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Software and Training Newsletter, May 2016

Sargent-Disc at Cannes

Dear Subscriber,

In this edition of our Software & Training newsletter, we introduce EP Financial Solutions' new Global Incentives Map. We also look forward to Cannes, where Sargent-Disc will participate in the EP Global Incentives webinar.

We announce the upcoming release of Digital Travel Authorisations, designed to simplify the process of arranging travel on production. Finally, read on for more information about our Movie Magic and Vista software services and future training opportunities, including online demos of Digital Purchase Order.

Sargent-Disc at Cannes



Sargent-Disc is delighted to announce its attendance at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, based once again at La Plage Royale.

The 69th Festival de Cannes will run from 11th May to the 22nd, with over 190 screenings taking place throughout.

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EP Financial Solutions Global Incentives Map



EP Financial Solutions have unveiled their new Global Incentives Map, designed to make researching and securing tax incentives simpler.

With features available to compare by jurisdiction, it ensures that you find the incentives that benefit your production most.

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Digital Travel Authorisations


As part of the Digital Production Office®, Sargent-Disc is pleased to announce Digital Travel Authorisations.

Created to make the process of arranging travel on production simpler, costs are viewed and approved within DPO, and then sent directly to the travel agent.

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Sargent-Disc Training

From our offices in Pinewood Studios, Sargent-Disc offers a range of training courses on EP software tailored to your requirements. Skillset bursaries are available for eligible freelancers and permanently employed applicants.

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Introduction to Vista Accounting
Location: Pinewood Studios
Date: 14 June 2016 and 14 July 2016
Time: 10:00
Fees: n/a

Introduction to Movie Magic Scheduling

Location: Pinewood Studios
Date: 15 June 2016 and 13 July 2016
Time: 10:00
Fees: £250 (plus VAT)

Introduction to Movie Magic Budgeting

Location: Pinewood Studios
Date: 15 June 2016 and 13 July 2016
Time: 14:30
Fees: £250 (plus VAT)

Email to book your place or to discuss your training requirements.

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Digital Purchase Order Demo



Controlling cost is crucial when managing a project. Digital Purchase Order allows you to control and approve expenses in a simple and efficient way.

Join our next online demo to find out how Digital Purchase Order can simplify your purchase order workload. Email details.

A Global Vista integration with Digital Purchase Order will soon be available. Contact the team for more information.

How to get the software


Media Production Show


Our reseller network

Choose from a list of resellers throughout Europe

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Order online

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Sargent-Disc will be attending the 2016 Media Production Show on 9th and 10th June, and will also be producing a seminar on Controlling Financial and Environmental Costs on Production.

Date: Thursday 9th June
Time: 12.00pm

Contact a member of the team for more information or to arrange a meeting.


Software support

Sargent-Disc provides remote and telephone support in Europe for Entertainment Partners’ software. Using remote support software our dedicated team can bring their know-how directly to your desktop in real time from our offices in the United Kingdom.

If you need assistance email
or call +44 (0)1753 630300


Welcome Alasdair


Alasdair Wilson has recently joined Sargent-Disc as Sales and Marketing Co-Ordinator. His key area of responsibility is managing the direct sales of software and services. We would like to welcome Alasdair to the Sargent-Disc team!

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About Sargent-Disc

Founded in 1986, Sargent-Disc provides a full range of payroll, accounting and software services tailored to the needs of your production. As an Entertainment Partners affiliate, Sargent-Disc distributes EP software such as Movie Magic Budgeting, Movie Magic Scheduling and Vista Accounting across Europe.

Sargent-Disc's online portal, SD Online, is used throughout the entertainment industry on productions ranging from low budget documentaries and commercials to major Hollywood blockbusters. From feasibility study through to post production accounting and residual payments, Sargent-Disc is committed to offering service excellence at every stage of the production process.


During development, in production or in post, Sargent-Disc delivers a wealth of production accounting experience and industry know-how.

Find out more about our Accounting services

With Sargent-Disc operating your payroll you will be able to divert valuable resources back to your core business, control costs and gain access to our knowledge base and expertise.

Find out more about our Payroll services

Sargent-Disc offers a range of training options on industry standard production software including Movie Magic Budgeting, Movie Magic Scheduling and Vista Accounting.

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

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