Domestic

  • Represented a major independent film and television production company in all aspects of a mega-budget multi-year made-for-Internet series deal with a leading SVOD service, covering financing, production and distribution of the series
  • Represented multiple leading entertainment banks in negotiations of financing documentation for single-picture film and television financings, including, the financing of foreign presales contracts, gap financing and tax credits
  • Represented multiple leading entertainment financial institutions and banks in the negotiation of financing agreements in connection with revolving credit facilities for film and television companies
  • Represented a major independent production and sales company in connection with a due diligence exercise and related corporate transactions in anticipation of a strategic sale and/or financing event
  • Represented a major studio in a multi-film, US$500 million co-finance deal with an offshore financing entity
  • Represented online subscription and transaction based content distribution companies in connection with the acquisition of streaming, on-demand and sell-thru distribution rights for various film and television content
  • Represented private equity groups, high-net-worth investor groups and investors in connection with various forms of financings transactions for film and television projects, including projects targeted to the faith-based community
  • Represented a major studio in negotiating slate financing arrangements with several financing partners for investments exceeding US$150 million
  • Represented a Wall Street bank in the sale of a library containing thousands of film and television titles
  • Represented a major film and television distribution company in its acquisition of important distribution rights in a slate of films, the structuring of its investment in a film slate vehicle, and the creation of a co-distribution and co-finance arrangement intended to cover a large and diverse assortment of feature films and television content
  • Represented a Wall Street bank in structuring its relationship with a television network in connection with the exploitation and ownership of one of the most successful television franchises
  • Represented an advertising agency in connection with negotiation, strategy and execution of A-list agreements for brand campaigns as well as brand integration strategies and associated agreements
  • Represented a unique mobile device-based app producer in securing various forms of film and television content for exploitation in connection with the app

International

  • Represented a major China-based media company in multiple cross-border financing transactions involving film and television projects, including the establishment of a multibillion-dollar studio production facility in China
  • Represented a publicly-traded Chinese media conglomerate in a variety of corporate, M&A and financing transactions with US-based companies, including the acquisition of an iconic comic book company and a joint-venture to finance and operate live location-based attractions in China and throughout Asia based on one of the most successful film studio franchise film properties
  • Represented a China-based investment group in connection with its investment into a location-based virtual reality attraction in the US
  • Represented a major China-based film studio and distributor in several complex cross-border investments in media properties
  • Represented a China-based investment group with the establishment of a joint venture relationship in connection with financing and exploiting the rights to a collection of comic book characters throughout Asia
  • Represented a Hong Kong-based production company owned by a Chinese producer/director in connection with various production, development and distribution matters and the acquisition of English-language properties for production into Chinese-language sequels and remakes
  • Represented European and UK production companies in connection with the sale and development of television formats for US markets
  • Represented a UK-US-based production company owned by an acclaimed television producer in connection with the production, development and distribution of numerous television formats and series
  • Represented a major international distributor in its negotiation with a renowned US producer of a first-look arrangement
  • Represented a film and television fund based in the Middle East in connection with various film, television and music endeavors
  • Represented a major international distributor in the renewal of a multi-year distribution agreement with the owner of a 400-title US film library, which included multiple critically-acclaimed films and box office hits