Burt Gidaro

Entertainment Lawyer

Burt is a passionate Canadian Entertainment Lawyer with extensive music industry, film, television, OTT, and agency/marketing law experience.

He began his entertainment career in the business affairs department of Breakthrough Films & Television. He was then recruited by EMI Music Canada to serve as the Head of Business Affairs. He subsequently served in the business affairs department of Universal Music (Canada) and later served as General Counsel to PolyGram Entertainment’s Canadian affiliate (“Once Were Brothers, Robbie Robertson and The Band”), as well as Head of Operations for New Metric Media (“Letterkenny”).

Burt’s career has been focused on the cultivation of relationships and building partnerships through growth-driving deals. He is also a musician and a lover of film and television, no matter what medium delivers them.

Areas of Focus

Games| Film & Television| Interactive Digital Media| Music Law

Memberships & Associations

Country Music Association of Ontario
Board of Directors
Law Society of Ontario
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario & Canadian Bar Association
Law Society of Nunavut
Member (RAC)
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences

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Burt's Client Success

Edwards Creative Law represents a variety of individuals and organizations working in Canada’s creative industries. We are committed to building quality relationships with our clients by providing the best legal support services they need for their creative project to be successful.

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