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April 15

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Free Entertainment Law Info Session: Thurs April 15, 6:00PM EST

Join us for a free information session that explores fundamental legal considerations for local production companies and filmmakers with expert entertainment lawyer and accomplished executive producer Richard Hanet, from Lewis Brinberg Hanet LLP.

Register in advance for this event:


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

About Richard Hanet:

Through Lewis Birnberg Hanet, LLP, Richard Hanet provides legal services to Canadian and international clients in all aspects of business, specializing primarily in intellectual property creation and exploitation. Richard is a leading adviser in entertainment and creative media including the film, television, new media, music and advertising spheres.

Right from the seeds of an idea, through to project development, creation, financing, pre-production, production, distribution/exploitation and management, Richard has assisted parties large and small, from Netflix and other major international studios, producers and distributors, through to the independent documentary filmmaker, writer, singer-songwriter or musician.

Prior to forming Lewis Birnberg Hanet, Richard was V.P. Business & Legal Affairs for Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. and led the business and legal affairs team for the Alliance Atlantis Entertainment Group’s factual production and distribution endeavours, inclusive of theatrical and television documentary, reality and lifestyle programming. In this role, Richard was instrumental in structuring and overseeing numerous successful Canadian and international productions.

As an adjunct to his law practice, Richard has acted as an executive producer on various projects, assisted in their creation, financing, and successful exploitation, include three feature films that have premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and released worldwide.



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