Entrepreneur and native of Philadelphia, PA Ahmed 'Magnum Med' Lindsay is a Cinematographer, Producer, Director he even still PAs. He created Magnum Life Media, when he saw a need for creativity and high-quality videos for local brands and small businesses that can't afford million dollar budgets to film original content. Solving that problem is Ahmed creating Magnum Life Media a creative production company which focuses on the resources at hand and creating the best possible product. This method is a commitment and is applied to every project. Ahmed loves to create and his philosophy is to dedicate yourself to your ideas until you see it through.
Ahmed Lindsay attended Franklin Learning Center High School in North Philadelphia and then went on to graduated from Widener University in Chester, PA with a Bachelors degree in Business Management and concentration in Information Systems. As a serial entrepreneur, Ahmed has invested his time and energy into several endeavors to feed his passion for creativity. For 10 years under the moniker ', Magnum Med' Ahmed was an event promoter across the east coast while maintaining a career in Contracts & Finance for Non-Profit Company. On the side, he did graphic designing, artist management, and security. But, Ahmed never gained the success he wanted or felt true happiness until he picked up the camera. Finding a passion is filmmaking was the answer to all Ahmed's questions. This was a way to speak to people, educate them, entertain them and he never has to be seen or heard. Perfect for him as someone who knows his strengths and weaknesses, Ahmed quickly went to work. Not being able to go back to school and be formally trained he started to teach himself how to film and make videos. Even now Ahmed is still learning and teaching himself but the most important thing was the experience which came via MyNEWPhilly. In the very beginning, Ahmed had a rough start, however, by starting a company too early with an inexperienced partner and no experience himself. Nothing happened, no business, no work, no filming, but Ahmed was not going to quit. So while at work one day and looking for ways to film he discovered an old associate from his party promoting days had created this platform for positive and essential news and digital media content. Ahmed reached out and eventually linked up and started helping out on sets getting the experience he craved. Ahmed is a knowledge sponge and it wasn't too long that people started asking Ahmed to film for them independently. Learning fast and using all the information he learned from his failed endeavors, Ahmed was ready to build Magnum Lifestyle Media. Ahmed then went on to continue to build his career and feed his passion and started working on movie sets and bigger budget projects. As a film director, Ahmed will tell stories through movies that will create both thought and change.
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