Join Media Magic at Vincina #ALS Protocol Project “Meet and Greet” Event Tonight at Emerine Estates Winery

The Vincina ALS Protocol Project is hosting a Meet and Greet Event, to educate the community about ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and the high incidence of ALS Clusters in Conneaut, Ohio, tonight, Friday, June 20, at Emerine Estates Winery, an environmentally conscious and sustainable vineyard and winery in Cherry Valley, Ohio. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 6:30 – 9pm. ALS/MD/MS/Parkinson’s patients, caregivers, families and friends are encouraged to come and share your stories. Light refreshments provided- delicious dinners and fine wines available for purchase at the winery’s restaurant. VPP Team Members from Akron and Cleveland will be joining project director Mike Helfinstine for the presentation. A documentary camera crew from Media Magic will be on location, to record the event for an upcoming film on the life of mike’s wife, Vincina, who died from ALS earlier this year. In-Kind sponsorship by Ford Motor Company and Nissan Motor Company. Find out more at the Vincina ALS Protocol Project Website.

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Vincina Protocol Project Film Production Dinner Event @ Luciano’s #VincinaProtocolProject

Media Magic is preparing for tonight’s Vincina Protocol Project Film Production dinner tonight at Luciano’s Italian Ristorante in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Luciano is generously donating his cooking talents and hospitality to host tonight’s special event for our team. Dave and I will be filming portions of our gathering, for the upcoming documentary. Special thanks to my longtime dear friend, Laina Bolla, who is volunteering to give Luciano a helping hand tonight with his dinner presentation. We are all so excited to taste the best of Italy and to spend time with our project teammates from across Northern Ohio. Pictures and more tomorrow!

Work Begins on “The Vincina Protocol” Project – Prevention, Treatment and Cure for ALS Lou Gehrig’s Disease #ALS #LouGehrig’sDisease #VincinaProtocolALS

Media Magic is proud to announce that today we are kicking off our long-term documentary and public awareness project, with creation of an online press / media kit and social media marketing for The Vincina Protocol Project – Prevention, Treatment and Cure for ALS / Lou Gehrig’s Disease , The project is spearheaded by Michael Helfinstine, of Conneaut, Ohio, in Ashtabula County, who recently lost his beloved wife Vincina ‘Squeak’ Helfinstine, to this cruel and devastating disease.  It was Squeak’s greatest wish that Mike carry on the fight for a proper medical treatment and diagnosis protocol, so doctors could spot and treat patients in the early stages of ALS, before it becomes too late to make a difference, as it was her case. Right now, there is no cure or true understanding in the medical community of what causes ALS or how to effectively treat victims, so it is our mission to work with the brightest minds in the ALS community to unite in their medical research and come up with a universal protocol.  Please follow our progress in this incredible journey toward knowledge and understanding, and contact is with your thoughts or suggestions:The Vincina Protocol Project on Facebook Mike Helfinstine’s ALS Twitter Feed  hashtag #VincinaProtocolASL and The Vincina Protocol Project on LinkedIn . We’re just getting our LinkedIn company page up and running, so please Follow Us and check back soon!

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Look at all the fun at #MarchMapleMadness at Bissell Maple Farm – one Saturday left !

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More than 600 people turned out to taste the oohey gooey Maple goodness Saturday in Rock Creek, Ohio, for Bissell Maple Farm March Maple Madness tour. Media Magic filmed as families, from as far away as Dayton, rode aboard a … Continue reading

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Media Magic – Behind the Scenes: Bissell Maple Farm #MarchMapleMadness Tour

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Here are some of my photos taken as Media Magic Director of Photography, David Grant Walker, filmed the first Saturday of the March Maple Madness tour of the sap and sugar house at Bissell Maple Tree Farm in Rock Creek … Continue reading

Join @MediaMagicProd Saturday at Bissell Maple Farm #MarchMapleMadness tour- free pancakes w/ maple syrup!

Come join Dave and I at Bissell Maple Farm, Saturday March 1, for their 2014 #MarchMapleMadness tour. We’ll be there around 10am filming and EATING FREE PANCAKES WITH PURE MAPLE SYRUP!!! Heaven on a plate! Lots of syrup, including  their new bourbon barrel aged maple syrup, maple sugar and maple candy for sale… and it is delicious! You can even take a ride on a horse-drawn wagon! Hosted by Nate Bissell and his family. I cannot wait.  #WillWorkForFood

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Media Magic's David Walker filming tree tapping crew at Bissell Maple Farm

Media Magic’s David Walker filming tree tapping crew at Bissell Maple Farm

Got Video? Post it on these social media sites and create some buzz! #MediaMagicTips #Small Business Marketing

Happy Friday to you! We, at Media Magic, love to post fun videos from our YouTube channel on Fridays, so today, in honor of our fifth Polar Vortex, we present Ashtabula Outdoor Army Navy Store’s ‘Frozen Prizon Blues’ TV commercial, starring owner and comedy king Bill Hyland as Johnny SavesumCash. We shot this television ad a few years ago at their Main Street retail location in Ashtabula county. Such fun! Warms my heart and tickles my funny-bone, every time!

If you have a great TV ad, marketing or music video, Intuit shares some smart social media sites on which to post it for maximum exposure… all for free!

http://blog.intuit.com/marketing/4-impactful-places-to-post-your-video/

Let us know if we can assist you with your next TV advertising campaign, corporate video production or social media marketing project… we’d love to help!

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Cristal – Millennium Inorganic ‘Manufacturing Day’ Community Event 2013 Ashtabula, Ohio – 1

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Media Magic’s Award-Winning ‘Abilities in Motion’ video now on new ACBDD website!

Media Magic is tickled pink to say that our 2011 Ohio Public Images Network award-winning video, ‘Abilities in Motion’, which has been available on our YouTube channel, is now embedded on Ashtabula County Board of Developmental Disabilities new website. Congrats, DD folks – your website is a beaut! Check it out – you’ll be inspired.

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Is Your Band Making a Music Video for YouTube? Know the Licensing Rules.

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Are you or a friend in the process of making a music video for YouTube? Are you doing a cover song? Avoid legal hassles and make sure to understand the music licensing rules you must follow, before you post. Here is a great guide that will help keep you and your band buddies out of trouble. And make sure to contact Media Magic when you are ready to do your next music video – we love working on these projects!

Wait, don’t post that music video without a sync license!