Partner & Chair, Media & Entertainment Group, Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips, LLP
Lindsay Conner is chair of Manatt’s entertainment and media practice and heads the film, television and digital content practice group. He has served as chief outside entertainment counsel for major film studios and television networks, global telecommunications companies, film and television financiers, production and distribution companies, and digital media companies, as well as financial institutions and private equity funds. Lindsay’s clientele spans the globe, from North America to Asia, Europe and Latin America. Lindsay’s recent highlights include representation of: China’s Perfect World Pictures in its $500 million, 50-film co-finance deal with Universal Pictures; Tang Media Partners in a joint venture with China’s Tencent and the creation of a groundbreaking slate co-finance deal in television; and a Hollywood studio in a precedent-setting slate co-finance deal in virtual reality (VR).