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Flying Bark Productions
(Company Profile)


Senior In-House Legal & Business Affairs

Leading animation company, Flying Bark Productions Pty Ltd, is looking for a senior lawyer to join our team.   


You'll provide key legal support to the Management Team and our Producers.

Excellent workplace culture in a vibrant  Camperdown studio.


ABOUT US


Flying Bark Productions has been creating iconic children’s entertainment since 1968.


We operate a full-service production facility for feature films, television and a diverse range of digital content. 


We develop and produce our own IP from first concept to delivery as well as partnering with international companies to produce animated content for great brands.


Visit:  www.flyingbark.com.au to learn more.


THE ROLE


Flying Bark is part of Studio 100, a European media group. Our legal and business teams work collaboratively to provide the best advice in their respective jurisdictions in order to facilitate productions across borders as well as distribution and licensing and merchandising agreements.


This position reports to the Managing Director. 

 

As our Senior Legal and Business Affairs, you will have primary responsibility for:

  • Drafting and negotiating agreements in connection with the development and production of film and television
  • Advising on IP, commercial and other aspects of the law relevant to the entertainment and media industry
  • Liaising with project partners and parts of the Company including those located outside Australia  (which may require working outside ordinary hours of work to satisfy international time differences)
  • Assessing potential financing scenarios and structures for projects
  • Supervising Government Funding applications including for production, development and new media
  • Advising on Producer Offset and Official Coproduction Guidelines and supervising their applications
  • Advising on ACMA requirements and supervising ACMA applications
  • Advising on and preparing submissions to government concerning proposed changes to the law that may affect the CompanyHandling other general business and legal affairs matters as needed; and
  • Supervise other staff in the Legal and Business Affairs department.

PERSON PROFILE


A fully qualified lawyer, you must have extensive knowledge of and 6+ years' experience within the film and television industry, particularly in Production.


You'll must also have excellent negotiating skills and a strong grounding in Intellectual Property and Corporate law.


DETAILS


Flying Bark offers a collaborative culture with talented people doing interesting work. We encourage interactions between all parts of the company and celebrate our employees and their work at regular events. 


We encourage diversity and offer a fun and safe work environment, underpinned by an industry leading Code of Conduct.


To request a conversation about this role in complete confidence - or to apply - please send your details online via grapevinejobs.  We'll be in touch with qualified candidates right away.


NSW - Sydney

permanent

production - content

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