Entertainment & Sports

Trusted advisors to individuals and businesses in the entertainment and sports worlds.

Entertainers, athletes, producers, content creators, and others work with The Long Law Group to receive the guidance of professionals who know how to provide the legal protection and attention their projects deserve.

Our multifaceted entertainment and sports practice provides transactional legal counsel across a variety of matters, including talent representation; motion picture, television and new media development; production; distribution and licensing; private equity investment; and strategic corporate counsel. We also serve as outside production counsel on film projects.

In addition, our Business and Creative Development Practice focuses on working with filmmakers, producers, and other content creators in developing, packaging, and exploring creative content opportunities in the marketplace.

The Specifics

We work with clients to draft and negotiate a variety of entertainment and film-related agreements, including:

  • Private placement memoranda and all corresponding documents for private equity raises to fund film projects
  • Operating agreements for production LLCs
  • Production agreements, including cast and crew agreements, releases, location agreements, music licensing, literary option and purchase agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements
  • Option and licensing agreements
  • Non-disclosure / confidentiality agreements
  • Submission release agreements
  • Distribution agreements
The services we provide for our entertainment clients include:

  • Serving as Production Counsel on feature film projects
  • Talent representation
  • Motion picture, television and new media development
  • Securing and memorializing distribution deals
  • Option and licensing deals
  • Production and other entertainment issues

Client Industries

  • Actors & Athletes
  • Writers, Producers & Directors
  • Musicians & Recording Artists
  • Authors
  • Record Labels
  • Independent Production Companies
  • Internet & New Media Companies
  • Management Companies & Talent Agencies
  • Equipment Rental Companies
  • Commercial Production Companies

Client Testimonials