Who this Guide is aimed at?

The guide is endorsed by some of the main broadcasters and production companies in the UK. It is a central reference point for best practice in production accounting.

This guide is aimed at established and new professionals working in film and TV

  • Financial Controllers
  • Production Accountants
  • Assistant Production Accountants
  • Line Producers
  • Producers
  • Production Executives
  • Finance Executives
  • Heads of Production
  • Production Companies
  • Overseas Producers / Accountants filming in the UK

US TV and film production studios

The US TV and film production studios generally have their own production accounting manual outlining the processes, including those for reporting to the studio, and how the department should operate. Production Accountants working on US TV or film productions should ensure they are familiar with the manual from the start of their employment.