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Unaccepted offer reminders

Offer reminder emails for unaccepted offers:

  • commencing within 7 days of start date

  • sent every 3 days

  • sent until accepted

to receive copies of the reminder emails, let us know

25 Feb, 2019


Roles, Tasks, Filters

Project roles:

admin rights to manage offers

  • assigned user sees project in personal login

  • depts prepare their own offers

  • only prod controller can approve & send

 

Task status:

shown according to role

  • grey = information

  • blue = your 'controller' to action

  • red = you to action

 

Filtered views:

reduced views for easier management

  • select task status

  • click dashboard totals

  • 'clear filter' to see all


28 Jan, 2019


Manage, Notice, Revise

Set notice:

select one or more names

  • enter notice date

  • add a personal note (if sending individually)

  • notice email automatically sends at notice period
    (e.g. 7 days prior to end date)

Set overtime:
for Timecard module users only

  • select crew names

  • adjust camera o/t or inclusive minutes per person or batch


17 Dec, 2018

 
 

End & revise:

in a few clicks

  • end the old offer

  • create revision for same person but new dates

  • amend & send

17 Dec, 2018


Engine update

Void & replace:

now in one simple process

  • void the old offer

  • create replacement for same person

  • amend & send

 

11 Nov, 2018


Project defaults:

send offers even quicker; set regularly-used fields once in project settings:

  • currency, working week, 6th/7th day multipliers

  • per diem 1 & 2 - shoot & non-shoot rate

  • hiatus & block dates

 

23 Aug, 2018

 

CELEBRATING milestones achieved

1 YEAR
engine running

20 PROJECTS
chose engine

2,400
active users

3,000+ CONTRACTS COMPLETED
◦ 17% fully executed within ONE hour
◦ 75% within 2 days
◦ 90% within 1 week
 


Great first steps. Looking forward to running in year 2!


16 Aug, 2018


Crowdfunding RESULT

HUGE THANKS to those who pledged to our campaign to take engine to the next phase: PAPERLESS TIMESHEETS


28 Feb, 2018


Engine upgrade

Team Engine are pleased to announce an upgrade to the existing service!

New features include:

  • new account types

  • new look dashboards

  • improved project & offer interfaces

  • contract override

  • additional fields:

    • BECTU TV terms, per diem, computer & mobile allowances, budget code, and more

  • tabbed crew startpack


detailed release notes


21 Jan, 2018


Crowdfunding campaign launch

Please help us develop engine to promote it's adoption in the film & tv industry!

Pledge your support for various rewards, or choose your own amount to assist us as much as you are able.

To connect to projects using engine will always be FREE, to be a universal tool.

We are seeking your support to take engine to the next phase: paperless timesheets - and beyond.

Thank you in advance!
 

18 Jan, 2018

(if you can't click, copy & paste this link: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/engine-software) 


Official engine launch

Team Engine Ltd are delighted to announce the official launch of their software service - engine.

engine has already been in use on 5 projects over the last 6 months easing the stresses and strains on production and accounts getting crew signed up.

See our feedback page for some of the comments we've already received.

Today marks the day we tell everyone about engine and hopefully start a revolution in on-boarding that makes it easier for all.


16 Jan, 2018


Happy holidays

Team Engine Ltd will be closed for the holiday period 23 Dec – 1 Jan, 2018 inclusive.

Any urgent support issues will still be answered.

We wish all current and future users happy holidays and a successful 2018.
 

15 Dec, 2017


news

Development

We are pleased to announce that our developers are working on new functionality and user interface to make engine even better.

This will include:

  • new fields reflecting the detailed BECTU TV deal memo

  • more control on contract types

  • streamlined forms

 We hope to launch the new improved version in Jan, 2018.


23 Oct, 2017


First project

Team Engine Ltd have today started their first show on engine.

We would like to thank 'Bodyguard' (World Productions Ltd) for seizing the opportunity to be the first to trial the software and move into the future of production/crew communication and management.


17 Aug, 2017