Entertainment and Media

GHJ focuses on helping forward-thinking, entrepreneurial organizations and individuals within the entertainment and media industry by providing assurance, tax, film and television profit participation, royalty and licensing audit, expert witness and litigation support, and consulting services designed specifically with their needs in mind. Additionally, GHJ's dedicated tax team is specifically trained in dealing with complex tax issues for privately held, high-growth entertainment companies. GHJ works with clients to identify tax-planning opportunities that may apply to their businesses.

Entertainment Media

Working with GHJ gives companies and individuals access to industry expertise and knowledge and full connectivity to our global network of advisors. Along with expertise from GHJ's own International Tax Department, GHJ assist clients by leveraging its world-wide network of independent accounting firms and business advisors located across the U.S. and in over 100 countries. As clients become more aggressive players in the global economy, GHJ is able to respond quickly through its HLB International network to help with the success of their ventures.

GHJ also provides clients access to resources that highlight emerging trends and inspire thoughtful discussions amongst peers and industry leaders through our surveys, industry events, blogs and other publications. GHJ is able to use its wide breadth of experience to assist clients with best practices and benchmarking to grow businesses and plan for the future. GHJ also provides clients access to resources that highlight emerging trends and inspire thoughtful discussions amongst peers and industry leaders through its events , blogs and publications.

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Entertainment and Media Specialist

Industry Specific Service Offerings

  • Accounting for Complex Transactions
  • Agreed Upon Procedures
  • Digital Distribution
  • Due Diligence
  • Film Cost Amortization
  • Financial Projections and Forecasts
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Financial Statement Audits, Reviews and Compilations
  • Internal Audit and Controls
  • Expert Witness and Litigation Support
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Participations Audits
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Video Game and Merchandising Royalty and Contract Audits
  • Strategic Planning
  • Tax Compliance and Planning

Who We Serve

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Consumer Product Companies
  • Digital Branding and Advertising
  • Distribution Companies
  • Foundations
  • Licensors
  • Licensing Agency
  • Manufacturing Companies
  • Marketing Agencies
  • Multichannel Networks
  • Production Companies
  • Profit Participants
  • Studios
  • Talent
  • Toy Companies
  • Video Game Developers
  • Video Game Producers
  • Video Game Licensors

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Specialized Service Team

Steven SillsPartner
310.873.1653
ssills@ghjadvisors.com
Ilan HaimoffPartner
310.873.1651
ihaimoff@ghjadvisors.com
Akash SehgalPartner
310.873.1622
asehgal@ghjadvisors.com
Anant PatelPartner
310.873.1672
apatel@ghjadvisors.com
Ben SheppardManaging Director
310.873.6706
bsheppard@ghjadvisors.com
Anita WuManaging Director
310.873.1699
awu@ghjadvisors.com
Peter KlassPrincipal
310.873.6708
pklass@ghjadvisors.com
Michael SippelPrincipal
310.873.1665
msippel@ghjadvisors.com
Dan LandesPrincipal
310.873.6705
dlandes@ghjadvisors.com
Daniel RowePartner
310.873.6663
drowe@ghjadvisors.com
David HorwichManaging Director
310.873.1669
dhorwich@ghjadvisors.com
David SternbergPartner
310.873.6707
dsternberg@ghjadvisors.com
David SuttonPrincipal
310.873.1612
dsutton@ghjadvisors.com
Farshad YasharPartner
310.873.1619
fyashar@ghjadvisors.com
Polina ChapiroPartner
310.873.1604
pchapiro@ghjadvisors.com
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