Aug 18, 2014
The Busy Creator Podcast, episode 19 with Online Video Host &
Producer 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)
Show Notes & Links
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.
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
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