RevThinking is the conversation between creative entrepreneurs who know the best way to deal with the future… is to create it.
This is the only podcast focused on owners – in production, experience, sound, and motion design – discussing what it really takes to run a thriving studio, agency, or production company.
Be Nice, Stay Mighty With Darren Price | Ep 096
Darren Price is ECD and Founder at Mighty Nice, the Sydney-based animation studio now recognized among the industry leaders in Australia for creative animated solutions.
Darren reckons that animation is like beer...or sunshine. With enough of it, everything starts to look good. Technically brilliant, strong in narrative, and beautiful to watch - it's similarities to beer quickly end, but animation does add charm, wit and sophistication to any project.
A Noble Mission With Ashley Kohler | Ep 095
The day before the US Presidential Election – and on the heels of BLM and the ongoing COVID pandemic – Joel Pilger sat down with Ashley Kohler to discuss her journey as a creative entrepreneur.
Ashley is President & Executive Producer of Awesome Incorporated, known for both commercial and series production. Prior to starting Awesome Inc, Mrs. Kohler spent seven years at Cartoon Network, ultimately serving as Director of Production, On-Air & Program Production.
The Motion Awards LIVE | Ep 094
The Motion Awards by Motionographer are shining a light on the people and work that comprise the best of the motion design community.
Tune in to the live event on December 10th at 8pm EST at https://motionographer.com/2020/12/03/the-motion-awards-live/
Simulating Possibilities with David Sheldon-Hicks | Ep 093
"That's the bit that's been really interesting to me is, can we not sacrifice our creative morals for the sake of commerce? Can both of those things exist?" – David Sheldon-Hicks
In this episode of the RevThinking podcast, Joel Pilger has a conversation with David Sheldon-Hicks, Founder at Territory Studio.
A Very Delicate Ecosystem with Erin Sarofsky | Ep 092
“It’s a very delicate ecosystem but really my job as the owner is to make sure the company is healthy. It’s almost like a child or a person that I am caretaker of.” – Erin Sarofsky, Sarofsky
In this episode of the RevThinking podcast, Joel Pilger sits down with Erin Sarofsky, ECD And owner at eminent creative studio Sarofsky.
The Story Arc of a Studio with Jay Grandin | Ep 091
“The studio has a story arc, and then every project is its own story arc, and your relationship with that client is a story arc, and then you have a bunch of staff that have their own story arc. And I think that with enough thought and intention, you can line those things up.” – Jay Grandin, Partner + Creative Director at Giant Ant
In this episode of the RevThinking podcast, Joel Pilger explores an intimate conversation with Jay Grandin at Giant Ant. Going beyond the surface business and creative challenges of running a creative studio, this discussion explores the more existential and philosophical questions about why we – as owners – do what we do... and what is possible.