2-Day Online Line Producing Workshop

Learn How To Produce Content at NYFA

Learn the nuts and bolts of Line Producing in a hands-on, immersive 2-Day Online Line Producing Workshop. All the key elements of production management for film, television, and new media projects are included. Participants will use the latest editions of industry-standard Movie Magic Scheduling and Movie Magic Budgeting software to create their own film budget and stripboard schedule. Workshop instruction begins with a full description of the job requirements and responsibilities of a Line Producer.

Workshop DescriptionWorkshop Name: 2-Day Online Line Producing Workshop

Whether learning these skills for the first time or seeking to brush up on the latest software and production management techniques, this workshop will equip participants with the tools and knowledge to help line producers pursue their passion.

Additional instruction will include the creation of call sheets, production reports, and time cards, as well as how to properly handle insurance, overtime, set operations, crew hiring, union and vendor interaction, and the importance of tax credits and production incentives.

Participants will then create a budget using Movie Magic Budgeting software. During this process, they will gain an understanding of the following facets of Line Producing:

  • Units of pay
  • Fringe benefits
  • The role of contingency
  • The importance of the top sheet

Prerequisites – This is an introductory workshop, no prerequisites are required, nor is any prior experience expected.

To learn more, request more information.

Times and Breakdown by Week

The workshop is offered on the weekend, both Saturday and Sunday. There are two classes each day:

  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Program and Software Requirements

This course requires the following software and equipment:

  • Laptop or desktop computer
  • Movie Magic Scheduling and Movie Magic Budgeting software ($300 using NYFA student discount code, shared during the course)

Students will own the Movie Magic Scheduling and Movie Magic Budgeting software even after the course is completed.


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