Canadians produce linear audio-visual content (“film and television”) that is seen by audiences around the world – we help make that happen.
Our team of film & television lawyers work with you to manage the legal complexities of acquiring, developing, financing, producing, exploiting and protecting your film or television projects and services.
Film & Television Services
Acquisition & Development
We work with you on development, purchasing, licensing and option agreements to buy, sell or license the creative concepts on which your next projects are based.
We represent producers and sources of financing to structure your investment and loan agreements and to complete your production financings.
We advise you on Canadian and provincial tax credits, on Certified Independent Production Funds and Investment Agreements.
Production & Co-production
We negotiate and draft agreements with your production partners and clients - production services agreements, domestic, interprovincial and international co-production agreements.
We draft employment and independent contractor template agreements that ensure you capture the rights you need to own and exploit your productions.
We represent producers and exploiters of film and television properties in their licensing, distribution and exhibition agreements.
We protect your interests in original intellectual property with confidentiality agreements and copyright and trademark registrations.
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