Entertainment

With ever-changing market trends and increased competition, we’ll be your trusted financial partner to help navigate new regulations and keep your media and entertainment business growing and thriving.

ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY CHALLENGES

With new mediums and constant changes in the digital space, knowing how to structure deals, forecast, monetize, content and fluidly report, has become increasingly more difficult.

Our team can facilitate functions in all areas of the media space. Whether it’s analyzing new deals, creating participation statements, short and long term strategies; or everyday financial ops including accounting, ultimates, internal controls, FP&A and more—we’ll be your trusted financial resource.

GET QUALITY FINANCIAL SUPPORT WITH NORTHSTAR’S SOLUTIONS

We offer a complete suite of entertainment-specific services to fit your needs. Contact us today to find out how we can help.
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TV & Film Ultimates and Participations

THE CHALLENGE:

Creating ultimates requires specific industry knowledge and expertise, which can be rare. Without this productions may not get greenlit or lose funding.

OUR SOLUTION:

Our team has extensive knowledge in producing timely and correct auditable ultimates with 3rd-party participation statements, as needed.

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Forecasting, Budgeting & Cash-Flow Management

THE CHALLENGE:

Over-extended finance teams usually don’t have enough time to build robust forecasts and budgets and track cash and profit performance.

OUR SOLUTION:

Provide professional services at a fraction of the cost of a full-time CFO including forecasts, budgeting, analysis and more to gain precise insight into your business.

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Financial & Operational Reporting

THE CHALLENGE:

Time-constrained media companies often lack resources dedicated to providing detailed reporting crucial to business operations.

OUR SOLUTION:

Report monthly and quarterly, including KPI’s, deal and margin analysis, and unique metrics to give a complete picture of the company’s financials.

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Raising Capital & Funding

THE CHALLENGE:

Increased competition and inadequate project budgets and scope, make it difficult to secure funding and provide value.

OUR SOLUTION:

Provide a detailed financial picture for investors and management that will showcase returns for optimal funding throughout the project.

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New Format Expertise

THE CHALLENGE:

Evolving digital formats including SVOD (Netflix, Amazon, HULU, etc.) require complex new deal structures that need a professional’s expertise.

OUR SOLUTION:

Execute detailed insights on new mediums and provide short and long term plans that will help you make informed decisions with confidence.

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Strategic Advisor

THE CHALLENGE:

CEO’s don’t often have a trusted financial advisor they can lean on for support or strategic business advice on the day-to-day.

OUR SOLUTION:

Help navigate the unique challenges of the media and entertainment industries and lend 1:1 support, backed by years of professional experience.

CONFIDENTLY GROW YOUR BUSINESS AND TAKE IT TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Here are just some of the benefits you can expect with Northstar.

Get The Big Picture

You’ll always know where your business stands, with current insights and reports you can rely on.

Increased Cash-Flow

By streamlining operations, your cash-flow will naturally increase, making for larger margins and increased company value.

Company Alignment

With high-level reporting, it’s easier to get the company on the same page, bringing a sense of unity and support across all departments.

Support 24 / 7

Questions, comments concerns? We’re available to take your call day or night so you never have to worry.

Peace of Mind

Feel confident in knowing you can count on us every step of the way. Get time back to focus on the work you need to do.

No Commitments

You’re never locked into a long-term contract. We’ll work with you on your terms and never pressure you.

YOUR GUIDE TO FINANCIAL SUCCESS

Let’s Get Started!

Our full-service financial advisory firm is here to help.

9454 Wilshire Blvd, 6th Floor,
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Call: +1.424.274.3188 
info@nstarfinance.com