Production Payroll - Film & TV - Payroll for Cast & Crew

Payroll for Cast and Crew

Media Services has experience drawn from over 40 years of unparalleled service as an employer-of-record film payroll firm for cast and crew. We process cast and crew payroll, coast to coast and overseas, for all levels of feature film, TV and new media projects. Producers, production accountants, UPM’s and payroll accountants everywhere choose Media Services to process their film payroll because of our experienced staff and incredible focus on customer care, making us the company of choice for processing cast and crew payroll on film and TV projects. As a courtesy to our clients, Media Services also processes payroll for in-house staff, complete with benefits, in addition to processing film and TV payroll for cast and crew.

Highlights of Media Services film and TV payroll processing:

  • One-on-one personal payroll specialists
  • Low handling fees
  • Competitive SUI and Workers’ Compensation rates
  • Free use and training on our web-based MediaWeb® Production Accounting Software
  • On-location paycheck printing
  • Health insurance and direct deposit for staff employees
  • Email estimates of your film and TV payroll
  • Free film production software training and informative seminars

Always included in our cast and crew payroll service:

  • Compliance with entertainment industry wage and hour laws
  • Federal and state income tax withholding and administration
  • Union pension and welfare contributions, reports and administration
  • Efficient turnaround and direct deposit for staff payroll
  • Tax Payments
    • Preparation
    • Filing
  • Unemployment
    • Insurance Administration
    • Process Claims
  • Union, Guild and Trust Fund Management
  • Workers’ Compensation
    • Insurance Administration
    • Process Claims
  • W2 Filing and Delivery