STORYBOARD provides more than your basic accounting services — we’re a team of creatives empowering creatives. Our combined decades of film experience means we understand the unique support services, both big and small, that your production requires.
From pre-production to well after the project wraps, we provide a full spectrum of accounting and business services to ensure your production’s success.
Avoid financial surprises throughout the production process and deliver a solid return on investment with STORYBOARD by your side providing budgeting, cashflow, and other accounting services.
Get professional advice, guidance, and actionable solutions throughout production from the CPA and MBA-qualified STORYBOARD team. We’ll help you make the important decisions that keep your project in motion.
No job is too big for STORYBOARD. Our business consultants and CPAs have decades of film and accounting experience, including large-scale projects such as feature films and documentaries.
Independent producers wear many hats, making it a challenge to also handle complex accounting. STORYBOARD experts keep smaller productions on budget, in motion, and poised to deliver a return on investment.
PRODUCTION ACCOUNTING SERVICES
Integrating your existing platforms with other essential account management software for efficient pre- and post-production record keeping.
CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT
Predicting production costs before filming begins and monitoring and reporting on costs throughout the project.
Tracking and paying vendor and supplier invoices according to the predetermined budget and cash flow schedule.
Streamlining onboarding and ensuring on-time payment of cast, crew, and other employees in compliance with local and state tax guidelines.
Referencing diligently maintained records for post-production accounting services such as account reconciliation, tax preparation, and tax reporting.
BUSINESS CONSULTING SERVICES
Mapping out your production’s timeline and goals based on market analysis, funding opportunities, and financial projections.
Providing expertise on the business side of “creative business” so you can make decisions that will maximize your return on investment.
Recommending changes to organizational structure or management systems to tackle challenges before, during, and after production.
Crunching the numbers at every stage of production, from initial financing to cost reduction and future avenues for growth.
Optimizing business processes that keep your production in motion, such as workflows, hiring procedures, systems, and equipment.
TAX INCENTIVE EXPERTISE
Taking advantage of Georgia’s generous tax incentives by meeting project qualifications such as certification by the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
Maximizing all available tax credits, including the 20% transferable tax credit and the 10% Georgia Entertainment Promotion credit, to reduce your production costs.
Predicting and fulfilling the many tax requirements involved in production, such as federal income tax, employment taxes, sales tax, and credits.
Managing employee tax forms and preparing year-end summaries of income, deductions, credits, and payments for corporate tax reporting.
Manager of Production Accounting & Advisory Services
“We help your creative vision bring a return.”
Dan A. R. Kelly
OUR ADAPTABILITY COMES FROM EXPERIENCE
Despite the best preparation, sometimes in film production, things don’t go to plan. Let our experience be your advantage as we continually assess, pivot, and adapt to the unexpected.
JOHN THOMAS, CPA
John is a Certified Public Accountant and holds Master of Accountancy and Master of Business Administration degrees. He’s driven by helping his clients implement business strategies that cultivate growth as well as build value by opening doors for further development.
STORYBOARD provides large production studios, independent producers, networks and television production companies a full-spectrum of production accounting services and support.