The Production Channel is an event production blog, podcast, and resource for those who work in the live events industry.

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[PODCAST EP04] Working in live sports with Melissa Ward

Listen to Melissa Ward, a freelancer in the live event industry as she explains the rewards and challenges of working in live sports.

How to be Successful in Lighting Design with Jeff Atkisson

A career in the event production industry can be hard - these five insights from Jeff Atkisson can help you be successful in lighting design!
Mixing Audio for Live Shows - Ep03- steve mitchell

[PODCAST EP03] Mixing Audio for Live Shows w/ Steve Mitchell

Listen to Steve Mitchell, a professional at mixing audio for live shows talk about the hustle of producing audio on the road and balancing that with family.

Life in Production – Losing Yourself on the Road

There aren't many people who can understand what life in production is actually like... what we do and what we deal with on a constant basis. The road, the show, the hotel, the airport, the life, the life we leave…
andrew-stone-cotm

[PODCAST EP02] Production Touring vs Church Production w/ Andrew Stone

In Episode 2 we interview Andrew Stone on his switch from live production touring to Church Production. He explains that during a tour, you go from city to city giving thousands of people the same experience in different venues. Working…
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The Production Industry Work Schedule

Written by: Stephen Bowles The event and show industry is seasonal which often leads to a highly volatile production industry work schedule. As show techs, show callers, producers directors or whatever… if you work in the production industry you are…

[PODCAST EP01] Understanding Production Lighting Design w/ Richard Dunn

In episode one of The Production Channel, Stephen Bowles of Shoflo and Clem Harrod of CLEMCO.AV, shine the spotlight on lighting design with industry expert, Richard Dunn. Also known to the world as viral video sensation The Lonely Airport Guy,…

[PODCAST EP00] Live Event Projection – Clem Harrod

Episode zero, of The Production Channel, focuses on the demanding role of event projection for live shows. Stephen turns the tables to interview Clem, who explains his journey of building his business, and personal brand, into CLEMCO.AV from his beginnings…
Shoflo wins tech innovation awards

Production Software wins ibtm world Technology & Innovation Watch Award 2016

US based Shoflo https://shoflo.tv, the event production software specialist, is this year’s winner of the Tech & Innovation Watch Award presented by ibtm world in partnership with EventMB. The announcement was made today at ibtm world taking place in Barcelona,…

How much paper is wasted in live events?

 Written by: Stephen Bowles It’s no secret that production companies consume large quantities of paper running live events and corporate meetings.  The very nature of live events is to chart out a plan, print & distribute the plan, rehearse and…
live sports melissa ward

[PODCAST EP04] Working in live sports with Melissa Ward

Listen to Melissa Ward, a freelancer in the live event industry as she explains the rewards and challenges of working in live sports.

How to be Successful in Lighting Design with Jeff Atkisson

A career in the event production industry can be hard - these five insights from Jeff Atkisson can help you be successful in lighting design!
Mixing Audio for Live Shows - Ep03- steve mitchell

[PODCAST EP03] Mixing Audio for Live Shows w/ Steve Mitchell

Listen to Steve Mitchell, a professional at mixing audio for live shows talk about the hustle of producing audio on the road and balancing that with family.

Life in Production – Losing Yourself on the Road

There aren't many people who can understand what life in production is actually like... what we do and what we deal with on a constant basis. The road, the show, the hotel, the airport, the life, the life we leave behind, the stress...
andrew-stone-cotm

[PODCAST EP02] Production Touring vs Church Production w/ Andrew Stone

In Episode 2 we interview Andrew Stone on his switch from live production touring to Church Production. He explains that during a tour, you go from city to city giving thousands of people the same experience in different venues. Working in church production, however, you stay in the same venue with the challenge of keeping things fresh on a weekly…
prodchannel-work-schedule

The Production Industry Work Schedule

Written by: Stephen Bowles The event and show industry is seasonal which often leads to a highly volatile production industry work schedule. As show techs, show callers, producers directors or whatever… if you work in the production industry you are not living a normal work / vacation life. Most “normal” people working “normal” jobs only get two weeks off a…

[PODCAST EP01] Understanding Production Lighting Design w/ Richard Dunn

In episode one of The Production Channel, Stephen Bowles of Shoflo and Clem Harrod of CLEMCO.AV, shine the spotlight on lighting design with industry expert, Richard Dunn. Also known to the world as viral video sensation The Lonely Airport Guy, Richard explains how his self-proclaimed “obnoxious dreamer, glass half full” personality helped catapult himself from a college concert lighting technician…

[PODCAST EP00] Live Event Projection – Clem Harrod

Episode zero, of The Production Channel, focuses on the demanding role of event projection for live shows. Stephen turns the tables to interview Clem, who explains his journey of building his business, and personal brand, into CLEMCO.AV from his beginnings working three jobs simultaneously in sports, news, and corporate events. Stemming from his mother’s love of still photography, dance and…
Shoflo wins tech innovation awards

Production Software wins ibtm world Technology & Innovation Watch Award 2016

US based Shoflo https://shoflo.tv, the event production software specialist, is this year’s winner of the Tech & Innovation Watch Award presented by ibtm world in partnership with EventMB. The announcement was made today at ibtm world taking place in Barcelona, Spain.

How much paper is wasted in live events?

 Written by: Stephen Bowles It’s no secret that production companies consume large quantities of paper running live events and corporate meetings.  The very nature of live events is to chart out a plan, print & distribute the plan, rehearse and make changes… print it out and then do it all over again. So how much paper is wasted in live events?…