Entertainment Law

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Entertainment Law:

Michael J. Velletta

Michael J. Velletta


Sankar Nair - Business Lawyer Victoria - Velletta, Pedersen, Christie

Sankar Nair

Sankar Nair



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Entertainment law encompasses a specialized branch of legal practice that intersects with various facets of the entertainment industry, including film, television, music, theater, and digital media. It involves advising clients on matters related to contracts, intellectual property rights, licensing, and more. In Victoria, BC, the demand for seasoned entertainment lawyers is burgeoning, reflecting the vibrant artistic landscape of the region.

Contracts serve as the backbone of any successful venture in the entertainment world. From recording deals to collaboration contracts, the terms outlined in these agreements can significantly impact an artist’s career trajectory. In Victoria, BC, the scope of entertainment law extends across a spectrum of activities, from facilitating contract negotiations for independent filmmakers to adult entertainers and emerging musicians.

Some of our services include:

  • Designing and implementing sound business organizations for publishing companies, production companies, record labels, and other entertainment organizations;
  • Drafting or reviewing contracts such as Royalty Agreements, Licensing Agreements, Location Release Agreements, and Ownership Agreements;
  • Negotiating financing arrangements between Producers, Distributors, and Talent;
  • Enforcing copyright claims on online platforms such as YouTube and Spotify;
  • Drafting Non-Disclosure Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, and Non-circumvention Agreements to protect your ideas;
  • Handling advertising, branding, and sponsorship deals.

The arts and entertainment landscape is constantly evolving, driven by technological advancements and shifting consumer preferences. Our entertainment lawyers stay abreast of industry trends, ensuring that our clients remain ahead of the curve. Whether it’s navigating the complexities of digital distribution or understanding the implications of emerging platforms, our experience provides invaluable guidance in an ever-changing environment.

We are, at times, more than lawyers, we are advisers helping to bring your art and entertainment to the spotlight. We understand what keeps you up at night and work collaboratively to find practical and creative solutions, ensuring that your artistic vision is protected and financial interests are maximized.