Sat 6th Feb 9:30am - Sat 13th Mar 2021 5pm

We are delighted to open applications for the ScreenSkills Step up to Production Accountant in Film in association with The Production Guild training.

The project is supported by ScreenSkills using National Lottery funds awarded by the British Film Institute (BFI) as part of the Future Film Skills programme.


The course will commence on Saturday 6th February 2021, and run across six Saturdays. Each session will be from 9.30am to 5pm.

There is no fee for attending the course. 

This course will be run remotely using Zoom.


Course Overview

This programme will support assistant production accountants in their transition to the production accountant role and enable them to gain the necessary skills and knowledge to step up. It will also seek to support new production accountants and help increase their confidence and broaden their knowledge, filling any skills gaps that they may have become apparent as they have stepped up.

During this training participants will:

  • Gain clear insight and understanding of the role and responsibilities of the production accountant
  • Be tutored and guided by experienced and established production accountants/financial controllers
  • Benefit from mentorship and guidance from both tutors, the Production Guild and their peers
  • Who is the course aimed at?
    This six-day course is designed for experienced assistant production accountants working in film who wish to progress their careers to the next level and aims to support their transition to production accountant positions in the film sector.

    What the course covers:
    This training scheme will build upon existing knowledge with newly acquired skills, taught by established and leading financial controllers / production accountants and will cover:

  • the role of the production accounting
  • accounting software
  • insurance and taxation
  • payroll and contracting
  • Movie Magic Budgeting
  • accounting software
  • filing and petty cash
  • VAT and tax relief
  • people management
  • Application Details
    Booking has now closed for this course.



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