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Software and Training Newsletter, May 2011
Movie Magic Scheduling To Go Cannes

In this issue of the Sargent-Disc newsletter, we remind you that you can visit Movie Magic and MovieSoft in Cannes from 11th through 20th May.

We also bring you the latest Movie Magic updates, including news of upcoming training and events, and Movie Magic Scheduling To Go for the iPad®.

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

Movie Magic Bundle
Movie Magic Scheduling Update for Windows
Movie Magic and MovieSoft
in Cannes

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.
Find out more here

Palais des Festivals

Marché Du Film
Level 01 - Booth 2207
Dates: 11-20 May, 2011
Times: 9:15 to 17:30

Festival de Cannes

Movie Magic Scheduling To Go
Movie Magic Scheduling To Go

Broadcast EP

Movie Magic Scheduling To Go gives you the freedom to schedule right from your iPad®. 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 the appearance of the 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.

Apple, the Apple logo, and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

How to Get the Software

BAFTA and Sargent-Disc present Thinking Big: Transatlantic Tax Incentives

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Our Reseller Network

Choose from a list of resellers throughout Europe

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Order your software from the Sargent-Disc webstore

Discover what types of incentives exist in Canada and the US. Compare them with the UK and examine eligibility and key issues to consider for each of the three major territories.

The international panel of experts will include: specialist on Canadian tax incentives, David Carter (President of Canada Film Capital); specialist on US tax incentives, Joseph Chianese (Senior Vice President, Entertainment Partners); and specialist on UK tax incentives, John Graydon (Director of Business Services Film Unit, RSM Tenon Media).

Date: 20 May, 2011
Time: 16:00
Fees: £7 (free for BAFTA members)
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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. Email to book your place on a date that fits your schedule.

Upcoming Training:

Introduction to Vista Accounting
Pinewood Studios
Date: 27 June, 2011
Time: 10:00
Fees: n/a

Introduction to Movie Magic Scheduling
Pinewood Studios
Date: 24 June, 2011
Time: 10:00
Fees: £150 (exc VAT)

Introduction to Movie Magic Budgeting
Pinewood Studios
Date: 24 June, 2011
Time: 14:00
Fees: £150 (exc VAT)

Training Room
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London Film School

Since 1956, the London Film School has trained thousands of directors, cinematographers, editors and other film professionals now working across the globe. It is the most truly international school anywhere, with 70% of its students from outside Britain. This diversity fits very well in the melting pot of London.

Their one-day workshops have been designed to benefit filmmakers working at varying production levels. Participants will be taken through the scheduling and budgeting processes in detail, with opportunities to introduce their own personal projects.

Movie Magic Budgeting & Scheduling
Advanced one-day courses
Dates: 22-23 June, 2011
Fees: £150

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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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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, EP Vista Accounting, and Vismax across Europe.

Sargent-Disc's online payroll, SD Online, is used throughout the entertainment industry on productions ranging from 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.
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