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The Walt Disney Company Senior Manager, Rights In Film in Burbank, California

  • Enter preliminary and confirmed rights for film content into relevant systems, including reviewing entry by Content Owners

  • Confirm U.S. premiere dates, cast, GBO, etc., for film content and enter such information into applicable system

  • Liaise with Production Business & Legal Affairs to track film content in development and communicate status of distribution and music rights, including restrictions and holdbacks

  • Disseminate preliminary and confirmed rights info and changes to rights info to sales and other relevant teams

  • Compile high volumes of material data sets in Excel, and map, migrate and validate data sets in Rightsline

  • Interact with senior executives on a frequent basis in sales, legal, finance and accounting

  • 3+ years of experience in rights management or contract administration at a Major Studio, including ingestion of rights for various types of content for various medias

  • Comprehensive understanding of underlying distribution rights and music rights required

  • Demonstrated proficiency with the Rightsline platform

  • Advanced Excel skills, including experience with data manipulation and formulas (date functions, v-lookup, pivot tables)

  • Legal/Paralegal background

  • Bachelor’s Degree

The Senior Manager, Rights in Film will be responsible for the global “rights in” for all film (feature) content distributed by Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer and International, in any media.

Preferred Education :

  • 3+ years of experience in rights management or contract administration at a Major Studio, including ingestion of rights for various types of content for various medias

  • Comprehensive understanding of underlying distribution rights and music rights required

Company Overview :

English

Job ID: 762773BR

Location: Burbank,California

Job Posting Company: Direct-to-Consumer and International

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