RPL and PactUS Host Producers’ Lunch on Branded Content

On Friday, June 3, 2016 Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP Partner Nicole Page and Matt Gould of PactUS hosted a lunch and discussion on making branded content led by Todd Broder, Broderville Pictures, Nick Fortunato, Head of Studios at XO Group and Cory Calhoun, Content Director of Travel + Leisure Studios.  The discussion focused on the nuts and bolts of producing branded content and partnering with brands. To stay updated on…

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RPL Partner Nicole Page to Speak at Hot Docs Festival in Toronto

May 3, 2016, New York, NY — RPL Partner Nicole Page will be attending the 2016 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto. She will be co-leading “Hot Docs Workshop: Decoding Contracts” on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with attorney Jordan Nahmias. Participants will benefit from Ms. Page’s broad expertise and learn how to “decode contract lingo” as well as learn about key terms and legal tips. In addition learning how to navigate contract terrain, Ms. Page will…

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RPL Victory for Client Strategic Motion Ventures LLC

In a representation by Litigation Partner Lawrence Brocchini, Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP won a significant victory on behalf of client Strategic Motion Ventures, LLC (“SMV”) in a litigation against Overseas Pictures Inc. (“OPI”) arising out of complaints of alleged fraud and misrepresentation relating to OPI’s investment in SMV for the purposes of production of motion pictures. Justice Eileen Bransten of the New York State Supreme Court dismissed all six counts…

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RPL Partner Nicole Page on Indiewire: Documentary Filmmakers Must Take Care of Legal Business

March 31, 2016, New York, NY — Yesterday, Indiewire.com featured an article by RPL Partner Nicole Page on the legal and business aspects of documentary filmmaking. Ms. Page emphasizes the critical importance of negotiating and signing legal agreements early on in the filmmaking process. “Documentary filmmaking cannot be a sustainable business if it’s not treated as a business,” she writes. Ms. Page offers expert insights into the legal issues filmmakers might…

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RPL Congratulates Chris Foley on His One-Man Show, “Off the Desk”

RPL client, Chris Foley, will be performing his one-man show, Off the Desk (Tales of a Mediocre Stockbroker)  from January 20, 2016 to January 31, 2016, at the Workshop Theater in New York.  In his show, Foley shares comedic stories about his lackluster career on Wall Street and the fantasy world he created that allowed him to escape the daily grind.  Break a leg Chris! RPL Partner Nicole Page and…

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RPL Leads Discussion on Gender Parity in the Media and Entertainment Industries

In light of national discourse regarding gender bias in Hollywood and the media and entertainment industries, Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP hosted an Ask for More  Holiday Lunch on December 8, 2015.  Over twenty senior professionals working in film, television and media attended to share relevant insights and experiences. Led by Reavis Parent Lehrer Partner Nicole Page, the discussion focused on negotiation techniques, compensation standards and methods of broaching these subjects constructively…

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RPL Client Engel Entertainment Produces “Catching Odell” Documentary for NFL Network

Tune in Wednesday, September 23, at 8:00 p.m. ET for the premiere of Catching Odell on the NFL Network.  Catching Odell is a one hour documentary special featuring New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who rose to fame after making a spectacular one-handed catch on Sunday Night Football last year.  Check out a preview here. RPL Partner Helen D. Reavis and Associates Niki Cubides and Ally Grein provided…

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