NFTS Leeds: Introduction to Production Accounting: In Person
Duration 2 Days
Course dates 26 Jan 2022 - 27 Jan 2022
Application deadline Book NowBegin your application
Skilled Production Accountant's are in high demand! 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:
- What is production accounting?
- Types of financing of productions
- Production process
- Production roles
- Production Budgets
- Production paperwork
- Tax credits
- Contracting crew
- Legal issues / constraints
- 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.
About the Tutor:
Lucy Drake is an experienced freelance financial controller who also provides consultancy, training and coaching in the film and TV industry. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant who started working as a Drama production accountant in the BBC, where she progressed to Senior Production Accountant. Lucy has worked on a number of TV dramas and films in the UK and Worldwide.
Lucy is a founding committee member of the Production Accounting Forum and co-authored their Best Practice Guide to Production Accounting website. She also develops and runs training programmes for various organisations including NFTS, The Production Guild, ScreenSkills, BBC, Netflix and various Universities.
More recent production credits include:
Silent Witness S24 – Financial Controller
Our Girl S4 – Financial Controller and Line Producer
Minamata – Financial Controller
Undergods - Financial Controller
Intrigo: Death of an Author -Financial Controller
How to apply
Application deadline:Book Now
To apply for this course, please complete the application form. You will be asked to upload a copy of your CV.Begin your application