Media Production Company is Named "Small Business of the Year"

Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce names Minneapolis based media production company "Small Business of the Year." The Business and Community Awards ceremony is Thurs., October 28th, 2010 at Aveda Institute in NE Minneapolis, public invited.
By: idream TV, Inc.
Edie French, President/CEO
Edie French, President/CEO
Oct. 14, 2010 - PRLog -- has been awarded "Small Business of the Year" by the Northeast Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce.

Edie French and Paul Auguston are the co-founders of and have been in business for over 25 years. is an award winning media production  company featuring video production and still photography services leveraging the power of the internet.  

Previous awards include recognition in an international competition from Video Fuego in two categories. "Survive A Fire," a training video teaching children to escape from fires in the home is recognized for its philanthropic endeavors and is known to support the creative and intellectual growth of the community through in-kind contributions to local arts and non-profit organizations  – organizations including Frank Theatre, Black Storytellers Alliance, Wallin Education Partners, Minneapolis Rotary, AchieveMpls and others. was the recipient of a Grow Minnesota – Pohlad Family Foundation Award from the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. With the grant, they were able to develop a  solid business plan, hire two  employees and expand services to support local business development through Project Green Screen a video web clip service that helps local businesses produce high quality videos for their websites.

President and CEO Edie French is an active chamber member and serves on the Community Advisory Board of Frank Theatre.  She is a past Chair of the Minneapolis Arts Commission. is a Chamber Keystone member contributing 5% of profits to the community and participates in the Summer Step-Up program.  

"Step Up is a great opportunity for all businesses to contribute to the growth of our community as well as benefit from the experience," says French. "As a result of our workplace conversations, our summer intern is now attending Augsburg College, majoring in business administration."

Another area of growth for the company has been the recognition of the importance of changing demographics in the region and its impact on world markets.  

"We help our clients reach their audiences at home and around the world in many languages including, Spanish, Somali, Hmong and English," says French.

In 2010 celebrates 25 years of business success.

The award will be handed out at An Evening of Business & Community Awards, Thursday, October 28th, 2010 at Aveda Institute in Northeast Minneapolis. Other award winners include RSP Architects, AccessAbility Inc., Kramarczuk Sausage Co., and others. The public is invited to attend.

Register online at: or call (612) 378-0050. Chamber members: $25, non-members: $35.

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