The entertainment industry has been affected by #COVID19 just like every other industry. A newly released book, Movie Money: Understanding Hollywood’s (Creative) Accounting Practices, authored by GHJ Entertainment Leaders Partner Steven Sills, Principal Peter Klass and Manager Tracy Liang, takes an in-depth look at the accounting side of the entertainment industry, provides insight into the arcane world of profit participations and discusses how streaming revenues impact reporting to the participants. Members of the entertainment industry, including talent and their representatives, will find these revenue sources a lifeline until the world returns to normal. Sills, Klass and Liang provide an overview of their new book and COVID-19 related entertainment issues in GHJ’s latest Media Clips podcast hosted by GHJ Partner Ilan Haimoff.

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Steven Sills

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Steven Sills, CPA, CFE, CFF, has more than 40 years of entertainment accounting experience. His specialty involves audits of production and distribution of motion pictures and television programs on behalf of third-party profit participants. As a consultant, he has given expert testimony in…Learn More

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Peter Klass

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Peter Klass, CFE, has more than 15 years of entertainment accounting and audit experience. He specializes in profit participations, distribution and contract compliance of film and television programs. He also consults on disputes/litigations, profit sharing arrangements, and settlement…Learn More

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Tracy Liang

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Chenxi “Tracy” Liang, CPA, has over seven years of experience in contract compliance audits and forensic investigations. She specializes in performing audits of the production and distribution of motion picture and television programs on behalf of investors and third-party participants, as well as…Learn More

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Ilan Haimoff

Ilan Haimoff, CPA, CIA, CFE, CFF, leads the Royalty Licensing and Forensics Practice at Green Hasson Janks. His specialty includes profit participation and forensic accounting on behalf of talent, investors and co-producers at both the major and mini studios. Ilan has over 25 years of accounting…Learn More