In the motion picture, television and music industries, JRSND’s lawyers are currently handling the legal representation and negotiation of deals for various directors, writers, actors, musical artists, composers and producers/production companies including the following: (a) negotiation of employment agreements with major studios and networks for film/television directors, writers and actors; (b) negotiation of overall term deals for high level television writer/producer “show runners” as well as first-time creators of programming, both for scripted television at all the major networks and reality programming at the various cable outlets; (c) representation of producers/production companies in film and television, including distribution/acquisition agreements, as well as all aspects of production legal work related to the completion of production and/or distribution; (d) negotiation of recording, producer and manager agreements; (e) synch licenses for motion pictures, television and new media; and (f) licensing on behalf of manufacturers and licensees as well as name and likeness arrangements. Our clients in feature films and television range from the highest level deals in terms of fees, bonuses and first-dollar profit participations for Oscar-winning talent, down to small independent films for new talent requiring creative arrangements for film financing and the compensation of talent.