The software listed here is used by professionals and will make your life easier when producing your film.
If you’re student or just plain poor then check out this free screenwriting and preproduction software platform.
This is what the pros use. Very intuitive and flexible.
Scheduling & Budgeting
The scheduler is FREE for shorts and indie films. Cheap upgrades put the power of a full production suite into your hands. This is what I have my students use to breakdown their scripts and schedule their productions.
EP Movie Magic Scheduling and Budgeting
This is professional-grade software for managing your production. Very powerful. The Instruction Manual is free to download if you want to learn more about how it works.
Full suite of production software.
The open source cross-platform 3D animation software that’s free to learn and use.