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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  • “For several years, I have worked with Sklar Kirsh for my M&A and other corporate law needs.  They are practical and creative lawyers and have guided me through several major transactions with a steady hand and clear focus on my goals.”
    — Mark Mickelson, Managing Partner of Next Point Capital, Chairman of Art Brand Studios & Chairman of Next Point Bearing Group

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