Tim Craig

Tim Craig is counsel to the Entertainment and Sports Group of Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein & Selz PC. His focus is film and television work, and he represents leading producers, directors, writers, distributors, and financiers. He serves as production and finance counsel, negotiating and documenting licensing, production, co-production, distribution, finance, and other agreements. Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Tim had thirteen years of experience working for major entertainment companies. He worked for seven years as Vice President for Legal and Business Affairs for Hallmark Entertainment, the leading producer of television motion pictures and mini-series, where he served as production counsel, engineered complex international financing arrangements, and supervised litigations, labor disputes, and intellectual property matters. He has also worked as Film Buyer and Programmer for Landmark Theatre Corporation, the largest art house cinema chain; and as Theatrical Sales Manager for Films Incorporated, where he sold films to over 200 theatres in the western U.S. Tim has taught Entertainment Law at Fordham University School of Law; has twice served on the Entertainment Law Committee of the New York City Bar; and has advised several Native American filmmakers, including the award-winning director Chris Eyre (Smoke Signals). Tim is also a co-founder of the New Jersey Chapter of Cure Autism Now. Prior to working at Hallmark Entertainment, Tim was associated with the firm then known as Frankfurt Garbus Klein & Selz, and with Morrison & Foerster. He is a graduate of Stanford University (J.D., M.B.A.) and Dartmouth College (B.A., cum laude).

Alumni Information
Class: 
1979
Counsel
Kennedy/Marshall Co