Short course


***Please note the change of dates to previously advertised***

Delivered online, this course takes place in the NFTS Leeds Virtual Classroom accessed by Zoom, over four morning sessions, running from 10am - 12.30pm.

This course gives you a practical overview of the role of the production accountant across film and TV.

Aimed at Assistant Production Accountants making the move to Production Accountant, Accountants thinking of moving to Film and TV Production Accounting, Producers wishing to gain insight in to the wider role of Production Accountant and Production Accountants returning or moving genres.

The course covers: 

Morning One

  • What is production accounting?
  • Types of financing of productions
  • Production process
  • Production roles

Morning Two

  • Production Budgets
  • Scheduling
  • Production paperwork

Morning Three

  • Tax credits
  • Contracting crew
  • Payroll
  • Legal issues / constraints

Morning Four

  • Cashflows
  • Forecasting
  • Information Gathering
  • Cost Reporting
  • Careers in production accounting

By the end of the course participants will have an awareness of the entire production process, have gained an insight into a Production Accountant’s role, responsibilities & relationships, and have a good understanding of Programme Budgets, Cost Drivers and Cost Reports.


Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

Freelance Rate: £350
Corporate Rate: £575


How to apply

Application deadline: Book Now

To apply for this course, please complete the application form.