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Production Accounting

Independent Film Production Accounting

Complete Production Accounting Services

Films, television series, and digital media content require significant investments from the independent studios and production companies that create them. To help these productions stay within budget and position them to deliver a great return on investment, these companies benefit from receiving production accounting services from an experienced production accountant for independent film studios, such as Shahen Derderian & Associates (SDA).

Our team recognizes that independent studios need accounting for more than just the production phase, which is why we provide production accounting services for pre-production, production, and post-production. We can help you manage the budget of your film in the earliest stages and help you file your taxes in a way that is the most beneficial for the bottom line of your business well after you’ve wrapped.

At SDA, we offer a wide range of film production accounting services to keep producers’ finances under control, including:

  • Managing Petty Cash
  • Analyzing Costs
  • Provide Weekly Cash Reports
  • Estimating Future Costs
  • Accounting Software Setup
  • Bookkeeping
  • Budgeting and Planning
  • Cash Flow Scheduling
  • Compliance Reporting
  • Cost Reporting and Auditing
  • Insurance Policy Reviews and Claims Administration
  • Payroll Processing
  • Profit Participation Calculations
  • Residual Setup
  • Tax Representation
  • Union Reporting

Your Trusted Production Accountant

SDA manages the finances that surround your independent studio’s productions to ensure that there are no financial surprises while films are in pre-production, production, or post-production. From managing payroll and performing tax preparation to handling cash flow and bill payment needs, we take a personalized approach to your needs and are always here for advice.

To learn more about the film production accounting services we offer, please contact us today for a consultation. We look forward to serving as your independent film production accountant.


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