Film Production

Every film and television producer knows that having a solid legal foundation goes a long way in ensuring a smooth production. Whether you are handling a multi-million dollar production or a self-financed independent production, you deserve to have quality legal work. The entertainment attorneys at The Karlin Law Firm LLP can help with all your production legal needs.

We provide services in drafting and negotiating:

  • Talent (Actor/Actress, Director) Agreements and Deal Memos
  • Crew Agreements and Deal Memos
  • Producer Agreements and Deal Memos
  • Option Agreements
  • Writer Agreements and Deal Memos
  • Location Agreements
  • Property and Product Releases
  • Extras Releases
  • Stock Footage Agreements
  • Music Synchronization and Licensing Agreements
  • Film Permits

We will also help you with SAG/AFTRA and other union agreements (DGA / WGA) and can help you with all aspects of the Financing and Distribution of your film.

We also provide other services, such as on-site legal during your film or television shoot, and your business entity start up.

For experienced representation by entertainment law attorneys in CA, including Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside and San Diego Counties, contact us to schedule a consultation at our law office. We are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am until 5:30 pm and our 24-hour answering service is available to handle matters at other times. Our Tustin, California Entertainment Law and Litigation office is centrally located off the 5 and 55 freeways, near the Orange County airport's industrial market. Our Newport Beach, California Business Law and Litigation office is located on Pacific Coast Highway, off the 55 freeway, near Hoag Hospital.