Randy PaulRichard Rosenthal has been practicing law for over twenty-two years and currently maintains an entertainment transactional and litigation practice in Los Angeles. He represents independent producers, writers, actors, directors and managers both in film and television and also handles publishing, theater and animation clients. He has served as production counsel for many films and has negotiated acquisition agreements and distribution deals with major studios and distributors including Universal, Warner Brothers, Paramount, New Line, Nu Image, DreamWorks, Disney and Lions Gate, in addition to DVD deals and P&A deals for Independent films. He participates frequently in film panels and has conducted seminars on legal issues in independent film at the SWSX film conference in Austin Texas, at the L.A. Film School and at UCLA.>