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Accounting by producers or distributors of films

Accounting by producers or distributors of films

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Published by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Motion picture industry -- Accounting -- Standards.,
    • Motion picture industry -- Accounting -- Standards -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAccounting Standards Executive Committee.
      SeriesStatement of position ;, 00-2
      ContributionsAmerican Institute of Certified Public Accountants., American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Executive Committee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5686.M7 A26 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination66 p. ;
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3432505M
      LC Control Number2005270085
      OCLC/WorldCa44705654

      Since cinema’s earliest beginnings, there has been friction between producers and directors. Shady accounting practices, which favored the distributors at the expense of the filmmakers, were all too common, causing many filmmakers to form independent companies to make and distribute their own product. Featuring interviews with film industry veterans - sales agents, producers, distributors, directors, film investors, film authors and accountants - Daniel Harlow explores some of the biggest obstacles to making a commercially successful film and offers best practice advice on making a good film, that will also be a commercial success.

      Types of Producers. The types of producers are the same in independent films as in Hollywood. Executive producers are the heavy financiers of the film. They procure at least 25 percent of the budget and may own the rights to the book the film's based on. Executive producers usually remain off set, far away from creative and technical procedures. In the leasing model, the distributor agrees to pay a fixed amount for the rights to distribute the film. If the distributor and the studio have a profit-sharing relationship, on the other hand, the distributor gets a percentage (typically anywhere from 10 to 50 percent) of the net profits made from the movie. Both models can be good or bad, depending on how well a movie does at the .

      The DGA, along with the other talent guilds, negotiated residuals for domestic reuse of television programs by the mids. saw the first DGA residuals for feature films shown on free television and ushered in residuals for foreign reuse of television programs. In , the Guild negotiated the first payments for videocassettes and. • Practice Bulletin No. 15, Accounting by the Issuer of Surplus Notes • AICPA Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 93, Omnibus Statement on Auditing Standards— • AICPA Statement of Position (SOP) , Accounting by Producers or Distributors ofFilms • SSAE No. 9, Amendments to Statement on Standardsfor Attestation Engagements Author: Auditing Publications, Robert Durak.


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Chapter PRODUCERS OR DISTRIBUTORS OF FILMS Paul Rosenfield, CPA HISTORY OF GUIDANCE Inthe American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) issued Industry Accounting Guide Accounting for Motion - Selection from Accountants' Handbook Volume Two: Special Industries and Special Topics, Eleventh Edition [Book].

Get this from a library. Accounting by producers or distributors of films. [American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.; American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Accounting Standards Executive Committee.;]. American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Accounting Standards Executive Committee. Accounting by producers and distributors of films. [New York, NY]: The Institute ; Jersey City, NJ: AICPA Order Dept.

[distributor], © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: American Institute of Certified Public. Accounting for the film and broadcast media industry is a specialist area that requires expertise and an understanding of the sector.

On this page you can access a range of articles, books and online resources providing quick links to practical guidance and background knowledge. 3 AICPA Statement of PositionAccounting by Producers or Distributors of Films (codified in ASC ).

4 FASB Statement No. 53, Financial Reporting by Producers and Distributors of Motion Picture Films. 5 FASB Statement No.

Accounting for Income Taxes (codified in ASC ). ASC notes that this Topic "provides accounting and reporting guidance for entities in the film production and distribution industry for revenue, film costs, participation costs, and manufacturing costs." Further, ASC provides "accounting guidance on the capitalization and amortization of the costs incurred by entities in the film.

Hollywood accounting (also known as Hollywood bookkeeping) refers to the opaque or creative accounting methods used by the film, video, and television industry to budget and record profits for film projects.

Expenditures can be inflated to reduce or eliminate the reported profit of the project, thereby reducing the amount which the corporation must pay in taxes and royalties or. Accounting Changes for the Film Industry.

By Marc H. Levine and Joel G. Siegel. In Brief. Refined Rules for Reporting and Disclosure. The AICPA’s effort to provide more comprehensive accounting guidelines for films resulted in Statement of Position (SOP)Accounting by Producers or Distributors of Films.

Since cinema's earliest beginnings, there has been friction between producers and directors. Shady accounting practices, which favored the distributors at the expense of the filmmakers, were all too common, causing many filmmakers to form independent companies to make and distribute their own product/5(2).

AICPA Statement of PositionAccounting by Producers or Distributors of Films, presented new accounting, reporting, and disclosure requirements for the motion picture industry. The position was codified in S Financial Reporting by Producers and Distributors of Motion Picture Films, which became effective on Decem Film Financing and Television Programming Film Financing and Television Programming.

Preface KPMG LLP’s (KPMG) Film Financing and Television Programming: A Taxation. Guide, now in its sixth edition, is a fundamental resource for film and television producers, attorneys, tax, and finance executives involved with the commercialFile Size: 2MB.

The higher the budget, the more the film sells for, so there is a perverse tendency to inflate the cost of films. Producers often increase the budget for a Author: Schuyler Moore. NOTE: Online access is limited to 1 simultaneous user Oil, gas, & other natural resources -- Real estate & construction -- Financial institutions -- Producers or distributors of films -- Regulated utilities -- State & local government accounting -- Not-for-profit organizations -- Providers of health care services -- Accounting for government contracts -- Pension plans & Author: Min Tong.

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No deductions or fees. That's it. YOU Filmhub Filmmaker. Dozens of channels. Release wide on Filmhub's fast growing channel partner network.

Personal tax rules from the perspective of investors, producers, distributors, artists, and employees. Digital Media For the first time, we have included a discussion of digital media tax considerations recognizing its growing role in the distribution of film and television Size: KB.

Accounting by producers or distributors of films full-text: June 12 Accounting by insurance enterprises for demutualizations and formations of mutual insurance holding companies and for certain long-duration participating contracts full-text: December 15   These two are great, and I've read plenty: 1) Marketing to moviegoers, really the nuts & bolts =mp_s_a_1_3?qid=   A booking agent, film buyer, or film booker negotiates the lease terms for films from the Big Six and beyond.

These film bookers work on behalf of theater chains like AMC, Regal, and Cinemark. There are also splits between the distributor and exhibitor (theater). The standard split was called the 90/10 split, though that has been replaced with.

Producers or Distributors of Films (Paul Rosenfield). Regulated Utilities (Benjamin A. McKnight). State and Local Government Accounting (Andrew J. Blossom, et al.).

Not-for-Profit Organizations (Ronald F. Ries and Ian J. Benjamin). Providers of Health Care Services (Martha Garner). Accounting for Government Contracts (Margaret M. Worthington).

The information in this book should prove valuable to a wide range of people involved in the endeavor to independently produce a film, including attorneys, distributors, executive producers, producers, associate producers, studio executives, screen writers, directors, exhibitors, broker/dealers, money finders, accountants, auditors, investors.

Often distributors become interested in a film after viewing it at a film festival and observing audience reaction. All the studios and independent distributors have one or more staffers in charge of acquisitions. It is the job of these acquisition executives to find good films to acquire.Green Book () on IMDb: Movies, TV, Celebs, and more.The Independent Distributors Film and TV Distribution Trade Organizations Entering the Global Marketplace for Films Sales Agents and Film and TV Festivals and Markets TV Distribution New Media Distribution Self Distribution Distribution Finance Basic Finance Issues.