Production Counsel, Feature Films
NetflixLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Netflix seeks an experienced production attorney to handle a wide array of responsibilities related to the development and production of Netflix's original film initiative. The successful candidate will work with the company's Original Film team to negotiate and draft agreements necessary to develop and produce the company's high-profile original feature films. The Original Film team is behind a range of exciting motion pictures including War Machine directed by David Michod and starring Brad Pitt, Okja directed by Bong Joon-Ho and starring Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, Lily Collins, and the upcoming Bright, directed by David Ayer and starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton.
This is unique opportunity to be an important part of a growing Netflix initiative, and to help Netflix shape the future of film production and distribution, much the way it is doing for television.
The successful candidate will have at least five (5) years of development and production experience in feature films, with direct experience drafting all forms of agreements related to the development and the production of a motion picture. Experience providing in-house support and/or firm experience required.
The successful candidates will also possess the following:
• Clear, concise communication skills.
• Strong analytical capabilities and judgment, even when the rules are unclear and the issues are of first impression.
• Ability to work proactively, independently and reliably under tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment.
• A strong sense of urgency and the ability to juggle multiple, competing priorities.
• Ability to pivot quickly and fluidly, think practically and be solution-oriented.
• J.D. and membership in good standing in at least one state bar.