• Attorney

    Locations US-CA-Hollywood
    ID
    2018-10137
    Company
    Paramount Pictures
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    JOB SUMMARY

    This position is responsible for drafting and negotiating development, production, distribution and other agreements for Paramount Television content as well as dealing with all other legal issues related to production of television/new media content.

     

    Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

    *Draft and negotiate rights, writer, director, producer, actor test options and other talent agreements for television/digital content

    *Draft and negotiate agreements for production services, product placement, clearances, locations, equipment, vendors and stock footage

    *Provide legal advice and training during development and production to in-house groups and outside production personnel

    *Handle complicated chain of title matters to insure underlying rights are clear and conduct extensive rights research to determine motion picture content available for television/digital exploitation

    *Advise regarding questions that arise under applicable union/guild collective bargaining agreements and standards and practices of television and digital exhibitors

    Basic Qualifications

    *Minimum 4-6 years relevant experience at a major television/motion picture studio and/or comparable transactional experience at a law firm

    *JD degree

    *Admitted to the California Bar

    Additional Qualifications

    *Excellent communication and organizational skills

    *Solid drafting, negotiating and analytical skills and the ability to manage and prioritize a heavy workload

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