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Production Accounting Fundamentals

On the set of ‘Somewhere In Between’ | Dir. Emily Boyard and Elise Cociuban

Become a Production Accountant

This two-day, intensive workshop introduces the specialised skills of film and television production accounting to those with little accounting experience. You will explore the tasks and requirements of a Production Accountant during pre-Production, production and post-production. Taught by experts from Moneypenny Accounting.


This includes an outline of the scope of the job as well as the profile of a good production accountant


An overview of processing accounts payable, payroll, petty cash, purchase orders along with working relationships


An outline of tasks and requirements for post-production such as reconciliations, balance sheet finalisation, handovers, audit and more

Is Production Accounting Fundamentals right for you?

It is designed to give students an overview of the role of a Production Accountant and managing a production budget from lock off stage to completion.

If you would like to learn about budgeting you might be interested in our Budgeting Fundamentals course.

Meet Your Tutor

Jane Corden

Jane Corden is Managing Director of Moneypenny Production Accounting Services, a company specialising in financial solutions for the film, TV…

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What you will need

An understanding of film and TV production would be advantageous to get the most from this course, as there will be a level of assumed knowledge.

Good idea to bring a laptop to this course.

This course is only open to students aged 18 +.

Production Accounting Fundamentals Offerings


18 May 2020 to 19 May 2020
Mon-Tue, 9:30am-5:00pm

Early Bird Industry Price:

This price is available to all Australian screen and broadcast practitioners and includes the early bird discount as it currently more than 28 days from commencement of the course.

Early Bird Course Price:

This is the standard course price and includes the early bird discount as it currently more than 28 days from commencement of the course.

AFTRS, Building 130, The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park NSW 2021

For more information call 1300 065 281, or register for future offerings.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ** AFTRS reserves the right to cancel any course for any reason at any time. In the event of a course being cancelled a full refund of course fees will be provided. If you are planning to travel to attend a course, please confirm with us via email that the course will be proceeding before you make your travel bookings. AFTRS is not liable for any travel costs incurred due to course postponement, cancellation, or any other circumstance.

If an attendee wishes to withdraw from a course, they may do so up to 15 days before the course commences and get a full refund. Cancellations 14 days or less before course commencement will incur a fee.

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