Download these Free Film Budget Templates to help you create your own Film Making Budget easily. To explore more choices, check out our post on Business Budget Templates. The term Film Budgeting is a process of estimation and allocation of expenses to produce a film or shoot a movie. The preparation of the budget for a movie starts when the screenwriter creates an idea or story for the film. After reviewing the story, the director, producer, and other staff members decide on the names of the actors. Moreover, it also includes location, type, along with the shooting of the movie.