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It’s Monday, everybody! We are especially excited to present today’s Clip of the Week, since it’s a video you’ve all been asking for. Drum roll, please!
On April 18 we aired “Using Social Media to Boost Your Audiencewebinar online in its entirety: That’s 58 minutes of social networking genius that you can watch on your computer whenever it’s convenient for you.
The webinar was presented by Benjamin Nathan, an award-winning NYC filmmaker who has collaborated with PBS and Ken Burns, among many others. Nathan has screened his work at Cannes Film Festival and currently serves as Director of Footage Films, a New York media company dedicated to creating film and video that will positively impact audiences and...
Lately we’ve been a broken record: Watch our free social media webinar on April 18, and your show will see more success. But what, exactly, does that success look like? We talked to Nelson Torres, producer and host of the live call-in wrestling and entertainment show WTF TV, to find out how his dedication to connecting with viewers online has paid off.
Torres started producing WTF TV in 1994, before social media even existed. But taping a show and taking a call or two just didn’t feel like enough, so he turned to the virtual-networking tools that were available at the time: good old-fashioned voicemail and a P.O. box.
“I wanted to feel like I knew the people who were watching my show, and I wanted them to feel like they were part of the family,” Torres says. “Giving people the opportunity to tell you what they think of the show lets them feel more of a connection to you.”
As the Internet evolved, Torres continued to adopt whatever networks emerged. He now has a ...
MNN is excited to announce the rebuild of MNN's studios at our 59th Street location. Find below answers for all your frequently asked questions.
Why is MNN Rebuilding the 59th Street Studios?
Technology and media are changing rapidly, and MNN wants to ensure that local community voices have access to the best possible production and broadcast environment to disseminate their message. This means all-digital production and transmission systems, better graphics, new monitors, higher-resolution video, new audio systems and the ability to link MNN studio productions to social media platforms. This HD digital build-out and the associated training will significantly enhance the ability of MNN producers to meet the rising expectations of viewers for high-quality programming that serves the needs and interests of Manhattan's diverse communities.
When is MNN Shutting Down the 59th Street Studios and How Long is the Rebuild Going to Take?
Effective December 3, 2012, MNN will be shutting down the Open and Closed studios at 59th Street. The rebuild will take several months. Once...