Episode 407: K. Elle Jones – Filmmaker & Media Savvy Expert

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K. Elle Jones is an Amazon Bestselling author, award-winning entrepreneur, Personal Brand Consultant, filmmaker, and media-savvy expert, with more than 25+ years experience in media, entertainment, branding, marketing & advertising, working with top brands including Victoria’s Secret, Bath + Body Works, and Cigna Healthcare.

Her brand positioning, presence (on-and-offline), and messaging has helped her land lucrative brand partnership deals, and garnered her both local and national media attention, including CBS, The Tamron Hall Show, VoyageLA, LA Talk Radio, and more.

She’s currently in production on her live Docuseries, “The Beauty Behind The Brand Live,” a 12-episode, original television series produced by, ELLEvate NOW Creative Media, her production company, and LMK Entertainment.

Elle consults with entrepreneurs, business owners, female founders and community leaders on how to build a powerful, legacy-driven personal brand, share their message with more people, and elevate their credibility, impact and profitability, leveraging the power of storytelling, video, brand marketing + distribution.

 

On This Episode We Cover: 

  • Navigating the middle of the journey 
  • Losing a job and pivoting careers 
  • Branding & PR with Creatives – What that looks like
  • Next Steps when you don’t know what to do

Get Social with Us

You can learn more about Elle and her creative agency + video production company at www.ellevatenow.com or on Instagram 

You can learn more about TCO and their production company at www.thecreativeoutsiders.com or on Instagram 

 

Episode 406 : Lamide Akintobi – Broadcast Journalist, TV Presenter/Producer, & Documentary maker

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Lamide Akintobi is an award winning journalist and television personality with several years of experience in front of and behind the camera. She has a B.A in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish from Texas A&M University – Commerce, and an M.A in International Journalism from City University, London, where she was a British Council Chevening Scholar.

She has worked as a news anchor, producer and reporter at Channels TV and TVC News and as a Presenter/Producer with Ebonylife TV, which broadcasts across Africa and in the UK. She also worked with Red Media as a host on the show “Church Culture” and has worked as a freelance producer for CNN International since 2018. Lamide has also served as a producer/coordinator on independent documentaries and as a project/content acquisition manager.

She has moderated panels at the Nigerian Entertainment Conference, Ake Festival, Union Bank Annual Education Conference, & She Leads Africa Festival, among many others. In addition, she is an event host, working with clients such as Union Bank and Google Nigeria, a content consultant, and documentary maker.

 

On This Episode: 

Finding your Footing as a Storyteller

Networking & Connections 

Producing out of Necessity 

Freelance Production 

Your Responsibility as a Storyteller 

Get Social with Us: 

Lamide Akintobi : Instagram Website

The Creative Outsiders : Instagram  Website 

Episode 405: Charlotte Betts – Pint Size Faith Media

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Charlotte Betts Lomé Togo, raised in Canada’s capital , Ottawa and currently call a quiet suburb outside of Chicago home.

If there is only one thing you need to know about her, it is this — She’s a storyteller through and through. and passionate about helping  people and businesses make an impact through digital storytelling.

Her creative (writing) journey began in 1990 thanks to a book by La Comptesse de Ségur entitled “ Après la pluie le beau temps” she fell in love with Ségur’s ability to transport me to France through words and vowed one day to do the same.

Today, that vow has helped her serve individuals by bridging the gap between their stories and their audience, through the use of effective and impactful storytelling. 

Get Social With Us 

Charlotte Betts – www.instagram.com/pintsizefaithmedia or Website or www.instagram.com/charlotteabetts 

Shivawn Mitchell – www.thecreativeoutsiders.com or www.shivawnmitchell.com & IG 

Episode 405 : Bri Smith – Creative Coin Chat

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During our Creative Chat we tackle the topic of the Broke Creative and how Creatives can change their mindset to be in position to build as well as create. The Creative Outsiders host monthly Chat with out Community about issues that creatives go through. 

On the Call this Week we invited Bri Smith who helps businesses and individuals implement the best use financial strategies for their finances.

Get Social With Us. 

Website – www.thecreativeoutsiders.com 

Instagram – www.instagram.com/thecreativeoutsiders 

Show Notes: 

What does doing the work look like financially as a creative? 

Do you Value Align with where you are headed? 

Where did we get our money mindset from? 

What is the starving artist? 

 

 

 

Episode 400 Kristin Winchester : Mental Health & Creatives

Kristin Winchester is a Licensed Therapist and Mindset Coach, speaker, host of the DFBG Mindset Podcast and founder of Her Therapy Space, a mental health private practice in Washington, DC.
She partners with ambitious WOC entrepreneurs and professionals to break the negative thought patterns keeping them from success so they can live out their purpose with excitement and confidence. She believes that we have the power to choose and create the life we desire and it all starts with our thinking. With over 8 years experience in the wellness field, Kristin has helped many people shift their ways of thinking in order to live a life they once didn’t think was a possibility.
Kristin has been featured in Essence, Cosmopolitan, CNN Money, Rolling Out, Huff Post and a number of other platforms.
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Show Notes // Listen in HERE  or HERE (itunes) or HERE 
  • How do we Navigate our Mental Health During This Time
  • What is Depression & managing our Emotional health
  • Identifying Anxiety
  • Why we still need Routine during this time
  • Checking in with yourself and what that looks like
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • Limiting our Consumption as Creatives during this time

Let’s get Social –

kristinsuttonlpc // hertherapyspace 

shivawnmitchell // thecreativeoutsiders 

Visit us Online HERE

Mentioned on the show The 5 Minute Journal 

Thank you to our Sponsors Salon Noa & Yendidi Restaurant 

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Episode 315 Alesia Etinoff : Creator, Producer & Comedian

Alesia Etinoff is the creator of the award-winning series, Avant-Guardians. She recently partnered with the Television Academy to create their diversity writing program, Young Writers to Watch. She has done coverage for talent agencies, worked for ABC Studios, and has given impressive notes to several high-profile writers.

The creator and comedian just wrapped principle on her short film 19 WEEKS that Zoe Saldana’s Cinestar Executive Produced; Alesia stars opposite Sherri Shepherd, Lamorne Morris and Marque Richardson. Alesia’s 2017 web series Avant-Guardians won Best Short Form Dramedy at the prestigious NYTVF, was nominated for best websereis at ABFF, and is an official selection for the LA Film Festival.

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It’s received rave reviews from Essence, Bust Magazine, Decider and TubeFilter. The pilot she wrote, inspired by the series, made it to the second round of the Sundance Episodic Story Lab and the second round of the MACRO Episodic Story Lab. Alesia has showcased at the Hollywood Improv, Nerdmelt and Zanies Chicago and can be seen regularly at UCB and Flappers. She is a UCB Diversity Scholar and a graduate of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. Alesia most recently partnered with the Television Academy to create a diversity writing intensive called ‘Young Writers to Watch.’

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On This Episode We Cover:
Producing her own Project & Funding
How Comedy has shaped her writing
Her short film 19 WEEKS
Script Coverage
Pitfalls Screenwriters Make
The Importance of Community For Filmmakers

Connect With Us

Alesia Etinoff : Website  Instagram

Shivawn Mitchell : Instagram  Website

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