Innovation and Determination – Fighting the Lions, and With Them

Innovation and Determination [ted id=1699 lang=null] What a great story of Richard, this 13 year-old boy in Kenya. This definitely goes into the category of “Well, shit. What have I done today?” I understand that everything is relative, but it sure puts in to perpective the little “difficulties” we may have in our lives. I…

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What’s Wrong With a For-Profit Charity?

Dan Pallotta says nothing, that’s what. And I agree. I love this type of revolutionary thinking.  Why not run a charity like a business?     Such a powerful, logical and important talk.  Dan has nailed it – the importance of revamping our charity system. Stop focusing on the “non-profit” aspect and start focusing on…

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Social Media Breakfast Dallas – March 28 Meeting

Next week is the March meeting for Social Media Breakfast Dallas.  They are doing something a little different than their usual presentation – they are bringing up a panel of members who have had success in social media and having them share their story of that success.  Should be really good.  I hope to see…

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How To Find Production Jobs

Finding Jobs in Film and Television Production Finding work in film and TV production is always tough. And it seems that there are two extremes that make it tougher: Being entry level with no experience, or being high level with too much experience. And it’s no gravy train for the ones in the middle either.…

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Social Media Breakfast Dallas – April Meeting – Robert Hall

We have been honored to work with the folks over at Social Media Breakfast Dallas for a while now. We’ve put together another promo for them for their April Meeting.  Check it out: Robert Hall, Co-founder and former CEO of ActionSystems will be speaking about: Navigating the Relationship Cliff: Social Media – Enemy or Ally…

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Magic Production Group and AVMG Welcome President Bill Clinton

We’re down in the lovely city of New Orleans today at the HIMSS 13 Conference and we just got done listening to a fantastic talk by President Bill Clinton.  Man, he’s still got it!  Powerful speech and discussion.  It was such an honor and a moment of pride to see him on the stage that…

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HIMSS, AVMG and Magic in New Orleans

We are here in New Orleans again this week! Today was Day One at the 35,000-attendee HIMSS 13 Conference.  The awesome folks at AVMG brought us in build content for the 217ft. screen in the General Session ballroom. We are so proud to be a part of the conference again this year and we’re always…

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Our Friends at Hitachi Consulting – Work and Play

We’re shooting today for our wonderful friends at Hitachi Consulting.  This is our second year producing their meeting.  We’re expanding our services to them a bit from last year and providing some preproduced videos for their event, as well as producing the show. It’s really nice when you get to work with people you truly…

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Welcome Aboard, Ki Pro mini

Our brand new little friend, the AJA Ki Pro mini just showed up on our doorstep.  We welcomed him in with open arms for sure. We’ve had a full-size Ki Pro for a while and it’s been a great workhorse for us.  The mini will help us stay light while we’re on the go, running…

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Feed Your Mind the Good Stuff – Faster

In between all the shoots and big shows we have going on all the time here at Magic, as well as the time to soak up some good family life with my wife and three boys, I try and read as much as possible.  It’s hard to find the time to do sometimes, but it’s…

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