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20
Aug

Crossroads wins a Telly and Two Gold Cindys

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"Crossroads: Choice and Consequences" has won a Bronze Telly and Two Gold Cindy Awards. Mimi Productions produced the film for the FBI through their community outreach program. The Bronze Telly was for the category of Education:Academic Use. A Gold Cindy was awarded to the film in the category of Guidance, Values, Career Information and Michelle De Long the producer, editor of the film was awarded a Gold Cindy in the Individual category of Tech Arts and Crafts: Sound and Visual Editing.

"Crossroads" also is an official selection at the Black Harvest Film Festival.

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WOSB Certification
08
May

WOSB Certified

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Mimi Productions has been awarded certification by the US Women's Chamber of Commerce WOSB. WOSB is a Womened Owned Small Business Concern and is recognized federally by the Small Business Administration

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11
Jun

Mimi Productions wins Telly

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We are pleased to announce the award of a 2015 Telly Award for our commercial campaign of the "Orthopedic and Shoulder Center." The spots air in the Bloomington/Normal TV market. Great job to the team!

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05
Jun

Best Practices to Copyright Law for Videos, Film and TV

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BEST PRACTICES TO COPYRIGHT LAW FOR VIDEOS, FILM AND TV

By Michelle De Long

When it comes to good Video, Film or TV set practices, industry professionals are always on the lookout to make sure that unlicensed artwork doesn't appear in the shot or that music playing in the background is turned off. But what do you do when asked by a client to use a piece of art without permission or to use clips from a video taken off youtube without permission of the copyright holder?

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14
Mar

Pitching Reality TV

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Have you ever said to yourself, that person or business would make a great reality TV show? I bet your have!

And since Mimi Productions is one of the few television producers in Chicago, we get a lot of calls from budding reality TV hopefuls throughout the Chicagoland area. We love to hear people's ideas and stories and are open to find out if they would fit in the realm of reality TV.

But before you pick up the phone or e-mail us here are few pointers in the Reality TV game.

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07
Mar

Creative Process-For Businesses New to Hiring a Video Production Company

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Hiring a video production company for the first time can be daunting. So when we meet new clients for the first time, we are often asked, "What is your process?" And that is a great but loaded question! There are many variables in creating dynamic videos-what kind of video is it? Who is the audience? Will the video feature real people or actors? What is the call to action? Where will the video be shown? And what are your expectations of the video?

But most projects follow a similar path during their creation and below are the 4 phases.

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25
Jun

Ups and Downs of Live Event Streaming

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Live Streaming Event May 2013

By Michelle De Long

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21
Jun

New TV Series Great Lakes Great Wines

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After many years of development, we finally launched our new TV series, Great Lakes Great Wines! http://www.greatlakesgreatwines.com

Read the article here and also check out the links to the articles in

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13
Mar

The Power of Online Video-Executives

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By Michelle De Long

Did you know that 59% of senior executive prefer watching video on websites that they do business with rather than reading text? (source Forbes Insight) As video explodes into business to business dealings and into consumer purchasing, ask yourself, why is your company not making any videos?

Forbes Insight did a study recently to look deep into the numbers of how the corporate world is watching video, how long they will watch and what actions they will take after watching.

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