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Director, Business & Legal Affairs in New York, NY



$150K - $200K*



Legal & Regulatory


5 - 7 years

Job Description


  • Draft and negotiate agreements for all aspects of scripted and non-scripted/documentary television, feature film, digital video, and podcast development, financing, production, and distribution, including option-purchase and other rights acquisitions agreements, writer agreements, talent and crew agreements, and production services agreements
  • Draft and negotiate television and film license and acquisitions agreements
  • Provide day-to-date legal oversight and advice on all aspects of production, including without limitation, appearance releases, archival releases, music licenses, and location agreements; make informed judgment calls with respect to licensing and fair use; advise on guild and insurance-related issues; etc. Must have expertise in non-scripted/documentary content
  • Review programs prior to distribution to flag potential issues as related to IP, rights of privacy and publicity, and defamation
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Valid through: 2020-5-19

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