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July 16, 2013

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Muzzy Lane receives state grant

The Newburyport-based company, Muzzy Lane Software, a creator of innovative educational games, recently received a $200,000 grant from the MassVentures START initiative, which helps small, high-growth Massachusetts companies promote manufacturing and commercialization and stimulate innovation. The company was recognized for its progress towards commercialization over the past year.

Portmedia names new production manager

Andrew Love has been named the new teaching and production manager at Portmedia. Love previously worked for Cape Ann Television in Gloucester as a production coordinator for seven years. His specialty is teaching television techniques and technology to novice and journeymen filmmakers. He will be setting up a series of classes and workshops that range from the basics of picking up a camera, all the way to the advanced skills someone needs to pursue a professional career in film.

Love first became interested media production after taking a television class in high school; the one semester elective ignited a lifelong passion for filmmaking. With that in mind, one of Love’s first goals is establishing a college and high school internship program for Newburyport’s artistically inclined youth.

For more information, visit the Portmedia website for training class schedule or call Andrew Love at 978-961-0350.

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