Course Details

Accounting for Film & Television 1

Course Code FTVB-702
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description:

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to basic accounting practices with a distinct focus on what is required and what is standard practice in the Film and Television industry. Students will be able to understand and interpret a basic balance sheet, profit and loss, and trial balance and become introduced to the standard charts of account used by Government agencies, production companies, and other industry bodies. At the completion of this module, a student should have the skills necessary to set up and keep an accurate, up to date set of books for a single purpose production company. Using industry standard accounting software, students will learn how to do the day-today entries necessary to track a television production as well as generating basic reports.