The Legal Affairs team at Amazon Studios has an opening for a Corporate Counsel to join the Movies group handling development legal matters. This role will support all aspects of Amazon’s original movies business, including film acquisitions; co-financing agreements; rights options and chain of title review; writer, producer and director agreements; production services agreements; talent agreements; clearances and content review. This position will work closely with Amazon Studios’ movies business teams including creative development, business affairs, production, marketing and publicity.
- Structuring, drafting and negotiating a wide range of complicated agreements such as film acquisition, rights option, writer, producer, director, talent, production services and co-financing agreements
- Evaluating rights issues, confirming chain of title and advising on guild matters
- Analyzing and interpreting contracts and providing thoughtful legal advice to clients on potential risks and issues in a wide range of legal areas, including intellectual property, digital media and regulatory compliance