Final Draft is the Film & TV Industry standard screenplay software, used in 95% of Hollywood productions.
Dewi's Training Course covers Final Draft's use as
Entertainment Partners Movie Magic Scheduling is the industry standard script breakdown and scheduling software.
Dewi's Training Course covers its use by Production Managers and Assistant Directors, suitable for working professionals and industry entrants. Topics include:
Entertainment Partners Movie Magic Budgeting 7 (aka Legacy) is the industry leading budget estimation software, required by Netflix, most broadcasters & film funding organisations.
Dewi's Training Course is suitable for Producers, Production Managers and Production Accountants, covering the astonishing budgeting tools within the software. Topics include:
New Movie Magic Budgeting has just been released by Entertainment Partners, and is the new version for this industry leading budget estimation software.
The software has been updated with a new GUI and a cloud based workflow.
Dewi's Training Course is suitable for those wishing to acquaint themselves with the updated software.
The course is also suitable for Producers, Production Managers and Production Accountants new to MMB, covering the astonishing budgeting tools within the software. Topics include:
I worked for nearly thirty years in the UK & Worldwide on 150+ award winning Feature Films, TV Dramas & Documentaries.
As Line Producer I managed complex and demanding productions in the UK and abroad, with budgets from micro budget up to £8m.
As an Assistant Director I ran film sets on four continents with Award Winning crews & StarTalent, with crowds of up to 30,000 extras.
I Produced prime time drama for a Top 5 UK Indie, on ITV and Sky. I produced my own Feature Films & Short Films for international release through Garland Stone Productions
I am Senior Lecturer in Producing at the Film & TV School Wales. I teach MA and BA Level modules specialising in Producing and Production Management skills. I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority and NEBOSH qualified in Health & Safety.
I was Course Leader for Producing at RSICA - Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts, Jordan (2008-2013), the only European faculty member.
I was employed by the former Head of the American Film Institute, Dr. Jamie Hindman & Head of USC Film School, Dean Elizabeth Daley.
RSICA was named “one of the top ten film schools outside the US” (Hollywood Reporter 2010). Dewi's website.
Additionally I am a published author, with my guide "Creating a Film & TV Budget "now on sale, with further books planned.
I have been providing software training on these programs since 2003, in universities, film schools, and to industry professionals.
Thus the level of knowledge & experience I can train ranges from absolute beginner to seasoned industry professional.
I work both independently and as official trainer for major industry organisations in the UK & Europe.
I train regularly at the National Film & TV School (Short Course Unit).
I have been the regular trainer for BECTU (London and Wales) ,and The Royal Film Commission, Jordan.
Clients for whom I have provided bespoke training and workflow planning for their production teams include BBC Wales, Rondo, and BBC Scotland.
In 2020 I have been running online courses on Zoom for such clients as Sgil Cymru, Screenskills and Moviesoft for corporate clients including Netflix Europe.
Contact me to discuss and book me for:
Half or Full Day Training Sessions, working on your computers, at your offices or online, in your choice of these softwares:
Please send a message or call me directly:
UK: 07831 554421
International: +44 78 31 55 44 21
I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks. Dewi Griffiths