How do you help motorcyclists from around the globe participate in a training program together... when they don’t necessarily share a language?
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Tugging heartstrings opens purse strings for this nationally known nonprofit.
How do you convince customers of the unexpected experience of using your product when they can’t try it out first?
MessageMakers helped NAFCC attract new child care providers to its accreditation program and train them on care standards.
GreenStone FCS orients its employees with a MessageMakers-produced video focused on the stories of how their company makes a difference.
The Council of Michigan Foundations and Michigan Nonprofit Association needed crisp visuals and calculated production.
MessageMakers helped the Detroit Department of Transportation support the low-vision, Spanish-speaking, and Arabic-speaking communities.
When you expect you’re going to lose anyway, what do you do with your campaign website?
To create a first-rate training experience for this client’s most important customers requires lots of care and polish.
How would you train a large organization about a new social media tool in a way that is “serious, yet informal”? Animated video is a great tool for this.
When Gov. Engler practiced his re-election speech in our studio, we helped him put on the finishing touches.
How would you motivate a group of rugged individuals to join you in the biggest motorcycle ride around?
How would you promote an album designed to connect with the whole family, but especially kids?
How in the world do you get hired to produce political commercials for another continent?
How do you present the experience of a fantastic motorcycle rally to an audience that spans cultures and languages?
How do you celebrate 100 years of company history and significant historic milestones? Indian Trails asked the same question...
What does it take to plan a successful inauguration event (outdoors, in Michigan, in January)? Find out here.
What did Civil War-era speeches sound like? Find out in this story of the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans!
How hard is it to tell a historical story in an upbeat way when it includes significant conflict? Find out in the story of ABC of Michigan.
The Mid-Michigan ADDY® Awards recognized 2012 Michigan Mosaic Music Festival promotion with a Gold Addy. Find out why.
The Mid-Michigan ADDY® Awards recognized “The True Cost of Defensive Medicine” with an Addy Award. Check out this infographic!
Celebrating 35 years by sharing stories of 35 great projects throughout MM history: today, CATA and the challenge of providing useful audio descriptions of its bus routes.
Celebrating 35 years by sharing stories of 35 great projects throughout MM history: today, Cezar International and how it helped us bring Lansing its first independently-owned computer-operated video editing system.
When you craft a video to communicate a particular message, one under-considered part of that production is the voice used for narration.
What does it take to do a quality voiceover narration?
Ever wondered what's involved in planning an elaborately choreographed event—for instance, the inauguration of a new slate of state officials?
Wonder no more!
Great news! A GreenStone Farm Credit Services introduction video produced by MessageMakers recently received a Silver Addy award for creative excellence.
Missed the Gunnar & the Grizzly Boys performance at 2012's Michigan Mosaic Music Festival? Check it out online at WKAR's BackStage Pass, with audio by MessageMakers.
Here is part 3 of 3 of an interview with Turkish Ambassador to the U.S. Namik Tan during his visit to Lansing: here, his thoughts on what the U.S. and Turkey can learn from each other.
Namik Tan, the Turkish Ambassador to the United States, visited Lansing yesterday—and MessageMakers was proud to be there, helping to orchestrate the event. Enjoy part 1 of an interview with Ambassador Tan about the relationship between Turkey and the U.S.
This Washington Post article explains how Harley-Davidson (one of our favorite clients) is a good example of the changes taking place in the U.S. economy...
Many thanks to the Greater Lansing Business Monthly for the mention of MessageMakers’ role in supporting the arts and the revitalization of Old Town Lansing.
Many thanks to Capitol Harley-Davidson for providing the location and subject matter for a successful photo shoot!
What makes a story a story? What are the necessary elements to make an effective story (or micro-story)?
We frequently hear clients wonder, “How much is too much when it comes to live events?” Finally we have an answer!
2012 has brought the start of our 35th anniversary year, work for many fantastic clients, awards for some of that work, the release of helpful resources, and more.
We've been glad to close out 2012 with support for several great events: a nonprofit "SuperConference," the Michigan Charter School Conference, and an annual dinner/awards celebration.
An animated television spot for Greenstone Farm Credit Services produced by MessageMakers walked away with a Gold Pixie Award. Check it out!
If you're designing print materials to be printed in another country (or a variety of countries), do you know what paper sizes are common there? Is it possible to design internationally?
Know any college students looking for a winter/spring or summer internship? We're looking for a few new faces in finance, graphic design, marketing, video production, and writing!
Why and how should a company leader delegate his/her work to another?
Join us at the ELFF Wednesday, Nov. 7-Monday, Nov. 15, 2012 – and especially on Sunday, Nov. 11 for the Lake Michigan Film Competition! We're proud to offer the MessageMakers Most Promising Student Award to one deserving student entrant.
In honor of Halloween, enjoy this infographic based on the authentic fears of creative professionals. How does it compare with what scares an average person?
Join us on the MMCA 5th Annual Studio Crawl, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, 2-6 pm! Experience our studios & learn about our work over cider and donuts!
Proactivity is the one quality that characterizes our best interns. Here are 8 keys to being an awesomely proactive intern.
Halloween is coming, so we're doing some research: what incites the most horror in creative professionals? Respond to our creative-scaring survey by Sunday, October 28, 2012 and we'll include you in our results!
Perhaps you, too, are lonely? Have no fear!
Do you love BluesFest like we do? Join us in supporting the festival by volunteering!
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