A Podcast for the Live Events and Entertainment Industries to inspire and inform our community through personal stories and panel discussions. No matter where you are on your journey there is something for everyone. Join us as we discuss all aspects of life behind the scenes. We explore our cultures, relationships, and other social issues that affect the growth and success of individuals and businesses. Find out how others achieved their success and how some pivoted during the pandemic of 2020. If you have feedback for us or would like to be on a future episode, contact us on our website at FeedTheCrewPodcast.com. Feed the Crew is Produced by Richer Media Productions in Houston, Texas. Learn more at RicherMediaProductions.com.
Feed The Crew - Working In Wardrobe
Dive into the details of working in Wardrobe with Allison Duke- Costume Technician, Heather Jackson- Costume Designer, and our own Madelynn Archer- Wardrobe Supervisor. They attempt to shed some light on the intricacies of the Wardrobe/Costume department since many, even those in the industry, may not realize how much goes into it simply from a lack of exposure. They discuss the process from concept to completion and share stories from their years in the industry.
Feed The Crew - Kirsten Johnson
Kirsten Johnson, a well known Event Producer in Houston, addresses instances of misogyny she’s encountered within the industry and how attitudes have changed over the years, the power of being able to choose your gigs, and how important it is to make your crew feel valued.
Feed The Crew - Michael "MJ" Johnson
Michael “MJ” Johnson, a freelance Camera Assistant and Media Manager from Baltimore, MD joins us to talk about the value and importance of connections, the new COVID related practices he hopes continue into the future of the industry, and how important it is to feel valued on site and stand up for your needs when negotiating with clients. https://www.mjohnsonphotos.com/
Weekly Bulletin 1-19-21
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Feed The Crew - Heather Long and Mike Dills
Heather Long and Mike Dills, the founders of Elite Production Services, share with us what it’s like working together as a married couple and how they balance their personal lives with being the joint owners of a company. EPS has shifted focus to the world of virtual events and even developed a custom meeting platform to meet the specific needs of their clients. https://eliteproductionservices.com/
Feed The Crew - Monica Guerra
Monica Guerra, Textile Artist and Costume Designer, talks us through how she went from a costume shop stitcher with a fashion background to an avant-garde costume designer with a repertoire of choreographers who seek out her talents. With a growing list of international credits and recognition, she’s a name to remember in the world of ballet costume design.