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A Networking Event for Producers, Writers, Directors, Actors and ALL Content Creators


"Q&A with Lionsgate Executive Vice Pres. of Business & Legal Affairs for Motion Picture Group" 

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Los Angeles Film School
Private Screening Room (Enter from Main Lobby)
6353 Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028
(Parking lot on Ivar is $6 or use nearby street meters)

About the Event
Are you producing or pitching a feature film or TV show (or slate of projects) and have questions about the legal aspects? Are you looking to gain insights about production deals, talent deals, or development related issues as it pertains to contract negotiation, budgets, scheduling, and other business affairs issues. If you are a writer, producer, actor, musician or content creator, this is a great opportunity to get tips on labor, production and financing matters. This is an intimate event that you do not want to miss! All participants will have an opportunity to ask candid questions directly to the speaker!

About the Speaker
Dan Freedman is an Executive Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group
. In this role, Freedman oversees deal and contract negotiations and administration on behalf of Lionsgate and Summit, as well as subsidiaries Good Universe and Ghost House Pictures. He is involved in all development and production-related matters, including deal architecture, budgets, scheduling, clearances, and the distribution and exploitation of each film on which he works. Additionally, Freedman is responsible for supervising outside counsel involved in all labor, production, and financing matters. Prior to Lionsgate, Freedman was Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for MGM, and Senior Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs for both Mandate Films and Good Universe. Freedman has been with Lionsgate since 2017, after its acquisition of Good Universe. Freedman received a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Communications from the University of Arizona. He received a J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where he was an editor for the International & Comparative Law Journal and was a member of the Entertainment Law Society.

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