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Tools for composers

  • Session planning
  • Musician scheduling
  • Cue progress chart / status page
  • Easy distribution of MP3 / Quicktime demos. Monitor who has heard what, when!
  • Automated emailing of other users to inform of the existence of significant changes or new attachments
  • The ability to update start / end points and other details within the notes themselves
  • Easy sorting of cues by various criteria

Tools for music supervisors and producers

  • Needledrop cost calculator with on-the-fly currency conversion allowing easy experimentation with different song options and combinations
  • Cue Sheet "as-you-go" which automatically updates as the music changes
  • The ability to calculate scoring costs and plan recording sessions
  • Attachment of MP3 needledrop suggestions to individual cue entries

Tools for music editors

  • A clear and convenient way of presenting spotting notes
  • All SMPTE formats and feet / frames supported
  • Cut log… Individual cue timings referenced to a particular cut of the film allowing staggered updating of notes as the film is recut - colour coding means that users can see at a glance whether a particular cue's timings are accurate to the current cut
  • Cue Sheet as-you-go facility. The music supervisor can add publisher and affiliation details as the production progresses so the cue sheet is ready for printing immediately. The production, including its cue sheet remains archived online so can always be found.
  • The notes can be updated and published instantly at sessions, in bed, at the mix, on the train! ...wherever there’s internet access. Everyone sees the latest possible version of the notes at all times
  • Optional Shuffle-conforming of start / end timings on recut (coming soon)
  • Easily merge / split cues (coming soon)
  • Printable version of each page (if you really need to print the notes) or data export to other packages
  • Visitor Log - identify which users has been visiting the site and when

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Box Office Mojo - Top Stories (visit site)
'12 Strong' & 'Den of Thieves' Outperform Expectations as 'Jumanji' Threepeats at #1 (read more...)
The weekend's new releases all outperformed expectations with both 12 Strong and Den of Thieves placing in the top three. However, neither was able to topple Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, which topped the weekend box office for the third straight weekend and in the process passed Skyfall to become Sony's fifth-highest grossing film ever. Sony's Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle delivered a chart-topping $20 million as the film's domestic cume climbs over $315 million. The film's internat...

Competition Will be Stiff for New Releases With 'Jumanji' Set to Remain #1 (read more...)
SATURDAY AM UPDATE: The weekend's two new releases are side-by-side atop the Friday's estimates with both STX's Den of Thieves and WB's 12 Strong delivering an estimated $5.66 million. In what is sure to be a very close race, both films will likely finish the weekend around $14.5-15.5 million. Sony's Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is still expected to top the weekend after bringing in an estimated $4.8 million on Friday, heading toward a three-day around $20 million. You can check o...

'Jumanji' Hangs On to #1 Spot Over MLK Weekend, Topping Four New Wide Releases (read more...)
For a second weekend in a row Sony's Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle takes the weekend's top spot, this time holding off three new wide releases over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend as well as Fox's nationwide expansion of Steven Spielberg's The Post, which finished in the runner-up position. As for the weekend's three brand new releases, Lionsgate's The Commuter managed to exceed expectations while both Paddington 2 and Proud Mary fell a bit short. Meanwhile Fox's The Greatest Sh...

'Jumanji' Seeks to Hold Off Four New Wide Releases Over MLK Weekend (read more...)
SATURDAY AM UPDATE: With an estimated $6.1 million, Sony's Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle topped Friday's box office and is looking at a second weekend in a row at #1. Expectations are for a three-day around $23-24 million and a four-day weekend right around $29 million as the film's cume rises to $285 million. Fox's release of Steven Spielberg's The Post brought in an estimated $5.9 million on Friday, heading toward a $17-18 million three-day and a four-day weekend around $21 million. ...

Box Office Mojo - Current Box Office Results (visit site)
Weekend Box Office: January 19-21, 2018 (read more...)
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle tops the box office with an estimated $20.0 million

Daily Box Office: Sunday, January 21, 2018 (read more...)
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle tops Sunday's box office with an estimated $5.7 million