Orly Ravid


Professor and Associate Dean of the Biederman Entertainment, Media and Sports Law Institute

Southwestern Law School

Born in Israel, raised in Manhattan, and living in Los Angeles, Orly Ravid is the Associate Dean of the Biederman Entertainment, Media, and Sports Law Institute and a Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School where she also runs the school’s pro bono Entertainment & the Arts Legal Clinic. Orly was an entertainment attorney at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (MSK), Senior Counsel at Tubi, and now has her own boutique transactional firm, Creative Arts Legal. Orly is the founder and still runs the film non-profit The Film Collaborative and has over 20 years of experience in independent film as an acquisitions and business affairs executive and film festival programmer (including as an Associate Programmer at the Sundance Film Festival). Orly started doing and publicly speaking about VOD distribution and splitting rights in the early 2000s and continues to specialize in distribution. Orly is on the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles Copyright Society.