Film Industry Training

Courses include continuing education for film professionals, transition of current skill-set into the film industry, and personal development related to film.

Production Accounting and Payroll Training Program

In this course you will learn to anticipate cost overruns and maneuver budget constraints, the Production Accountant must understand all aspects of film production. Advance the skills and career opportunities of those with prior accounting experience or training looking to enter the film industry. Gain an understanding in the key areas of Bookkeeping, Reporting, Payroll, and Auditing to ensure the production is completed within its budget. Watch over the funds, and keep every department honest and on track.

All participants who successfully complete the course may be eligible for an informational interview with a Netflix Production Finance executive and may be considered for future productions.

Pre-requisites:

  • Eligibility includes a prerequisite of having previous accounting experience, such as those who currently work in accounting or finance, such as CPAs, bookkeepers, payroll clerks, etc.
  • Those with previous accounting education, such as graduates of accounting programs at an accredited college or university.
  • Participants must be New Mexico residents.
  • Proof of previous accounting experience or education and references will be required, to be confirmed during an intake interview.

UPDATE: This course has filled. To add yourself to the waiting list, please click on the “Register now” button below and select “Add to Waiting List.”  We will contact you if additional sessions become available. 

May 15th-June 12th  on Saturdays, 9am-noon.
Pre-register by May 12
Cost: $50

Scholarships may be available for those in need. Contact workforce@cnm.edu for more information.

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