NFTS Leeds: Scheduling on Movie Magic: In Person

Short course


Quite simply this 1-day course is for production personnel who need to breakdown scripts and schedule using Movie Magic


In brief, the course covers:
• Getting started on the computer
• Creating, adding and deleting elements
• Element Information Window
• Inserting element quantities and IDs
• Renaming, moving and merging elements
• Printing out strips
• Clearing, cutting, copying and pasting strips
• Sorting and selecting strips (basis)
• Setting the calendar, setting the day breaks and banners
• Re-ordering and saving schedules
• Page set-up
• Picture information
• Printing out default schedules and DOOD
• Modifying reports and strips

About the Tutor:

Former Head of Production, Addie Orfila has over 22 years’ experience within TV and short film production. Starting as a trainee continuity announcer and then runner at ITV Yorkshire, Addie has worked her way up as 3rd AD, 1st AD, PM and Head of Production.  She has worked on all four of the big UK serial dramas and was HoP at Hollyoaks and Production Manager at Coronation Street for very successful tenures.  Having worked on shows such as HeartbeatTouch of Frost, Countdown, My Parents are Aliens, Emmerdale, Barking and Jinx, Addie has a large wealth of experience to draw from, is a mentor for Women in Film and Television, was a member of Channel 4’s Mentoring Diversity Network as well as trainer on the pan-industry Project Diamond Diversity monitoring scheme. When not delivering industry training she is also an Associate Lecturer at the Northern Film School. Addie designed and is currently delivering the Leadership Essentials course nationwide for HETV Drama Heads of Department on behalf of ScreenSkills, worked as a Production Executive for the BBC and works with Lavender Pictures, as a Production Executive, helping develop their slate of content.

Fees and funding options

Fees for this course are as follows:

Freelance Rate: £200

Corporate Rate: £395

How to apply

Application deadline: Coming Soon

This course is not currently open for applications.