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Production Legal

20+ years of legal experience in the entertainment industry

Production Contracts

• Provide and negotiate agreements for production/post-production (location agreements, day player agreements, personal release agreements, crew agreements and any other non-union template agreements, etc.)
• Draft, negotiate, and finalize contracts for above the line talent and above the line crew (producers, director, casting director, executive producers or producer’s representative)
• Draft, negotiate and finalize performer contracts for performers (each performer agreement may include negotiating and finalizing the escrow agreement, long form performer agreement, short-form certificate of engagement)
• Provide Client with music license templates and negotiate and finalize music licenses.
• Draft and negotiate composer contract for original score

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Maggie Marr Legal PC provides production legal services for film (scripted/documentary), television (unscripted/scripted), digital content and new media. Such services include the following:

Chain of Title

• Review, draft, negotiate and finalize chain of title contracts (drafting, negotiating and finalizing) for acquiring rights and hiring writers
• Register screenplay and film with the U.S. Copyright Office


• Advise client in filing paperwork for the applicable union signatory (including advice in union compliance)

Legal Advice

• During pre-production and principal photography, Maggie Marr Legal PC will be available to provide legal advice and/or research on any matters Client may have regarding the Project including, but not limited to, insurance claims and matters, city licenses and permits


• Provide 1 clearance report on the screenplay. Provide clearance analysis of alternative names, locations, logos or other items identified as not clear for use in the clearance report
• Provide a clearance form to obtain company/product clearances
• Review/comment on product clearance agreements and product placement agreements
• Film clearance report (if needed) can be provided
• Legal Opinion letters, in connection with title reports, copyright reports and/or chain of title

Post Production

• Review and assist Client in securing an E&O insurance policy, including all contracts and documentation necessary in connection with the E&O application
• Provide credit statement of contracts on file, which shall include paid ad obligations, name and likeness approval and restrictions
• Review and comment on first draft of main/end titles and billing block
• Provide/review profit participation statement to Client
• Provide Client with 1 hard copy OR 1 electronic copy of delivery documents
• Post-production agreements (including, without limitation, for post house)
• Obtaining approvals and/or waivers from unions, crew, cast or other above-the-line personnel, including, without limitation, still approvals, key art approvals, credit waivers, etc

Brands we've worked with

some of the brands we've worked with: