January 30, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 30

Steven G. Krone

Representation of entertainment, media and convergence companies, financial institutions, investors and financiers, and individual creative artists and executives in connection with all aspects of the financing, development, production, acquisition, distribution and other exploitation of motion pictures, television programming, video games, music, online and other content, and related products and services. Intellectual property, copyright, non-copyright protection of ideas, privacy and celebrity publicity rights, defamation, and royalty and participation accounting.

representative matters

  • In final stages of negotiation on a major co-financing deal between an existing media company and multiple film distributors to co-finance and co-market a slate of theatrical films. 
  • Regularly handle single and multi-title co-financing deals on behalf of film financiers. 
  • Structuring, negotiation and day-to-day management of $1.5 billion film production and P&A fund, and multi-picture co-financing arrangements with three major studios, on behalf of preeminent independent film production company.
  • Lead negotiation and day-to-day management of business and legal affairs team responsible for literary rights options and acquisitions; writing, producing and directing agreements; production, distribution and finance arrangements; and other transactions in connection with over 50 major studio and independent film projects.
  • Representation of film director/producer in connection with multi-picture overall deal with major studio valued in excess of $20 million.
  • Negotiation of executive employment agreement valued in excess of $10 million on behalf of CEO of entertainment company.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Steven G. Krone