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Must-See Films for the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival

Don’t miss ‘Bad Education’ and ‘The Friend’ at the 44th annual Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). This year’s festival will take place September 5 – 15.
05 September 2019

Client Projects

Employer of Record…should it be your entity, or your payroll provider's?

There’s a lot of talk in the production industry about how to find the best pricing model for your projects. The common options are either to have an Employer of Record (EOR) payroll service company, or choose to be the Employer of Record yourself...
28 August 2019

Finance, Expenses, Production, Budgets

What Your Production Should Know About Paid Family Leave

Several states allow employees to receive partial pay when taking time off from work to take care of a sick family member or bond with a child.
26 August 2019

News, Tax

Chart of Accounts Mapping Explained

Easily map accounts from one system's chart of accounts to another.
23 August 2019

Digital Solutions

Illinois Extends State Film Production Tax Credit Through 2026

In an effort to attract more industry jobs and spending, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed legislation extending the film tax credits on August 1st. State officials said earlier this year that total estimated spending and wages by the film...
22 August 2019

News, Tax, Incentives

SXSW Audience Award Winner ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ Now in Theaters

From the producers of Little Miss Sunshine and first-time feature filmmakers Tyler Nilson and Mike Schwartz comes a modern Mark Twain style adventure story, a film that Variety’s Peter Debruge calls a “good-natured road/raft-trip movie.”
14 August 2019

News, Client Projects

Julianne Moore & Michelle Williams Star in Sundance Opener & Remake of Oscar-Nominated Film

After the Wedding, a gender-reversed remake of the Oscar-nominated 2006 Danish film by the same name, chronicles a complicated philanthropic exchange, where a philanthropist who has dedicated her life to a financially struggling orphanage in India...
09 August 2019

News, Client Projects

Robin Thede’s Groundbreaking Late-Night Comedy Show Now on HBO

A Black Lady Sketch Show, a groundbreaking half-hour comedy narrative series executive produced and written by Robin Thede, features narrative sketches performed by a core cast of black women, including Thede, as well as celebrity guests.
07 August 2019

News, Client Projects

What Your Production Should Know About Paid Sick Leave Laws

While there are currently no federal legal requirements for paid sick leave benefits, which allow employees to take time off to take care of health issues and differ from both PTO and vacation time, several states and cities allow employees to earn...
29 July 2019

News, Production, Budgets

Big Tax Incentives Now Available in Big Sky Country

With the Montana Economic Industry Advancement (MEDIA) Act, Montana’s first film tax incentive since the Big Sky on the Big Screen Act sunset in 2015, Montana has a new tool to help get stories told in Montana.
29 July 2019

News, Tax, Incentives