We act for many of Australia’s most successful films, documentaries, actors, producers and directors.
We understand the entertainment industry.
When it comes to finding a film lawyer, few can offer the level of expertise that Sanicki Lawyers does. Our skilled entertainment lawyers have first-hand experience in film, television and theatre production which means we live and breathe the ever-changing Australian and international landscape. From the moment an idea turns into a concept for screen or stage, there are numerous legal requirements and important steps to consider in order to protect and create your work effectively and efficiently. For more information or to discuss your project with us, contact the Sanicki Lawyers team today.
Protecting your hard work.
As you develop your idea in the film and television industry, it’s critical to be aware of and minimise the risk of infringing the works of others. We work with a range of entertainment professionals from producers and production companies, to writers, talent agencies, distributors and actors throughout all stages of the process from development through to distribution of feature films, short films, telemovies, televisions series and web series.
Why choose Sanicki Lawyers?
We’re very passionate about ensuring that our clients’ dreams turn into reality. Our hands-on experience in the entertainment industry means that we are familiar with the work you do and understand the stress paperwork and legal can put on the creative process. Let us dot your Is and cross your Ts while you focus on the artistic integrity of the project.
Our film, TV and documentary expertise includes:
- Loan & investment agreements
- Chain of title and rights agreements
- Screen Australia producer offset advice
- Production legals
- Financing agreements
- Crew, artist & employment agreements
- Distribution & sales agent agreements
- Intellectual property
- General legal and commercial advice
- Clearance and defamation