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Film & TV Courses
Short course / 14 February 2023

Budgeting on Movie Magic

Course details

  • Location
  • Duration
    1 Day
  • Commitment
    Full Time
  • Dates
    14 February 2023
  • Application Deadline
    January 23rd 2023
  • Course Leader
    Dewi Griffiths


Dewi Griffiths (The X Files, Star Hunter) has worked on productions across Europe and North America. Griffiths adopted Movie Magic Budgeting when working as a Production Manager and  Line Producer on ITV Network dramas such as The Flint Street Nativity and highly complex episodic drama series including Dream Team and Mile High for Sky TV. As a Production Manager, Line Producer, and Producer running his own company, Griffiths installed Movie Magic Scheduling and Budgeting workflows on all his productions. He continues to help set up such workflows in major BBC and independent television projects as well as to train Movie Magic Scheduling and Budgeting for Sargent Disc, BECTU, and at a number of academic and industry organisations including the NFTS.

Course Description

This specialized course is for production personnel seeking a working knowledge of how to use Movie Magic Budgeting. It is aimed at those looking to transform their producing skills by learning how to use this product to its full potential..

Participants will have individual, hands-on access to the software throughout the course.

The course covers, among other things:

  • Selecting a format for your budget
  • Entering your budget data
  • Navigating the Top Sheet, Account and Detail levels
  • Fringes
  • Using sub-groups
  • Coping with foreign currencies
  • Amending your budget
  • Redrafting your budget
  • Printing from MM

Entry requirements

Applicants must be 18+ years old and have a strong command of the English language, as the course will be delivered in English.

How to apply

The applicants need to complete an online application form, in which they will elaborate on their professional background, education and experience and explain what their goals are and why they are applying for the course.

Application deadline: January 23rd 2023

Maximum student numbers: 12 participants


250 euros. All 2023 tuitions will be covered by Oxbelly.

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