Film Director Lawyers - TV & Movie Production Attorneys in NYC

TV & Film Production

Producing a film or television series is an exciting endeavor – but can also be complex.  Our job is to take care of the nuts and bolts of the legal aspects of your production, so you can focus on the creative side of your project.  Our team’s goal is to protect you from unexpected legal claims that can arise even after the cameras have stopped rolling. 


Our entertainment attorneys can assist with all stages of the production process – from development and financing to pre-production, production, post-production, and distribution.  We’ve worked with clients on matters related to ABC, NBC, Amazon, Netflix, PBS, Showtime, Bravo, A&E, TLC, HGTV, Food Network, MTV, VH1, Discovery, Red Bull, Animal Planet, CNBC, Curiosity Stream, Quibi, among others.

We have experience drafting and negotiating various production-related documents, including:

  • Development Deals
  • Shopping Deals
  • Attachment Agreements
  • Option Agreements (including life rights and literary rights)
  • Investor Agreements
  • Appearance Releases
  • Location Releases
  • Materials Releases
  • Nondisclosure Agreements
  • Director Agreements
  • Composer Agreements
  • Producer Agreements
  • Performer Agreements
  • Key Crew Agreements
  • Employee and Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Product Placement Agreements
  • Assisting with chain of title and related guild signatory documentation (WGA, DGA, and SAG-AFTRA)
  • Sales Agent Agreements and Distribution Agreements

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