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Attorney Business And Legal Affairsscripted Tv

Company name

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer-Studios Inc

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Valid Through

Nov 26,2019

Posted on

Aug 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Beverly Hills, CA, United States

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Practice Area
Entertainment and New Media >> Entertainment and New Media
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Attorney, Business and Legal Affairs-Scripted TV
The candidate will join the Business and Legal Affairs team overseeing the development and production of company's scripted television and digital programming and initiatives. Will draft and negotiate a variety of development and production agreements, including rights acquisition agreements, writer, producer, director and actor agreements, and finance and license agreements. Handle production legal issues on various television and digital programs, including drafting and negotiating production personnel deals, working with creative and production teams to achieve maximum results, and understanding union/guild/insurance matters. Review, summarize and advise others on chain of title issues in connection with potential development properties. Provide general legal advice in connection with the development and production of various company projects.

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 4+ years of experience at a law firm and/or major media entertainment company with substantial experience in television and digital transactional matters. Prior experience within a legal affairs department at a major studio focusing on television and digital programming is a plus. Extensive and in-depth knowledge of documenting and negotiating entertainment transactions with an ability to operate independently with minimal supervision is needed.

Additional info

Job Number: 195- VAN

Company info

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

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