You’re talented and brimming with creative ideas. 

And naturally, you have challenges. In the highly competitive landscape of the film and entertainment industry, your creative ideas are what drive your success. As one of only a few Alabama accounting firms providing accounting services tailored specifically to the entertainment landscape, we specialize in working with both established and up-and-coming creative businesses.

Our close relationships with the Alabama Film Office and the BDO Alliance USA provide national-level resources with local knowledge. You won’t find many full-service accounting firms with our experience and resources. We specialize in services for the film and entertainment industry in Birmingham, making us the stand-out star in this unique industry.

Our Solutions

We have the knowledge and experience to provide you with top-notch accounting services including the following:

  • Consulting

    We can assist you in determining what entity structure works best for you as well as consulting on investment and funding strategies.

  • Tax Planning & Compliance

    We are committed to keeping you in compliance with your federal and state tax returns, tax notices and other filings.

  • State Film Audits and Agreed-Upon Procedures for Film Incentives/Credits

    When you need an audit for state requirements or agreed-upon procedures to receive your film incentives and/or credits, we have the team with experience to assist you.

  • Provide Investor Relations

    Assisting you with reporting and continuous communication throughout the engagement so your investors are kept up-to-date on crucial milestones.

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The BMSS Difference

Unlock blockbuster profits

In the dynamic world of film, strategic accounting is key. Our tailored solutions can help you maximize returns and captivate audiences. With our knowledgeable team, navigate the complex landscape of film incentive audits, agreed-upon procedures, entity structure as well as investment and funding strategies.


Some of the films that we have worked with include: 

  • Nefarious (2023) 
  • Unplanned (2019) 
  • Run the Race (2018) 
  • I Can Only Imagine (2018) 
  • Steven McQueen:  American Icon (2017) 
  • Let There Be Light (2017) 
  • New Life (2016) 
  • Woodlawn (2015) 
  • Mom’s Night Out (2014) 
  • October Baby (2011) 


We seek out service relationships intended to help our clients experience more confidence and peace of mind.

  • Alabama Film Office 
  • BDO Alliance USA 
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The Experts

Bill Lorimer, CPA


Don Murphy, CPA, CGMA

Executive Leadership

Mark Underhill, CPA, CM&AA, CVGA, CAIM


Amy Stapler, CPA


Meet the BMSS Team

Local Firm. National Knowledge. Global Reach.

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