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On your marks, get set, WAIT! (have I covered the basics?)

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Join us to learn the basics about budgeting, bookkeeping and having the right insurance to start your own production company.

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Join us to learn the basics about budgeting, bookkeeping and having the right insurance to start your own production company or establish a free-lance career. Finance consultant Andi DeFraga and insurance pros Polly and Charlie Kosyla from S. Wolf and Associates will share their expertise on how to be prepared when formalizing your business.

Andi DeFraga has been working in production finance for over 15 years. Currently she is Director of Finance and Operations at Kartemquin Films. She served as Controller for Cinespace Chicago Film Studios as well as Vice President of Finance for Towers Productions. She has taught intro to business at Columbia College Chicago and worked as a consultant for media companies of all sizes. She specializes in finding user-friendly solutions for creative people so they can concentrate on content instead of accounting.

Vice President of S Wolf and Associates, Charlie Kosyla, has developed significant expertise in the management as well as the insurance coverage for production houses and filmmakers. He has put an emphasis on helping small, newly emerging filmmakers understand what their insurance needs are and how to satisfy them with the best coverage at the most affordable cost.

Polly Kosyla, president of S Wolf and Associates has been in the insurance industry for over 30 years. With expertise in the non-profit world, Polly understands the needs of businesses to operate as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible. Polly is committed to the sustainability of her clients and currently works with over 300 nonprofits, both large and small, in Illinois as well as in 10 additional states.

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