Supporting the success of emerging film, television, and digital media creators.

Providing legal counsel to take indie creative talent from scripts to deals.


We’re 100% dedicated to independent film and television creators. A boutique entertainment law firm focused on the legal and business aspects of indie film development, finance, production, and distribution.

DeepFocus Entertainment Law serves indie filmmakers, screenwriters, and producers: structuring, reviewing, negotiating, and drafting entertainment transactions to finance, produce, and distribute cinematic works. Our mission is to bring the next generation of creative voices in filmed entertainment to the screen.

Entertainment legal services include experienced representation for literary property rights acquisitions, equity investor offerings for development and production financing, setup of single-purpose vehicles and production companies, above- and below-the-line contracts, and other production legal and business affairs. DeepFocus also advises on copyright law and fair use, publicity and privacy rights, defamation, and entertainment trademark protection, use, and licensing.

Minimizing risk. Litigating to protect creative rights when necessary. Providing full-service representation as well as innovative subscription legal services. Finding ways to help talented clients bring creative visions to their audiences.

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July 14 10-11am PST

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Focus: Film Finance Legal Program

Affordable investment offering guidance by subscription.

The budgetable way to prepare for equity financing. Regular consultations with dedicated legal counsel to create your film business plan and get your private placement equity offering ready for potential investors. Enjoy discounted rates on disclosure and subscription document preparation.

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Focus: Producers Legal Program

Budgetable entertainment lawyer guidance by subscription.

The affordable way to go from movie idea to distribution-ready project. Bi-monthly phone sessions with dedicated production counsel keep your film on solid legal ground from day one to camera wrap. Exclusive fee discounts on contract drafting and document preparation.

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