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Company: General Entertainment Content
Location: La Mirada
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

The mission of The Walt Disney Company is to be one of the world's leading producers and providers of entertainment and information. Using our portfolio of brands to differentiate our content, services and consumer products, we seek to develop the most creative and innovative entertainment experiences and related products in the world. Supporting a key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, Disney General Entertainment (DGE) produces global live action, animation, children's entertainment, original edgy dramas, alternative programming and news for broadcast and cable exhibition as well as streaming.

The attorneys for DGE are members of a diverse and dynamic Legal Affairs team. DGE Attorneys work collaboratively with other lawyers, Business Affairs executives and creative executives who are redefining the future of media and entertainment. You will support the delivery of compelling creative and great storytelling, while building your legal career in the entertainment industry. DGE Attorneys will be expected to provide guidance and direction reflecting sound judgment and substantive legal knowledge.

Responsibilities :

  • Provide direction and guidance in connection with all legal issues related to the development and production of original content.
  • Draft, review and negotiate agreements for the development and production of original live action programming for telecast on a variety of platforms, including streaming services, broadcast and cable networks.
  • Analyze and research chain of title and other rights issues in connection with existing Disney intellectual property
  • Provide guidance on basic intellectual property matters, claims, clearances, and other matters arising out of the day-to-day operations of a large television studio to Business Affairs, Creative, Production, Casting and other internal clients.
    • Prepare nudity/simulated sex riders, VFX and Main Title Agreements, guest talent riders and other documents.
    • Liaise with internal business and creative clients, legal department contacts and other advisory departments within the company (Labor, Tax, Intellectual Property, etc.) as well as external talent attorneys and agents
    • Create, update, analyze, and manage forms and legal documents.

      Basic Qualifications :

      • A collegial and collaborative lawyer with a commitment to a positive working environment within the legal organization.
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills, discretion and sound judgment.
      • Strong drafting, organization and time management skills and attention to detail.
      • Ability to identify and analyze legal issues and propose solutions and strategies for resolution.
      • Excellent work ethic and interpersonal skills, including a healthy sense of humor and the ability to build professional, interdepartmental relationships at multiple levels.
      • Desire to immerse yourself fully and learn all aspects of the studio business.
      • Ability to multi-task and prioritize deadlines/deliverables.

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • At least 1+ years of experience
        • Experience at The Walt Disney Company;
          • Experience working in a large public corporation; and
          • Experience working in television production.

            Required Education :
            • J.D. and Bar Membership (California preferred).

              Additional Information :
              #legalaffairs #LI-GG1 #CORP_MEDIA

Keywords: General Entertainment Content, La Mirada , Attorney, Legal , La Mirada, California

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