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Get started for free, today
You've just started a project and you're already overwhelmed? That's why we're here. We give you free access to our basic production management tools: Get your team members together, find your cast and crew, set up your tasks and deadlines, track your financing and budget projections, and start promoting your vision to the world. And did we mention this was free?
Grow when you're ready
When you're ready, our BetaPlus tools will, with a couple of clicks, turn your screenplay into a working project schedule. You and your team can refine that schedule, build your breakdown tables, build your budget, lay out your storyboards and turn them into animatics, and build reports for all your stakeholders. And all at a remarkably affordable price.
Basic budgets
Locations
Equipment
Documents
Team members
Cast & crew
Tasks
Profile
Stripboards
Breakdown
Assistant
Animatics
Full budgets
Shot lists
Storyboards
Reports
No film is an island
Build your team
Invite your core team members to join you -- at no cost to you or them -- and give them exactly the access to your project that their jobs required. Everyone can do what they need to do, but you stay in charge.
Find a group
ProductionNext groups are designed to help you connect with other filmmakers in your area, share your work with them, and make your participation in those groups even better than before.
Join the community
We can connect you and your work to the broader filmmaking community (without giving up any privacy or security, of course). Share and promote your productions, find new colleagues, and learn more about your craft.
Profiles
Updates
CrewSearch
Q&A
Messaging
Journals
Videos
Classifieds
What are our members up to?
Ask our members about ProductionNext!
"ProductionNext is rapidly proving itself to be the perfect, accessible answer for filmmakers' production needs. It provides everyone on your team a fast, easy, reliable way to do their work!"
LORRAINE MONTEZ
Abundant Productions
"ProductionNext proved to be invaluable as we put together our feature film. It's never been easier or more accessible. ProductionNext is now our go-to program for our future projects!"
MARK T. SCHWAB
Diamond in the
Rough Films
"ProductionNext is a really great tool! To have budgets, shot lists, stripboards, crew and cast calls, and location information, all in one place, makes everything seamless!"
JOANNE BUTCHER
Consulting Producer
How do we stack up against the competition?
PAID PROJECTS
Production
Next
Movie Magic Scene-
chronize
Celtx Studio
Binder
Yamdu
Pricing

$9.95 / month

$99.95 / year

$788* $150 for team features

$29 - $49 / month

$179 - $479 / year

$29 - $99
/ user / month
$5 - $49 / month
Users and team members Unlimited 1 1 Unlimited 1* 5*
Projects Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited 10+ 1
Key production tools

Scheduling

Budgeting

Breakdown

Scheduling

Budgeting

Scheduling

Breakdown

Scheduling*

Budgeting*

Breakdown*

Scheduling

Breakdown

Scheduling

Breakdown

Movie Magic:

* Purchase price of Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling.

†: Package includes two software licenses for one user.

Celtx:

* Breakdown, scheduling, and budgeting requires a $29 / month (minimum) plan.

StudioBinder:

* Team members are available with company plans starting at $249 / month.

Yamdu:

* Unlimited team members are available for $49 / month.

†: Unlimited projects are available with company plans starting at $169 / month.

 
FREE PROJECTS
Production
Next
Movie Magic Scene-
chronize
Celtx Studio
Binder
Yamdu
Free projects
(after free trial)
Unlimited NONE Unlimited 3 1 0
Team members on free projects Unlimited NONE 0 Unlimited (with limitations) 0 0
Free, unlimited
access to:

Basic projects

Team members

Member permissions

Financing & budget projections

Tasks

Cast & crew

Locations

Document storage

Contacts

Sharable videos

Sharable journals

Equipment

Props et al

Calendars

NOTHING

Stripboard

Breakdown

Script locations

Reports

Contacts

Screenwriting

Index cards

Storyboards

Contacts

Schedule half your screenplay

Ten breakdown items

Ten shots

Call sheets for half your screenplay

Contacts

NOTHING
Celtx:

†: Free-plan team members can see, but not create, index cards and storyboards.

Join ProductionNext and see for yourself!

Here's the deal — While we're in our Beta stage:

  • Just by joining, you can, at no cost, create an unlimited number of basic projects. Build your budget projections, cast and crew, tasks, locations, documents, and a lot more — in general, everything you need to get your project well underway. You can also invite any number of team members to join you in these projects, at no cost to them or you.
  • You can, at any time, upgrade your membership and get access to our BetaPlus tools, which will give you stripboards, breakdown, full budget tools, reports, shot lists, and a lot more. You'll get a 7-day free trial on these tools — good for all of your projects — and you can sign up for either monthly or annual subscription plans.
  • You can become a member of any project created by other ProductionNext members, completely free.
  • You can make full use of the site's community services: CrewSearch, Q&A, Classified ads, posting public videos and journal entries, and "follow" services, so you can be notified when other members are active on the site.
  • Student / educational pricing is available at up to 75% off — email us at filmschools@productionnext.com for more information.