IMPACT: The Podcast by Imagine Impact brings together some of entertainment’s most creative minds to share their insights and stories that explore the larger themes of content creation and how artists’ perspectives and philosophies shape the things we create and share with the world.
Hosted by Gretchen Lynch, with special guest interviews by Impact founders Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, and Tyler Mitchell.
Multi-Hyphenates: Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan
What does it take to be a multi-hyphenate? The force behind the HBO hit show Westworld, Lisa Joy (Pushing Daisies, Burn Notice) and Jonathan Nolan (The Prestige, The Dark Knight, Interstellar) , discuss their unique paths to success, collaboration, and how working in both film and TV has made them stronger creators.
Screenwriting: Joel Edgerton
Actor, writer, director, producer Joel Edgerton (THE KING, BOY ERASED, THE GIFT) discusses screenwriting.
Emotionality in Content: Damien Chazelle, The RZA, John Ridley, Brian Grazer
Explore the importance and meaning of emotionality in content. Join Damien Chazelle (Whiplash, La La Land), The RZA (Wu-Tang Clan), John Ridley (12 Years a Slave), and Brian Grazer (A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13) as we look into the emotional core and stories behind some of their greatest works.
Creative Collaboration: Ron Howard, Akiva Goldsman
What is the key to a successful creative partnership? Join director Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13) and writer Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind, Cinderella Man) as they discuss their work together on A Beautiful Mind, Cinderella Man, and The Da Vinci Code.
Conversation Changers: Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand (Fargo, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri) discusses women in cinema, her career as an actor and producer, and how we can more effectively tell female stories.
Fresh Perspectives: Glen Powell, Tomi Adeyemi, Eliza Scanlen
What does the future of the entertainment industry hold? Join Glen Powell (Set it Up, Hidden Figures), Tomi Adeyemi (The Children of Blood and Bone), and Eliza Scanlen (Sharp Objects, Little Women) for an inside look at rising up in modern Hollywood and a discussion about how the next generation can change Hollywood for the better.