Norbert Klingner specializes in national and international movie/TV and advertising film production, financing, insurance, and distribution. He represents well-known producers, distributors, global distributors, and movie financing entities. His expertise ranges from negotiating and drafting contracts from the beginning of the material development to all matters related to production and financing up to the strategically correct exploitation and licensing. A selection of the film productions in which Mr. Klingner was involved can be found on the Internet Movie Database IMDb.
Awards & Recognitions
The Legal 500: Germany 2020, 2021, 2022
Recommended lawyer in the category “Media – Entertainment” (2020-2022)
"Over more than 15 years, always reliable and professionally first-class. Norbert Klingner is an outstanding expert on international film distribution issues and international financing. Very well connected, always state-of-the-art." (2022)
"Norbert Klingner is a strategic partner who always advises with foresight. That is an invaluable advantage in the international film business." (2022)
Recommended lawyer in the category “Media – Digital Content” (2021)
“Norbert Klingner is very strong in national and international media law. He also has a lot of experience on the distribution and broadcasting side, so he can provide ideal support for legal issues. In addition, he is very well connected with colleagues from other fields of specialization.” (2021)
Handelsblatt in cooperation with Best Lawyers: Germany's best lawyers 2018 - 2022
Recommended lawyer in the category "Media and Copyright Law"
Frequently recommended lawyer in Media Law