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Eric Spiegelman

Eric Spiegelman

Attorney at Law

Los Angeles
California
Licensed in
CA
University of
California Hastings College of the Law
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Transactional entertainment attorney, specializing in development, production and distribution of motion pictures and Internet entertainment.
15
Years
experience

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Spiegelman Media Law

Attorney

Aug 2011 - Present

Provide legal counsel to motion picture, television and Internet producers and production companies, as well as YouTube creators. Handle all manner of development, production and distribution agreements. Counsel Internet publishers on expansion of business into online video programming and distribution.

Aug 2011 - Present

Materials & Applications

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mar 2010 - Present

Materials & Applications (M&A) is a research and exhibition center dedicated to advancing new and underused ideas in art, architecture, and landscape. Our goal is to be a driving force to increase public participation in the built environment by inspiring interest in visitors with their surroundings - while they explore the latest ideas in architectural design and theory on an experiential level. We push the application of materials beyond the limits of typical commercial, residential, and traditional gallery-based projects, towards more flourishing environments.

Mar 2010 - Present

Old Jews Telling Jokes

Producer

Jan 2009 - Present

Producer of Old Jews Telling Jokes: an award winning website, online web series, BBC television special, Random House book, and other related entertainment properties.

Jan 2009 - Present

GreeneStreet Films / Jetpack Media

Head of Digital

Mar 2008 - Aug 2011

Founded Jetpack Media with GreeneStreet Films.

Produced OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES, which is distributed on OldJewsTellingJokes.com, blip.tv, YouTube, AOL, and Dailymotion. OJTJ was adapted into a hit Off-Broadway play produced by Dan Okrent and Peter Gethers, a BBC television special, a book by Random House, and an original audio show by Highbridge Audio. OJTJ was a 2010 Webby Honoree and one of iTunes Top 25 Podcasts of 2009. The audiobook won the Best Comedy Audiobook award at the 2011 Audio Publishers Association Awards, beating Jon Stewart and David Sedaris.

Produced POST MORTEM WITH MICK GARRIS for FearNet.com.

Produced PRETTY TOUGH for Vuguru.

Brought the Japanese television series RETRO GAME MASTER to Kotaku.com.

Mar 2008 - Aug 2011

This Just In

Head of Business Affairs & Legal Affairs

Feb 2007 - Sep 2007

Head of business affairs and legal affairs for the HBO comedy website, ThisJustIn.com. Led all business negotiations and transactions. Managed the development of original content, licensed content and digital syndication.

Feb 2007 - Sep 2007

Reder & Feig LLP

Attorney

Jan 2003 - Feb 2007

Practiced new media and entertainment transactional law. Counseled websites on the creation of original Internet content. Negotiated all manner of development, finance, production and distribution agreements for motion pictures. Served as lead counsel for the films, "Art School Confidential," "Brick," "The Invisible," "Step Up" and "Thank You For Smoking."

Jan 2003 - Feb 2007

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