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Film Business: Entertainment Payroll and Accounting for Independent Filmmakers

Check out the article: Entertainment Payroll and Accounting: "Can't I Just Do It Myself?"

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For the independent filmmaker, there are many financial production issues to deal with; much more than any one person on a large production. From handling cost reports to dealing with payroll, there are hundreds of things that need to be managed successfully. The reason of course, is because the independent filmmaker is wearing many hats and needs to perform each job with talent and skill. Although there is great reward in producing a successful small independent film, handling the budget and other financial issues can be very challenging.