Sklar Kirsh advises entertainment and media clients in all areas of film, television and digital distribution. Our attorneys are experienced in negotiating acquisition agreements, output agreements, negative pickup deals, studio-network licenses, sales agency agreements and international license deals.  We also provide advice in areas related to online, digital and over-the-top distribution and have represented digital distribution platforms including subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) providers in a number of areas, including multi-picture license agreements, channel distribution agreements, and production services agreements.

Representative Matters

  • Represented producers and theatrical distributors in the sale and acquisition of domestic release films.
  • Represented producers and a studio negotiating domestic and international theatrical distribution agreements.
  • Represented a motion picture studio in the purchase of a film library from another studio, advising on chain of title and copyright issues.
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  • "I have worked with Sklar Kirsh on more than 20 transactions and they always provide outstanding service, are consistently responsive, and possess strong legal and business knowledge. Protecting the client is their top priority, while they simultaneously appreciate the need to be flexible and fluid in a transaction. Sklar Kirsh brings a deep network of relationships and wealth of experience to each transaction. I especially appreciate their ability to look at a deal from both a legal perspective as well as an investor's."
    — Jonathan Barach, President, Vista Investment Group

This testimonial does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.