Craig Emanuel counsels advertisers and other media clients on a variety of issues and transactions ranging from sponsorship agreements, media and celebrity placement agreements to matters related to branded entertainment.
His practice also includes representation of high-level writers, directors, actors and producers in all aspects of motion picture and television transactions, both at the studio and independent level. Emanuel is also involved in the negotiation of strategic distribution relationships with the major studios, including licensing of digital media content.
Mr. Emanuel’s talent clients include Tony Gilroy, Robert Rodriguez, Ryan Murphy, Gabriele Muccino, Iain Softley, Peter Chelsom, Russell Mulcahy, Alex Proyas, Stephan Elliott, Dan Harris, Gary Scott Thompson, Gary Oldman, Julie Delpy, Leelee Sobieski, Vanessa Marcil and Paul Hogan. His producer clients include Mark Ordesky, William Horberg, Anthony Bregman and Don Murphy. He has been involved in the structuring of a large number of independent films on behalf of both talent and producer clients.<