The Evolving Media Podcast
By Simon Staffans
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A podcast on the ever evolving field of media and the challenges facing creators, storytellers and producers.
||CleanEpisode 012: 20 Years of Blair Witch - a talk with Mike Monello||The year 1999 saw a lot of things, from people freaking out over Y2K to the debut of music downloading service Napster and many many other things. It also saw a small horror film with a small budget but a huge buzz making its premiere at Sundance. Twent||10 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 011: Designing the audience transformation - a talk with Christy Dena||In this episode Christy Dena stops by for an in-depth talk about a crucial aspect of today's reality for storytellers and creators - the need to look at what the audience will be experiencing and designing with the audience transformation in mind, a pro||4 2 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 010: Exploring new storytelling platforms - a talk with Bernie Su||In this episode of the Evolving Media podcast I'm joined by Bernie Su, known for creating and running projects like The Lizzie Bennett Diaries, Emma Approved and Vanity. As audiences' expectations of their media experiences change, so we as creators hav||23 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 009: Revisiting the Narrative Reversal - a talk with Jeff Gomez||"It’s still the most rare thing in the world, to be genuinely heard, to be listened to… and that’s at the core of any fandom." My guest for this episode is Jeff Gomez of Starlightrunner Entertainment, with decades of experience of creating storywo||17 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 008: Artificial intelligence and storytelling - a talk with Lance Weiler||Lance Weiler has been exploring the frontiers of storytelling for decades in his many projects. Last year the project "Frankenstein A.I. - a monster made by many" launched, a "immersive theatre, installation and collaborative storytelling" project using||10 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 007: The art of engaging audiences early on - a talk with Tomas Lindh||My guest for the seventh episode of The Evolving Media Podcast is Tomas Lindh, executive producer for development and online at Swedish public service broadcaster SVT. Tomas has created numerous projects and shows in Finland and Sweden and reached a glo||4 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 006: Revisiting Gen Z - a talk with Sandra Lehner||I'm thrilled to have Sandra Lehner back on the podcast, to talk more about Generation Z. It's a creative, caring, sometimes conservative but always expressive generation, and working for and with them as a content creator is a challenge. In this episod||27 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 005: E-sports, streaming, gaming and the lessons the world of media can learn - a talk with Angela Natividad||The world of e-sports, streaming and gaming is a fascinating one from a lot of different angles, the ones of audience outreach, engagement and interaction not least. Joining me for this episode is Angela Natividad, co-founder of Hurrah , the first crea||18 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 004: The changing world of Documentary Filmmaking - a talk with Jan Rofekamp||The world documentary filmmaking is facing some challenging times when it comes to financing, production as well as distribution. The old models for all of these areas are still in effect, but they no longer fully answer to the needs documentary filmmak||9 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 003: Addressing the Collective Journey and the Narrative Reversal - a talk with Jeff Gomez||Jeff Gomez from Starlight Runner Entertainment has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to creating stories and story worlds that resonate with and engage audiences. Lately Jeff's been championing the theory of a Collective Journey slowly taking over the||30 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 002: Reaching the right audience on the right platform - a case study with Mike Monello||Mike Monello of Campfire NYC has an extensive track record of creating content that millions of people engage with, often as additions to already successful titles such as Westworld, Game of Thrones, Sense8 etc. Their latest venture, however, sees them||23 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 001: The Art of Reaching Generation Z - a talk with Sandra Lehner||The inaugural episode of this podcast is a talk with Sandra Lehner, whom I had the pleasure of moderating a talk for at the Leipzig Networking Days, invited by Documentary Campus. In this episode we'll take a look at Generation Z - who they are, what th||7 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|