/News 01.04.16


Ausfilm welcomes DWA Entertainment Lawyers to its membership community.  DWA Entertainment Lawyers is a commercially pragmatic, cost-effective, entertainment law firm based in Sydney, Australia, which also provides executive producing and financing services to domestic and international clients. We are delighted to be working with DWA’s Principal, David Whealy and Senior Associate, Elle Curran.

DWA Entertainment Lawyers specialise in all facets of law across the entire spectrum of entertainment industries including film, television, music, theatre, advertising, digital and technology. They provide comprehensive legal advice in intellectual property matters; film and television financing; chain of title; production agreements (e.g. releases, clearances, location agreements, service agreements etc); employment agreements (cast and crew agreements); distribution and exploitation.

DWA Entertainment Lawyer’s client base ranges from local to international producers, major production companies, impact producers; distributors, talent agents, musicians, celebrities, new-media and virtual reality production companies.

DWA Entertainment Lawyers has provided legal and/or executive producing services to an extensive range of local and international film and television productions includingSuperhuman, Jungle, Hacksaw Ridge, 2:22The Moon and The Sun, The Deep S1 and S2,Killer Elite, Tomorrow When the War Began,The Loved Ones, The Messenger, W, Dying Breed and The Bank Job.

DWA Entertainment Lawyers’ principal, David Whealy, has executive produced cumulatively over $350 million worth of film and television production in his career.






David Whealy:
Principal, DWA Entertainment Lawyers
+61 414 825 165
[email protected]

Elle Curran:
Senior Associate, DWA Entertainment Lawyers
+61 410 573 756
[email protected]