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Software and Training newsletter, April 2011
Movie Magic Scheduling Movie Magic Budgeting

In this issue of the Sargent-Disc newsletter we are delighted to announce the all new Movie Magic Scheduling 5 To Go application for the iPadTM.

We also bring you the latest Movie Magic Scheduling updates and news of upcoming training and events, including the 64th Festival de Cannes.

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Founded in 1986, Sargent-Disc is an Entertainment Partners affiliate offering support, training and distribution throughout Europe.

Movie Magic Sale ends 29th April, 2011
Movie Magic Sale
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Movie Magic Budgeting 7 Academic Download
RRP £122*
Sale price £83*

Movie Magic Scheduling 5 Upgrade Download
RRP £190
Great value at only £117

Movie Magic Budgeting 7 and Scheduling 5 Bundle
RRP £516*
Now only £426*

Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling is still on sale. Whether you are thinking of upgrading or you are new to the software, now is a great time to get your copy.

The industry standard in budgeting and scheduling will be available at fantastic prices with up to 38% off list prices. Don't miss out, the Movie Magic sale ends 29th of April 2011

*Prices exclude VAT and shipping

Movie Magic Scheduling To Go
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Movie Magic Scheduling To Go

Movie Magic Scheduling To Go gives you the freedom to schedule right from your iPadTM. A companion application to the Movie Magic Scheduling 5 desktop application, MMS To Go allows you to import and make on the go changes to existing Stripboards.


MMS To Go Features

  • View Stripboards
  • Move strips and banner strips
  • Delete and add daybreak and banner strips
  • View Breakdown Sheets with images, and full scene details
  • Send unused strips to the Boneyard
  • Save and create multiple versions of a schedule
  • View scheduling conflicts with Red Flags
  • Switch between calendars
  • Change appearance of Stripboard through built-in and custom strip layout options
  • Save and export schedules back to the desktop application

NOTE: MMS To Go only works with schedules saved in Movie Magic Scheduling 5.

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Movie Magic Scheduling Update for Mac

Movie Magic Scheduling Update for Windows
Download the Free Update for MMS 5.2

Download the latest version of Movie Magic Scheduling to ensure that your software is up to date and fully featured.

  • The Linking Manager is now able to work retroactively in your schedule
  • A production summary showing the schedule's total pages, shooting days and end of production date
  • Auto daybreak by time
  • Add images to any report or strip layout
  • Add dotted lines to any report or strip design

To learn more about this update and any known issues, please review the latest MMS 5.2 Release Notes.

Where to buy Movie Magic
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MovieSoft at Cannes
Marché du Film, Festival de Cannes
MovieSoft, Reseller
MovieSoft will be attending the 64th Festival de Cannes and will be offering 1-on-1 demonstrations of Movie Magic Budgeting and Movie Magic Scheduling as well as running question and answer sessions to help existing customers.

Palais des Festivals
Marché Du Film
Level 01 - Booth 2207
Dates: 11th-20th May, 2011
Times: 9:15am to 5:30pm
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Sargent-Disc offers a range of training courses on EP software tailored to your requirements from our offices in Pinewood Studios.

Upcoming Sargent-Disc training:

Introduction to Movie Magic Scheduling
Location: Pinewood Studios
Date: 6th May, 2011
Time: 10:00am
Fees: £150 (exc VAT)

Introduction to Movie Magic Budgeting
Location: Pinewood Studios
Date: 6th May, 2011
Time: 2:00pm
Fees: £150 (exc VAT)

Email to book your place on a date that fits your schedule.
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London Film Academy

London Film Academy runs a specialised course to train producers in this industry software taught by working industry professionals. The course will be run over two weekends, combining lectures, practical demonstrations using computer projection, group tutorials and one-to-one tuition, incorporating valuable advice from a professional producer's point of view.

Tutors for this course have included: international feature film producer and production manager Brian Donovan and production manager and 1st AD Marcia Gay.

Producing: EP Budgeting & Scheduling
9th,10th Jul, 2011
16th,17th Jul, 2011
8th-11th Aug, 2011

Fees: £495
Find out more here

Software Support

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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.

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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, EP Vista Accounting and Vismax across Europe.

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