Tony and Ridley Scott included a short film by Shannon in their 2011 production of Life in A Day which premiered at Sundance, Berlin and SXSW festivals. Shannon co-wrote and acted in the 2015 feature film Land of Leopold – winning best picture at Tahoe Film Festival – starring Ray Wise (Twin Peaks) and Scottie Thompson (Star Trek).

Shannon’s short films have also premiered at the lauded Palm Springs and Sun Valley Film Festivals. Shannon has partnered up with NASA at Space Center Houston where his first children’s book ‘ZOiNK’ has been read by such astronauts as Buzz Aldrin, Terry Virts and Mike McCulley. Shannon is currently in preproduction of his second feature film Salmon Run – an unconventional family road trip.