Getting Started on Movie Magic Scheduling 6
A step-by-step guide to creating a preliminary production schedule
This book will give you a complete step-by-step method on how to create a shooting schedule from scratch, using the most popular film pre-production software Movie Magic Scheduling 6.
Whether you have done a full breakdown of your script in Final Draft® or simply exported your scene headings and characters, this guide will explain how to create your preliminary schedule in Movie Magic Scheduling (or first draft schedule) from a Final Draft file.
But more than a “Getting Started Manual” on how to use Movie Magic Scheduling, this guide will explain the logic and the method behind the creation of a shooting film schedule.
Easy to read, easy to follow, this pocket guide will cover, point-by-point, all the steps from importing a Final Draft script to creating your first draft schedule in Movie Magic Scheduling, including positioning your day break while taking into account the number of script pages shot every day and sorting your scenes.
This ebook, combined with our other title “Breaking Down your Script for Scheduling”, will give you a complete step-by-step method on how to create a shooting schedule from scratch, using the two most popular film pre-production software programmes on the market, Final Draft and Movie Magic Scheduling.
Designed for 1st & 2nd AD, Line Producer or New producers wishing to create a first shooting schedule overview
- Movie Magic Stripboard and Boneyard
- Creating your First Schedule
- Sorting the Strips
- Inserting Day Break
- Element Manager / Numbering Your Cast
- Finalising Your First Schedule
By the end of this guide you will be able to:
- Learn how to use the Movie Magic stripboard and boneyard
- Insert day breaks
- Sort your scenes based on different criteria (shooting time, cast order, etc.)
- Number your cast and finalise your first draft
Author: Leslie Tabuteau
Release Date: April 20, 2020
Download Format: PDF