The Business of Entertainment

Practice Areas

Production Companies

We provide studios, networks and independent production companies with a full range of business affairs and legal services to handle their development, production and distribution deals. Our wide-ranging deal-making expertise includes multi-platform agreements, and acquiring and selling film and television libraries and format rights. Read more

Creative Talent

The Point Media represents writers, producers, authors and other rights-holders (authors…), as well as, directors and performers, in all areas of the domestic and international television, film and digital production industries. Read more

Production Legal

Major studios and independent production companies regularly turn to The Point Media for production legal needs. From scripted and reality television series, television movies and web-series to feature films, documentaries and digital shorts, we take pride in “hitting the ground running” so our clients never miss a beat and always meet production needs. Read more

Digital

The Point Media represents major media companies, producers and production companies as well as above and below-the line talent on the cutting edge of digital media and other emerging entertainment platforms (or myriad of alternative platforms). Read more

Expert Witness

Companies, individuals and litigation counsel regularly use The Point Media as expert witnesses to enhance legal positions and positively impact the outcome of legal matters. Read more

Latest News

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Richard Marks Speaks to Bloomberg on Entertainment Industry Tax Deductions

Richard Marks was recently quoted in Allyson Versprille and Matthew Beddingfield’s Bloomberg BNA article “Bruins Case Sets Up Entertainment Industry for D... Read more

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Richard Marks Testimony Helps to Score Major Victory for Jillian Michaels in YouTube Legal Battle

Lionsgate was recently ordered to pay $5,800,000 in lost past and future profits to “Biggest Loser” star Jillian Michaels, due in part to expert witness tes... Read more

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Richard Marks Speaks to Variety on Possible Writers Strike

Variety asked Richard Marks to comment on the ongoing negotiations between the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television ... Read more

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Eva Longoria Signs On For Fox Pilot “Type-A”

Richard Marks served as legal counsel during the negotiation of Eva Longoria’s deal to play the lead in Fox’s pilot Type-A, a single-camera comedy from... Read more

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Ovation TV To Develop Scripted Series Produced by Storyscape Entertainment

Richard Marks recently helped negotiate a deal between Ovation TV and Storyscape Entertainment to develop a new drama series, Hot Art, based on the book Hot A... Read more

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