So you want to work in TV! Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment Panelists at the Multimedia Center

Lehman College's Multimedia Center/Lehman Studios was thrilled to host The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) on Wednesday, March 20th, for their renowned "Made in NY" panel discussions. The panelists all had deep expertise as professionals in television production.  Moderated by Todd Asher, MOME's First Deputy Commissioner (at the far left), the panel included (from left to right) Glynis Burke, electrician and gaffer, Mark Britt, jib and camera operator, Kenneth Prins, audio...

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Blogs@Lehman Turns One!

1st Anniversary of Blogs@Lehman

February 14th marks the first year anniversary of our experiment with the Lehman College Blog. In its first year, the blog has connected our community by providing a space to share authentic stories about Lehman's impact. Your blog posts have enabled us to learn from each other.  They have been informative, educational and inspiring.  Thank you for sharing your experiences.

Do you have a story to share about life at Lehman?  Please review our guidelines and submit a post.

Here are four fast...

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Lehman College Multimedia Center: Behind the Scenes - 2012 Staff Photo

 

Earlier this month, we brought our Multimedia Center crew together for a team photo in the studio.  The whole team came together - interns, students and staff - there was some learning, some laughs, and of course, a few photos.

Using our jib camera, we captured a little behind-the-scenes action of the setup and shoot along with a few of the final images at the end of the video (as well as at the bottom of this blog).

Check us out, comment and enjoy! And look for more behind-the scenes...

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Lehman Alum Returns to the Multimedia Center

The Lehman Multimedia Center was happy to welcome back a recent graduate, Jeffrey Edison.  For the last two years, Jeffrey has been successfully working as a camera operator for ESPN, in Bristol Connecticut.  Luckily for us, Jeffrey returned to meet with a small group of students and let them pick his brain. 

For over an hour, Jeffrey explained his role at ESPN - providing an overview of his responsibilities, proper etiquette, and the experience as a whole.  The students had plenty of...

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The Bacon Brothers at Lehman College on BronxNet

 

 

This September, the performance of the Bacon Brothers at the Lehman College Multimedia Center will be airing on BronxNet.  Join Lehman College alumnus and Distinguished Lecturer Michael and his brother Kevin as they sing a few songs and answer questions about their music and careers. Joe Mennonna accompanies them on the keyboard. 

In the Bronx, you can watch their show on Cablevision channel 67, and Verizon FiOs channel 33.  You can also watch online at http://www.bronxnet.org/livestream-67-33. ...

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Out From Plato's Cave Movie Demo

You know when you suddenly realize something profound about your life or life itself and then you realize that before that moment you were in darkness, it was like you had been in a cave? And now you’re making a different decision than you’d planned on or even imagined? That’s what Out From Plato’s Cave is about:
--what happens to you when you really learn, not just go through the motions
--how ‘stepping out of the cave’ changes you and your life as you knew it
--What you leave behind and...

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Celebrating 20 years of Media Production Training and Access in 2012: BronxNet at Lehman College

In 1992 BronxNet began training Lehman College students and the general public in media production. These workshops took place as the BronxNet TV studios were being set up on the campus in the sub-basement of Carman Hall.  20 years later, BronxNet has trained and provided services to almost four thousand students, and thousands more of the general public.  With tens of thousands of programming hours produced, and thousands of careers launched, this exemplary partnership between Lehman College...

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2012 NAB Sony Internship

 

The Lehman College Multimedia Center is proud to announce that four of its JCT (Journalism, Communication, and Theatre) students will be representing the school at this year’s NAB Trade Show in Las Vegas. Through our continued relationship with Sony, the students will intern for Sony working the booth -- helping to introduce Sony’s products to visitors and show attendees.

Sony internships have proven to be a great opportunity for Lehman students by allowing them to gain valuable experience...

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Local Bronx High Schoolers Record Live Sessions at Lehman College

 

Spring is definitely here and arriving with it has been a flurry of activity at the Lehman Multimedia Center. There has been a variety of recording sessions with Bronx Lab High School (accompanied by music instructor Rian Wilkinson), Bronx High School of Science and the High School for Contemporary Arts also located here in the Bronx.  Coordinated by Allan Molnar and the Lehman College Music Department, students were given the opportunity to spend the day here at Lehman College and...

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Networking Event at Lehman College

On March 28th from 7pm to 9pm, Lehman College and UNITY, a strategic alliance advocating news coverage by Journalists of Color, hosted a networking reception for minority journalists in the New York City area. They presented several distinguished speakers such as the President of UNITY, Joanna Hernandez, Chair of the Journalism, Communications and Theater (JCT)Department, Professor Miguel Perez, Professor James Carney from the JCT Department, and Member of the New York State Assembly...

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Where can I get more experience?

Students at the Multimedia Center ask me all the time "where can I get more experience in video/photo production?" and it's a great question.  The answer I always give is.... "everywhere."  A friend once told me that "every moment is learning moment" and I believe that applies to everyone. Whether you're shooting video or photos on your iPhone or working as an assistant to a professional there is always something you can take away.