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Software and Training newsletter, January 2010
Movie Magic Software boxes Bringing back the Magic. New Movie Magic Releases

We are pleased to announce that Entertainment Partners' Movie Magic launch sale has been extended. Feedback has been excellent, so make the most of the incredible launch price and get your copy of the latest release of Movie Magic Scheduling 5 and Movie Magic Budgeting 7. Sale ends February 1, 2010.

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

Movie Magic Scheduling 5
Movie Magic Scheduling 5

Red Flags to avoid conflicts
Set dynamic reminders that appear on the Stripboard

International date formats
Date formats reflect computer settings for international locations

New print scaling tool
Zoom tool makes it easy to see what will fit on the page before
you print

The industry standard production scheduling application, Movie Magic Scheduling 5 offers a range of scheduling tools and flexibility not found elsewhere. Workflows are designed to incorporate the time-tested concepts of the stripboard while offering a variety of scenarios to consider: schedules reflecting different shoot lengths, re-ordered scenes, comparisons in location, and more are just a click away.

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Movie Magic Budgeting 7
Movie Magic Budgeting 7

Applied credits
Apply production credits to your budget and show a net total

Group include/exclude
More accurate Group totals based on include/exclude settings

Import from MMS
Import Movie Magic Scheduling 5 Elements into budgeting Library

The industry standard production budgeting application, Movie Magic Budgeting 7 offers a range of budgeting tools and flexibility not found elsewhere. Workflows are designed with an awareness of the complexities of production and the ever-changing issues facing finance professionals. Explicit levels of detail, multiple comparisons, and complete analysis of multiple scenarios are just a mouse click away.

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How to get the software
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Our reseller network
Choose from a list of resellers throughout Europe
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The production guild
The Production Guild of Great Britain represents freelance and permanently employed members working in production. They provide availability lists for feature film and TV drama productions and a range of other member services a range of training to members including courses on Movie Magic Budgeting, Movie Magic Scheduling and EP Vista Accounting.
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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.
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The London Film School in Covent Garden offers the opportunity to learn about the EP/Movie Magic Budgeting and Scheduling systems from basic to advanced. Find out more here.

London Film School
EP/Movie Magic Budgeting & Scheduling with Emma Dobinson¬  Sat 16 & Sun 17 Jan - ₤250

"A brilliantly hands-on weekend. Emma is a fantastic teacher: helpful, engaging, and she showed us how to navigate the program with ease." Christine Lalla, participant July 2009

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.

Featured employee

Sam - IT support
Sam Hodgkinson
IT Support
Joined - January 2009
Enjoys - Problem solving
Star Sign - Leo
Pastime - Football
Supports - Leeds United
Film - Blade Runner
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, through to major Hollywood blockbusters. From feasability study through to post production accounting and residual payments, Sargent-Disc is committed to offering service excellence at every stage of the production process.
In-depth industry knowledge and service excellence from feasability study through to post production

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