Our attorneys maintain in depth knowledge of the ever-changing music industry, and we approach the music industry with a deep seated passion and exceed expectations as a digital music and content licensing firm. We regularly assist musicians, record labels, producers, publishing companies, and music-related services to negotiate and draft recording agreements, production agreements. management agreements, songwriter agreements, master purchase agreements, music licensing, digital distribution agreements, digital content licensing, merchandising agreements, concert performance agreements and venue agreements.
Film and TV
We help clients through every step of the film-making and TV production process from entity formation, structure and strategic advice to production legal and distribution agreements. Our attorneys have experience drafting and negotiating key agreements for: adaptations, original commissioned works and completed screenplays, star actors, directors, co-producers, editors, crew, and musicians. We advise with regard to the Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA, the Producer’s Guild and the Editor’s Guild. We have extensive experience drafting releases and music licensing agreements.
We provide assistance to fine artists and galleries with regard to drafting and negotiating fine art purchase agreements, lease agreements, agency contracts, artist in residency programs and commissioned work agreements.
We help theatre clients with entity formation, structure and strategic advice to union agreements. We draft and negotiate agreements for adaptations, original commissioned works as well as star actor, director, co-producer, crew and musician agreements. We also provide advice with regard to the Actors’ Equity Association IATSE and the American Federation of Musicians.