Christina Buchli
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Founding partner at Buchli Goldstein LLP with over 18 years of experience providing legal counsel in the areas of media and entertainment law with an emphasis on film and TV production, financing, licensing, distribution, and intellectual property acquisition and protection. Represented clients ranging from Canadian and international independent producers to Hollywood studios, errors & omissions insurers, writers, directors and artists at every stage of production, from development to delivery. Also involved in various copyright-related matters including errors & omissions reviews in the film and TV industry. Extensive experience advising clients with respect to Canadian and US talent guilds, co- productions and Canadian tax incentives, and structuring clients' productions to maximize the benefits of these programs. Recognized as a leading entertainment lawyer by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, the Best Lawyers in Canada, The Women in Business Law Guide,  The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Lawyer Monthly Women in Law and Finance Monthly Law (Sport and Entertainment) – Lawyer of the Year – Canada. Director on the Board of Women in Film and Television — Toronto. Before starting the firm, Christina was a partner at a national law firm, and prior to that she worked in the TV industry for 8 years as a production manager and line producer.

Osgoode Hall Law School,
LL.B., 1998

Bar Admissions:
Ontario, 2000

Professional Affiliations
Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Media Production Association
Film Ontario
Ontario Bar Association
The Law Society of Upper Canada (Ontario)
Women in Film & Television - Toronto (WIFT-T)

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