Entertainment Law: Independent Production / Distribution Companies

A new entertainment landscape

There’s no business like show business. The interplay between technology and consumer demand is transforming the marketplace. Content is king, and the challenge is finding the right platforms to deliver and monetize your film, TV or music properties. With the globalization of financing, production, distribution and licensing, you need the right mix of business savvy and legal expertise. That’s the value Caserta & Spiriti provides—to help you stay ahead in the rapidly changing market for entertainment and media.

What we do

Services for Film and Television Industry Clients. Caserta & Spiriti helps film and television industry clients with business entity formation, joint venture arrangements, guild compliance issues, rights clearance, errors and omissions insurance, private investor financing, and the negotiation of talent, distribution and other contracts.

Business Formation. Many producers organize a new company for each separate production as a way to minimize liability and/or to structure co-production deals.

Contracts. We can prepare or review all the contracts required for your production including option agreements, co-production agreements, financing agreements, talent agreements and distribution agreements.

We cover the entire spectrum of entertainment and media law and consultancy. Our wide-ranging work includes:

  • Entertainment financing, production, and distribution
  • Endorsement, licensing and sponsorship opportunities
  • Employment and talent agreements
  • Contractual aspects of worldwide tours
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Privacy and data security
  • Real estate

Practice Area Attorneys

Joseph Spiriti

Joseph A. Spiriti Jr., represents clients in general business matters, with specialized experience in contract negotiation, debt collection, business infrastructure and transactions, real estate, and entertainment transactions and litigation.

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David Caserta

David T. Caserta represents clients in general business matters, which include, but are not limited to, contract negotiation, business infra-structure and transactions, real estate.

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