Full Time Job

Director, Business and Legal Affairs

Entertainment One

Santa Monica, CA 04-23-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Key Responsibilities
• Draft a variety of agreements, including scripted development and acquisition (literary material option/purchase, assignment, life rights, spec scripts, etc.) and ATL and BTL talent (writer, director, producer, actor, crew, production companies, etc.) agreements.
• Assist in the negotiation of literary option and writer agreements.
• Research and prepare deal summaries for completed deals and update/maintain each project's ATL deal summary and chain-of-title charts.
• Research and prepare summaries for deal-related questions from Business and Legal Affairs, Finance, Production, Distribution and Creative teams.
• Assist with rights management.
• Assist in the oversight of current television and made-for-new media productions.
• Supervise credits process for productions to ensure compliance with studio precedent, contract, and guild requirements.
• Various special projects and other work as required to support the Global TV Business and Legal Affairs team.

Key Competencies
• Member in good standing of California Bar (RIHC accepted) and JD from accredited law school.
• 3+ years of television business and legal affairs experience, preferably at a production company, studio or entertainment law firm.
• Excellent drafting, negotiation, communication, and organizational skills with an ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and work under deadline.
• Developed negotiation skills with a problem solving and collegial approach.
• Familiarity with guild-related matters.
• Familiarity with industry trends and standards.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm5wnv-3-236-122-9-42 in your application.

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Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne's expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity.