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Payroll & Accounting Newsletter March 2016
Dear Subscriber,

In this edition of the Payroll & Accounting newsletter, we look at sustainability best practice within the production industry, and improving our own carbon footprint through our Digital Production Office
® initiative.

We celebrate the emerging talent in the industry by covering the National Film and Television School Industry Awards and Graduation Screenings. We also feature the Berlinale Film Festival and European Film Market where Sargent-Disc supported Screen International's festival reception, and bring you the winners of the 2016 RTS Programme Awards and BAFTAs.

Finally, we are participating on the panel of the Production Guild event 'Auto Enrolment - setting up pensions for productions', and holding a number of Digital Purchase Order, Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling and Vista Accounting training courses. Read on to find out more.
Controlling Environmental Cost in the Production Industry
Film and television production provides an international platform through which to encourage sustainability best practice. Sargent-Disc hopes to raise awareness of the issues, and solutions for sustainability within the industry through our own Digital Production Office® initiative.
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2016 RTS Programme Awards
The 2016 RTS Programme Awards took place on Wednesday 22nd March, celebrating a range of talent across television.
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National Film and Television School Industry Awards 2016
Sargent-Disc attended the National Film and Television School 2016 Graduation Screenings at the Picturehouse Central in Soho on Wednesday 24th February. 
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2016 BAFTA Film Awards
Hosted by Stephen Fry, The 2016 BAFTA Film Awards took place on Sunday 14th February at the Royal Opera House in London.
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Berlinale Film Festival and the European Film Market 2016
Sargent-Disc supported and attended the Screen International reception celebrating the opening of the Berlin International Film Festival and the European Film Market (EFM).

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Academic Partnership Update
Sorcha Bradford, one of this year's Sargent-Disc's scholars, let us know what she has been up to over the past few months.

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Our Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling courses are approved by Creative Skillset. Eligible applicants can access up to 80% of course costs from their Management and Leadership Bursary scheme.

Introduction to Movie Magic Scheduling:

Introduction to Movie Magic Budgeting:

Introduction to Vista Accounting:

Each training session lasts for approximately 3 hours and takes place at our offices at Pinewood Studios. Please get in touch with us for private or bespoke training requirements.

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Auto Enrolment - Setting up Pensions for Productions
This evening session for Production Guild members will run through everything you need to know about pension auto enrolment for production. Expert speakers include, Neil Esselmont - Head of Inudustry Liaison, The Pensions Regulator, Seth Roe - Solicitor, Wiggin LLP, and Laurence Sargent, Director, Sargent-Disc.

Date: Thursday 14th April
Time: 6 - 8.30pm
Place: Wiggin

Please contact the Production Guild for more information.


Digital Purchase Order Walkthrough
Join our free online walkthrough of Digital Purchase Order (DPO) on 7th April at 5pm (BST) to learn how to use the award-winning, cloud based procurement system.

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 About Sargent-Disc
Founded in 1986, Sargent-Disc is an award-winning provider of payroll and residuals, auto enrolment, accounting services and production software for the entertainment industry. As the European affiliate of Entertainment Partners, Sargent-Disc distributes and provides training on EP software, such as movie Magic Budgeting, Movie Magic Scheduling and Vista Accounting.

Sargent-Disc's advanced online payroll platform, SD Online, is used worldwide throughout the entertainment industry on productions ranging from low budget documentaries and commercials, through to major Hollywood blockbusters.
During development, in production or in post, Sargent-Disc delivers a wealth of budgeting and production accounting experience and industry knowledge.

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With Sargent-Disc's award-winning payroll team operating your payroll you can control costs and divert valuable resources back to your core business.

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Sargent-Disc provides bespoke training on industry standard production software Movie Magic Budgeting, Movie Magic Scheduling and Vista Accounting.

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Sargent-Disc distributes Entertainment Partners' software Movie Magic Budgeting, Movie Magic Scheduling and Vista Accounting throughout Europe.

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