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Budgeting for production legal made simple.

Flat-fee independent film producer business and legal affairs packages designed for you.

Micro-budget films up to $50K

Ultra low-budget films between $50K + $250K
  • Micro (<$50K) Production Legal Package

  • $1,750/mo
    • Core entertainment law services for professional productions at every level.

  • Ultra Low ($50K-250K) Production Legal Package

  • $3,500/mo
    • Comprehensive business + legal affairs services to create distribution-ready professional content.
    • Add a distribution legal services package when ready to exploit your content through a domestic distributor.

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Business Affairs

Micro

Ultra Low

Distribution

Access to Check-In client portal for secure communications

Access to Check-In client portal for secure communications

Access to Check-In client portal for secure communications

Access to Check-In client portal for secure communications

Attorney consultation on choosing most appropriate legal entity

Attorney consultation on choosing most appropriate legal entity

Attorney consultation on choosing most appropriate legal entity

Attorney consultation on choosing most appropriate legal entity

Establish production company (state filing fee not included)

Establish production company (state filing fee not included)

Establish production company (state filing fee not included)

Establish production company (state filing fee not included)

Draft and finalize single-member LLC operating agreement

Draft and finalize single-member LLC operating agreement

Draft and finalize single-member LLC operating agreement

Draft and finalize single-member LLC operating agreement

Draft and finalize multi-member LLC operating agreement

Draft and finalize multi-member LLC operating agreement

Draft and finalize multi-member LLC operating agreement

Draft and finalize multi-member LLC operating agreement

Chain of Title

Micro

Ultra Low

Distribution

Clearance analysis of names, locations, trademarks, other script items

Clearance analysis of names, locations, trademarks, other script items

Clearance analysis of names, locations, trademarks, other script items

Clearance analysis of names, locations, trademarks, other script items

Register screenplay and film with Copyright Office (federal filing fees not included)

Register screenplay and film with Copyright Office (federal filing fees not included)

Register screenplay and film with Copyright Office (federal filing fees not included)

Register screenplay and film with Copyright Office (federal filing fees not included)

Draft, negotiate, and finalize chain of title contracts for literary property purchase

Draft, negotiate, and finalize chain of title contracts for literary property purchase

Draft, negotiate, and finalize chain of title contracts for literary property purchase

Draft, negotiate, and finalize chain of title contracts for literary property purchase

Provide Legal Opinion letter in connection with chain of title

Provide Legal Opinion letter in connection with chain of title

Provide Legal Opinion letter in connection with chain of title

Provide Legal Opinion letter in connection with chain of title

Production Legal

Micro

Ultra Low

Distribution

Provide location agreements

Provide location agreements

Provide location agreements

Provide location agreements

Provide day player agreements

Provide day player agreements

Provide day player agreements

Provide day player agreements

Provide personal release agreements

Provide personal release agreements

Provide personal release agreements

Provide personal release agreements

Provide crew agreements

Provide crew agreements

Provide crew agreements

Provide crew agreements

Provide music license agreements

Provide music license agreements

Provide music license agreements

Provide music license agreements

Draft, negotiate, and finalize contracts for above-the-line talent, producer, director, casting director, and executive producer

Draft, negotiate, and finalize contracts for above-the-line talent, producer, director, casting director, and executive producer

Draft, negotiate, and finalize contracts for above-the-line talent, producer, director, casting director, and executive producer

Draft, negotiate, and finalize contracts for above-the-line talent, producer, director, casting director, and executive producer

Draft, negotiate, and finalize composer contract for original score

Draft, negotiate, and finalize composer contract for original score

Draft, negotiate, and finalize composer contract for original score

Draft, negotiate, and finalize composer contract for original score

Draft, negotiate, and finalize chain of title contracts for literary property purchase

Draft, negotiate, and finalize chain of title contracts for literary property purchase

Draft, negotiate, and finalize chain of title contracts for literary property purchase

Draft, negotiate, and finalize chain of title contracts for literary property purchase

Review and advise on product placement agreemeents

Review and advise on product placement agreemeents

Review and advise on product placement agreemeents

Review and advise on product placement agreemeents

Advise on applicable guild signatory filing and compliance

Advise on applicable guild signatory filing and compliance

Advise on applicable guild signatory filing and compliance

Advise on applicable guild signatory filing and compliance

Draft, negotiate, and finalize Editor agreement

Draft, negotiate, and finalize Editor agreement

Draft, negotiate, and finalize Editor agreement

Draft, negotiate, and finalize Editor agreement

Distribution Legal Package

Micro

Ultra Low

Distribution

Draft, negotiate, and finalize representative/agency agreement

Draft, negotiate, and finalize representative/agency agreement

Draft, negotiate, and finalize representative/agency agreement

Draft, negotiate, and finalize representative/agency agreement

Draft, negotiate, and finalize domestic distribution agreement

Draft, negotiate, and finalize domestic distribution agreement

Draft, negotiate, and finalize domestic distribution agreement

Draft, negotiate, and finalize domestic distribution agreement

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