A podcast exploring the creative process and the people that have the creative courage to find their fascinating.
Formerly The Video Jungle Podcast, Animus Studios co-founders Arty Gold and Justin Andrews are on a mission to uncover what it really takes to conceptualize and execute creative ideas from weekly guests who are doing extraordinary work in their respective fields.
Animus Studios is a video-first, marketing and strategy agency. Our mission is to lead your brand to winning ideas that fuel your creative juices, inspire your team, and move your audiences. Consider us your partner in crime on the journey to find your fascinating.
Immerse Yourself In The World of Van Gogh
Annabelle Mauger is a renown creative director from France who grew up surrounded by a world of art and cinema. So it's no surprise that her creative mind is dazzling audiences around the world with her immersive art exhibitions. Hear how Annabelle takes the works of masters like Vincent Van Gogh or Pablo Picasso and designs an immersive audiovisual showcase that frees audiences from the restrictions of frames and screens to become active explorers in the works of art surrounding them.
The Power of Clean Slate Thinking
JP Bolles is the Vice President of Creative for Sandwich, an LA based video agency that's changing the way brands are creatively thinking about their video marketing content. With the success of their videos, it's no surprise that JP and the Sandwich team field a constant barrage of calls from clients asking for cookie-cutter versions of their previous work. But Sandwich isn't an assembly line, and today, JP explains how his team keeps their creative process fresh for themselves and their clients.
Humanizing Tech from a Tiara Wearing Entrepreneur
Jennifer Bonine was the first female Artificial Intelligence platform tech CEO and is here to tell us how she applies her creative process to the design, implementation and marketing behind her tech start ups. As the CEO of AI Appstore and recently launched virtual building platform, RedRex, Jenn's no stranger to imagining how AI can enhance the human experience. But you may be surprised at how important storytelling is to spreading this tech guru's message of making AI easier to understand for all ages.
What You Need To Know About Directing Your Scripted Debut
Writer/Director Murphy McCann tells us all about the development and production of her first scripted short, Burning My Tongue, about the complications and comedy that comes with trying to flirt or date when you're LGBTQ. As a member of our internal team, Murphy is an essential part of our creative meetings. But it wasn't always that way. Find out how Murphy developed her creative process and how that helped her bring Burning My Tongue to life.
A Know Nothin' Who Knows Something About Screenwriting
Josh Kirk is an independent writer, director, and editor whose dark comedy inspired work, Know Nothins, garnered award-winning praise on the film festival circuit. Hear Josh break down his creative writing process, how he developed his latest short, Hip Cat, and how he collaborates with a crew to bring his words to life on the silver screen.
Low Cut Connie’s Adam Weiner On Shedding His Layers Of Creativity
Adam Weiner has seen his share of success as an indie rock act. His band, Low Cut Connie, has garnered praise from music legends like Elton John, Bruce Springsteen and even earned a spot on President Obama’s summer Spotify music list. Hear how Adam went through his creative metamorphosis to become what he considers to be the entertainer he is today and how he sees his latest project during COVID, Tough Cookies, to be his most pure creative endeavor yet.
Great show. These Guys Know Their Stuff
I had the pleasure of being a guest on this show and couldn't recommend it more. John and Justin manage to deliver tons of insight while keeping the conversation light and fun at the same time. Think of it like sharing a beer with your really smart friend. Highly recommended!
An awesome show-
Entertaining and insightful
Paul's experience, passion for his art, and work ethic come through loud and clear. Fascinating, entertaining, and insightful look at the industry.