Marc Simon

Partner
Fox Rothschild LLP

Marc H. Simon is an experienced entertainment attorney who represents film and television companies, financiers, producers, directors, writers, talent and other content providers, in addition to representing clients in the digital, gaming and new media spaces. He has served as production counsel on numerous films, handled complex negotiating and transactional matters on behalf of his diverse clientele, and also works as a producer’s sales representative in connection with distribution and Sales. Mr. Simon advises clients on financing, copyright clearance (including fair use matters), intellectual property acquisitions, start-up ventures, all above-the-line agreements, co-production and sales and distribution agreements.Notable projects include handling all legal matters for the action-spy thriller NOVEMBER MAN, Academy Award nominees WINTER'S BONE and more recent legal counsel on projects including THE EAGLE HUNTRESS, THE HUNTING GROUND Werner Herzog's CAVES OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS and THE TOWER and OTHER PEOPLE. Notable clients include Joe Berlinger, Kirby Dick & Amy Ziering, Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini, Freida Lee Mock, Park Pictures, Das Films, and A&E Networks. His practice is uniquely informed by his experience as a film maker. Mr. Simon developed, wrote and produced the award-winning feature-length documentary film "After Innocence", which won the Special Jury Prize at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and was a semi-finalist for the Best Feature Documentary at the 78th Academy Awards; and "Unraveled". Mr. Simon also directed and produced the acclaimed and award-winning feature documentaries "Nursery University".

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