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Bennett J. Fidlow, V.P. Creative Affairs:

Bennett J. Fidlow has more than fifteen years experience as an entertainment transactional attorney. Over the years, he has done work for such clients as Sony Pictures, MGM/UA, Screen Gems, Franchise Pictures, Mandalay Entertainment and Mandalay Pictures, Newmarket Capital, Ferndale Films, Palomar Pictures, Warner Bros. TV, USA Cable, Fox Family, Broadway Video Entertainment, Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment, Universal Home Entertainment Productions, Playboy Entertainment, Sony Worldwide Marketing, Metropolitan Talent Agency, Clear Channel Communications and Premiere Radio Networks, as well as many individual producers and writers. He regularly advises clients on all aspects of motion picture, television and home entertainment production, financing, distribution and marketing; specializing in international co-production and production legal matters. Mr. Fidlow also focuses on intellectual property and Internet-related matters and has served for the past three years on the Executive Committee of the Intellectual Property, Internet and New Media Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association.

Mr. Fidlow was born in Brooklyn, New York and holds degrees from Carnegie-Mellon University (BFA, Theatre Production), Columbia University (MFA, Arts Management) and Hastings College of the Law (JD). He has won several writing awards and scholarships and his article for the Hastings Comm/Ent (Communications & Entertainment) Law Journal won an ASCAP award and has been cited by the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court in leading Copyright Law cases.

Mr. Fidlow began his entertainment career in the theatre, first as a lighting designer and later working in various producing capacities with several prominent Broadway and Off-Broadway companies, including The Shubert Organization, Circle in the Square and The Ensemble Studio Theatre. He has produced many stage productions and several motion picture projects of his own.

Mr. Fidlow began practicing law at one of Los Angeles preeminent entertainment firms, Bloom, Dekom & Hergott. He later worked in-house for Republic Pictures and subsequently moved to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, where he eventually headed up the Business and Legal Affairs department of the Home Entertainment division. Most recently, he has done work on the motion pictures Fear Dot Com and Sound of Thunder for Franchise Pictures, The Score for Mandalay Pictures, True Blue for Screen Gems/Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment, Memento, The Skulls and The Skulls III for Newmarket and Universal and a number of pilots, series and TV movies for USA Cable. Mr. Fidlow's name may also sound familiar because of the motion picture Pacific Heights in which his name was used for the role of Michael Keaton's attorney (an inside joke with the film writer).

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