Law firm for Film and Media


Verena Sebrecht


Verena Sebrecht

qualified in 2002

Since the beginning of her professional career Verena Sebrecht is active in the field of copyright and media law. After her first station at a renowned film production company she last worked for a leading global film distribution company with national and international focus.

She has a great expertise in media law with the focus on film production, film funding up to the exploitation of film licenses in all media.

Besides a comprehensive market knowledge she has a very good sense for entrepreneurial concerns due to her many years of experience as inhouse cousel and she always develops fast and practice-oriented solutions taking into account the interests of her clients.

Key Practice Areas
  • copyright- and media law
  • international and national co-productions
  • distribution and exploitation of film licenses

German, English

  • Studied law at the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
  • Studied law at Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich
  • Legal counsel at a film production company based in Munich
  • Senior Lawyer at a film distribution company based in Munich
  • Consultant at several international law firms, mainly with media law focus as well as for media funds

Verena Sebrecht has always been enthusiastic about film and cinema and therefore she oriented herself already during her studies in the direction of media law/film law.

From 2002 until 2007 she was employed at a film production company in Munich where she was entrusted with all legal issues and matters around film production.

2007 she changed to a leading film distribution company where she initially focused on both world distribution and national distribution of theatrical and TV programs and she also legally adviced two film production subsidiaries.

Later she shifted her focus on co-development/co-production of international and national film projects. She also adviced a subsidiary in the field of development and distribution of games.

Since October 2020 she is part of the lawyer team of Berit Norrenberg

Norrenberg Rechtsanwälte
Herzog-Wilhelm-Strasse 27
80331 München

Phone: + 49 89 24 21 50 4-11