The entertainment practice of Hoskins Dieuvil P.C. involves all aspects of the entertainment industry. We assist companies and individuals with matters such as collaborations, joint ventures, the establishment of new entities, producing, financing, exploitations, commission agreements, third party rights agreements, as well as state and federal regulatory compliance. For a closer look at each one of these topics, please view the description of the individual practice areas.
FILM, TELEVISION, & MEDIA
HDPC has assisted individuals and businesses in film, television, advertising and music production. With industry experience and expertise in these areas, our practitioners will help you to navigate your venture in order to achieve your desired outcome.
With relationships amongst some of the leading sales agents in the film and television industry, HDPC will help you to get your project in the right hands.
Along with our sales relationships, we will also guide you on creating the most out of your distribution opportunities, both international and domestic.
START-UPs and ENTREPRENEUR
We help guide start-up companies through all aspects of getting a company off the ground, financed, and operating. HDPC offers assistance in formation, organization, membership, financing, employment matters, stock and membership interest issuance, and intellectual property protection - everything that a company needs to consider in order to confidently grow their venture.
Through its extensive experience in the music industry, HDPC can help you in all your music production ventures, whether you're an artist seeking to hire a producer, or a studio looking to ensure that your interests are protected before, during, and after production.
Representing numerous artists in various music genres, HDPC is experienced with negotiating recording deals from both the artist and label sides of the table.
Whether you own rights in music that you would like to license or want to license others' music for use in your television programming, film, music compilations, or anything else, our experience in music licensing will help you get your projects done.
Songwriters have relied on HDPC to secure publishing deals for their musical compositions, as well as to place their music—from licensing for films to distribution through a record label.
Located in NYC, it's no surprise that HDPC has had the opportunity to work with models to help negotiate and secure deals for the use of their image and skills. From modeling on the runway to filming television commercials, HDPC can help you succeed in your modeling career.
Given the firm's expertise in a broad range of industries, we offer guidance on all forms of financing within these industries – whether it is pure equity, convertible securities, collateralized financing, or lease buybacks. Our firm is dedicated to making sure your financial ventures mitigate unnecessary risk.
With a shift in the way that companies and brands are communicating with other businesses and consumers, it is important for advertisers and creative agencies to have sound advertising practices that comply with state and federal law while remaining innovative.
Our practitioners will help you to understand the rules governing advertising law and will also help you to implement best practices amongst your employees and affiliates.
When it comes to brand protection, HDPC ensures that your brand is protected through state and/or federal trademark protection.