Our People Australia
CEO and offset consultant
Jane Corden is CEO of Moneypenny, the leading Film, TV & Entertainment industry financial and accounting services company in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa and now with offices in UK. Jane has worked side by side with Film Makers since 1983 and has been head of the Moneypenny Services group since 1988 growing the company from a supplier of experienced film production accountants to the “one stop financial shop” that it has become today providing services to all types of production large and small. Jane’s own film credits began with a mini series “A Fortunate Life” in 1983 followed by many more and in recent times she went back out on location as Financial Controller on Anthony Minghella’s “No 1 Ladies Detective Agency”.
Currently Jane is based in Sydney but oversees operations in UK and SA. Jane also spends up to four months a year travelling between film markets, festivals and Moneypenny offices in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and UK to support film makers in finding financial solutions.
Jane is also available to do international consulting to governments and regional offices with regard to the successful introduction of incentives and their interaction with co productions, co finanaced or location projects. Jane and her consulting team have provided reports to national and regional governments in Australia, South Africa, Botswana and Serbia and continue to research key structural issues for film producers who want to operate within today’s global environment.
Kathryn joined the Moneypenny team in 1998, training as an assistant accountant on many productions of all sizes, from docos to studio features such as Moulin Rouge. Kathryn has since been the production accountant on numerous Australian Features/Docos and Television series which have included official co-productions with Israel/China and the UK. Prior to a maternity leave break in 2015, Kathryn managed Moneypenny’s offset division, facilitating over 80 successful applications. Kathryn has specialised in the producer offset and post production for the last few years and is now involved in assisting new producers and smaller budget productions through Moneypenny’s Micro Accounting Package (MAP) solutions.
Training Manager / Senior Post Production Accountant
Jill has worked with Moneypenny Services since 1988. Jill concluded her role as Financial Controller on Moulin Rouge in 2000 and took on the position of General Manager of Moneypenny Production Accounting Services. Jill’s experience enables her to help Producers with cashflowing, budgeting and ongoing production accounting issues. She is currently mentoring and supporting several of Moneypenny’s Production Accountants working in the field.
Jill has experience with Vista, PSL and mydaEs accounting packages.
Past Credits Include
|Moulin Rouge||Bazmark Inc/20th Century Fox||Feature|
|Oscar and Lucinda||Dalton Films||Feature|
|Paradise Road (Penang Shoot)||Village Roadshow Productions||Feature|
|Robinson Crusoe||RHI Productions shot in PNG||MOW|
|Muriels Wedding||House & Moorhouse||Feature|
|Alex||Co Production with New Zealand||Feature|
|Cops||Co Production with New Zealand||Feature|
|Frankies House||ABC||Mini Series (shot in Thailand and Aus)|
|Round the Bend||Ross Mathews||Feature|
|Turtle Beach||Roadshow,CooteCarroll||Feature (shot in Thailand)|
|Rescue I||Southern Star||Series|
|Harbour Beat||Palm Beach Pictures||TV Movie|
|Trouble in Paradise||RHI Productions||MOW|
|Last Voyage||Sue Miliken||MOW|
Liberty joined Moneypenny in 2013. Liberty manages offset facilitation services working closely with the production accountants in the MP team to smooth transition through production and offset audits and Screen Australia assessment.
Helen joined Moneypenny at the end of 2015 as Assistant Accountant. In 2017 she has taken on the additional role of Offset Assistant.
Jenny has been working with Moneypenny since 2004. Jenny manages MP payroll Services working closely with the freelance production accountants or the producers on smaller projects to ensure crew, cast and extras are paid on time and all statutory commitments are met.
Jessica joined the Moneypenny team part time as a production accountant in early 2016. Jessica started working in the film and entertainment industry in 2010. She has her Certificate IV in Financial Services and is a registered BAS Agent.
Max joined the Moneypenny Team in 2017 after he graduated from The University of Sydney with a B.Com (Honours) in Accounting & Finance.
Amanda joined Moneypenny early 2016 as Tech Support. She previously worked for Radar Computers for 6 years as a Computer Programmer/IT Support and has been familiar name/voice for many Moneypenny clients before starting to work at Moneypenny. She is a firm believer in Customer Service and is always happy to help our customers with any questions and enjoys helping our new users to get to grips quickly with our software.