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Work In TV/Film...As A Production Accountant!
With Georgia’s lucrative TV / Film production tax incentive program and the growing number of productions in Atlanta, now is the time to learn about and grow your career in a field that's in desperate need: Production Accounting!
By: Women in Film & Television Atlanta
On March 2, 2013 Production Accounting & Crew Services, LLC, Women in Film & Television in Atlanta (WIFTA), Atlanta Film Festival 365 and Bronze Lens Film Festival are partnering on a preparatory workshop that will introduce job opportunities in production accounting.The workshop will be facilitated by Cheryl Jenkins of Production Accounting & Crew Services and Lisa Annitti, Production Accountant for ABC’s Revenge.
The workshop is another way WIFTA is trying to help Atlanta be prepared when the opportunities present themselves. Join WIFTA by helping your audience get on the fast track of this growing industry. Cheryl Jenkins and Lisa Annitti can help answer questions like:
· Why production accounting?
· How much of an accounting background do you need?
· Is there really enough work in Atlanta to support a career in Production Accounting?
· What kind of salary could you expect?
· Can you start on project by project bases?
Registration is now open at http://www.wifta.org/
General Registration - $90
ATLFF365 & WIFTA Member Registration - $75 (code: WIFTA13) Student Registration - $35 (limited registrations;
Attendees will also learn the day-to-day responsibilities of each position and how the information they gather is used to present crucial data to the producers and studio executives. In Phase I attendees ill learn enough to decide whether production accounting is for them.
Shortly after this workshop, PACS will offer Phase II of the accounting seminar where each participant will receive hands on training. Each person in attendance will walk away with enough knowledge and the skill set required to work for PACS in the accounting department on a film or television show.
**Please Note: Attendance in the first seminar is mandatory for participation in phase two, “Film & Television Accounting Seminar: 102.”**
Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA), a Georgia 501(c)(3) non-profit, is a member-based professional organization affiliated with other Women In Film chapters worldwide. Since our inception in 1974, the Atlanta chapter has proudly had a membership community of multi-generational and culturally diverse professionals, which include producers, directors, sound technicians, actors, casting agents, screenwriters, wardrobe specialists, make-up artists, graphic designers and photographers. WIFTA is dedicated to improving the status and portrayal of women in film television and screen-based media by offering opportunities for media makers to connect, create, champion and inspire.