Craig Emanuel is Managing Partner of Loeb & Loeb’s Los Angeles office and Chair of the firm’s nationally recognized Entertainment Department. One of the industry’s leading entertainment lawyers, Mr. Emanuel focuses his practice on the representation of high level writers, directors, actors, producers and production companies in all aspects of motion picture and television transactions at both the studio and independent levels. In addition, he handles the negotiation of strategic distribution and finance-related transactions across all platforms, including the licensing of digital content on behalf of high net worth individuals and production companies. He has also been involved in the creation and launch of a new television network.
Mr. Emanuel’s diverse practice also includes counseling advertising agencies and other media clients on sponsorship agreements, media and celebrity placement agreements and the creation and licensing of innovative branded entertainment content.
Mr. Emanuel speaks regularly at venues such as UCLA’s Entertainment Symposium, the Women in Film and Television Summit, The Sundance Producer’s Lab and at various Film Independent Labs. He was previously appointed as an ambassador of Screen Singapore and has lectured to students of film and television around the world.