Jacqueline Borock, Esq. is an entertainment attorney with over twenty-five years in practice in Philadelphia and New York. She currently serves as the Executive Director for the Philadelphia Independent Film and Video Association (PIFVA), a non-profit organization established in 1979 to connect, support, sustain and showcase the work of independent media and film makers in the Philadelphia area.
As an attorney, Ms. Borock has represented clients in a variety of entertainment-related matters, both in private practice and as general counsel and Director of Legal and Business Affairs for TLA Entertainment, an international film and video distribution company. Her clients include writers, directors, producers, performers and musicians in the film, television, theater and music industries, and she has been involved with the Philadelphia Film Festival, QFlix Philly, the Philadelphia Film and Animation Festival, and the Woodstock Film Festival as both an advisor and panelist. Ms. Borock has lectured on entertainment law issues for the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, as well as at the Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, Temple University, and the University of the Arts. She has also taught college level law classes to inmates at Greene County Correctional Facility, through Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Ms. Borock has served on the advisory boards of Project Twenty1 (Philadelphia Film and Animation Festival), the Villanova Law School Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, the Philadelphia Film Society, and the Board of Directors of 11th Hour Theatre Company, Pig Iron Theatre Company, The Brick Playhouse, Adoption Hope International, and the Homeless Advocacy Project. In addition to her legal career, Ms. Borock produced an award-winning documentary entitled “A Joyful Noise: The Lost Jewish Music of Philadelphia”, which has aired on both WHYY-TV and WYBE-TV in Philadelphia. A cum laude graduate of Temple University and Widener University School of Law, Ms. Borock is a lifelong Philadelphian.