Production Accounting for Film and Television

MGMT X 404.2

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.
Familiarity with basic production terminology and some accounting knowledge is helpful.

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