Entertainment & Music

We understand the complexities and challenges of the entertainment & music industries. Prager and Fenton LLP, the predecessor of Prager Metis International, has specialized in accounting and advising for the entertainment and music industry since its inception, over 90 years ago. 

Prager Metis has worked with some of the leading music publishers, merchandise rights agencies, major motion picture studios, fashion designers, video game developers and many of the most successful companies and artists of all time --- Emmy, Grammy, Olivier, Oscar, Tony, and Pulitzer Prize winners as well as sports superstars. With offices in NYC, LA and London Prager Metis is able to work with you wherever you are. 

That tradition continues today, as Prager Metis provides counsel to professional leaders and icons around the world. 

Services Include:

Joseph Rust Named Business Managers Elite 2016 by Variety Magazine

The Movie Production Tax Incentive Forum-Join Today!

Prager Metis can help you acquire Warner Music Group Assets

Entertainment & Music Insights and Presentations:

Austin Jacobs to Present a Panel at Amsterdam Dance Event Oct. 20, 2017

7 Tips for Artists to Check Their Royalties by Justin Buencamino & Vincent Loris

Streaming Money: A Back-of-the-Envelope Analysis, by Justin Buencamino & Vincent Loris

CEO Forum article entitled "How Enterprises Can Become Agile: Intellectual Property" section by Chris Hull - Volume VI, Issue 2, 2016

Wage Equality May Change How Hollywood Does Business, Written by Roman Katz

Apple Music Contract-Prager Metis Insights-July 2015

Briefing Notes-Media Entertainment Updates-June 2015

"Catalogue Set to Explode: As the number of breakthrough acts wanes, here's a quick guide to snapping up established works"-Music Week by Austin Jacobs

What You Should Know and Do When You Review Your Royalty Statements by Chris Hull

Briefing Notes-Touring the US-June 2014

Touring the US and Centralised Withholding Agreements by Simon Winters

Entertainment & Music Events:

EASL's Annual Music Business and Law Conference - November 18, 2016

Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony - June 9, 2016 (Official Auditor)

Personal Managers Interchange Conference May 11-12, 2016

CMJ Entertainment Business Law Seminar - October 16, 2015

CPAcademy presents "Lights, Camera, Action and Tax Cut! - January 22, 2015

NARIP "Neighboring Rights: How to Collect This Fast-Growing Source of Revenue" - November 18, 2014

CMJ Entertainment Business Law Seminar - October 24, 2014

ialci law of Luxury Goods & Fashion Series - July 22, 2014

SXSW Legal and Accounting Clinic- March 14, 2014



Joseph P. Callaghan
914.218.1300 /Ext. 10247
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Alvin Handwerker
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Joseph Rust
Managing Partner - Western Region
310.207.2220 / Ext. 60753
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Mark A. Boomla
Managing Partner – London Office
+44 (0)20.7632.1400
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