Simpsons is one of Australia’s most highly regarded, specialist film and television law practices. We are in the unique position of advising on a majority of Australian drama productions – about 50 each year. This means we can offer a wealth of legal experience, provide unparalleled market insight and draw on an extensive network of contacts.
Experience - We cover all aspects of film and TV legal work and have very likely dealt with any issues you will need to negotiate in this market, including procuring local production incentives. We can tailor a team to meet your needs and have the resources to manage larger transactions, including dispute resolution.
Insight - Our market perspective enables us to provide informed strategic and commercial advice. We make sure our local knowledge is informed by an awareness of international trends by regularly attending markets in the US and Europe.
Connection - Our clients are involved in all facets of financing, creating and commercializing content and include producers, studios, distributors, platforms, financiers and government agencies. Our relationships enable us to assist our clients to access opportunities and to structure deals in a way not always apparent to others.
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