Working as a Production Manager

Working as a Production Manager

First things first, working as a production manager is not easy. The job of the production manager requires a high level of organization and the ability to deal with high stress, fast paced situations. This job is not for everyone and should not be taken lightly. The role of the production manager is not a […]

Basic Sample Budget Added to Free Film Documents

Sample Budget

We have added a basic sample budget to the free film documents section of our website! This budget is an Excel document that is great when doing smaller budgets and can be expanded to any size. In case you don’t have or can’t afford Movie Magic Budgeting, this template will be very useful. The account […]

The Hollywood Reporter’s Producers Roundtable


It is time for another Hollywood Reporter Roundtable, this time it is the producers. A topic we need to cover more of on this site, this video is a great place to start. Producers don’t get the same recognition from the public that the films stars or directors get but, the producer plays one of […]

Why are Production Meetings Necessary?


Production meetings can be long and drawn out, they can sometimes be boring and maybe seem like a waste of time but I am a true believer in having them and having as many as you think your production will need. Holding a production meeting is the best way to get the key players of […]

Why Hiring Friends Isn’t Always Smart

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This is a quick post about a subject that has been on my mind a lot lately; hiring friends! So many people in this industry jump at the idea of hiring their friends but I want to talk about why this is a bad idea. I am not talking about working with people that you […]