VP of Business & Legal Affairs
Company: Broadcasting, Burbank, CA
Posted on: December 2, 2018
CompanyProductions is seeking a Vice President to join the Business & Legal Affairs team.
What part will you play Serves as a senior member of the business and legal affairs department and an operational leader on high-level deals and projects for the studio. Handles a heavy volume of work relating to studio business and the production of original content. Structures, negotiates and drafts complex development, production and distribution deals (e.g., rights acquisitions, overall development and talent deals, format licenses, producer, director and writer agreements, production company deals, studio license agreements, co-production deals, venue and location releases, integrated marketing and promotions agreements, etc.). Leads and engages in strategic deal model and policy-making discussions. Performs and/or supervises day-to-day legal production work for first-run syndicated series as well as presentations, pilots, specials and weekly series. Advises and consults with clients and productions regarding production-related legal matters. Assists with departmental administration matters and counseling studio clients on a wide variety of other legal matters including employment matters, guild/union and labor issues, intellectual property rights, integrated marketing and promotions, insurance, clearances, music licensing and exploitation of original programming across all media platforms. What do we require from you Juris Doctor degree from an ABA accredited law school. Minimum of 7 but preferably 10+ years of on-point work experience ideally in a studio, network, entertainment law firm or production company environment Comprehensive working knowledge of television industry agreements, guild and union regulations (SAG-AFTRA, DGA and WGA), contract law and intellectual property rights (as applicable to the entertainment industry). Television and other media production clearance experience. Cooperative, positive, team-oriented spirit and approach. Active member in good standing with the California State Bar.
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