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Chris Denson, Omnicom’s Multi-Hyphenate Creative Director, Talks Psychographics, Think Tanks, and Podcasting

Chris Denson, a comedian turned creative director, is the founder of the podcast Innovation Crush and an innovator of media strategy and planning at Ignition Factory. In this episode, Chris chats with our Blurred hosts about his thoughts on emerging media, opens up about his “roller coaster” journey to get where he is today, and inspires listeners to be connoisseurs of culture in order to be successful storytellers.

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Hollywood music editor, sound entrepreneur Alex Levy discusses the evolution of creative technologies and how our interfaces affect us.

Hollywood music editor, interface designer, sound entrepreneur Alex Levy joins us to discuss the evolution of creative technologies and how our interfaces affect us.

Alex and his team of entrepreneur sound-creatives at Epilogue Media are pioneering new and blurry ways of incorporating music and sound into immersive entertainment experiences, notably with live-to-picture orchestra performances of films like Star Trek and Back to the Future, and recently with the immersive blackout sound experience at the Tactile Dome at San Francisco’s Exploratorium.

We get a deep dive on the evolution of motion picture and music editing tools, automating menial tasks that prohibit collaboration, as well as how our interfaces impact the creative process.

In This Episode:

  • 2:00 – Alex Levy, Founder of Epilogue Media
  • 3:00 – What is a Music Editor?
  • 14:50 – The Evolution of Music and Picture Editing Technology
  • 28:00 – Live-to-Picture Touring Film Concerts
  • 45:45 – Interface Design Is Vital to Creativity
  • 49:15 – Is Human Creativity Automatable?
  • 54:25 – What is Epilogue Media, Exactly?
  • 56:00 – The Tactile Dome at the Exploratorium

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The Void is a Fully Immersive Interactive VR Experience That Takes Place in Real Space and Time

The Void is a full virtual reality experience that takes place in real space and real-time. Think full immersive VR meets interactive narrative multiplayer storytelling meets…the entertainment experience of the future. Basically it’s the Holodeck. Read more →

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Beachbody Digital Chief Bill Bradford on Streaming Fitness and work at Hulu, Fox Digital, AOL, Yahoo

Chief Digital Officer Bill Bradford’s career started at West Point and has spanned the tech/media revolution, through Oracle, AOL, Yahoo, Hulu, Fox Broadcasting and now Beachbody LLC – that’s right, the health and fitness company that has brought you such programs as P90X and Insanity. Bill talks to us about the new BeachBody On Demand subscription service that he helped to launch, as well as his time on the development team for Hulu and spearheading digital media at Fox.

This episode is for workout junkies, fitness geeks, the swole and those who wish to be – as well as anyone interested in how personal fitness is moving into the future.

We’ve said it before, but it can’t be said enough: We owe our deepest gratitude to all of you who have subscribed, continue to listen, offer feedback and iTunes reviews, encourage us, and promote the growth of Blurred Radio. You’re our inspiration!

In This Episode:

  • 0:55 – From West Point to Beachbody
  • 9:30 – Getting Hulu off the Ground
  • 13:30 – Taking Beachbody Onto the Internet
  • 17:45 – DVD Model vs. Digital Streaming Fitness
  • 19:00 – Career Lessons from the Tech/Media Revolution
  • 23:03 – The Mission and Culture of Beachbody
  • 25:55 – Beachbody Brand is about More than Fitness.
  • 28:45 – Competition and Marketing for Beachbody On Demand
  • 30:30 – Coaching and Support Networks
  • 32:45 – Digital Coaches and Artificial Intelligence
  • 36:45 – Beachbody On Demand Platforms – Digital, Mobile, Browser, Chromecast
  • 38:20 – Emerging Technology, Virtual Reality and Fitness Content in the Future
  • 35:00 – 39:15 – How Bill Bradford Develops his Whole Self

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