Jeremy Geltzer is an attorney in AGMB’s entertainment law practice based out of the firm’s Burbank, California office.
Mr. Geltzer’s practice focuses on entertainment transactional law, representing producers, directors, writers, on-camera talent, and production companies in connection with motion pictures and television, and across all media platforms. He negotiates entertainment contracts and advises clients on all aspects of development, production, distribution, intellectual property matters, and serves as production counsel on motion pictures and television series.
Prior to joining AGMB, Mr. Geltzer worked at an attorney in business and legal affairs at Warner Bros. Discovery focusing on unscripted content, and as a music attorney at Paramount Pictures. Before his legal career, Mr. Geltzer worked as a writer/producer at Turner Classic Movies. He is the author of several books on film history including Dirty Words and Filthy Pictures: Film and the First Amendment (The University of Texas Press) and Film Censorship in America (McFarland & Company).
- Southwestern University School of Law – JD (2004)
- Emory University – MA Cinema Studies (1996)
- Northwestern University – Radio-Television-Film (1991)
Bar, Court Admissions, Licenses
- California State Bar
Membership and Affiliations
- Los Angeles Copyright Society
- Television Academy (the Emmys), TV executive peer group
Selected Published Works
- Fake News & Film: How Alternative Facts Influence the National Discourse (Southwestern Law Review, 2018)
- Censoring the Silk Screen: China’s Precarious Balance Between State Regulation and a Global Film Market (Journal of International Media & Entertainment Law, 2017)
- Film Censorship in America (McFarland & Company, 2017)
- Dirty Words & Filthy Pictures: Film and the First Amendment (The University of Texas Press, 2016)