Senior Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs
The candidate will provide day-to-day business and legal affairs services for animation and live action programming, with a focus on voiceover and on-camera performer deals. Will be expected to handle a heavy volume of talent deals, including series regular agreements, overalls, test-options, and integrated marketing deals. Structure, draft and negotiate, with minimal supervision, a high volume of talent agreements for animated a... read more
The candidate responsibilities includes: Negotiating and drafting agreements for creative and production personnel involved in the creation and production of original score, songs and/or recordings to be created for television and new media productions (including composer agreements, songwriter agreements, producer agreements, music supervisor agreements and other acquisition agreements). Responding timely and quickly to music issues that arise during the p... read more
Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs
The candidate will be responsible to negotiate and draft License Agreements by negotiating terms and conditions with counterparts at television networks (broadcast, basic cable and pay), SVOD services and AVOD services. Review syndication agreements as required. Research rights and exclusivities and ensure ongoing compliance with License Agreements and advise senior management on contractual and other issues. Read trade publications and mo...
Counsel – Consumer Products
Responsibilities: Draft, review, and negotiate various contracts, including license agreements for merchandise, license agreements for print and/or digital media, services agreements, and NDAs. Analyze contracts in response to business questions, as well as to provide necessary contractual/research information to supervisor (to assist in assessing options and risks associated with each option). Provide advice on legal issues relating to intell...
Associate Principal Counsel
The candidate will draft complicated rights acquisitions and provide legal analysis related to chain-of-title, intellectual property rights and other rights management matters. Draft, analyze and negotiate talent contracts for feature film development and production. Prepare memos summarizing motion picture rights, talent approvals, and other obligations. Provide counsel on corporate structuring, draft production services agreements, payroll ser...
Legal Clearance Specialist
The candidate will be responsible for analyzes research, provides support and counsels production on a variety of legal matters. Resolves legal questions using independent judgment and may call upon an attorney for additional input on especially complex matters. Analyzes scripts and research reports, provides support and counsels production on a variety of legal matters. Resolves legal questions in connection with the use of copyrights/trademarks...
Associate Principal Counsel
The candidate will be handling agreements and identifying and resolving legal issues in connection with development, production, licensing and promotion of television programs for the firm's Television Network and related entities. Will be drafting, negotiating and advising on a wide variety of agreements and deals, including acquisition, development, production and licensing of scripted and reality programming, late night, theatricals, movies-f...
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Senior Counsel, Legal Affairs, Music
The candidate responsibilities will include: Negotiates, drafts and revises music agreements for WB Pictures, New Line and WaterTower Music, including composer, songwriter, recording artist, record producer, music supervisor and album license agreements, as well as supervises master and synch licensing. Provides support for the research and analysis of agreements relating to catalogue product for the negotiation of third party and inter...
Director - Business Affairs (Freeform)
Responsibilities: Structuring, negotiating, documenting and managing of the studio’s transactions to engage above-the-line talent (writers, producers, directors and actors) and acquire underlying rights with respect to live action/animated scripted series/movies as well as licensed/co-produced scripted programming. Maintaining budgetary oversight of productions in partnership with Production and Finance executives to ensure that the...
Director, Business Development - Platforms - Games
The candidate will work closely with the SVP, Business Development to formulate and implement a strategy for partnering with video game platforms. Will be responsible for managing day to day relationships with console partners and building a strategy for testing and evaluating emerging platforms. Responsible for arranging product road shows, negotiating terms for co-marketing deals and generally ensuring executive and stra...
The candidate will draft complicated rights acquisitions and provide legal analysis related to chain-of-title, intellectual property rights and other rights management matters. Draft, analyze and negotiate talent contracts for feature film development and production. Also prepare memos summarizing motion picture rights, talent approvals, and other obligations. With respect to feature film production, provide counsel on corporate structuring, draft product...
The candidate will manage all legal document execution, scanning, distribution, file administration and organization. Identify and file key legal correspondence. Update and maintain electronic and hard-copy database of all legal files. Prepare and update weekly business and legal affairs status reports for projects in all stages of development and production based on reviewing external and internal correspondence. Flag agreements for attorneys that h...