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Academic: Showbiz Budgeting 8 Mac
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NOTICE! After you have purchased Showbiz Budgeting 8 (Academic), you must provide proof of full time enrollment or professorship in a college or university. Current photo identification or transcript is required. Purchaser must be the user; registration cannot be transferred. Please email your proof of enrollment to:

Our Price: $224.99
POS Item Number: 2527

Stock Status:In Stock

Availability:: Available for download within 24 hours
Product Code: 2406

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For any size or style of project from commercials, music video, feature film, television, corporate video, to post production, still photography and more, Showbiz Budgeting software handles the toughest budgeting problems. When production starts, Showbiz Budgeting keeps working too. Its built-in actualization tools lets you track purchase orders, petty cash envelopes, payroll and more, and when you?re wrapped Showbiz Budgeting delivers the reports you need to make your wrap package look sharp.

  • Jump-start your budget with the most comprehensive set of budget forms ever. Budget templates are included for Feature Film and Television, the AICP form, the AICE form, the CICP form, Corporate Videos. Also included are multi-column AICP forms that allow you to budget multiple locations or projects side by side.
  • From Prep: Create any type of budget from commercials, music video, feature film, TV, corporate video, post production, and still photography.
  • To Shoot: Showbiz Budgeting keeps working as well. Its built-in actualization tool lets you track purchase orders, petty cash envelopes, payroll and more.
  • To Wrap: Showbiz Budgeting delivers the reports you need to make your wrap package look sharp.
Take control of your runaway production and get Showbiz Budgeting today - Risk free.

The Academic Version can only be installed on one computer

To qualify for an Academic License:
1) You need to be a full-time college/university student or instructor
2) You must show a photo ID that shows expiration or a current class schedule
3) You as the student purchaser must be the user - an Academic version cannot be transferred to someone else


  • Fringes
    Point and Click, that's it. Simplicity with the power to define flat or percentage fringes for union names, overtime, P&W, and rate information for an unlimited number of cities or production modes.
  • Phases
    The Phases feature allows a budget to be split up into distinct segments for 'What if" scenarios. You can have Multi-city or Multi-country budget comparisons. You can also have a Budget, Working Budget, and Actual phase at one time on the same budget you're in complete control.
  • Flexible Crew Entry
    Showbiz Budgeting can define a crew schedule in days and hours. (For example: two 12-hour days and one 14-hour day.) Overtime can be calculated automatically according to the union assigned for each line.
  • Actuals
    Each budget contains estimates as well as actuals making it easy to see your estimated figures right alongside the actuals.
  • Detail Items
    You can enter as many individual cost items on each line as you like. The window can be split to show detail items and the budget simultaneously. Detail can be entered for the estimated side or actual side. Actual details can record whether the charge is a check, credit card, invoice, timecard. or petty cash. Showbiz Budgeting gives you the power to track it all.
  • Purchase Order System
    Keep track of your POs during or after production with the Purchase Order System. As actual cost items are entered, Showbiz Budgeting tallies the charges against each PO. When finishing actualization, you can print out a detailed PO log. You can also print the actual PO directly from Showbiz Budgeting.
  • Petty Cash System
    Showbiz Budgeting can keep you organized during prep, shoot, and wrap. The Petty Cash system helps you keep track of PC envelopes and all PC expenses. You can record cash transfers to and from the bank, or between envelopes. Running subtotals for each line number are always visible; and PC expenses are instantly plugged into the actual itself.
  • Printing/Reports
    In addition to the printing your Budget Summary, Accounts, and Details, Showbiz Budgeting can print out a plethora of detailed reports including: Cost Reports, Petty Cash Reports & Envelopes, Purchase Order Logs, and new Calendar; plus the PDF writer lets you e-mail reports to anyone in the world!
  • Superior Graphics
    An intuitive layout perfect for both seasoned veterans and first time filmmakers. Showbiz Scheduling has great looking schedules and industry-standard reports that use color, shape and icons to better communicate what's being shot and how.

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