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What We’ve Been Up To!

We can't believe how fast May is flying by. Here's a quick look into what the #MMTeam has been up to these past few weeks...

Kiwi, our office cat, is participating in Zoom meetings as well!

We wrapped up the Be Counted Michigan Census Town Hall virtual meetings and they went super well.

“What Happened to Henry?” Wins Student Production Award

Two of our MM video editing interns, Andrew Acciaioli and Fatma Alsaif, worked on a documentary last year that recently won a Student Production Award from the NATAS Michigan Chapter!

The documentary is called "What Happened to Henry?" and tells the story of Henry Baltimore, the first African American drum major in Michigan State Spartan Marching Band, who disappeared in 1973 and hasn't been found since.

We’re in This Together!

Let's take a look at last week's MessageMakers highlights!

First, a quick message from our COO, Tina Miller.

"Thank you to everyone for the work that you do throughout the week from home. I understand that it is challenging sometimes. You have your kids, grandkids and animals waiting for you to be done with work.

How We’re Adapting During COVID-19

"Great things in business are never done by one person, they're done by a team of people." - Steve Jobs

During these weeks working from home, we are focusing on staying connected and the importance of team work. We wanted to highlight some of our team's accomplishments over the past week to encourage others to spread positivity and share how they've been modifying their services and community outreach during this time of uncertainty.

Our Live-Streaming Capabilities and Free Webinar Registration

Based on our 40+ years of experience as a video and event production company, MessageMakers offers a comprehensive range of video services to help organizations to engage their broader communities through video streaming:

Streaming event design, navigating the creative and technical challenges required to produce a stream as an engaging and memorable experience for remote participants.

Using Video to Keep Communities Strong, Safe and Connected

This global pandemic is dramatically reshaping many of our lives and communities. As we navigate these challenges, we’ve had a wealth of conversations with our clients, partners, vendors and community members about the shift to video. In order to extend this dialogue, we’re now reaching out to you as a member of our broader community in the hopes of supporting your response.

Keeping Communities Strong, Safe and Connected

At MessageMakers, we recognize the current global health situation and are monitoring it closely for the potential impact on our community, employees, vendors and clients. We’re doing our best to keep everyone safe and healthy in the workplace and minimize disruptions to day-to-day operations, while still attending to our clients’ needs.

Interns… Where Are They Now?

Joseph Orlando was a graphic design intern with us during the summer of 2013.

"The big project I worked on was creating the promotional materials for the 2013 BluesFest," Joseph says. "I did get to work on a lot of smaller projects that helped me hone in on quite a few different aspects of my design skills as well.