Learn How to Use Movie Magic Budgeting
With Production Accountant, Cheryl Jenkins & UPM, Dominic Cancilla
Cheryl Jenkins, Production Accountant
Cheryl Jenkins is the principal and founding partner of Atlanta-based Production Accounting and Crew Services (PACS). Founded in 2010, PACS was launched by Jenkins to fill a growing need in the burgeoning film and television industry throughout the state of Georgia – sourcing and placing qualified production accountants with entertainment production companies doing business locally.
PACS is able to bill itself as “Atlanta-based, Hollywood-trained” because of Jenkins’ wealth of experience and leading the production accounting units of major Los Angeles-area based television and film production companies and studios, including OWN, NBC/Universal, New Line Television, VH-1, MTV, BET, Fox Television, Comedy Central, Cartoon Network, CW Affiliates, IFC and others in top markets such as Atlanta, Houston, and New York.
Dominic Cancilla, Producer/Unit Production Manager
Producer/Unit Production Manager Dominic Cancilla began his career in 1989 as a producer/ director of medical marketing and teaching videos. Segueing through news magazine programs and commercial production, he eventually landed in the feature film world following his passion. He rose quickly through the ranks as a production coordinator, supervisor, and eventually UPM, line producer and producer. Dominic is credited with over 30 films, ranging from studio hits to Sundance Festival independents. Some of his credits include Robert Rodriguez’s actioner “Machete”, starring Danny Trejo, Robert DeNiro, and Jessica Alba, and it’s sequel, “Machete Kills”, with Danny Trejo, Mel Gibson, and Amber Heard; “Get The Gringo”, a dark action comedy starring Mel Gibson; “Angels Sing”, a Christmas holiday movie with Harry Connick, Jr., Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson; the Emmy nominated Lifetime re- make of Horton Foote’s Academy Award winning “Trip To Bountiful”; and the soon to be released “Steel Country”, from Academy Award winning producer Gareth Unwin (“The King’s Speech”). Currently, Dominic is working as the UPM on the new SYFY Channel series “Superstition”, starring Mario Van Peebles and Robinne Lee.