Joseph ChianeseSVP & Practice Leader - Production, Entertainment Partners
Joe Chianese is the SVP & Practice Leader, Production Incentives. Joe provides production & legislative consulting, financial, tax and administrative services for both domestic and international production incentives for film & television. Joe has over 36 years of accounting, government affairs, production and tax experience including positions at Sony Pictures Entertainment, The Walt Disney Company, the ABC Television Network, Paramount Pictures and Ernst & Young. Collectively, throughout Joe’s career he has been responsible for the tax and finance structuring for domestic and international film and television productions. Joe is a CPA, earned his BBA in Accounting from the University of Connecticut, an MBT and MBA from Fordham University, and UCLA Certificate Program in Film and Television.