REVOLT Media & TV is focused on expertly curating the best in hip-hop culture and engaging youth in social conversation – on-air, on-line, and on-demand. This unapologetically hip-hop, multi-platform network offers breaking original programming, music news, videos, artist interviews, and exclusive performances.
REVOLT Media & TV, LLC is looking for an experienced entertainment attorney to partner with the creative development and business teams in our LA offices as Production Counsel in the Business & Legal Affairs department. We are looking for a self-motivated, business-minded attorney to grow with our cable television and digital network. This position reports to the General Counsel of REVOLT. REVOLT is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive compensation, and benefits.
What You’ll be Doing:
Support REVOLT’s creative development and business teams to structure, negotiate and draft a wide variety of domestic and international agreements, primarily focused on talent, distribution, financing and other related deals.
Provide practical advice and solutions to internal business partners on all legal matters affecting REVOLT.
Thrive in new and developing areas of the law, tempered by an appreciation of legal complexity and risk assessment.
Be willing to tackle matters in and outside area of expertise with a can-do attitude; understanding that no job is too big or too small is critical to this role.
Who You Are:
Up to 3 years of entertainment and transactional experience, including direct experience negotiating and drafting talent, film financing, content acquisition and distribution and other video, television and film deal;
practical knowledge of the digital and TV industries required.
Provide timely and thoughtful legal advice on potential risks and issues relating to production contracts, and propose practical, responsive solutions.
Experience advising creative development, distribution and/or business development teams with respect to California, U.S. and international laws and regulations dealing with labor, talent, digital distribution, production and intellectual property is highly desired.
Experience working in-house or providing in-house support for an entertainment, film, television or production company preferred.