Film Mentors: Legal - George Rush
George M. Rush is an attorney who has practiced law since 2001. George received his JD
from University of California Hastings College of the Law (2000) and received his undergraduate degree in English from University of California at Berkeley (1996). He is dedicated to supporting independent filmmakers, stewarding them in the business and
legal issues to make films both commercial and artistic successes. His clients include
producers, directors, screen-writers and investors in development, production and
distribution phases of filmmaking. George has served on the board of the Film Arts
Foundation and is an active member of the San Francisco Film Society. He also lectures frequently on legal issues for filmmakers and writes a monthly column on legal issues in
film for SF360.org. George provides both transactional and litigation services for films, as well as distribution advisory services on a case by case basis.