LOS ANGELES, December 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – FloQast, a provider of accounting workflow automation software created by accountants for accountants, today announced the launch of FloQast Studios, the very first entertainment studio designed specifically to create entertaining content for the accounting community. A subsidiary of FloQast and based in Los Angeles, the studio was established by CEO and co-founder of FloQast, Mike Whitmire, CPA *, and is led by former entertainment industry executive Josh Sims. CPA and digital creator Drew Carrick (“The Rapping CPA”) joins them on the team as a producer, providing valuable first-hand accounting experience to inspire creative content.
The studio will support FloQast’s business goals by acting as an internal arm of the organization, using innovative content to recognize the often underserved accounting community.
âThe accounting community has always lagged behind when it comes to creativity and innovation, and there is a dearth of familiar content that highlights the many professional and personal barriers that accountants know all too well,â said Mike Whitmire, CPA *, CEO and co-founder of FloQast. âThis is why we created the FloQast Studios, both to speak and recognize our primary accountant, and also to continue to uphold our business philosophy of being innovative, ambitious and fun when it comes to change. established standards. “
FloQast Studios also announced its first major project, PCB, releasing a Trailer today. The six-episode web series, shot in a ‘mock documentary’ style, has a stellar comedic cast including Danny Trejo (Machete), Kate Flannery (Office), Creed Bratton (Office), Christian A. Pierce (The real brothers of Simi Valley) and Brittany Furlan Lee (Dirtiness). Michael Gallagher (Funny story) serves as executive producer and showrunner. Produced by Jana Winternitz and Michael Wormser of CinÃ©mand Films, the production company behind the successful series The real brothers of Simi Valley and Slimming franchise, PCB takes the viewer into the accounting department of a fast growing tech start-up. The hilarious look at the dynamics between private and public accountants navigating an audit provides an all too familiar snapshot of the day-to-day life and struggles of accounting and finance professionals. Every 6 episodes of PCB will be available to stream for free on January 13 on FloQast Studios’ social media platforms. The cast includes Jessica Sarah Flaum (The tale), Pete Gardner (crazy ex-girlfriend), Amy Letcher (Black sails), Ãmilie Tosta (Mayas MC), Jacob Wysocki (Perfect) and Sam Asghari (Hacks).
In addition to PCB, FloQast Studios will produce an assortment of content in a variety of digital media, including short video skits, music and music videos, web mini-series, podcasts, and even live performances. Focused on creating content that appeals to both private and public sector accounting professionals, a key goal will be to demystify – and gently poke fun at – the internal jokes that permeate the industry.
âFloQast Studios brings my background in mainstream cultural entertainment to an industry filled with stories begging to be told, laughs to be had and personalities to be showcased,â said Josh Sims, director of FloQast Studios. “I look forward to tapping into a wide variety of interesting and creative ideas and hopefully energizing an industry that has not been appreciated for too long.”
FQ Studios content will be available on all social media platforms including Spotify, Youtube, Instagram, Twitter and TIC Tac.
About FloQast Studios
FloQast Studios is a large-scale production arm of FloQast designed to create entertaining, engaging and educational content by accountants, for accountants. An underserved demographic in the financial industry, accountants lack creative content they can relate to. FloQast Studios set out to transform this industry by curating high quality content that changes the stereotype about bookkeeping and accountants. FloQast Studios is where accounting and entertainment meet. It is not accounting content, it is accounting content.
FloQast provides workflow automation software that enables organizations to operationalize accounting excellence. Trusted by more than 1,500 accounting teams, including Twilio, CoinBase, Los Angeles Lakers, Zoom and SnowFlake, FloQast was designed by accountants, for accountants to make accounting teams work better. FloQast allows clients to streamline processes such as automated reconciliations, documentation requests, and other workflows that impact month-end close, financial reporting, and payroll, and is consistently ranked # 1 on all user review sites. Learn more at FloQast.com.
FloQast Director of Corporate Communications