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In-House Legal Counsel


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Are you a highly skilled legal professional looking for an exciting opportunity in the entertainment industry? Theia Productions and North Star Studios, leading production companies in film and television, are seeking a talented and experienced In-House Legal Counsel to join our dynamic team. This role offers a unique chance to work with industry professionals and make a significant impact on the success of our productions.

Position: In-House Legal Counsel Company: Theia Productions and North Star Studios Industry: Film and Television Production 

Location: North Bay or Toronto

Employment Type: Full-time


  • Provide legal advice and support to Theia Productions and North Star Studios on a wide range of matters, including but not limited to, contract negotiations, intellectual property, rights acquisition, production issues, and compliance.

  • Draft, review, and negotiate various agreements, including talent contracts, distribution agreements, licensing agreements, and vendor contracts.

  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards.

  • Conduct legal research and stay updated on developments in entertainment law, keeping the company informed of any relevant changes.

  • Assist in managing intellectual property rights, including copyrights, trademarks, and licensing.

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, such as production teams, finance, and marketing, to provide legal guidance and ensure the protection of the company's interests.

  • Identify and mitigate potential legal risks and develop proactive strategies to minimize legal exposure.

  • Handle any legal disputes or claims, working closely with external counsel when necessary.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school and admission to the bar in the relevant jurisdiction.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a legal counsel, preferably within the entertainment or media industry.

  • In-depth knowledge of contract law, intellectual property law, entertainment law, and relevant regulations.

  • Proven ability to draft, review, and negotiate complex contracts and agreements.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with meticulous attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.

  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to navigate through evolving business and legal landscapes.

Joining Theia Productions and North Star Studios as the In-House Legal Counsel presents an exceptional opportunity to contribute to the success of film and television productions. You will work alongside a talented and passionate team, handling diverse legal matters and playing a key role in protecting the company's interests. If you are a dedicated legal professional with a passion for the entertainment industry, we invite you to apply.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant supporting documents to We appreciate all applications, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further consideration.

Theia Productions and North Star Studios are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.

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