Meet David Cutbill

Principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP

David Cutbill is the U.S. Audit & Enterprise Risk Services Media and Entertainment Leader. He has worked in the media and entertainment industry for more than 26 years in both Europe and the United States. His experience at Deloitte and another large firm includes external and internal audits, financial and operational consulting, acquisition due diligence, and public offerings.

He has worked extensively with all of the major studios and many of the independent film and television companies that provide a deep understanding of the business and economics of film and television production and distribution across theatrical, home entertainment, television and digital.

David has conducted industry briefing and strategy sessions for companies looking to make investments in the Media and Entertainment space.  He has also performed due diligence related to many acquisitions, and assisted clients with post-merger integration, including film and television producers, a major sports cable network, television stations groups, and other cable channels. He has also helped lenders in connection with large film slate financings by reviewing the operations of the film divisions (domestic and international theatrical and home video, free and pay television).

Given his deep and extensive industry background, David serves as a subject matter specialist in the media and entertainment industry within Deloitte. He assists engagement teams and also leads many internal industry initiatives, such as the development of the Media & Entertainment Risk Map and the Content Franchise Initiative.

David holds an Honors Degree in Mathematics and Computing from the University of Durham.

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