By Kristyna Archer
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MergeLeft is a podcast that explores the intersection of art and commerce thru discussions with trailblazers beating to their own drum in their respective industries of arts, music, entertainment, and advertising. Hosted by commercial photographer and director Kristyna Archer, her intrinsic fascination for the creative process and the business of art has compelled her to capture these conversations and create this podcast during a time of rapid change in media consumption. This first season premieres with an entertaining & captivating collection of episodes of the most inspiring creative entrepreneurial minds of today.
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 20: Rachael Lieberman, Freelance Creative Producer||Rachael Lieberman is freelance creative producer …||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 19: Elisabeth Caren, Advertising, Editorial and Fine Art Photographer||Elisabeth Caren is an advertising, editorial, and…||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 18: Emily Hoskins, creative content producer at Designory||Emily Hoskins is a Creative Content Producer at D…||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft Ep 17: Ashley Walker, Commercial Photographer||Ashley Skywalker is a photographer, creative dire…||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 16: Rachel Hochhauser, Brand Strategist at This is Major||Rachel Hochhauser is a Writer, Brand Strategist, …||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 15: Sam Bergen, Executive Creative Director, West Coast at VICE Media||Sam Bergen An entrepreneurial creative leader w…||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 14 Team Computr, creators in VR & mixed reality spaces||Team Computr is comprised of the electic thought-…||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 13: Ed Han, Commercial Director & Brand Consultant||Ed Han is a former agency Executive Creative Dire…||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 12: Norman Brown, Creative Director||In this episode we talk with Creative Director No…||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Season 2: Welcome Back||Welcome back to the second season of MergeLeft! …||9/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft Ep 11: Jordan Brady, commercial comedy director||Commercial comedy director Jordan Brady has direc…||1/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 10: Luke Williams, Brand Creative Director at Paperless Post||Luke Williams is the Brand Creative Director at P…||10/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 9: Erica Gannett, Senior Photo Editor at Refinery 29||Erica Gannett is currently Senior Photo Editor at…||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 8: Shabnam Azadeh, founder of Adhesive, creative consultant||Shabnam Azadeh inspires others to explore and gro…||10/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 7: Noelle Bullion, art director at Pitchfork||Noelle Bullion is currently art director at Pitch…||10/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 6: Lori Kozlowski, editor, entrepreneur, VR producer at Day Of Empathy||Lori Kozlowski explores storytelling in all of it…||9/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 5: Ben Scharlin, creative entrepreneur, director, writer, founder of Fresh Charities||Ben Scharlin is an entrepreneur, producer, and ph…||9/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 4: Banch Abegaze, media executive, COO of Atom Factory, Founder of AMLAK Music||Banch Abegaze is an entertainment executive, COO …||9/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 3: Matt Heindl, Social Creative Director at Razorfish||Creative gone marketer. Pro in concepting and blu…||9/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 2: Hugh Kretschmer, conceptual photographer working commercially and in fine art||Hugh Kretschmer is a conceptual surrealist photog…||9/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMergeLeft: Ep 1: James Kinney, creative entrepreneur, consultant, author, musician||We launch with the ingenious and innovative James…||8/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
I've been listening to your podcasts on the way to work. I find them very engaging and a great listen.
Keep up the good work! And keep em coming!
I'm so glad I found this podcast. It is perfectly timely for the creative person running a business and pursuing their marketing goals. The interviewer sounds cool and I like her style. The podcast is smart but real. I powered through the first three episodes in traffic yesterday and was so entertained and educated. More please Kristyna with a Y-! And thank you!
Glimpse behind the curtain of creative minds
As someone trying to make a living in arts and entertainment, it is so valuable to hear from people who are doing it and doing it well. Archer asks poignant questions that get at the heart of originality. A very cool glimpse into the creative process.