Re: [videoblogging] Show producing and planning
- yep all those r perfect suggestions
content is king tho if u dont have any videos to show
then nothing else matters so i'd say start making videos :)
On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 4:02 PM, Rupert Howe <rupert@...> wrote:
> I almost missed this! Hi! I thought you'd vanished from the
> I really recommend checking out and talking to Rox and Shane from
> Which seems to me to be closest to the kind of thing you're talking
> They are incredibly professional, and have a regular simple formula
> for most of their episodes, which they repeat with great regularity
> and success - but they also do special episodes on local things.
> And they have a local (Hawaii) community that they've built up, with
> local businesses and citizens involved. They have an active Ning
> social network called the Reef, focussing on the show but also on
> Hawaii things. They organise Podcamp Hawaii, too.
> Another great local vlog/network is Bill Streeter's Lo Fi St Louis at
> Similarly, he has a Ning network called The Circuit, which is art &
> music based.
> And it's though not a local show (though they're local to you) Steve
> and Zadi have done amazing things building up Epic Fu
> Building business & sponsorship relationships, and running their very
> successful network Mix (again Ning based)
> Steve Garfield has just written a book called Get Seen - Online Video
> Secrets to Promoting Your Business
> which might help you out, too.
> Good luck!
> On 27-Aug-09, at 5:08 PM, adammercado@... <adammercado%40att.net>wrote:
> > Hi Videobloggers and new media creators
> > I am in pre-production for a podcast I have been wanting to do for
> > many months. Finally decided to get off my butt and do something about
> > it. But I need some assistance or guidance in getting started. I have
> > been creating media for many years but this is my first attempt at
> > producing my own. Not having a TV or radio background like many of the
> > successful show creators out in podcastland, this is all a bit
> > different territory.
> > The show will be non-fiction local news/lifestyle to a niche audience.
> > I hope to get local business involved in the show, and hopefully that
> > may lead to sponsorship of some kind. In approaching potential
> > partners and collaborators to the venture my concern is to not to look
> > amateur or unprepared. I want to present them with a media kit of some
> > kind, ideally a one-sheet outlining the show and a pilot episode. I
> > don't know if this is typical, I'm just guessing.
> > Can anyone recommend a good book, blog or other that serves as a
> > primer on show producing. What kind of data should go into the one-
> > sheet? How should one approach businesses and collaborators? At what
> > point do I mention sponsorship; do I ask up front and risk a negative
> > reaction? So many questions and not sure where to look for answers.
> > If any one has any experience in this area I'd love the benefit of
> > some advice. I'm not looking to shirk the groundwork, just need to be
> > pointed in the correct (read: most efficient) direction.
> > Thanks
> > Adam Mercado
> > Creative Director
> > Influxx Media Production
> > http://www.influxx.com
> > 714 928 9896
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