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Movie Magic | Budgeting | Beginners | 2023

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Start DateDurationCostMax Participant Numbers
October 4th/5th2 Days€16012 per workshop
Budgeting | Beginners

Participants for the Budgeting sessions will need to sign up to the MMB10 programme with EP. They can do this with the one month free trial period’.


Budgeting – Beginners (2 x Days)
Why Do a Budget?
Setting up First MMB10 Budget
Taking Critical Assumptions and building the first set of Globals
Set up Groups and Fringes
Enter First Technician
Create Short Cuts
Populate the Technician accounts
Enter Cast and Extras
Set up Travel and living accounts
Set up short cut for Equipment accounts
Set up Tax Credit and Contractual Charges
Adjust the Budget
Sub budgets and Departmental budgets
Cost repor0ng/Split Screens

Learning outcomes

MM Budgeting | Beginners
At the end of this course the par0cipants should be fully conversant with setting up an MMB10 budget, applying the Local Tax Credit and how to use the System to manage their production.

Participant profile

Participants must have some knowledge of Production, be currently engaged in a Production role, be a freelance Producer wishing to upskill or engaged in a finance/accountancy role and wishing to cross skill.

MM Budgeting (Beginner): Participants must already own or sign up for, and install, the 1 x month free trial of MMB10 software with EP.

IMPORTANT: Access to subsidised workshops are only available to those resident in the Republic of Ireland.

Tutor information

Fresh off training international Producers for Netflix, Steve Clark-Hall is a renowned Film and TV producer with over 50 years industry experience and is dedicated to assisting the career development of young producers and production crew.

Steve runs Skyline Films with his partner Mairi Bett; as a production consultancy for major Film and TV companies globally, as UK Co-Producers, and developing original productions. They have worked in a variety of genres, budget levels and markets.

Materials/equipment/software needed

  • PC/Laptop with Movie Magic Installed
  • Movie Magic Budgeting is available to download for Free for a 30 day trial period. (DO NOT Download until workshops dates are confirmed and you have secured a place).
  • Stable Internet Access
  • Zoom



The Zoom workshop link will appear here once you have registered.

Dates and times of the course

MM BUDGETING x 2 Days | 10am – 4pm | Wednesday 4th & Thursday 5th October

If you haven’t already done so, please visit our Movie Magic Budgeting | Advanced page to fill out an Expression of Interest if you are interested in an additional 1 x Day workshop about budgeting for international projects.


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