

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