Sat 19th Oct 9:30am - Sun 3rd Nov 2019 5pm

Cost for both weekends - PG Members £495 | Non-members £630 (all plus VAT and ticketing fee)

Movie Magic Scheduling: Sat 19th & Sun 20th October 2019 - SOLD OUT

Movie Magic Budgeting: Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd November 2019 - SOLD OUT

Book both weekends for a 10% discount - (No longer available as both are now full)

Both Movie Magic weekends - PACKAGE NOT AVAILABLE 

Production Guild member rate £495 plus VAT and ticketing fee
Non-member rate £630 plus VAT and ticketing fee

Movie Magic Scheduling Sat 19th & Sun 20th Oct 2019 - SOLD OUT

Production Guild member rate £275.00 plus VAT and ticketing fee.
Non – member rate £350.00 plus Vat and ticketing fee

Movie Magic Budgeting Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd Nov - SOLD OUT 

Production Guild member rate £275.00 plus Vat and ticketing fee.
Non – member rate £350.00 plus Vat and ticketing fee

Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden Park, Hercules Way, Hertfordshire, WD25 7GS

Run across two weekends by leading producer Steve Clark-Hall, participants are encouraged to attend both in order to fully appreciate how Movie Magic Scheduling and Budgeting are integrated. No previous experience with either is required but basic computer literacy and a familiarity with Film / TV production basics is assumed. This in-depth and hands-on course is designed for people working in production, especially: emerging producers, line producers, production managers, accountants, and emerging 1st ADs. 

Training includes practice in breaking down a narrative script and extracting data from the script at a level of detail required to build industry standard budgets and schedules. 


  • Overview of script to budget process
  • Reviewing the key principles of breaking down a script
  • Overview of key components and tools within Movie Magic Scheduling
  • The technical analysis of scripts to provide the data for Movie Magic Schedules
  • Designing and exporting reports including DOODS


  • 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 scheduling and budgeting process and feel confident about starting to use both Movie Magic Scheduling and Budgeting software on your own productions.

    Where required, laptops and software will be provided for use during the course. 

    Need help with funding for training?

    If you are looking for help to cover course fees there are several organisations that may be able to help you. For more information, click here. 

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