Inside the Magnet Media Production Studio: Green Screen & Visual Effects
With a green screen, it’s possible to appear as if you’re anywhere, at any time; it gives you a certain freedom to get creative with special effects and visuals. For a recent project with financial services company Bankrate, we filmed influential financial editor, author, and speaker Jean Chatzky in our NYC studio with the screen behind her. Our […]Read More
In the Magnet Media Production Studio: What’s Been Happening Lately?
Science labs for puppets, holiday sing-a-longs, branded beer Vines — it’s been a busy year in our in-office studio. We moved to our current location nearly two years ago now. Time’s passed quickly and has been filled with a variety of video projects we’re proud of — many of which were shot right here in studio. Within the past […]Read More
Events This Week: Holiday Parties, Hackathons, & More!
December is in full swing. Our office is decorated, our holiday party is scheduled, and we’re collectively pushing our efforts toward making the next two weeks uber-productive leading into the holiday break. It’s a busy time of year, to be sure, but there’s plenty of reason to squeeze in a few of this week’s events into […]Read More
Events This Week: How to Start a Business, Tech Breakfast, & Happy Thanksgiving!
Though it’s a short week, there are still some worthwhile tech, digital, and marketing events to check out in the NYC area before our collective focus rightfully shifts from work to holiday food, family, and friends. See those below and Happy Thanksgiving! MONDAY How to Start a Business in NYC Monday, Nov 24 (06:30 PM) @ Pearl Studios […]Read More
Magnet’s Danielle Dardashti Speaking at NYWIC’s ‘Coffee & Conversations: The Art of Negotiation’
NYWICI routinely hosts events that drive important conversations forward, especially ones that revolve around the interests of professional women working in NYC. Its upcoming ‘Coffee & Conversations: The Art of Negotiation‘ is the next such event and it features our SVP of Business Development Danielle Dardashti as a panelist! Read the official event description here: We are communicators. Yet […]Read More
CakeWorks & Magnet Media Present: Digital Video Zen (November 12th)
November 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm We’re co-hosting an event here at our Magnet Media HQ in NYC in a couple weeks alongside our friends at CakeWorks. Attendees will join experts and peers in a workshop-style discussion and networking event addressing the daily challenges we’re all facing in effectively engaging audiences with video. The event […]Read More
Events This Week: Crowdfunding Panel (Here @ Magnet), Social Photography, Digital Marketing, & More!
It’s not too late to join us here at Magnet Media HQ tonight for New York Tech Council’s Crowdfunding: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly event. Get more details on that and many other tech, digital, and marketing events going on this week throughout NYC. MONDAY: Tribeca Venture Partners: Stories of Entrepreneurship Monday, Oct 20 […]Read More
Microsoft & Minecraft, Apple’s (Unwanted) U2 “Gift” & More: Magnet Labs Podcast No. 54
Listen/watch this week’s podcast, on which Ryan, RJ, and myself talk about a variety of tech and digital news stories. Microsoft bought Mojang, the company responsible for the uber-popular world-building game Minecraft, this week for a whopping $2.5 million. The game appeals to all ages and is one of the most successful on the market, so it […]Read More
“Cocktails & Conversations: Winning At Content Marketing” With NY Women In Communications
Join New York Women in Communications for Cocktails & Conversations: Winning at Content Marketing, a panel discussion in partnership with The Content Council, to be hosted here at Magnet Media on Tuesday, September 16th. Moderated by Lori Greene, Senior Partner, Content Director at Maxus, the panel will include Katrina Craigwell, Head of Global Digital Programming at GE, Georgia Galanoudis, […]Read More
Maker Camp Field Trip Series: Visit Google, Cartoon Network, LEGO HQ, & More (Google+ Hangout Production)
A bunch of projects sent members of our production team traveling far and wide this summer, to film and produce videos for brands — quite literally — around the world. Make and Google in particular had Senior Producer John Santora jet-setting from cool location to cool location on a weekly basis during a two-month stretch to produce live Google+ Hangouts […]Read More