The Business of Entertainment

Rights Stuff provides pragmatic international content acquisition, licensing, project management and operational services, as well as business and legal consulting for companies in both the traditional film/television world, and new digital media ventures. Our services and expertise include:

  • Traditional and PayTV (Cable, Satellite, IPTV, DDT, HD, etc.)
  • Video On Demand (TV, set-top-box, PC)
  • Interactive TV and Internet websites
  • Wireless / Mobile phones / Mobile TV
  • and Portable Entertainment Media Players/Handheld Devices

Business Models: International programming rights deals are affected not only by the delivery means, technologies or devices through which they are delivered to the consumer. They are further influenced by the choice of business models, including subscription, rental, ad-supported, or "sell-through" (i.e. download-to-own).

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News and Events

How to VOD like a Video Star, MIPTV, Cannes, 8 April 2014

Tuesday, 8 April @14.45-15.15

Rights Stuff founder, Wendy Bernfeld, presents a talk for MIPTV /MIPCUBE Producers Toolbox that examines how to leverage business with VOD, (new buyers in TVOD, SVOD, AdVOD etc), various different international  platforms to target and some pragmatics of dealmaking.

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MIPTV, Cannes, 7-10 April 2014

Wendy Bernfeld, MD, attends the market on behalf of various international clients, including representing 1. (alongside Dublin office partner, Amory Schwartz, ) the USA  founders of a new entertainment channel ; and 2. EU founders of unique  2nd/screen/ tablet /content discovery apps.

For more info on the market, click here.

Cable Congress, Amsterdam, 12-14 March 2014

Rights Stuff's MD Wendy Bernfeld and Director, Ireland office Amory Schwartz , both attend Cable Congress  supporting a  client's stealth development/launch of a new overseas-originated EU/international channel, a blend of wildly popular web originals and the  traditional content world.  More info to follow…

For more info on Cable Congress, click here