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Craig K. | Elance
 
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Craig K.

Entertainment Attorney
   United States
  |   Los Angeles, CA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $110

Entertainment attorney licensed in both California and New York, with over 10 years of experience as VP Business and Legal Affairs for companies such as Mandate Pictures (Juno, Harold and Kumar, 50/50) and the Edward R. Pressman Film Company (American Psycho, Wall Street), with extensive experience negotiating and drafting all manner of licenses and agreement for feature films, the internet (talent and content licensing) and television, including talent agreements, acquisitions and distribution agreements, production agreements, and...

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Resume - Entertainment Attorney

Skills (10)

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contract negotiation and drafting
film
music
artist representation
Licensing
Artist Representation
Private Placement Memorandum Drafting
Business Plans
Copyright

Service Description

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Employment

Law Office of Kaplan and Kessler
Attorney
2011 - Present
Negotiate and draft contracts and licenses for individual clients in various fields of entertainment including writers for television and film, actors for television and film, internet...
Mandate Pictures
VP Business and Legal Affairs
2009 - 2011
Negotiated and drafted contracts and licenses for all aspects of acquisition, development, and production of feature films, including agreements with studios, agencies, writers, actors, directors,...
Myriad Pictures
VP Business and Legal Affairs
2006 - 2009
Negotiated and drafted contracts and licenses for all aspects of acquisition, development, production and distribution of feature films, including agreements with studios, agencies, writers,...
New Films International
VP Business and Legal Affairs
2004 - 2006
Negotiated and drafted contracts and licenses for all aspects of acquisition, development, production, distribution, and merchandising for feature films, short films, television series and pilots,...
Hypnotic
VP Business and Legal Affairs
2003 - 2004
(Hypnotic was purchased by American Vantage in January 2004 and all legal staff was laid off) Negotiated and drafted contracts and licenses for all aspects of acquisition, development, production...
Edward R. Pressman Film Corporation
VP Business and Legal Affairs
2000 - 2002
Negotiated and drafted contracts for all aspects of development, production and distribution of feature films, including agreements with writers, actors, directors, cast and crew; coordinated...

Education

Brooklyn Law School
JD
- 1997
Boston University
BA Psychology
- 1990
Cranbrook
High School
- 1986

Keywords

attorney
entertainment
film
music
television
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