Production Accounting for Film and Television
Learn what it takes to handle all the financial controls of a film and television production including setting up accounts and purchase orders, accurate reporting of finances, and knowledge of signatory guilds and unions.
What you can learn.
- Discover how to maintain all financial aspects of a film and TV production
- Learn what it takes to oversee the finances of production functions such as budgeting and accounts payable
- Understand other aspects of production accounting including industry software, insurance, and labor laws
About this course:Responsible for maintaining financial controls and financial reporting of all production funds, the production accountant must provide timely and accurate reporting of the financial information that will enable the producers to maximize production values. This comprehensive course covers duties, including set up and oversight of all accounting functions (i.e., budgeting, cost reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, petty cash, purchase orders, BTL payroll, ATL payroll, per diem, and banking) and knowledge of signatory guilds and unions. Other topics include related software; insurance; labor laws; and production tax credits, rebates, and refunds. Guest speakers are included.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Production Accounting for Film and Television.
Winter 2020 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
No meetings January 20; February 17. Internet access required.