Course Overview

Led by Producer/Line Producer Steve Clark-Hall, this two-day course offers an in-depth, hands-on review of the Movie Magic software and the environment in which it is employed both in Film and TV.

No previous experience with MMB is required but basic computer literacy and a familiarity with Film / TV production basics is assumed.

Training will use a sample schedule with practical exercises to put the manipulation of the software into practice.

What does the Course Include:

  • Introduction to the principles of budgeting
  • Overview of Movie Magic Budgeting tools
  • The interface between the Movie Magic Schedule and Budget
  • Setting up and applying and working with: currencies, globals, fringes and groups
  • Setting up and using library
  • Setting up the topsheet
  • Contractual charges and tax incentives
  • Preparing for cost reports


By the end of the course you will have a greater understanding of the whole budgeting process and feel confident about starting to use Movie Magic Budgeting software on your own productions.


Who is this course for?

This course is designed for emerging producers, production managers and anyone in accounts or production and ADs moving over to production. This course assumes no prior experience in Movie Magic Budgeting Software, although participants with a rudimentary grasp of MMB7 might well take the course.


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Cost for the two-day course:

PG member: £299.33 + VAT(20%) = £359.20

Non-member: £380.45  + VAT(20%) = £456.54


We recognise that this is a challenging time for many in our industry for our members and we're keen to make this course accessible. So if cost is a barrier for you, please get in touch with us by emailing


MM10 Subscription

With thanks to Entertainment Partners, we can include the complimentary loan of a Movie Magic 10 licence for each attendee for the duration of the course.


The course will be interactive with cameras and microphones on and trainees will be encouraged to ask questions and join discussions, and, we hope, very much enjoy the training.


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Upcoming Sessions

1st-2nd June 2024
21st-22nd November 2024

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