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Performers & Creative / Production Talent

Counsel, consult and coach individuals and businesses in film, television, digital/online media, advertising/branding and entertainment services.

Creative &
Production Talent

INSIDER KNOWLEDGE MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Contracts Matter attorneys have spent many years inside the studios and networks, and have intimate knowledge of the best deal structures and terms. Understanding the dynamics and specific concerns of studio executives, while leveraging relationships within the Legal/Business Affairs community, works to deliver winning deals for our clients.

Option & Rights Agreements

Acquisition of intellectual property rights for all types of exploitations and productions.

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Option/Purchase/Rights Agreements

Books/Magazines/Plays/Scripts

Formats/Pre-existing Content

Life Rights

Writer / Creator / Showrunner Deals

Deep experience serving feature, TV and animation writers/creators/showrunners and WGA/non union writers from development through production.

Pilot/Series/Feature Scripts

Overall Deals

Staffing/Writing Room

Production Agreements

For executives in all aspects of production, work with an attorney who understands Production from having done deals for the studios/content producers from the inside.

Line Producers, non writing

Executive Producers

Directors, Casting Directors

Joint Work Agreements

For any projects where you are partnering, co producing or co authoring – make sure you and your collaborators are clear on the division of rights, copyright, profits, services.

Collaboration Agreements

Shopping/Pitching Agreements

Writers
Producers

Directors
Line Producers

Casting Directors
Editors

Cinematographers
Studio Executives

Actors
Hosts

Celebrities
Voiceover

Public Figures
Speakers

Fitness Instructors

Performers

20 YEARS, MORE THAN 1,000 DEALS

Contracts Matter helps clients expedite and close advantageous SAG/AFTRA
or non Union deals.

Test Options

Pilot/Series Deals

Reality

Voiceover

Overall Deals

Development Deals

Holding Agreements

Speciality Deals

Performer Agreements

Guest Cast

Voice Over

Straight Offers

Reality

Gameshow

Hosting

Celebrity/Expert Shows

Celebrity /Endorsements

Public Speaking

Engagements

Book/Celebrity Tours

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