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Expert legal services in film, music, television, publishing, and social media


Drafting, negotiation, review, and counsel for film, television, music, publishing, and social media-related issues, deal memorandums, and agreements including, but not limited to:

  • Producer Agreements
  • Co-Production Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Talent and Literary Agent/Management Agreements
  • Talent Agreements
  • Crew Agreements
  • Screenplay Option/Purchase Agreements
  • Life Story Agreements
  • Writer Employment Agreements
  • Producer’s Representative Agreements
  • Sales Agent Agreements
  • Film Distribution Agreements


  • Television Development Agreements
  • Pilot Teleplay Deal Memo
  • Television Talent Holding Deals
  • Television Series Producer Agreements
  • Television Series Director Agreements
  • Television Talent Agreements
  • Literary Property Option/Purchase Agreement
  • Record Label Formation
  • Recording Group Partnership Agreements
  • Recording Artist Record Label Agreements
  • Demo Recording Agreements
  • Record Producer Agreements
  • Songwriter Agreements
  • Copyright Split Agreements
  • Music Sampling Agreements
  • Music Publishing Agreements
  • Music Licensing Agreements
  • Composer Agreements
  • Music Publishing Company Formation
  • Book Publishing Agreements
  • Ghost Writer Agreements
  • Subject-Collaborator Agreements
  • Author-Contributor Agreements
  • Consent and Release Forms


Production Counsel Services for Film, Television, and Social Media

Representation for your project from pre-production through post-production. This includes negotiating and drafting all necessary agreements. Counsel on an ongoing and on-call basis through post-production.

  • Above-the-line Employment Agreements for the cast, director, writer and producer
  • Below-the-line Employment Agreements for crew
  • SAG, DGA and WGA signatory applications
  • Screenplay Option/Purchase Agreement
  • Script and Copyright Clearances
  • Trademark, Copyright and Title Searches
  • Copyright Registration
  • Location Agreements
  • Preparation of insurance documents and liaison with the insurance companies
  • Liaison with Bank and Sales Agents
  • Formation of the Special Purpose Production Company

Producer’s Representative Services

Assistance with shopping completed films to distributors for the purpose of securing distribution on behalf of the completed picture; this includes distributor screenings and attendance at film festivals.

Formation of Business Entites

Formation of corporations, special purpose production companies, loan-out companies, music publishing companies, limited liability companies, etc

“People pay me to tell them the truth – not what they want to hear.””

I will fight to protect your creative work and property and apply all my industry knowledge
and expertise to negotiate the best deal possible.

Entertainment Lawyer Dinah Perez


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