Production

Movie Magic Scheduling

Duration: 1 day

The creation of an effective and efficient schedule is crucial for any production and this course will take you from the start to the finish. Beginning with breaking down a drama script into elements, we will learn the key drivers of a great schedule and will have a step by step interactive introduction to Movie Magic 6 scheduling software. We will create a production schedule and learn how to manipulate it according to changes in a production. This course will also look at real-life problems that can occur on a drama shoot and how a first assistant director or production manager can handle them effectively.

This course is listed on ScreenSkills Skills Passport. You may be eligible for a bursary for up to £1,000 of training costs on all Skills Passport courses.

Course content

  • Key considerations for an effective and efficient schedule.
  • How to break down a drama script into key elements.
  • An interactive demo of Movie Magic 6.
  • How to create individual sheets, element and category managers and element linking.
  • How to manipulate and create the schedule using both the stripboard and calendar function.
  • How to design and print key reports and schedules.

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