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Movie Magic Scheduling and Budgeting

Tutors: Brian Donovan, Line Producer

Date: Saturday, April 6th, 2019

Duration: 4 days across 2 weekends: Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th, Saturday 13th, Sunday 14th April

Venue: Dublin TBC

Cost: €350

Course Profile:

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

Scheduling

This will enable them to compile their schedules in the most effective way and allow them to quickly, and confidently modify, 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

Budgeting

This will enable them to compile their budget in the most effective way and allow them to quickly, and confidently, modify 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 Budgeting downloaded and ready to use. Areas covered during this training include:

  • Overview of EP Movie Magic Budgeting
  • Introduction to Budgeting
  • Setting-up your Budget format
  • Exercise in Globals and Fringes
  • Budgeting Principles and Practices

Participant Profile:

This hands-on programme is aimed at film producers and production personnel who wish to create and edit schedules and budgets of all sizes for all types of productions.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online at www.screenskillsireland.ie by 12pm on Wednesday, 20th March, 2019. For further information please email fran.keaveney@screenskillsireland.ie.

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