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Jackson -- Creditor's Claim for Film Venture

1/23/2010 2:17 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michael JacksonAn entertainment company wants a piece of Michael Jackson's estate -- $285,000.

The Machine Management claims Jackson hired the company to develop commercial relationships in the animation world. And MJ wanted help in creating a Michael Jackson film label that would package original film projects.

The claim also says Jackson wanted help in creating a "Michael Jackson Global Warning Awareness Initiative" and to create a Michael Jackson film festival located in the Sultanate of Oman.

Howard Weitzman, lawyer for the estate, tells TMZ he's aware of the claim and mulling it over.

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