Counsel - Screen Gems

Sony Pictures Entertainment   •  

Culver City, CA

Industry: Media


Less than 5 years

Posted 173 days ago

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Screen Gems Inc., a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, has an opening for an attorney at the Counsel level. The attorney is responsible for providing legal support to the Business Affairs executives of Screen Gems for all phases of development, production and post-production of theatrical motion pictures.



  • Review chain of title documents and identify any rights issues
  • Draft and negotiate agreements relating to motion picture production which include contracts for directors, producers, actors, key crew, leases, location agreements, license agreements as well as other production agreements
  • Interact with business affairs executives, creative executives and production executives in the company
  • Handle legal issues that arise regarding motion picture production



  • J.D. required
  • Minimum two years of legal theatrical production experience
  • Knowledge of contract law and legal issues specific to entertainment law (production and intellectual property issues)
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills
  • Ability to review agreements and to trouble-spot legal issues
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, learn and understand Company policies and procedures, and exercise sound judgment
  • Member in good standing of California Bar