Notch Showcast


#24 Screens producing with Laura Frank

Season 4, Ep. 4

Laura Frank has worked in entertainment technology for over 25 years. Starting her career as a moving light technician, she established herself as a top lighting programmer with projects spanning rock tours with David Bowie and Madonna, to Broadway shows like Spamalot and television events like the Concert for NY. As the media server market started to evolve, Laura made the shift to screen content and control. After a decade of refining a media delivery workflow, she established herself as a Screens Producer leading a highly regarded Media Operations team for prominent events around the world. Her shows included the MTV Video Music Awards, The Game Awards, the Turner Upfront, and the CMA Music Awards.

In this episode, Laura shares her journey to becoming a screens producer and the tricks she’s learned along the way to optimize her workflow. We also discuss the challenges of the COVID pandemic and the benefits of building a strong, connected community.

If you’re interested in what a screen producer is, what they do and how to get on the road to becoming one, this is the episode for you.

Episode credits:

Researched, edited, and interviewed/hosted by: Kat Kemsley

Produced by: Bent Stamnes

Audio post-production, additional editing, and mastering by: Tor Øines

Episode links:

An evening with Screens Producer Laura Frank (YouTube)

Screens Producing & Media Operations: Advanced Practice for Media Server and Video Content Preparation (Book)

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