15 episodes

Mark Levien interviews successful and aspiring creative to better understand how they have achieved their success. As there is an abundance of information on technical how-to information this podcast focuses on soft skills essential for any creatives such as expanding your comfort zone and dealing with failure. Hearing from actors, musicians and entrepreneurs this is an excellent podcast for any growth minded creative.
Instagram & Facebook @thecreativeventure

The Creative Venture Podcast Mark Levien

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Mark Levien interviews successful and aspiring creative to better understand how they have achieved their success. As there is an abundance of information on technical how-to information this podcast focuses on soft skills essential for any creatives such as expanding your comfort zone and dealing with failure. Hearing from actors, musicians and entrepreneurs this is an excellent podcast for any growth minded creative.
Instagram & Facebook @thecreativeventure

    Amy Rose Mitchell: Theatre Designer - Focus on the journey, follow your passion.

    Amy Rose Mitchell: Theatre Designer - Focus on the journey, follow your passion.

    Amy Rose Mitchell is a set and costume designer as well as working technical theatre.
    From a young age Amy was always searching for the culmination of her interests of art, drama and Design Technology when a teacher suggested she explore set design.
    Amy now works on west end shows including War Horse and The Lion King and skilfully dissects the skills and attitudes that have helped in her creative career.

    In this episode we discuss:
    • How passion can be a compass
    • Building Confidence
    • And work experience vs university

    
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    Insta: https://www.instagram.com/amyrosetheatredesign/
    Web: https://www.amyrosemitchell.co.uk/

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    Web: www.thecreativeventure.co.uk 



    • 40 min
    Mini Episode: Overcoming Procrastination & Lack of Motivation

    Mini Episode: Overcoming Procrastination & Lack of Motivation

    Happy New Year…. well kind of… In the UK we find ourselves in yet another lockdown uncertain when things will return to any kind of normalcy.
    For many creatives these are very stressful times. In this episode I’d talk about my observation of January and give you some tips and tactics for achieving your goals and what to do if you feel particularly stuck.

    I'd love to hear about how you've been staying motivated through lockdown.
    Drop me a DM @thecreativeventure

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    Web: www.thecreativeventure.co.uk 



    • 22 min
    Asking Experts: Jennifer Kempson aka Mamafurfur on Money, Prosperity and Success.

    Asking Experts: Jennifer Kempson aka Mamafurfur on Money, Prosperity and Success.

    Jennifer Kempson AKA Mamafurfur is a money and mindset educator passionate about investing, passive income and personal development. Her story begins when her now husband had over £24k in consumer debt. Jennifer with her logical engineering mindset set about finding way to pay off this debt leading her to discover Youtube, passive income and investing.

    She is an author, podcaster and Youtuber, guiding her over 49,000 subscribers to financial success.

    In this episode we discuss:
    - Limiting beliefs
    - Creativity
    - Passive Income
    And Side hustles.

    
Follow Jennifer / MamaFurfur: 

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPvSN7kot8zJUreVzs-0y8A
    Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/3BgfMN8i4nTfK7W2bJdEfk
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mamafurfur/
    Web: https://mamafurfur.com/


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    Web: www.thecreativeventure.co.uk 



    This episode was recorded remotely.

    • 48 min
    Cassie Bradley: Actor - Grit, Love and the Power of Yes.

    Cassie Bradley: Actor - Grit, Love and the Power of Yes.

    Cassie Bradley is an Actor as comfortable on stage as she is on screen. 
    She is known for her work with Sam Mendes and Marianne Elliott at the National Theatre, with performances like King Lear, in addition to appearances on the BBC, ITV, Channel 5, History Channel and more. 

    She currently plays the character Natalie on Coronation Street and is a passionate about improving opportunities for actors from low socioeconomic backgrounds.

    Over lockdown Cassie has also started her own social enterprise to help disadvantaged women and victims of abuse through acting and employability skills.

    In this episode we discuss:
    • Untangling your worthiness from your art
    • Shame around having part time job
    • Moving Camels, Emotional Pyjamas and more… 


    
Follow Cassie: 

    Insta: https://www.instagram.com/cassiebradley.ig/-

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/cassiebradleycb 

    Web: https://www.cassiebradley.com/


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    Instagram: www.instagram.com/thecreativeventure
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/thecreativeventure
    Web: www.thecreativeventure.co.uk 




    This episode was recorded before lockdown was in place, adhering to social distancing.

    • 57 min
    Mike Hill: Live Sound Engineer - The Power of Relationships

    Mike Hill: Live Sound Engineer - The Power of Relationships

    Mike Hill is a Music Producer and Touring Live Sound Engineer for artists like Island and Arlo Parks. Mike formerly owned the Studio Focus Recording where he produced the Island Album, Feels like Air, which has seen over 30 million downloads.

    In this episode we discuss:
    • Learning how long a job really takes
    • The importance of relationships
    • Why you should share your work
    • And how making time for personal life can give you more time in professional life

    Remember to support those creatives most effected by covid restrictions, musicians and creative within the live and event space particularly.

    Follow Mike:
    Insta:https://www.instagram.com/bighairyaudio/
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    Arlo Parks:
    https://open.spotify.com/artist/4kIwETcbpuFgRukE8o7Opx
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    ISLAND:
    https://open.spotify.com/artist/1UqvcbBmsHw8rjIZe1WiZl
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    Web: www.thecreativeventure.co.uk

    • 40 min
    #9 Emilie Cotterill: Photographer - Creating Connection.

    #9 Emilie Cotterill: Photographer - Creating Connection.

    Emilie Cotterill is a French photographer based in the Midlands working under the brand name Transluceo.

    She currently works with musicians and creative business owners to create authentic, personal branding photography that helps them grow their presence online and promote their work confidently. She has a strong aesthetic style and has a focus on creating connection and providing value for clients.

    In this episode Emilie skilfully discusses setting up a successful freelance business and the and the challenges involved.

    In this episode we discuss:
    • Working for free
    • Getting Clients
    • Part time jobs
    • Listening to your body


    If you enjoyed this episode please rate and review the podcast on iTunes!

    Follow Transluceo:
    Web: https://transluceo.co/
    Insta:https://www.instagram.com/transluceo/
    FB: https://www.facebook.com/transluceo/

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    Facebook: www.facebook.com/thecreativeventure
    Web: www.thecreativeventure.co.uk

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Green Barbarian ,

Amazing Insight!

This is a great podcast that offers some amazing insight into the lives of talented creatives. It covers a broad range of guests from various disciplines. Mark conducts some great interviews that offer valuable advice for all levels; whether you are looking to start your career or you’re an experienced creative, this podcast has plenty to offer you!

Dingram97 ,

Professional Insights for Creatives

Brilliant time throughout this podcast with a broad range of creative guests. Highly recommend this to any creative persons looking to find inspiration going forward in their own career, but also to anyone interested in the creative mindset. Nicely presented and moderated by Mark, who I feel has a great deal to give as this podcast continues! Keep up the good work!

A-80M8 ,

Creative inspiration!

A brilliant podcast on creative processes. Filled with ideas and inspiring stories to push ones own practice. Presented with wonderful clarity by the host!

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