Thu 29th Apr 2021 1pm

Managing finance for a film or television production can be a high-octane, action movie all of its own. The global pandemic, and the measures required to keep a production safe, add a further layer of complication. Traditionally, the film and TV industry have used large amounts of cash – to pay per diems to cast and crew or manage expenses and ad hoc purchasing – adding to the tension in terms of the risk involved and the opportunity for error. Today, with teams working remotely, there is a quicker, safer solution to get funds to crew, reduce paperwork whilst increasing visibility and control. Join them for their masterclass on:

Thursday 29 April 
Online via Zoom
Members and partners have been emailed the registration details.

In this masterclass, Simon Liddell, Director of Film, Music and Entertainment and Jack Hodgkin, Senior Account Manager will demonstrate how Centtrip offers the perfect cash-management solution for production projects. They will also explore the many benefits of running a cash-free operation from increasing visibility and control to empowering production teams to quickly handle opportunities or issues as they arise.

Simon Liddell, Director of Film, Music and Entertainment, Centtrip

Simon is Director of Film, Music and Entertainment at multi-award-winning treasury and payment expert Centtrip. He has over 25 years of experience working in financial services. He co-founded one of Europe’s biggest traditional FX Brokers. Today, Simon combines a love of music, film and finance to help his clients maximise their revenues whilst minimising their expenses and streamlining processes. His team now looks after over 1,000 clients in the Film, Music and Entertainment industries. Simon has also managed music artists and produced award-winning short and full feature films.

Jack Hodgkin, Senior Account Manager, Centtrip

Jack is Senior Account Manager for the Film, Music and Entertainment division of Centtrip. His energies are focused on working with Film and Music clients to understand their specific needs and ensure they realise the full benefits of Centtrip’s platform and treasury solutions. Jack has a wealth of experience in developing and nurturing client relationships and in delivering outstanding customer experience.

About Centtrip

Centtrip is an award-winning provider of smart treasury, cash management and payment solutions. We make life simpler, safer and more rewarding for organisations that manage multiple, internationally-mobile teams and assets – film studios, production houses, touring arts companies, accountancy firms, talent management and distributors.

The Centtrip platform gives you real-time, anytime visibility and control over domestic and international payments, foreign exchange and multi-currency card programmes. We help you run sustainable paperless productions, streamline payments, manage crew expenses, reduce cash-carrying risk, and optimise budgets and international income flows.

With Centtrip, you can manage multiple, separate cost centres from a single, multi-platform interface – desktop or mobile – wherever you are. We give you real-time reporting, reconciliation, insight and analytics, along with responsive, 24/7 support from experts who understand your world.

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