to film :: commentary
By Kate Sullivan
Peter Dekom :: Legal Wizard Behind the Wall of Oz::
J. Dekom, Esquire, co-author of a recently released study
on New Media and its impact on the film industry, formerly worked
as a senior partner in the Los Angeles/Beverly Hills law firm
of Bloom, Dekom, Hergott and Cook.
While there, his clients included George Lucas, John Travolta,
Ron Howard, Rob Reiner, Andy Davis, Robert Towne and Larry Gordon.
in Forbes among the top 100 lawyers
in the United States and in Premiere
as one of the 50 most powerful people in Hollywood, he developed
his nonfiction book during the last four years of the dot-com
As a contributing editor for American Premiere Magazine, he
has authored many articles including The Net Effect: Making
Net Profits Mean Something (1992) and Upheavals in Hollywood
Peter Dekom is a management consultant and entrepreneur in the
areas of entertainment, Internet, and telecommunications. He
graduated from Yale in 1968 and graduated first in his class
in 1973 from the UCLA School of Law. He is considered by most
to be the legal wizard behind the Los Angeles wall of Oz —
where film deals happen only by magic.
Click to view these articles:
The Wizard Behind Cinema City - PROFILE
of PETER DEKOM
on topics of new media and film
ON MY WATCH Hollywood
vs. the Future
(New Millennium Press)
nonfiction study of certain forms of entertainment media written
by Peter J. Dekom and Peter Sealey. This book offers compelling
look at the importance of content and the Internet's
impact on Hollywood's new media frontier.
We write with the
porch light on, expecting at any moment
that either truth or irony will appear on the doorstep.
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