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De Blasio Runs for President

De Blasio Runs for President

May, 16, 2019 • 2 min read

Mayor Bill de Blasio has finally let us in on the big news; he is running for President of the United States. 

Vinny Vella Tribute on MNN

Vinny Vella Tribute on MNN

May, 2, 2019 • 1 min read

Longtime MNN producer Vinny Vella died in February after a long battle with cancer. He was 72. Vinny hosted hundreds of episodes of his MNN series “Tell It Like It Is”between 2007 and 2018. A true raconteur, bon vivant, and man about town, Vinny was born on Bleecker Street and was a lifelong resident of Little Italy

Earth Week 2019: Fighting Plastic Pollution

Earth Week 2019: Fighting Plastic Pollution

April, 25, 2019 • 6 min read

This week, as the world celebrated Earth Day, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo (D-N.Y.) was at a signing ceremony for the statewide plastic bag ban that will go into effect on March 1, 2020. The new law seeks to drastically address some 23 billion single-use plastic bags New Yorkers use every year.  This is a win for advocates, conservationists and for our politicians who have been working hard on ways to legally protect the environment.

Producer Spotlight: Mariette Strauss

Producer Spotlight: Mariette Strauss

April, 24, 2019 • 1 min read

  

From actress to producer, follow Mariette Strauss as she films her first production at MNN Studios. 

Lighting on a Budget Workshop at MNN

Lighting on a Budget Workshop at MNN

April, 16, 2019 • 3 min read

Would you like to improve the lighting quality of your field video projects, for little money? MNN’s Education Departmentis now offering a two-hour Lighting on a Budget workshopthat is open to the public and free of charge. In this post, we will broadly discuss what this workshop comprises.