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Lion Television

Lion Television

US Counsel for Lion Television, one of the most successful independent production companies in the United Kingdom.

ITV

ITV

US counsel to the largest and most popular commercial television network in the United Kingdom.

The Yes Men Fix the World

The Yes Men Fix the World

Production Counsel for "The Yes Men Fix the Word," the award-winning documentary film using alter-egos to expose large corporations and government agencies.

 

Paper Heart

Paper Heart

Production counsel for "Paper Heart," the award-winning documentary about love starring Charlyne Yi and Michael Cera.

Sci Fi Science - ITV Anglia

Sci Fi Science - ITV Anglia

Production counsel for “Sci Fi Science,” the popular television series that explores the science behind principles of science-fiction, hosted by professor Michio Kaku.

Jungle Gold

Jungle Gold

The Flaw - Studio Lambert

The Flaw - Studio Lambert

Production counsel for Studio Lambert's "The Flaw," a telling documentary about the recent economic crisis.

Death of a President - Chicago Borough Films

Death of a President - Chicago Borough Films

Production counsel for "Death of a President," the Emmy Award-winning docudrama involving the fictional assassination of President George W. Bush.

Bruno

Bruno

Production and litigation counsel to Sacha Baron Cohen's award-winning film "Bruno."

SARAH PALIN: YOU BETCHA!

SARAH PALIN: YOU BETCHA!

We are US counsel for the upcoming investigative documentary film on Sarah Palin, by multiple-award-winning director Nick Broomfield.

Dirty Wars

Dirty Wars

We served as production counsel for this award-winning, widely acclaimed investigative documentary about U.S. covert operations across the globe.

Animal Cops

Animal Cops

Production counsel for the "Animal Cops" series, chronicling the work of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in cities such as Miami, Philadelphia, Houston, Phoenix, New York, San Francisco and Detroit.

Da Ali G Show

Da Ali G Show

Production and litigation counsel to Sacha Baron Cohen's multiple-Emmy-nominated, path-breaking television series, "Da Ali G Show."

Raw TV

Raw TV

US production counsel for Raw TV, a multi-award winning production company with a reputation for gripping narrative, visual innovation and journalistic vigour.

Bait Car

Bait Car

Production counsel for the popular television series, "Bait Car," broadcast by truTV.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios

Jeff Holmes of our Los Angeles office is formerly Executive Vice President of MGM Worldwide Television.

James Bond

James Bond

We've been retained as production counsel for MGM's 50th Anniversary James Bond film.
 

Miracles For Sale

Miracles For Sale

Production counsel for the fascinating TV special in which Derren Brown trains a member of the UK public to perform as a faith healer in Texas.

Biggie & Tupac

Biggie & Tupac

Production Counsel for Nick Broomfield's "no holds barred," feature-length documentary on the murders of two rap music icons, Biggie Smalls and Tupac Shakur.

The Martyr - Charvick Productions

The Martyr - Charvick Productions

Production counsel for Charvick Productions, "The Martyr," a short drama about a painter in love with his model, who is in turn romantically attached to a rival artist.

Paranormal Witness - Raw Television

Paranormal Witness - Raw Television

Production counsel for "Paranormal Witness," the docudrama series that brings to life true stories of people who have lived through explanation-defying paranormal experiences.

THE BENGALI DETECTIVE - NATIVE VOICE FILMS

THE BENGALI DETECTIVE - NATIVE VOICE FILMS

US Production counsel for "The Bengali Detective," a feature documentary film about an overweight dance obsessed intrepid detective, providing an unprecedented look at modern India through the prism of crime.

The Graham Norton Show

The Graham Norton Show

We provide production legal services to the UK's most popular television talk show, broadcast by the BBC.

LOCKED UP ABROAD

LOCKED UP ABROAD

We are production counsel for "Locked Up Abroad," the National Geographic Channel's series that features inside accounts of capture, imprisonment, and pure terror, far from home.

I Should't Be Alive - Darlow Smithson Productions

I Should't Be Alive - Darlow Smithson Productions

Production Counsel to the popular television series recounting stories of death defying experiences, "I Shouldn't be Alive."

Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

Big Fat Gypsy Weddings

We provide production counsel services for Firecracker Films on this recently renewed hit TV series that has an average of 9.1 million viewers.

The Trials of Amanda Knox - Channel 4

The Trials of Amanda Knox - Channel 4

We provided production counsel services for this controversial documentary about the Italian murder trial of a US student.
 

The Pitch

The Pitch

 Providing legal advice for this acclaimed TV series about the ad business.

Last Chance Driving School

Last Chance Driving School

Production counsel for the hit television show, "Last Chance Driving School," broadcast by A&E.

Media Rights Capital

Media Rights Capital

Among counsel to MRC, the industry’s largest independent film, TV and digital studio.

The Dictator

The Dictator

We have been providing legal services in connection with Sacha Baron Cohen's "The Dictator."

Breakout - Raw Television

Breakout - Raw Television

Production counsel for Raw TV's drama documentary series recreating the most extraordinary prison breaks in recent times.

The Queen

The Queen

We provided production legal services to multiple-award-winning Blast Films for "The Queen," a five-part, unauthorized, factual documentary series on Channel 4.

Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House

Providing U.S. legal assistance regarding the acclaimed, controversial opera, "Anna Nicole," about the life and death of Anna Nicole Smith.

The War On Democracy

The War On Democracy

Production Counsel for "The War on Democracy," John Pilger's award-winning, Lions Gate documentary about the U.S. role in Latin America.

20th Century Fox

20th Century Fox

Our attorneys have served as counsel for 20th Century Fox Film Corporation and the Fox Entertainment Group.

My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding

My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding

Production counsel for the hit series exploring the secret world of American Gypsies, produced by Firecracker Films and broadcast by TLC.

The Shine Group

The Shine Group

The Shine Group is the UK's largest independent production company. We have been providing production counsel services to two of its award-winning members: Shine TV and Dragonfly Productions.

Sony

Sony

Among counsel for Sony Pictures and Sony Pictures Television, producers and/or distributors of some of the most successful motion pictures and programs in the world.

Stones In Exile

Stones In Exile

Production counsel for" Stones In Exile," a documentary film about the 1972 Rolling Stones album "Exile on Main St.," widely regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time.

Thriller in Manilla

Thriller in Manilla

Production counsel for the multi-award winning documentary, “Thriller in Manila,” chronicling what most deem the greatest boxing match of all time, between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.

Wa$ted

Wa$ted

Production counsel to the hit television show, "Wa$ted," examining household ecological footprints and providing greener alternatives to help change wasteful habits.

The Imposter

The Imposter

Production counsel for "The Imposter," an astonishingly true story about a French man who fools everyone into beleiving he is a mssing Texas boy, including the boy's family.

Channel 5

Channel 5

US counsel for the highly popular and diverse Channel 5, Britain's fifth and final terrestrial broadcast network, launched in 1997.

So Television

So Television

We provide legal services to this top-ranked, BAFTA-winning, UK production company founded by Graham Norton and Graham Stuart.

Pig Business - Price of Progress

Pig Business - Price of Progress

Production counsel for the eye-opening documentary film, “Pig Business,” highlighting the effects of big industry pig farming on the environment, small farmers, the pigs and our health.

Borat

Borat

Production and claims counsel for the multi-Oscar nominated comedy, "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan."

 

HBO

HBO

Our attorneys have been among the production and claims counsel to Home Box Office, Inc.

Cash Cab - Lion Television

Cash Cab - Lion Television

Production counsel for Lion Television's hugely popular television series "Cash Cab," broadcast by the Discovery Channel.

Gold Rush: Alaska - Raw Television

Gold Rush: Alaska - Raw Television

Production counsel for the hit observational documentary television series, "Gold Rush: Alaska," about a group of men who risk everything in search of gold.

The Green Prince

The Green Prince

Philip Glass

Philip Glass

One of our partners has provided legal advice and related services for Philip Glass, the world's most successful living composer.

 

Shelter in Place - Clarity Productions

Shelter in Place - Clarity Productions

US Production counsel for "Shelter in Place," a compelling portrait of a Texas community battling against environmental pollution and corporate power.

"MANHUNT"

Production counsel for the 2013-Sundance-selected, HBO Documentary based on Bin Laden expert Peter Bergen's highly acclaimed, bestselling book.

Channel 4

Channel 4

U.S. counsel to Channel 4, Britain's second largest broadcast network and one of the world's most challenging and creative producers of television programs and films.

Four Lions

Four Lions

Production counsel for "Four Lions," the BAFTA-award winning comedy about a group of British jihadists who push their abstract dreams of glory to the breaking point.

Searching For Sugar Man

Searching For Sugar Man

Production counsel for Malik Bendjelloul's sensational, Oscar-winning "Searching for Sugar Man," released by Sony Pictures Classics.

Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures

We are among the outside counsel for Paramount Pictures.

Project Nim

Project Nim

Production counsel for "Project Nim," a revealing bio documentary about a chimpanzee named Nim, raised and nurtured like a human child in a 1970s experiment aiming to show that apes can communicate with language.

"MUSCLE SHOALS"

Production counsel to this amazing feature documentary. The Sundance Film Festival's press release says: "Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Gregg Allman, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Alicia Keys, Bono and others bear witness to the greatest untold American music story."

With creative personnel in locations as diverse as Los Angeles,    New York, Washington DC, London, and India, and with hundreds of media-related and other clients on both sides of the Atlantic and the Pacific, SmithDehn LLP is a national and international law firm that delivers top-tier service, while meeting the needs and budgets of companies and individuals in ways that few large firms can.

 


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