• 10.12.16

    How Does Music Streaming Generate Money?

    Billboard featured an infographic created by Manatt’s Jordan Bromley, a partner in the firm’s entertainment and media practice, and associate Nicole Sollberger that breaks down how streaming services and artists make money via online music streaming.

  • 09.22.16

    Chinese Investment in Film Industry Prompts Questions From Congress

    Variety interviewed Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about Congress’s concerns about the rise of Chinese investment in the film industry. A letter from sixteen members of Congress, written in early September, cited ...

  • 09.20.16

    Sony Pictures Partners With Reality One on VR Slate

    Variety covered Manatt’s role in Sony Pictures’ partnership with Reality One, an immersive media content studio, to develop, produce and finance a slate of virtual reality content. Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, drafted and handled ...

  • 08.15.16

    STX Entertainment Receives Big International Backing

    Business Insider quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about the success of the unconventional STX Entertainment. The company recently received investments from Hong Kong’s PCCW, the city’s largest pay-TV ...

  • 08.11.16

    STX at Center of Hollywood-China Relationship

    The Los Angeles Times quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about Chinese tech giant Tencent and Hong Kong-based telecommunications firm PCCW’s recent investments in STX Entertainment.“STX has been at the ...

  • 08.03.16

    Photographer Files $1B Suit Against Getty for Sale of Public Photos

    Format Magazine interviewed Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, for articles about a copyright dispute between Getty Images and photographer Carol Highsmith involving public domain art.Jacobs said the court will determine ...

  • 08.02.16

    Wanda Advances Strategy With Film Marketing and Media Acquisition

    The Hollywood Reporter interviewed Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article on China’s Dalian Wanda Group’s decision to acquire Beijing-Based film marketing and media company Mtime for $350 million.“This is one ...

  • 08.02.16

    Getty’s Copyright Suit Highlights Complicated Laws

    The Los Angeles Times quoted  Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, in an article about a copyright dispute between Getty Images and photographer Carol Highsmith.The photographer brought the suit after receiving a letter ...

  • 08.01.16

    Market Distress Doesn’t Faze Wanda’s Strategy

    The Los Angeles Times interviewed Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about China’s Dalian Wanda Group’s delay in integrating Legendary Entertainment after acquiring the company earlier this year."Whatever ...

  • 07.27.16

    China Seeks Global Film Presence

    The Asian Venture Capital Journal interviewed Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about recent Chinese investments in Hollywood."The Chinese investments in Hollywood are not intended primarily to bring films to China; ...