We’ll take care of the complicated payroll and compliance details so your team can focus on creating something awesome.

Look, we get it.

Payroll, union technicalities, this whole new ACA compliance deal… it’s complicated. And exhausting. But for you to keep doing what you do best, it has to be done. That’s where we come in.

At Extreme Reach Production Solutions, we’ve been making payroll and compliance simple, quick, and easy for over 40 years. Whether you work in network television, reality TV, feature films, commercials, or live events, we understand your industry on a granular level. And our expert team can create a solution tailored specifically to your situation.

Film & Television

Extreme Reach Crew Services has set the industry standard for payroll services to Production Companies, Producers, Production Accountants and Controllers Studios. Productions for Film & TV are constantly on the move and our software makes it possible to submit start forms and timecards from any location. Flexible and able to work within the parameters that the productions need us to adapt to workflow and conditions. Being a partner with an indie film.

Reality TV

Our suite of software digital, Digital Start & Timecards are conducive to Reality TV because of the nature of production schedules. Productions are all over the world and moving to multiple locations day to day and the fact that we can do everything online is beneficial to that industry.

The other aspect that is conducive to Reality TV is our customer service and accessibility to productions shooting all hours. We are fully accessible and we partner with our clients and are accessible 24 hours a day. We as a payroll company are very hands on in order to ease workflow and lift a lot of the burden and pain points.


Print has a quick turnaround time for when payroll is due. Our Hours-to-gross (HTG) software helps you avoid penalties and late fees and gets your employees paid on time.


Commercials have hard deadlines. LINX (HTG SOFTWARE) cuts payroll processing time to make sure you meet every deadline.

New Media

In the fast pace world of New Media (i.e. Webisodes), everything is online, so your payroll company should be too. Extreme Reach Crew Services is here to meet the needs of the fast pace digital world in which you live through our suite of online services.

Live Events

As your one stop payroll service provider, we handle every element of your festival and live events payroll by ensuring federal, state wage and hour law compliance, benefit contributions, and workers compensation insurance.

What We Do

  • Payroll

    We provide union and non-union payroll, payroll paperwork, taxes, deductions, and crew and performer union benefits contributions in all 50 states and Canada.

  • Labor Relations

    We’ll make sure your employees are paid in compliance with their respective collective bargaining agreements, and that payments and reporting to the relevant unions, guilds and trusts are accurate and made on time.

  • Health Services

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) makes doing business complicated. We’ll make it simple.

  • Employer of Record

    We’ll assume the role of Employer of Record (EOR) for temporary and contract workers in the entertainment & advertising industries, such as cast, crew, and support departments.

  • Production Accounting

    Our Luca production accounting software is a fully integrated paperless general ledger and payroll accounting package designed for Features and Television.


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