1 Credits: Accounting
Welcome to the course titled media and entertainment – specialized guidance. This course is designed to help you navigate the specialized accounting principles and practices for the media and entertainment industry. It discusses all the important authoritative pronouncements on GAAP for broadcasters, cable television, films, and music. Throughout this course, we’ll also include relevant references to and excerpts from GAAP. Specific examples will also be presented throughout to help illustrate the guidance.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the basic principles of accounting for broadcasters, cable television, films, and music
- Recognize different film costs, including participation costs, exploitation costs, and manufacturing costs, and their accounting
January 21, 2022
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Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 250 business books and courses. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and …
Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 120 courses (300+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics. His courses are available for purchase from many online CPE providers including the AICPA. Kelen also remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and authored more than a thousand multiple choice questions for various sections of the CPA exam. He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s “Journal of Accountancy”. Kelen has nearly 20 years of progressive finance and accounting experience. He …