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School Of Laughs Podcast Episode 69

Are you planning on shooting a DVD of your show any time soon? Wonder what steps you’ll need to take to make it happen? How much to budget? Where to have it shot?

This episode is an inside look into that process. Comedian Jonnie W. is gearing up for a taping on November 14th in Nashville, TN. We talk about all the thoughts and strategies that go into not only producing a show, but recording it for release.


We talk about:

  • Why even record a DVD in this world of downloadable digital?
  • How he has gone about working out the material
  • What he looked for in a venue
  • Where he plans on selling the final product
  • How he selected an opening act
  • Who helped him get his first video project together
  • Why employing people you are comfortable with helps
  • Why a deadline is a must for a successful timetable
  • The ins and outs of CROWDFUNDING
  • Unique way to sell out the first show
  • Audio considerations
  • Continuity
  • WHAT Potential obstacles lie ahead
  • Troubleshooting between shows

And much, much more.

To find out more about Jonnie W. and how you can help fund his DVD taping and get a download in return, visit his site:, or follow him on Twitter:

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JOHNNIE W. COMEDIAN           CD producers


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