Tom Kane's

Film Production Workshop

Film Scheduling Software

EP/Movie Magic Film Scheduling Software

Movie Magic Film Scheduling Software enables you, the Assistant Director (AD), to have all the tools of your trade at your fingertips. Use it to create Breakdowns, Shooting Schedules, Production Boards, Call Sheets and Production Reports. You'll be able to prepare the Production Schedule, make endless changes to that Schedule, and run the set, while ensuring that everyone knows what they're supposed to be doing when, where and why.

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Film Budgeting Software

EP/Movie Magic Budgeting

The primary function of the Unit Production Manager (UPM) at the beginning of Pre-Production is creating the budget. Movie Magic Film Budgeting makes budgeting productions of any type or size easier and faster. The software functions as an automatic check list, providing all the categories necessary to create a working film budget so that as the UPM, you will have covered the costs of every item. With film budgeting software you can easily monitor these costs and make adjustments throughout all phases of production, including pre- and post-production.

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Screenwriting Software

Final Draft Screenwriting Software

Screenwriting software applications combine powerful word processing with professional script formatting in one self-contained, easy-to-use package. There is no need to learn about script formatting rules - screenwriting software automatically paginates and formats your script to industry standards as you write. Final Draft is the industry standard, but there are many different screewriting softwares available for every writer. 

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Film/Video Storyboard Software

FrameForge Storyboard Software

Storyboard software for motion picture production is designed to enable advanced visualization of the film or video project before the actual shooting takes place. By going beyond the classic technique of pen and paper storyboarding, storyboard software will incorporate still images and small media files. Advanced storyboard software should take into account planned camera set-ups and only present scene views that are possible to achieve.

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About Tom

Tom Kane, film producerTom Kane has had a long and distinguished career in the film and television industry. As a Producer, Production Manager and Assistant Director, his clients have included Twentieth Century Fox, Miramax Films, Columbia Pictures...

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Resource Links

Directors Guild of America (DGA)
www.dga.org

Producers Guild of America (PGA)
www.producersguild.org

Writers Guild of America (West)
www.wga.org

Writers Guild of America (East)
www.wgaeast.org

Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
www.sag.org