Video Host & Producer Shannon Morse Discusses Challenges, Workflows in Producing Multiple Shows — The Busy Creator Podcast 19

The Busy Creator 19 w/guest Shannon Morse

Shannon Morse (@Snubs)  is a producer and host of several online video shows such as Tekzilla and Hak5. Following early training in theatrical performance and hotel/restaurant management, she transitioned into new media. Across her many projects, she’s responsible for all research, writing, and production. Read more about Shannon on her site, snubsie.com

In this episode, we discuss Shannon’s origins in film/video production, the struggle of working for multiple employers with multiple studio workflows, and some of her outside (geeky) pursuits.


Show Notes & Links

Tools

Techniques

  • Divide duties and responsibilities to prevent overlap, chaos
  • Write as if you’re speaking it. Practice until you get it.
  • Record multiple takes into multiple cameras.
  • Know yourself, and what type of employment best suits you.

Habits

  • Keep the editors in mind when shooting video. Think of other people when you’re working.
  • Make annotations and notes, even if they’re only for yourself
  • Record all your passwords and other info in a password manager; back up the data file to an external drive (don’t trust the cloud only)
  • Use 2-factor authentication for all your sites
  • Wake up at a consistent time every morning
  • Always have cereal!
  • Dedicate certain days to specific aspects of your business, eg. recording day, editing day

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Prescott Perez-Fox is a New York-based graphic designer and brand developer with 15+ years experience in branding, packaging, graphic design, and web design. He runs The Busy Creator.