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Sherri Carstens, CFE, joined Green Hasson Janks in 2007 when her previous firm (owned by Steve Sills) merged with the Firm and has more than 25 years of auditing experience, with a focus on the entertainment industry. Her specialty includes profit participation audits on behalf of talent, investors, producers and directors at major studios. Currently she manages audits at Warner Brothers.
Prior to Green Hasson Janks, Sherri was the internal auditor at Panavision – auditing Panavision’s agents worldwide. She is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
Sherri earned a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from California State University, Fresno. While in college was an active member of Beta Alpha Psi.
Sherri currently resides in Santa Clarita.
Whether you are an investor or a member of a corporation, when you hire a production company to provide production services for a motion picture, original television project or original online content, there are several things to think about before and after signing that production services agreement. Make sure the agreement is specific The agreement should specify exactly what services (and to what standards) the production company is responsible for performing and should include the total […]
By Sherri Carstens, CFE (Senior Manager, Green Hasson Janks) and Ilan Haimoff (Partner, Green Hasson Janks) Let’s imagine the perfect world when it comes to a profit participation audit of a studio film or television series distribution statement: You (Producer) wake up on a Monday and decide it is time to audit. Within days, your attorney sends an audit notice to the studio, and by the end of the week, the audit firm is set to start the audit the following Monday, after confirming with their […]