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The industry standard in production budgeting.

Simplify your production budgeting, estimating, and reporting with the industry’s most used budgeting solution.

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Enjoy the industry’s most trusted budgeting solution.

With an innovative cost estimation tool used by production teams around the world and newly designed, intuitive dashboard, you can now quickly and easily create, edit, and manage professional budgets for any size production—anytime, anywhere. Designed with a deep understanding of the complexities of production and the ever-changing issues facing finance professionals, Movie Magic Budgeting makes it easy to import your existing budgets, estimate incentives, compare budgets across multiple locations, run complex cost analyses, and much more.

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See the big picture with simple, real-time data access.

  • Get the cloud-based, real-time data you need to easily manage multiple production budgets, check-in during production, and ensure you’re making the best decisions for your production.
  • Streamline setting up new projects with cloud-synched libraries; your most frequently used setup items are always just a click away.
  • Access and manage the most up-to-date information and reports for all your production budgets—both online and offline—wherever your production takes you.
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Fast, flexible, and 100% configurable.

  • Build powerful custom reports with the exact views you need. Easily drag and drop elements, add and remove columns, exclude certain categories, and view a preview screen to see exactly what your final report will look like.
  • Get the industry’s most flexible, nimble and responsive solution with multiple options to resize and rearrange windows inside the application, high resolution display support and a new, clean modern UI.
  • Compare complex cost requirements and scenarios, easily find and edit projections, and manage amort and pattern budgets using one convenient dashboard.
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Utilize smart tools. Create categories to keep everything organized and easily accessible.

  • Infinitely customizable rule sets let you build whatever fringes, cutoffs, and globals you need for your specific production. Plus, once they’re built you can easily toggle them on and off and watch your budget update in real time.
  • Integration with SmartAccounting lets you securely bring your production budget into your accounting environment to help track actuals and ensure your chart of accounts is aligned between the tools.
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The highest degree of data security in the industry.

  • EP’s military-level data security program includes advanced product and internal protections to make sure your data is secure.
  • Only EP encrypts data in cloud-based storage, so data is protected both in transit and at rest.

"Know what they're doing, not just payroll but residuals, stunt player insurance, guilds, and prices are competitive. Nice people too."

Graham J.
Production Executive

"Nothing has ever been wrong. Other payroll services are such a pain. I think the ONE time I needed to call EP, everything was taken care of immediately. Best in the biz right here!"

Brittney B.

Movie Magic Budgeting

Manage all your production budgets - anytime, anywhere.

See for yourself why Movie Magic Budgeting is the industry’s most trusted, cloud-synced budgeting and cost estimating solution.

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