Jesiah Bonney

Car salesman by day, director/producer/Mindie magician by night

THIS CHAT HAPPENED ON October 29, 2015


Jesiah Bonney@jesiahbonney · director, animator, mindier
I'm a car salesman who makes music videos on my iPhone. I can't sing, dance, or play an instrument so I make cool videos. Currently I'm directing a lyric video, illustrating a children's book, writing a feature film, and eating an avocado.
Lejla Bajgoric@lejlahunts · Intern, Product Hunt
Thanks for being here Jesiah! How has your schooling in theological/biblical studies informed the work you do as a car salesman, a filmmaker, an avocado eater?
Kate@katesegrin · Head of Social @ GitHub
Hey Jesiah! What has been your favorite music video to make?
Corley@corleyh · COO @ Product Hunt
@jesiahbonney Hi there! Thanks for joining us! What made you get into making super cool videos?
Erik Torenberg@eriktorenberg · Former Product Hunt
Hey Jesiah! What's your goal with all these videos? Any long term plans to make videos on a grand scale?
Erik Torenberg@eriktorenberg · Former Product Hunt
broadly, how do you think of your career development/dreams/aspirations? What tradeoffs are you making?
Andreas Klinger@andreasklinger · Tech at Product Hunt 💃
What's the future of video content?
Tom Masiero@blendahtom · GM of LaunchBit
What platform do you see being the best one for creators moving forward? Instagram, Vine, YT, FB, Snapchat etc?
Niv Dror@nivo0o0 · VC at Shrug Capital
Hey @jesiahbonney, do you see an overlap with Snapchat/Vine/IG (video) creators?
Jess (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧@mibi · Building the local web.
Are we headed to a vertical video future? Please say no.
Phil Antoline@philantoline · Founder, Rambull, Inc.
Doing what you love is the key to happiness. What are the next steps for continuing down the film path?
Erik Torenberg@eriktorenberg · Former Product Hunt
Who are some other artists that you really admire and why?
Erik Torenberg@eriktorenberg · Former Product Hunt
If you were going to build a startup right now, what would you start?
Jess (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧@mibi · Building the local web.
What do you think of patreon? Whats the most viable way to get paid, for someone without a massive audience?
Hannah Russell-Goods@hannaherg · Founder, PodClear
@jesiahbonney Have you done a Detour yet? How do you think technology will change over the next year to give us content based on geolocation/current emotional state?
Jess (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧@mibi · Building the local web.
If you were a tree, where would you want to be planted?
Will Roper@wwr228
What is your favorite movie and your favorite music video?
Jess (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧@mibi · Building the local web.
Jess (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧@mibi · Building the local web.
What do you think of Pingu? And why does the academy continue to snub it?
Nicolas Mangano@nfmangano · SketchTogether (by Molimur)
What is the role of feedback for your videos? Open mic comedians feed on the energy of the crowd, but online videos get all sorts of noise.