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Greenslate’s John Finn Talks Rebranding and How Technology Can Revolutionize the Payroll Industry with Filmmaker Magazine

"John Finn, founder and CEO of Greenslate, remembers the good old days — and they weren’t that good. In 1995, when he first got into the independent film industry, he was a freelance production accountant, loaning himself out to productions where...
10 October 2017


25th Anniversary Filmmaker Magazine Celebration

Sponsored by GreenSlate, Filmmaker Magazine, and IFP 
02 October 2017

News, Events

GreenSlate Hires New Sales Executive Kerry LaiFatt to Accelerate U.S. and Canadian Growth

Toronto-Based International Entertainment Sales Veteran Kerry LaiFatt Joins GreenSlate
02 October 2017


Complete Guide to Production Payroll Security Deposits

As a producer, one of your top priorities is securing your payroll for the cast and crew. Understanding the process of posting a security deposit from start to finish can help you get your production up and running—and, just as importantly, recover...
26 September 2017

Expenses, Budgets

Complete Guide to Budgeting for Production Payroll Fringes

When it comes to budgeting for a film or television production, salary for the cast and crew is only part of the picture. A key element of the budgeting process is accounting for payroll “fringes.”
19 September 2017


Revised Form I-9 Now Available

In July, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a revised version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.
12 September 2017


Do you know how much impact your green efforts really have on the environment? We do, and we can show you, too.

Every production can take steps to contribute to a more sustainable future, and away from the paper-pushing days of the past. Our customers depend on it, so does the environment.
28 August 2017

News, Green Initiatives, Digital Solutions

What should production teams expect in terms of payroll service and support? More than you think.

Production can be unpredictable... … and things don’t always happen on a strict schedule. The last thing you want to worry about is whether your payroll is going to happen on time, and accurately. Yet, all too often, the shortcomings of your payroll...
24 August 2017

Production, budget, Service, Support

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

Here’s how producers can get the best value, more choice, and greater flexibility. 
18 August 2017

Finance, Expenses, Production, Budgets

SAG-AFTRA contracts changes take effect

 At its July 15 meeting, the SAG-AFTRA National Board voted to approve new TV/Theatrical contracts. The agreement becomes effective retroactive to July 1, 2017 and expires June 30, 2020.
16 August 2017