Lorraine P. D’Alessio

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Column: How to negotiate a great deal with a U.S. company

Entertainment lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio offers up three tips to Canadian producers to negotiate better deals with American studios.

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Column: What’s next for entertainment immigration?

Immigration lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio breaks down how the Trump administration’s policies might affect those in the film and TV industry looking to work in the U.S.

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Column: Will Canada’s new tech talent strategy be a boon to entertainment?

Immigration lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio on how Canada’s media industries could benefit from new federal initiatives.

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Column: Immigration tips for your trip to AFM

With the American Film Market just days away, immigration lawyer Lorraine D’Alessio offers a primer on travel and visa requirements for those headed south.

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Column: Are your film festival plans immigration-friendly?

As TIFF gets underway, immigration lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio discusses business visitor visa requirements for foreign guests attending TIFF or similar film fests in foreign countries.

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Column: Planning an exit strategy in a post-Brexit world

Immigration lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio on the emigration options available to Canadians currently based in the U.K.

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Column: 5 ways to cut down U.S. visa application time

Immigration lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio shares her top suggestions for efficiently applying for a visa to work stateside.

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Column: Taking your show on the road

Immigration lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio on how Canadian productions can get proper authorization to work in the U.S. – and why they really need it.

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Column: Planning work visas around fluctuating currency

Immigration lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio on why it’s wise to have the flexibility to work in the U.S. at a moment’s notice, even when the Canadian industry is booming.

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How social stars can land a U.S. work visa

Column: Immigration lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio on what social media stars and their petitioners need to consider when looking to work stateside.

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How the EB-5 immigration visa can aid film financing

Column: Immigration lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio discusses the U.S. visa program, which is designed to attract job-creating businesses and can also be used for film projects.

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Don’t think you’re an artist? If you want an O-1B visa, think again

Column: Executives and below-the-line crew members may not consider their talents artistic, but immigration lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio urges them to take a closer look.