Born and raised in Indiana, Shannon started his career in film sound working with some of the most talented people in the business. Getting a job as the Sound Librarian at Skywalker Sound, he quickly began work for the likes of Christopher Boyes, Gary Rydstrom, Richard Hymns and George Watters. After working as Gary Rydstrom’s right hand man for 8 years, he began branching out to do work on his own, still under the guidance of Chris Boyes and George Watters. He now remains a freelance Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer.