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 45 – (Learning With Our Fellow Creatives) “Season 3 Recap”
After 15 interview episodes season three of Convincing Creatives Podcast is officially wrapped! We learned a ton! Here in this bonus episode we discuss what we learned across this past season and how to apply it going forward to be the best creatives we can be. In a clip show format! Thank you for all […]
Episode 44 – (Oliver William Smith) “Impact Through Filmmaking”
Evan Kidd sits down with Oliver William Smith. Oliver is a writer, director and performer based in the UK. The Great, Great Grandson of a circus ringmaster and the son of travelling showman, the magic of putting on a show drew him to the theatre at an early age, but it was the moving image […]
Episode 43 – (Melissa Maerz) “The Oral History of Richard Linklater’s Dazed & Confused”
Evan Kidd sits down with Melissa Maerz. Melissa has worked as an editor at Spin and Rolling Stone, a staff writer for Entertainment Weekly and the Los Angeles Times, and a supervising producer on HBO’s Vice News Tonight. She was a founding editor at New York magazine’s Vulture website. She recently released the book Alright, […]
Episode 42 – (Dan Perlman) “Comedy, Drama, & Making Flatbush Misdemeanors for Showtime”
Evan Kidd sits down with Dan Perlman. Dan is a comedian, writer, and director from New York City. He is currently the executive producer, co-creator-writer-star of Showtime’s critically-acclaimed comedy series, FLATBUSH MISDEMEANORS. Dan co-created the award-winning digital series of the same name, which served as the foundation for the Showtime show. Made on zero-budget, the […]
Episode 41 – (Dayna Reggero) “Listening To Our Climate”
Evan Kidd sits down with Dayna Reggero. Dayna is an award-winning film director, listener, and founding director of the Climate Listening Project. She was an All-American and Division 1 runner before volunteering at the local zoo while in college. Dayna’s work started at 19, when she began appearing on television with animals to promote connection […]
Episode 40 – (Eric Morgan) “Connecting With Music & Tech”
Evan Kidd sits down with Eric Morgan. Eric is a North Carolina based guitarist, music producer, and is a product manager at Facebook. Eric balances both music and technology to find new meanings in the art and world around him. Eric has played in bands such as A Hero A Fake, Brigades, and the indie/art/dream-pop […]
I absolutely love Evan's incredible perspective! Convincing Creatives is chock full of compelling conversations and insightful discussions that get to the heart of what creativity means today. It's an amazing listen - don't miss it!
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.