What truly empowers creatives? How are today’s creators convincing in their process? Do they need convincing? Filmmaker Evan Kidd & curated guests dialogue to navigate how the makers of this world define culture.
Evan has gone on to work in the filmmaking industry, founding RockSet Productions, creating his original feature film Son of Clowns & TV series Home Remedy on Amazon Prime Video, as well as industry music videos featured on XXL, Mass Appeal, and more.
Welcome to the start of Convincing Creatives. My name is Evan Kidd. I’m a filmmaker, drummer, and hot sauce aficionado. I call North Carolina home, and I’ll be your host. I hope this show brings value to your creative life.
Episode 29 – (Kamus Leonardo) “Panda Bear It Edition”
Season two finale! “Panda Bear It” director Evan Kidd speaks with lead actor & hip-hop artist Damien Elliott Bynum aka Kamus Leonardo who plays the role of Kamus, a slightly fictionalized version of himself in the film. Evan talks with Kamus about his acting debut in Panda Bear It as the lead role, and how […]
Episode 28 – (Mary Miles Kokotek) “Panda Bear It Edition”
“Panda Bear It” director Evan Kidd speaks with actress Mary Miles Kokotek who plays the role of Irma in the film. Evan and Mary Miles discuss filming on a farm with cows, horses, and other live animals as well as finding the balance in her performance with comedy in the role of Irma alongside tragedy. […]
Episode 27 – (Eric Hartley) “Panda Bear It Edition”
“Panda Bear It” director Evan Kidd speaks with actor Eric Hartley who plays the role of Farmer in the film. Evan and Eric talk their prior collaboration in Son of Clowns, as well as working in the North Carolina indie film scene. Eric also speaks to finding his personal connection in the role of Farmer […]
Episode 26 – (Jeremias Hadley & Maggie Lynch) “Panda Bear It Edition”
“Panda Bear It” director Evan Kidd speaks with actor Jeremias Hadley who plays the role of Marcus as well as his grandmother/agent Maggie Lynch about working in the film industry and booking gigs. Welcome to season two of Convincing Creatives. Each episode features director/writer Evan Kidd speaking with a different person involved in the making […]
Episode 25 – (Melissa Cowan Rattray) “Panda Bear It Edition”
“Panda Bear It” director Evan Kidd speaks with actress Melissa Cowan Rattray who plays the role of Panda in the film. Evan talks with Melissa about bringing the character of Panda to life, despite wearing a full costume, mask, and suit. Physical comedy, large gestures, and more were pivotal for Melissa to add dimension to […]
Episode 24 – (Jean-Marc Mavinga) “Panda Bear It Edition”
“Panda Bear It” director Evan Kidd speaks with actor Jean-Marc Mavinga who plays the role of Studio Owner in the film. Evan talks with Jean-Marc about his method of shadowing an actual studio owner to learn about the role, filming during challenging circumstances, and pretending to have a song ready for J. Cole to help […]
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Some insightful stuff while also entertaining. A must listen for anybody in the creative field.
I’ve tried to keep up with Eva Kidd’s stuff since I first heard of him and have liked all of his creative ventures including this one. I’d recommend this podcast.