End-to-end production and financial management solutions for TV and Film
We enable our clients to dedicate more time to making brilliant, award-winning content
We improve business performance by providing companies with total financial visibility and control over their operations
KAI Consulting are specialists in TV and Film Production Management. Passionate about the creative industry, we're a leading global provider of financial management solutions for some of the world's largest and most dynamic production companies. We offer invaluable solutions and advice to businesses that want to maintain a competitive edge in an ever-expanding and fast-changing landscape.
Specialists in TV and Film Production Management for nearly two decades.
Over 50% of the turnover of UK Indie productions is managed using our solution.
- Deliver the industry standard production management solution globally
- Ensure our clients remain competitive on the international stage
- Constantly innovate and evolve our products to best serve our clients
- Provide exceptional service
With help from our clients, we developed OctopusPMI, the most advanced production management tool, specifically for production companies.
Get accurate real-time costs to compare against your original and forecast budgets, and have total financial visibility over your operations, whether that's one company or multiple divisions.
Next Level Efficiency
Take the pressure out of the paper chase with our seamless purchase-to-pay solutions. Our integrated approach to production and finance eliminates duplication of effort.
Cutting Edge Technology
View production costs via the mobile app anytime, anywhere. POs, expenses and authorisation with just a few taps. Capture expenses and scan documents.
Our dedicated project managers ensure fast, professional and pain-free implementation with minimal impact on the operation of your business.
We offer customised training from industry experts, and ongoing support to optimise our production management solutions for your company.
We discovered a gap in the production industry space: no nonsense, easy-to-use production accounting software and a crucial bridge between production and finance. OctopusPMI delivers accurate, real-time and integrated financial information.
Unique Central Management
Get a complete picture of production costs.
Eliminate duplication. With OctopusPMI, finance and production are looking at the same data.
Control and track rolling forecasts on a production-by-production basis.
Production Budgeting and Planning
Be more efficient with budgeting and planning tools that integrate seamlessly with your finance system.
Purchase Orders and Invoices
Save time and paper with digital authorisation.
Expenses and Advances
Digitally manage cash transactions quickly and easily.
Centralised Management Reporting
HMRC VAT returns, profit and loss and balance sheets at the click of a button.
Manage your divisions as a group, or as individual production companies. And manage your companies by department.
Scan invoices, attach files, and receipts in office or on-the-go with the mobile app. Everything is stored securely within OctopusPMI.
Work with multiple currencies and in multiple languages within any production.
Export data and reports quickly and easily to Excel if you need to.
Resource Management Module
Allocate resources efficiently and easily log time against productions, including holiday and sick days.
Consolidate supplier payments across all productions, digitally authorise and integrate with online banking.
Fully integrated with the Sage Line 500/1000 ERP systems, we are also position ready to integrate with Oracle© and SAP©.
Turn insights into action with relevant analysis of your business performance.
Be Audit Ready
Full audit control and archive within OctopusPMI, with digital documentation accepted by HMRC directly from OctopusPMI.
Our KAI Consultants have outstanding knowledge of the industry, service response time, and a second-to-none technical support team.
On-Premise or Cloud Based
OctopusPMI is flexible and can be hosted on-premise or in the cloud.
Who is it for?
OctopusPMI drives efficiency and best practice in your production workflows and improves business performance at every level.