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Sound Stories is an inspirational podcast for creative professionals. Each episode, Stephanie is joined by a new expert, providing you with relevant and entertaining tips and tricks to jumpstart your own creative process.
||CleanSound Stories #31 – Preparing for Your Most Creative Year Yet||In this year-end episode, we’ve pulled together some of the top highlights from the past season. Listen in as our guests give their best advice on how to reinvigorate, refresh and revitalize your creative side – and make 2018 your best year y||12/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #30 – The Life of an LA Filmmaker||Filmmaking offers tremendous opportunities for expression, but it also presents intense challenges. Noam Kroll is a Los Angeles-based, award-winning Film and Commercial Director, and founder of the boutique production house, Creative Rebellion. He discu||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #029 – Optimizing Your Website to Increase Your Traffic||These days having a website isn’t enough to get you found online. If you want to encourage new users to find you and existing users to remember you, you’ve got to make your website count for all its worth. Tim Cameron-Kitchen, founder of Expo||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #028 – Crafting Award Winning Radio Ads||How do you grab an audience’s attention when you only have 15 to 30 seconds? Chris Smith, Creative Group Head and Writer at the Richards Group has an admirable mastery when it comes to creating engaging and humorous radio ads. Listen as he describes h||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #027 – The Importance of Art||Tom Lee, former director of the Office for the Arts’ Learning From Performers program at Harvard University, talks about how this program has enriched the lives of thousands. He also discusses how art has the power to enhance anyone’s life.||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #026 – Diffusing Tension for a Successful Session||A recording session can quickly go off the rails, leaving the talent and director frustrated. Sunday Muse shares tips for both voice actors and directors for helping a session get back on track if frustrations arise. Sunday Muse – Great Big Voices:||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #025 – Contributing to a Brand’s Story: The Role of Social Media Influencers||The beautifully curated photos on Instagram and the sponsored posts that you see popping up throughout your feed come from social media influencers. What does it take to become one of those people? Ally Pintucci offers you a peek behind the curtain and||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #024 – The Creative Benefits of Self-Sabotage||For creatives, getting in a rut is a professional hazard. Jonathan De Souza, Professor of Music Theory at the Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University, has studied the ways that our bodies, the tools we use, and our minds come together to form||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #023 – The Power of Networking for Creative Careers||We’ve all been told about the importance of having an elevator pitch – but actually getting your story straight — the story of who you are, is often easier said than done. If the idea of networking makes your toes curl, this episode is for yo||8/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #022 – Crossing the Bridge Between Core Values and Authentic Storytelling||Are your brand stories aligned with your company’s core? David Brouitt, Creative Director at Ramp Communications Inc. discusses how your brand’s values should shape everything you do. Learn the importance of ensuring your brand is reflected at every||8/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #021 – Exploring Emotional Design||Emotional design can help your story come alive in new and imaginative ways…as long as you know what it is! Erika Lutz, Creative Director at Lumosity shares how she and her team use emotional design to help motivate, entertain and engage their audi||7/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #020 – Inside the Process of Constructing Languages||When you tell a story, how important is it that it’s delivered in the language you speak? If you’re a storyteller who is a self-proclaimed word-nerd, you’re going to enjoy this immersion into the world of constructed languages with Dr. Christine S||7/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #019 – Identifying and Honing your Creative Strength||While it can be tempting as a creative to pursue obvious success, there’s something to be said for finding your niche and being creatively fulfilled. Tyley shares his insights regarding setting yourself up for that kind of success, but also getting||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #018 – The Do’s and Don’ts of Audience Centric Storytelling||If you want to create stories that sell, you need to “throw your assumptions of who your audience is out the window” according Jordan Scott Price, Creative Director at Flying Canvas Productions. In this episode, Jordan goes over how he and his team||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSound Stories #017 – Finding the Hidden Story||Perhaps one of the biggest challenges facing corporate storytellers today, is how to tell a consistent narrative, without telling the same tale, over and over again. Micah Baro, Creative Director and Content Strategist at Allison + Partners joins us to||5/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Okay, this podcast is addictive. Stephanie hosts inspiring chats with creative professionals - FOR creative professionals. I like how the various topics are always rooted in the art of storytelling. Cool takeaways too.
Really interesting take on the industry.
Coming from the perspective of what creatives need to tell a good story is interesting and unique. I haven't heard a podcast like this and am excited for future episodes and guests. Great start!
Inspiration for the creative professional
Stephanie and her special guests unpack what makes for a great story. From the basics reminiscent of grade 10 English class to advance concepts more suited to brand storytelling, she covers it all. You're now on my iPhone!