As head of the firm’s Entertainment and Media Practice, Bruce Tobey is a highly regarded entertainment transactions lawyer with more than a decade of executive experience. Bruce’s practice covers all aspects of production, distribution, financing and licensing of feature film and television productions as well as digital media. He also provides strategic and operational advice to investors and companies in both traditional and new media. Bruce is frequently recognized as a leading entertainment and media lawyer by Variety and The Hollywood Reporter.
Bruce is the former Chief Operating Officer of CBS Films, which he helped found, and oversaw all aspects of its motion picture development, production, and distribution businesses and operations. Previously, Bruce served as Executive Vice President of Paramount Pictures Corporation, as well as Executive Vice President of the Viacom Entertainment Group. Bruce was also the General Counsel and Vice President of Broadband Sports, an “all-sports” on-line business venture. Prior to that, he was in private practice for over 15 years.