Producing: Movie Magic Budgeting & Scheduling

Learn Movie Magic Budgeting & Scheduling, the recognised industry standard software for scheduling and budgeting films and TV drama, and transform your producing skills.

Taught by working industry professionals through a combination of lectures, practical demonstrations using computer projection, group tutorials and one-to-one tuition, incorporating valuable advice from a professional producer's point of view; you leave with a thorough understanding of how to use Movie Magic.

SPECIAL OFFER:  LFA Producing Package – 10 days for just £995!

Benefit from 10 days of hands-on training and save £245! (Total £995 instead of £1,240). To get this offer, simply apply for each of the following courses seperately via the links below: 

Once you have booked all three courses, please contact our admissions team on: +44 (0) 20 7386 7711 / admissions@londonfilmacademy.com , and they will guide you through the payment process. You don't have to take the courses in any particular order, just as long as all three courses are taken within 12 months.

COURSE OVERVIEW

Duration: 4 days
Hours: 10:00 - 17:00

Learn Movie Magic Budgeting & Scheduling, the recognised industry standard software for scheduling and budgeting films and TV drama, and transform your producing skills.

Taught by working industry professionals through a combination of lectures, practical demonstrations using computer projection, group tutorials and one-to-one tuition, incorporating valuable advice from a professional producer's point of view, you leave with a thorough understanding of how to use Movie Magic.

Course Structure

Day 1

  • Lecture - Basics of scheduling principles
  • Introduction to using Movie Magic Scheduling software
  • Practical scheduling project - under tutor guidance, students individually schedule a 10 minute film script using Movie Magic Scheduling

Day 2

  • Students complete inputting the script into Movie Magic Scheduling
  • Using Movie Magic reports
  • Feedback on schedules and comparison with the actual schedule used for the film

  • Student led session to re-visit any specific areas.

Day 3

  • Lecture - Basics of budgeting principles
  • Introduction to using Movie Magic Budgeting
  • Practical budgeting project - under tutor guidance, students individually budget a 10 minute film script using Movie Magic Budgeting

Day 4

  • Students complete inputting the script into Movie Magic Budgeting
  • More complex uses of Move Magic Budgeting
  • Student led session to re-visit any specific areas

Course Goals

  • Feel confident using both Movie Magic Scheduling and Budgeting software on your own productions.

Movie Magic Budgeting & Scheduling are complementary packages: information in scheduling may be exported to budgeting to assist in the process of costing the project. Please note that this Movie Magic software replaces Entertainment Partners Scheduling and Budgeting, the former industry standard software for production management. 

While on the course and for one month after you will receive complementary membership with LFA networking Filmmaker's Club.

For further information email shortcourses@londonfilmacademy.com or call LFA on +44 (0)207 386 7711 to book your place over the phone with a credit/debit card.

Want to learn more about what it takes to be a Producer? Join our Producing Foundation and spend 5 days getting a complete overview of the development process.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To book your place on this course please:
Apply online or 
Apply by post, print out the application form and post to London Film Academy, 52A Walham Grove, London, SW6 1QR, email admissions@londonfilmacademy.com or fax to 0207 381 6116. As soon as we've received your application we’ll send you a confirmation email containing payment details. Please check your ‘Junk Mail’ folder if you appear to have not received this email.

ENTRY CRITERIA

  • All applicants must be fluent in English: English Language Level: Upper Intermediate
  • Minimum age 18

VISA REQUIREMENTS

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Alternatively please call us on +44 (0) 20 7386 7711 or email us info@londonfilmacademy.com for more information.