Marcum’s Media, Gaming & Entertainment Practice can help your company successfully navigate this evolving marketplace to solve your business issues and realize your goals.

The media, gaming and entertainment industries face unique issues driven by ever-changing technologies, distribution models, consumer behavior, digital privacy and runaway production in today’s volatile economy. Marcum’s Media, Gaming & Entertainment professionals have the experience and deep industry knowledge that is crucial to keeping clients ahead of these changes and providing value added solutions.

Media & Entertainment Services

In addition to traditional assurance and tax services, Marcum professionals provide many value added services, including:

  • 404 consulting.
  • Royalty and participation audits.
  • Film library valuations.
  • Film forecast modeling.
  • Forensic expert witness testimony.
  • GAP financing.
  • Mergers, acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Revenue recognition.
  • Consultation on complex accounting issues.
  • Family office and business management.
  • Production/talent tax issues.
  • Domestic production deduction.
  • Non-qualified deferred compensation plan.
  • Film amortization.
  • Multi-jurisdictional tax minimization and savings strategies.
  • Representation in taxation authority audits and appeals.
  • Transfer pricing.

Put your needs at center stage

Marcum’s team of seasoned gaming and sports advisors helps you keep your eye on the ball – while we keep you ahead of the curve as new markets emerge and regulations continue to evolve. Expect an advantage you can count on, including:

Partner-level involvement.

At Marcum, our partner-to-staff ratio provides you with an intensive, unique level of attention as well as decades of experience in the sports and gaming arena.

A unique game plan for your business.

Recognizing opportunities and mitigating risk begins with a clear understanding of your current situation and future goals, and our team develops an accounting strategy based on your particular nexus.

Specialized advice and services.

Your organization has access to experienced consulting in areas from international tax, mergers and acquisitions, governance, risk and compliance, and cybersecurity.

It’s about who you know.

Over our decades of work in the industry, Marcum has a large number of banking and finance contacts with resources to help you pursue your growth goals.

Fortune favors the prepared

Marcum’s accounting, audit, tax, and consulting professionals stand ready to help you create a winning formula for financial prosperity. From professional sports organizations to online/iGaming companies, e-sports, casinos, and horse racing organizations, we offer you a comprehensive suite of services, including:

Audit and Accounting

  • Audit and assurance services (public and private companies)
  • Industry-specific accounting solutions (e.g., revenue recognition, etc.)
  • SEC filing support for initial public offerings, reverse mergers/alternative public offerings, and alternative raises
  • Transactional and due diligence support
  • Benefit plan audits

Tax Planning and Compliance

  • Federal, state and local tax compliance and planning
  • International tax planning
  • Tax provision assistance and preparation


  • Legal and regulatory compliance risk – e.g., state gaming commission compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), BSA/AML/KYC, etc.
  • Enterprise Risk Management Services (ERM) and value at-risk assessments
  • Internal audit (co-sourcing/outsourcing/internal controls assessment/SOX 404(a) ICFR “readiness” and/or assessment/IT audit and security)
  • Cybersecurity consulting services
  • Accounting policies and procedures


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Jeffrey M. Weiner

Jeffrey M. Weiner

Chairman & CEO

  • Marcum LLP
  • New York, NY
Timothy R. Croushore

Timothy R. Croushore

Valuation, Forensics & Litigation Leader
West Coast

  • Advisory
  • Los Angeles, CA
Ken  Harris

Ken Harris


  • Assurance
  • Marlton, NJ
Robert  Pesce

Robert Pesce


  • Tax & Business
  • West Palm Beach, FL
Neil  Prasad

Neil Prasad

National Cannabis Industry Leader

  • Assurance
  • Chicago, IL
Willem  van der Berg

Willem van der Berg


  • Assurance
  • Marlton, NJ