Akin Gump Seminar Looks At The Film Industry

Monday, August 30, 2010 - 01:00

On Tuesday, September 21, join Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as they present a program examining the Implications for Feature Films Arising from Recession, Technological Changes and Consumer Behavior.

The seminar will be held at the offices of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld at One Bryant Park in New York City. It begins with registration at 2:00 p.m. followed by the program from 2:30 until 5:30 p.m. A cocktail reception will follow the presentation until 7:00 p.m.

Senior film industry executives will provide attendees with an in-depth analysis of the economic changes affecting the traditional media windows for film as a result of the recession, technological changes and consumer behavior. This presentation will be of interest to entertainment lawyers, investors, financiers and operators of film enterprises worldwide.

Speakers include David Bishop, president of Worldwide Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Ira Bernstein, co-president of Debmar – Mercury, a subsidiary of Lionsgate; Roy Salter, founder, The Salter Group; and P. John Burke, entertainment practice head, Akin Gump.Additional speakers to be confirmed.

To register for the program visit info.akingump.com/reactions or call (212) 407-3059.