Wed, 09 Jun | Online Meeting, via Zoom or Phone

1-2-1 Clinic: Legal Advice with Luke Gornell, Clintons

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1-2-1 Clinic: Legal Advice with Luke Gornell, Clintons

Time & Location

09 Jun, 10:00 – 12:00 BST
Online Meeting, via Zoom or Phone

About the Event

Film and television lawyer Luke Gornell from Clintons’ specialist Film & TV team will be available for 1-2-1 legal consultations on Wednesday 09 June. These will be carried out via Zoom, or phone upon request.

Luke Gornell is a Senior Associate in the Film & TV Team at Clintons. His practice is diverse and his clients include award winning production companies, rights management companies, financiers, content creators, brands and leading talent. In addition to a broad range of development and production work for both scripted and non-scripted content, Luke regularly advises clients on platform/major broadcaster deals and in relation to high value financing transactions.

These Legal Clinics will offer focussed advice on development, financing and exploitation:

Development: Do you have a project with a budget of more than £250k that you’ve been able to advance in lockdown and now need reliable legal advice on? How do you obtain and protect the rights? How do you secure the key talent? What are the key terms in collaboration and co-production agreements? If you don’t get this right at an early stage, it can be complex to unpick later on.

Financing: Every project needs investors and financiers. What are the key differences between a loan and investment agreement? What are the key forms of security when investing or accepting investment from third parties?

Exploitation: Finished content is now at a premium. Do you need to consider the evolving exploitation landscape? What are the key differences when negotiating with streamers? How will your marketing and exploitation strategies change in this new environment?

Luke is available to help you get these key points right. The aim of the Legal 1-2-1 surgeries is to provide useful pointers but cannot be a substitute for formal legal advice following proper review and consideration of the facts and any relevant documents and information.

Clintons is a tier 1 media and entertainment firm. The firm’s film and television practice serve both international and UK clients in the sector across all aspects of development, production, finance and exploitation of audio-visual content. They are best known for their expertise in complex rights transactions for both buyers and sellers and their ability to lead multi-party financing of audio-visual content. More information can be found on their website here.

Upon securing your slot, please email the following information ASAP to: scarlet@wftv.org.uk

Email format is preferable (not pdf). Put ‘WFTV 1-2-1 Legal Clinic: Luke Gornell’ in the email subject line.

Please include in your email:

1. A few bullet points outlining the particular issue you want to discuss and key points

2. Please provide a contact number

How will the online event work?

1-2-1 consultations will take place via Zoom meeting, or phone upon request. Zoom meeting details will be in advance of the meeting.

For consultations taking place via Zoom meeting, participants must access the session using a device with video and audio functions.

This event is for existing WFTV members only.

Members please log-in to your account and sign up below this listing.

If you are not a member and would like to join, membership costs just £100 + VAT/yr , please click here or email admin@wftv.org.uk

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