April 27, 2018: Immigrant Entrepreneur Video Series: Artango
MDB Productions was thrilled to meet and record an interview—and dancing, of course—of Tony Award-nominated Argentinian Tango dancers Fernanda Ghi and Guillermo Merlo for The Immigrant Learning Center. The pair discussed opening their own dance school, Artango, in Brighton, Massachusetts, and what its like to be immigrants and entrepreneurs in the U.S.
March 17, 2018: The reality of homelessness is closer than you think
We created another video for Ollie's House to help show how some families arrive at homelessness. Ollie's House is a homeless motherhood program planning to open in Massachusetts this summer.
December 2017: Happy Holidays from My Family to Yours
A short video from our trip to Maryland visiting family.
December 16, 2017: Yana's Story
We were honored to create a heartwarming video for a homeless mothers shelter called Ollie's House looking to open its doors next year. It’s always an honor to spend time with people who have inspiring stories that we get to share.
October 26, 2017: MOSHI: Philo + Art workshops
We have been following the progress of an independent workshop called MOSHI that helps kids in Boston, New York, and Paris learn how to philosophize in order to better understand the world and their place in it. Here's footage and photos of founder Caroline Murgue, an anthropologist, explaining her idea.
October 20, 2017: New Art Center 40th Anniversary Video
Happy to share the video we created for a local art nonprofit called New Art Center to help celebrate its 40th anniversary.
August 28, 2017
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May 25, 2017: Immigrant Learning Center Honors Meredith Berg
Wicked Local Newton ran a small item on MDB Productions' Principal, Meredith Berg, who was honored by a local nonprofit organization where she volunteers her time editing videos about immigrant entrepreneurs who start businesses in Massachusetts.
April 23, 2017: Standing the test of time: Gaetan Demers
MDB Productions collaborated with a colleague, Steve Daly, on an article and photos completed by Steve and an embedded video that we created. For one of his last journalism classes at Northeastern University, Steve found an amazing clock and watch repairer in #LawrenceMA who also happens to be a fantastic musician with a haunted past. Steve asked MDB Productions to create a complementary video and we were happy to oblige. Read and view the piece on Medium.
March 24, 2017: The Washington Post--This college student teaches philosophy to homeless women to help them ponder life's great questions
MDB Productions created an uplifting package about how the homeless learn philosophy from a senior at Boston University, and today it ran in The Washington Post. Click through to view the video and photos and to read the article.
March 7, 2017: Botané Studio Photo Shoot
A sneak peak is available from the photo shoot we recently completed for floral business Botané Studio. Spring is in the air, and these wonderful flower designs were a joy to shoot. View more images over on Botané's Instagram.
December 30, 2016: Refreshing ImEx Cargo's "About Us" Section
Now live is a fresh headshot image and "About Us" section re-write produced by MDB Productions for client ImEx Cargo. The content emphasizes the owner and CEO's vast cargo industry knowledge and shows her commitment to working with general airline sales clients in New England 24/7/365. Video to come!
November 28, 2016: Suzuki School Celebrates 30 Years
MDB Productions was honored to document the Suzuki School's annual gala celebrating 30 years as a music school in Newton, Massachusetts. The Newton Tab ran one of our photos from the event.
October 5, 2016: Methuen Police "Go Pink" for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Meredith created a short video for the Methuen Police about a decommissioned cruiser the department had painted pink to support breast cancer awareness.
January 19, 2016: Massachusetts Mobilizes to Treat Addicted Moms
This article is the culmination of more than a year’s worth of Meredith's research on how Massachusetts and the nation now treat mothers who are addicts and who are often chronically involved in the criminal justice system. Meredith took the photos and wrote articles for The Marshall Project and Fusion.
December 1, 2015: Cedric Douglas, Artist in Residence
Northeastern University artist in residence Cedric Douglas talks with Meredith and her classmates about his impact on the local Boston art scene and the importance of community engagement in this short doc.
April 18, 2014: Pregnant Prisoners Are Losing Their Shackles
Meredith researched and wrote this piece for the Boston Globe Magazine after learning that some women have to give birth while incarcerated. She was fascinated to discover that birth doulas in Western Massachusetts specifically train and volunteer to help them, which is certainly not the norm throughout the United States.