Budgeting and Scheduling Software
Most studio productions and reasonably well funded independent film productions utilize budgeting and scheduling software designed specifically for the movie industry. While software is certainly not mandatory, it can simplify paperwork and pay for itself quickly in time savings. These software packages can track every element of your budget, schedule, and production strip boards, and many of the necessary purchase orders, employee forms, and any other related paperwork for any size production. The following program dealers have excellent Web site information that includes pricing and system requirements to run the programs. Some of these software programs can be found at:
Virtually all of these packages are available for downloading off the Internet, and each one is well worth investigating.