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Movie Magic Scheduling

Tutors: Brian Donovan, Line Producer

Date: Monday, June 14th, 2021

Duration: Monday 14th to Friday 18th June 2021 (09.30 - 12.30)

Venue: Online

Cost: €250

Course Profile:

Participants will be taught the time-saving facilities of EP Movie Magic Scheduling, the industry’s most widely used scheduling software.


This course, run in partnership with Screen Skillnet, will enable participants to compile their schedules in the most effective way and allow them to modify quickly, and confidently, their work when required. The training sessions will utilise and provide considerable background information to put the practical use of the software clearly into perspective. Participants will be allocated a computer each, which will have EP Movie Magic Scheduling downloaded and ready to use. Areas covered during this training include:

  • Overview of EP Movie Magic Scheduling
  • Introduction to Scheduling
  • Marking-up a Script
  • Inputting Information
  • Scheduling Procedures
  • Reporting

Please note: Every participant will need a *laptop/computer, camera, microphone, speaker and good broadband. If you do not have Movie Magic Scheduling, SSI can provide a temporary copy for use on the course.

Participant Profile:

This hands-on programme, run in partnership with Screen Skillnet, is aimed at production personnel who wish to create and edit schedules of all sizes for all types of productions. Priority will be given to roles, such as Producers, Production crew and Assistant Directors, that use the software as part of their everyday roles.

The course is limited to 8 participants. 

Screen Skills Ireland courses are open to all regardless of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or disability.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online at by 12noon on Friday 28th May. For further information please or

For technical difficulties with the online system please email

Applications for this course are limited and we expect a high volume of applications.  Applications without a CV will not be considered for selection.

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