Entertainment One is a global independent studio that specialises in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content.
The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.
Entertainment One’s robust network includes film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, Reliance Entertainment, Alibaba Pictures and Universal Filmed Entertainment; newly-launched MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; leading feature film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production company Renegade 83; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location.
The Director, Business and Legal Affairs Film will work within Distribution, Film of Entertainment One (“eOne”) with a particular emphasis on domestic licensing and sales agreements. The role will require the ability to work independently while coordinating with the larger global team, will include negotiating, drafting and commenting on transactional sales and licensing documentation across all areas of the business as well as liaising with other eOne business groups (such as local distribution and finance) where required.
The successful candidate will ideally have considerable industry experience, confidence in negotiating with key industry players including broadcasters, lending institutions, completion guarantors, producers, talent and distributors, and an ability to deal with sophisticated and interrelated documentation, frequently to short deadlines, across multiple jurisdictions and projects. The role will require attention to detail and the ability to apply a commercial, common-sense approach to the work at hand.
The Director, BLA Film will report to SVP, Business and Legal Affairs in Toronto and should be able to work independently and with supervision. Excellent commercial skills are as important as first rate legal knowledge.
General Drafting and Negotiation
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