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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.

The Creative Jungle Animus Studios

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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.

    A Know Nothin' Who Knows Something About Screenwriting

    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

    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.

    Season 3: Exploring The Creative Process

    Season 3: Exploring The Creative Process

    Creative courage is a theme we’ve stressed over the years with our Video Jungle Podcast. So we decided to follow our own advice, and revamp the show to focus on the creative process of people we think have creative courage in their field of work. All industry sectors apply here as we attempt to get to the root of creativity. What does it mean to be creative? How can someone else's creative process impact your own? Hear Arty and Justin's initial thoughts and what you can expect from our season 3 series.

    Thank You And Here's To A Better 2021

    Thank You And Here's To A Better 2021

    A quick message from all of us at The Video Jungle Podcast. We hope you all enjoy your holiday season and here's to a better 2021 for us all!

    What Makes A Classic Holiday Film?

    What Makes A Classic Holiday Film?

    The holiday season is a time family, friends, giving, and rewatching your favorite holiday themed movies. Whether you jump back into the 'Die Hard is a Christmas movie' debate, consider 'Nightmare Before Christmas' a Halloween movie, or desire a stop motion adventure with Yukon Cornelius and Rudolph, these are the films that we hold dear to our hearts. But what makes these films so special? And where do Hallmark films fall on the spectrum of classic holiday films? We search for answers in our last 2020 pod.

    How Will Ferrell's Elf Almost Ended Up On The Shelf

    How Will Ferrell's Elf Almost Ended Up On The Shelf

    In a different world, Elf, the 2003 Will Ferrell holiday classic may never have been made. It's true! Thanks to Netflix's 'The Movies That Made Us' series, we got all the behind the stories on the making of Elf that had us thanking our lucky candy canes the filmmakers persevered. Hear are takeaways on what stood out to us from the production side and the business side, as well as the lessons marketers and young filmmakers can learn from the making of this holiday classic.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

Injustus ,

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!

Jsking8645 ,

Great podcast!

An awesome show-

Billboard23 ,

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.

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