John B. Finn has been in the film and entertainment industry for over two decades, working on such films as Lost In Translation, You’ve Got Mail and Garden State early in his film career. 

John is currently the Director of Calico Holdings, a dynamic company with a diverse portfolio of interests in film and television services, financial services, consumer goods, music and entertainment with a focus on social responsibility. 

Companies founded by John under the Calico umbrella include JFA Production Accounting and Indiepay, the fastest growing provider of payroll, tax credit and financial services for the entertainment industry. The firms’ credits include Inside Amy Schumer, Broken Flowers, Carol, All Is Lost, Moonrise Kingdom, and The Station Agent.

A desire to further refine entertainment industry accounting processes led John to collaborate on and develop Indieware™, a multi-platform, double-entry accounting software system. This innovation further highlights John’s commitment to working with production executives, producers and production accountants to help manage payroll, budgeting, accounting and tax compliance on thousands of independent and major studio productions. 

John also founded The National Association of Productions Accountants (NAPA), an organization dedicated to educating and guiding its members in the policy and procedures of production accounting within the entertainment industry.

John plays bass guitar and fronts Esquela, an American rock band. His deep love and appreciation of music led to the founding of the much beloved annual Livestock Music Festival in the Catskills region of New York.