Movie Magic Budgeting

Sat 9th 9:30am - Sun 10th Dec 2017 5:30pm
Members £225 Non-members £300 ( all plus VAT and ticketing fee)

Led by Line Producer / UPM Brian Donovan (King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Allied and Dracula), this course offers an in-depth, hands-on review of the Movie Magic software and the environment in which they are 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 training script with practical exercises to put the learning of the software info practice.

This course will include:

  • Introduction to budgeting
  • Overview of Movie Magic Budgeting
  • Introducing Movie Magic Budgeting to the schedule
  • Setting up and applying and working with: currencies, globals, fringes and groups
  • Setting up and using library
  • Setting up the topsheet
  • Working with the data at detail level
  • Contractual charges and tax incentives
  • Preparing for cost reports

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

This course is designed for emerging producers, production managers and anyone in accounts or production and ADs moving over to production.

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Forthcoming Courses

You can develop your skills through our training courses and seminars covering production and location management, accounts, post production, assistant directing and VFX. We are now taking bookings for the following courses. 

Movie Magic Budgeting
Sat 9th Dec 2017 9:30am

This course offers an in-depth, hands-on review of the Movie Magic Budgeting software and the environment in which it is employed.

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Introduction to working in the Locations Department
Sat 25th Nov 2017 9:30am

This two-day course will give you an insight into all aspects of what it takes to be a valuable member of the location team.

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Safety Management in Film & TV Production
Fri 23rd Feb 2018 9:30am

A one day course which has been designed and will be delivered by Media Safety Limited covering Health & Safety for those working in Film & TV Production.

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