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5 Things to Know Before Becoming a Film and TV Production Accountant

If there’s one person on a film or television production who gets a peek at pretty much everything that’s going on at all times, it’s the production accountant. Managing a TV or film budget from beginning to end, the production accountant works with...
26 October 2021

Production

Here’s How We Can Help Your Production Produce Less CO2

With new COVID protocols on productions, eliminating waste has become more difficult. When you use GreenSlate’s digital solutions - start work, timecards, POs, direct deposit - you directly contribute to lowering carbon emissions, paper production...
29 April 2021

Client Projects, Production, Green Initiatives, Digital Solutions

Studios Demand Better Finance Tools and Access to Data

In the last 20 years, there hasn’t been much technical progress for production finance. Productions and individual crew members' reliance on paper processes and sometimes outright rejection of digital timecards, start work, and other production...
28 April 2021

Production, Digital Solutions

Production Accountants Wanted

IN DEMAND Production Accountants are a uniquely skilled and vital freelance workforce. After a 25-year low in filming in 2020, productions are back at work and busier than ever. More projects are being greenlit and demand is coming from every...
20 April 2021

Production, Service

What Productions Should Know About NY Paid Sick and Family Leave

If your production or production company is operating in New York City or New York State, here’s what you should know for 2021. Update: In March 2021, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed a new law granting employees paid leave time to receive COVID-19...
08 January 2021

News, Production, Budgets, 2021 Updates

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...
23 December 2020

News, Production, Budgets, 2021 Updates

The #1 Software for Unscripted Production Finance

Even with the big streamers greenlighting more unscripted shows, unscripted is tough business. Budgets are tight and many companies need to produce 8+ series just to stay in business. This can be a challenge, especially for the finance teams who...
25 November 2020

Production, Digital Solutions

Mandatory Requirements for Recording and Reporting COVID-19

REPORTING POSITIVE COVID-19 TESTS Effective immediately, employers with more than 5 employees are required to report any positive employee COVID-19 tests, including positive test results for both work-related and non-work-related cases, to their...
20 November 2020

News, Production, COVID-19 Updates

The State of Diversity in the Entertainment Industry

As part of our The Way Back Speaker Series, we hosted a live panel discussion about the state of diversity in our industry, including some of the initiatives currently underway to ensure more inclusion and representation as we go forward, alongside...
16 November 2020

News, Events, Production

'We have the digital workflow down end to end.'

  Listen to the latest episode of The GreenSlate Podcast as we discuss all things Canadian production, filmmaking in the era of COVID-19, how productions can use Croogloo, Circus, and GreenSlate for  seamless, end to end digital workflows, and the...
27 October 2020

Production, Digital Solutions, The GreenSlate Podcast