Film and production

The UK film industry is worth more than £3.37 billion to the economy each year. The creative talent behind it, meanwhile, produce over 200 feature films annually, while committed fans generate 16.4 per cent of global box office revenue worldwide.

To compete in this highly competitive but lucrative industry, you need the right people behind you. As business advisors and film and production accounting specialists, we have the knowledge and experience required to help you succeed.

Business mentoring

As specialist advisors to film, TV and production companies, our expert team is here to help you make better-informed decisions about your business. From sector-specific advice to bespoke business problem solving, our one-to-one mentoring and advisory sessions will help your organisation grow, expand and succeed.

From specialist regulatory compliance and accounting to strategy and growth:

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!

Make smarter, faster decisions about your film and production business with Macalvins. By combining commercial advice with real industry experience, our team has the specialist accounting knowledge to help you succeed.

THE ACCOUNTING SPECIALISTS FOR FILM AND TV COMPANIES

Based in easily accessible offices in London, Macalvins has built an enviable reputation in the film and production sector. Our goal is simple: we help you make better-informed decisions about your business to improve its profitability and boost performance.

TAX ADVICE BESPOKE TO YOUR INDUSTRY

We advise film and production companies on the film, high-end television and creative tax reliefs. The schemes incentivise investment in film and TV by offering generous tax reliefs to investors. The criteria, however, is strict and an ineligible claim can be catastrophic.

For reliable advice, trusted by film and production studios worldwide, talk to us.

UK AND INTERNATIONAL PAYROLL

The film industry is a truly diverse sector, comprising of talent from all over the world. We help film and production companies overcome international taxation and payroll hurdles by providing a one-stop-shop for overseas accounting advice.

OFF-PAYROLL WORKING RULES

The new off-payroll working rules, coming into effect April 2020, significantly change the employment environment for industries who rely on temporary contracted work. Our team will help you navigate this complex legislation by determining the employment status of workers and ensuring you and your staff are paying the correct amount of tax.

PRODUCTION FORECASTING AND COST REPORTING

We provide a dynamic and dependable production accounting service throughout all stages of the filming life cycle. From budget preparation and finance to raising invoices and reconciliation, our team provides a truly holistic accounting service for film and production houses.

Accounting, advisory and tax planning

We help you make smarter, faster decisions by thinking sector-first. With much of our team having ‘on the ground’ experience, we have first-hand knowledge of the challenges and hurdles you face. We combine this with our leading business advisory and tax planning services to help you save money, cut down on paperwork and think smarter.

International Business

We understand international business. From setting up a business in the UK or overseas, to jurisdictional tax and raising finance, our experts think global.

Find out more about how we help international business clients here.

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