102 episodes

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

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 43 Ratings

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.

    Who Thought A Catfishing Christmas Movie Was A Good Idea?

    Who Thought A Catfishing Christmas Movie Was A Good Idea?

    Our hosts, Arty and Justin, get into the holiday spirit with a review of the Netflix Christmas movies that made the greatest impression on them this year. Is Kurt Russell the best Santa Claus ever? Who considers catfishing a romantic holiday plotline? Are the Christmas classics of the past still resonating with the kids of today? We look for answers to these hard-hitting questions and more as we wish everyone out there a happy holidays and joyful start to the new year.

    • 19 min
    How New York Times Bestselling Author Chris Grabenstein's Creative Process Can Help You Now

    How New York Times Bestselling Author Chris Grabenstein's Creative Process Can Help You Now

    Chris Grabenstein's prolific writing career has captured the imaginations of countless children around the world with his award winning books such as The Haunted Mystery series, The Smartest Kid In The Universe, The Lemoncello series and more. How does he do it? In this interview, Chris shares the lessons he learned from his roots in improv comedy, working for advertising agencies, and collaborating with the likes of Jim Henson and James Patterson that continue to influence his creative process today.

    • 48 min
    An Inside Look At The Stunts That Drive The Marvel Cinematic Universe (WandaVision, The Avengers and Keeping Elizabeth Olsen Safe)

    An Inside Look At The Stunts That Drive The Marvel Cinematic Universe (WandaVision, The Avengers and Keeping Elizabeth Olsen Safe)

    CC Ice is a stunt performer and actress whose credits include doubling as Elizabeth Olsen's Scarlet Witch in some of the most iconic action sequences in recent cinematic history. But as CC reveals, there's a lot more to capturing a stunt performance in order to blend an actor with their stunt double to achieve the suspension of disbelief. Hear CC detail her creative process for working through the action sequences that have dazzled audiences in Avengers Infinity War, End Game and WandaVision.

    • 34 min
    Robert Ashe's Guide To Editing Conan O'Brien

    Robert Ashe's Guide To Editing Conan O'Brien

    Team Coco's Head of Post Production, Robert James Ashe, hops on the podcast to talk through the editing process of Conan O'Brien's long running late night talk show. How does their editing team take an idea and shape it into an on air sketch? What's the collaboration like between the writers, producers and post production team? What did Team Coco have to do to continue producing a daily show during COVID? Robert shares his tips, tricks and editing philosophy that's led him to 4 Primetime Emmy nominations.

    • 44 min
    Following Through On Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

    Following Through On Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

    Byron White is a serial entrepreneur who's launched half a dozen successful start-ups including writeraccess.com, which has made the INC. 5000 list for five years in a row. Byron's not short on ideas, but it's his process for executing those ideas that keep delivering growth to his ventures. Hear the stories behind his most successful start-ups, how he finds uplift, when it's time to pivot, and when it's time to give back as he's done with his Lost Ball Golf Tournament to raise funds for cancer research.

    • 46 min
    Space Jam Rant

    Space Jam Rant

    LeBron James or Michael Jordan? People have strong opinions on the GOAT of basketball debate. But after watching Space Jam 2: The Legacy, we definitely have an answer to who the GOAT of basketball films costarring Looney Tunes characters is. Justin and Arty air their grievances about the latest LeBron James effort, rethink their childhood impressions of Bugs Bunny, and chalk up another championship for original films vs. reboots.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 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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