Restrictions on Social Gatherings Loosening and What it Means for Live Events

Now that all Stay-at-Home orders have been lifted across the country, we’re starting to see states loosen even more restrictions. Governor Kemp of Georgia just announced that bars, nightclubs, and Summer school can open, and restrictions on social gatherings will be loosened on June 1st (today). Kemp said “encouraging data” on COVID-19 cases prompted his […]

KBLR/Telemundo’s State-of-the-Art Media Center and Studio Installation

Telemundo Las Vegas / KBLR unveiled its new, 22,622 square-foot media center on September 23rd, 2019, and MAGNUM was selected to do the installation of the space. From nbcumv.com: “At launch, KBLR is the first NBCUniversal-owned station to have its news and production infrastructure hosted by a private cloud system built exclusively by NBCUniversal Owned […]

7 Ways to Get Rid of Unhealthy Thoughts

As we continue our journey into getting back to some version of normal life again, it’s time to talk about the thoughts we all have bouncing around in our head – specifically, the unhealthy thoughts. We discussed ways to set goals and achieve them now that stay-at-home orders are lifting, but it’s impossible to write […]

The State of Drive-In Movie Theaters in a COVID World

I still remember sitting in the back seat of my parents’ car, popcorn in hand, as I watched the opening scene of Raiders of the Lost Ark. I was all of five years old, but the memory of watching my fist movie at the Drive-In theater was etched into my brain.  Fast forward thirty years. […]

Mike Wood Presents: A Theatrical Previs Competition

Hi there! My name is Mike Wood, and I’m a lighting designer, lighting director, and educator based in Nashville, TN. I primarily work in the theatrical market at theatres all over the United States, including a long-term residency as the Resident LD at City Springs Theatre Company in Atlanta, GA. In addition to my professional […]

US Air Force Academy Chooses Magnum for Permanent TV Studio Installation

In November of last year, the US Air Force Academy reached out to us about doing a permanent installation of a TV Studio in their facility. While most people know Magnum offers permanent lighting installations, not many people know we offer full studio installations as well, so it was a fun job for us. Prepping […]

Want to be a Lighting Designer? Now’s Your Chance With Lux Partum

If there’s a silver-lining to these crazy times, it’s that our industry has pulled together and created free training, and virtual experiences like we’ve never seen before. Meet Lux Partum Lux Partum was created as something special to be enjoyed by everyone affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The idea behind the project was to realize […]

Delta Air Lines’ Two-Set Studio for Live Broadcasting: Built by MAGNUM

Delta Air Lines is headquartered in Atlanta, so when we received a call from them to install a permanent 2-set studio in their offices, we were excited to help. Delta wanted two different sets built, both as broadcasting studios. Their offices are located at the ATL airport (duh), and they wanted to convert two large, existing […]

How to Set New Goals and Achieve Them

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While we’re not in the business of self-help, we know times are…uneasy right now. With parts of the country starting to reopen, we guess a lot of you are starting to think about what life will be like moving forward. We want to take some time this week addressing goals and habits. This week is […]

Take a Virtual Car Trip From the Comfort of Your Couch

We know how tough this “stay at home” stuff has been. We hoped keeping you up to date on all the free training for our industry would help pass the time, but sometimes you just want to relax and get away. Enter “Drive & Listen“ I didn’t know what to expect when pulling up this […]