Entertainment & Media

The entertainment attorneys at Weintraub Tobin represent individuals and companies in all aspects of the entertainment and media industries.  Areas of emphasis include:

  • Film
  • Streaming Platforms
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Publishing
  • Social Media
  • Music
  • Esports
  • Theater
  • Virtual Reality
  • Sponsorship, Branding & Endorsements
  • Podcasts
  • Entertainment Finance
  • Licensing & Merchandising
  • Production Counsel Services
  • Touring
  • Business & Legal Affairs Services
  • Animation
 
 
Scott Hervey in CNN: Making TV Shows During Coronavirus is Taking More Time — and Money

Scott Hervey is quoted in Brian Lowry’s CNN article, Making TV Shows During Coronavirus is Taking More Time — and Money.  Scott moderated a August 5 panel for the Hollywood Radio and Television Society (HRTS),

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WT Deals: Jennifer Fox to Write and Direct Film Adaptation for “The Other Dr. Gilmore”

Tara Sattler negotiated the rights for Emmy nominated director Jennifer Fox to write and direct the film adaptation for The Other Dr. Gilmore. The story includes important social issues that are relevant to today such as universal healthcare,

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Tara Sattler and Jessica R. Corpuz Selected for Inclusion in 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers® Rising Star List

Los Angeles, CA (June 9, 2020) – Weintraub Tobin, a leading California full-service law firm, is pleased to announce that Tara Sattler and Jessica Rankin Corpuz have been recognized as 2020 Southern California Rising Stars.

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WT Clients: Annie LeBlanc Wins Favorite Female Social Star at Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2020

Weintraub Tobin congratulates firm client Annie LeBlanc for winning Favorite Female Social Star at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards held on Saturday, May 2, 2020. The firm extends its warm congratulations on this tremendous honor.

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WT Deals: Steve Conrad Slated to Write Film for Paramount Pictures About Nigerian Refugee Chess Prodigy

Todd Stern’s client Steven Conrad has been engaged by Paramount Pictures to write and executive produce a film about a Nigerian family who fled their home country seeking asylum in New York and their 8 year-old son who won the New York State Chess Championship in 2019.

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The “Wolf of Wall Street” Defamation Suit – The Risk of an “Inspired By” Character in Movies and TV

The motion picture Wolf of Wall Street was based on a book of the same title written by Jordan Belmont.  In the book, Andrew Greene, who was director, general counsel, and head of the corporate finance department at Stratton Oakmont between 1993 and 1996,

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