Taught course

Production Accounting for Film and Television

Institution
National Film and Television School · National Film and Television School
Qualifications
Diploma

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Entry requirements

A proven interest in film and television production and an ability to work as part of a team are essential.

We would expect those applying to have academic or vocational qualifications in accounting or be able to demonstrate competency through work experience. Previous experience of working in an Accounts environment will be taken into account when considering applications.

Months of entry

June

Course content

This unique 6 month part-time diploma course, delivered in Glasgow in partnership with the Production Guild, aims to equip students with the skills required for a career as a film or television Production Accountant.

Production Accountants calculate finances, work out the cost of a production, communicate with financiers (companies or individuals who provide the funding) and control the cash flow, or spending. This is a demanding role that requires a level head, self-confidence and strong communication skills.

In pre-production, Production Accountants help the Producers and Production Managers to prepare budgets and Estimated Final Cost Reports.

During production, they oversee all payments, manage payroll, petty cash and foreign currency and keep accurate financial records. They help monitor budgets, analyse spending and provide daily or weekly cost reports. They also produce cost forecasts to evaluate the impact of any production changes.

The National Film and Television School Production Accounting Diploma is ideally suited for those already working in a finance / accountancy role and who are keen to move into the film and television sector. It is also suitable for those in more junior roles within Film & TV Production Accounts departments looking to move up.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Diploma
    part time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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