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In this episode of We Are Crayons - The Podcast we speak with the multi-faceted Renee Pollonais. Renee, born and raised in Trinidad & Tobago, for over twenty-five years Renee has been expressing her creative self through illustration, filmmaking and art direction. She shares what her journey has been like with us.Renee recalls being interested in creativity in her early years as a child. Admitting there were times she tried leaving her calling to a life of being a creator behind, however, not being able to escape it. Renee shares one of her most challenging bouts with the rejection of her work and how she was able to overcome it.Always willing to collaborate, Renee says she brings a wealth of experience and creativity to the projects that She undertakes. In a nutshell, She's the person you hire to help visualize your creative ideas and bring them to reality. From Set design to logos to direction for film/video to editing and post-production and much more. She does also enjoy good coffee._________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee  or two. We appreciate it!
As we delve into Trinidad and Tobago’s musical talent pool we'd like to bring to the surface Navíd (pronounced: Nah-veed) Lancaster.  He's a musician, music producer and sound engineer, as well as the founder and owner of Lancast Ltd, an independent company that creates music for film, animation, video games, AR experiences and mobile applications. Navíd shares his journey from head-banging youth to breaking the barriers of ‘BS’ gatekeepers.We'd like to thank Navid for taking time out to share his thoughts with us. You can find more of Navid's work via his website www.lancastltd.com or follow him on Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter and Linkedin.SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode of We Are Crayons - The Podcast we speak with filmmaker Ryan C. Khan who hails from Trinidad & Tobago’s twin-island republic. Ryan prides himself on being one of the many filmmakers emerging from the Caribbean, a new frontier for storytelling.“I have a vivid imagination, and the ability to render those things out drew me into film making.”Ryan received his first accolade in 2012 when he won the Tribeca/Worldview pitch competition at the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival. In 2013, he participated in the prestigious Berlinale Film Festival Talent Campus and the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival Filmmakers Immersion Programme. A year later, his third short film How Many Times?was accepted into the 2014 Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner.Ryan began working in the advertising industry, directing TV commercials for major brands within the region. His directorial debut on a commercial came when he worked with McCann Erickson Advertising Group, on the B-mobile’ Giraffe’ spot in 2016. The work won Ryan and team six Gold Addy’s at the Caribbean Advertising Federation Awards and the Mosaic Award for diversity at the 4th District American Advertising Awards 2016._________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee  or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode of We Are Crayons - The Podcast we speak with filmmaker Shane Hosein. Shane started his career as a filmmaker on the set of Westwood Park (a tv drama series that was produced and aired in Trinidad & Tobago) during season three in 2001. His keen desire to progress in the industry motivated him to move quickly through the ranks, producing work alongside top Trinibagonian and international industry professionals.In 2018 his status as a filmmaker was further solidified when he entered his Short Film ‘Soluble’, into the inaugural GreenscreenTT Very Short Shorts competition and won.“Storytelling drives my career; I feel that I’ve found my niche as a First Assistant Director & Editor. These skills allow me to pursue Storytelling through film, documentary, commercial and music video productions, in a way that is incredibly satisfying and rewarding.”His burgeoning career has included him working on Caribbean’s Next Top Model (season 1), Locked up Abroad for National Geographic, the feature film Play the Devil as well as the short Salty Dog. Shane has also directed music videos for Kees the Band and gained commercial experience directing commercials for top corporate brands such as Nestle, FLOW, B-mobile and BP. Assistant Directing, an essential skill in the film industry, which he has honed, has also opened opportunities for him with positions on commercial production sets with brands such as KFC, FCB, Courts (Unicomer) to name a few.Huge thanks to Shane for sharing with us. To see more more of Shane’s work subscribe to his Youtube channel. Connect with him on LinkedIn and Instagram._________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee  or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode of We Are Crayons - The Podcast, we had an excellent conversation with Naima Thompson, who is a Dramatic Arts Education Specialist from In this episode of We Are Crayons - The Podcast we speak with filmmaker Ryan C. Khan who hails from Trinidad & Tobago’s twin-island republic. Ryan prides himself on being one of the many filmmakers emerging from the Caribbean, a new frontier for storytelling.“I have a vivid imagination, and the ability to render those things out drew me into film making.”Ryan received his first accolade in 2012 when he won the Tribeca/Worldview pitch competition at the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival. In 2013, he participated in the prestigious Berlinale Film Festival Talent Campus and the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival Filmmakers Immersion Programme. A year later, his third short film How Many Times?was accepted into the 2014 Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner.Ryan began working in the advertising industry, directing TV commercials for major brands within the region. His directorial debut on a commercial came when he worked with McCann Erickson Advertising Group, on the B-mobile’ Giraffe’ spot in 2016. The work won Ryan and team six Gold Addy’s at the Caribbean Advertising Federation Awards and the Mosaic Award for diversity at the 4th District American Advertising Awards 2016._________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee  or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode of We Are Crayons - The Podcast we speak with Quincy Ross. As a well-known and respected Creative Director, Quincy shared with us his unusual entry into advertising and how being open helped him to advance as a Copy-writer. He touched on how he is now approaching the use of advertising in a content-driven world.Quincy has worked at the top ad agencies in Trinidad and Tobago. Working on major local, regional and international brands like Nestle, Guinness, First Citizens, Republic Bank and FLOW to name a few. He has also contributed to many innovative projects over the years such as the 411 Entertainment Magazine, Maxi Money TV game show, the Eatahfood blog and the Chew Dat content hub.It is this wealth of talent and experience, fuelled by a desire to improve the creative industry and the nation’s appreciation for the arts that drives his passion for doing things differently._________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee  or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode of We Are Crayons – The Podcast, we chat with Trinidad & Tobago Performing Artist and Creative Director Zayna McDonald.Zayna believes in living deliberately, embracing her sensitivity and using it to drive her creativity and the work she puts out into the world.As if being an agency Creative Director and performing artist wasn’t enough, Zayna is also pursuing a Masters in the widely fascinating field of Clinical Mental Health in Expressive Arts Therapy. We chat it up with her about her awe and respect for colour, the role of spontaneity in her creativity and the very real power of art to heal the mind and spirit.We say thanks to Zayna for sharing her thoughts with us. Do connect with her where she plays most on the socials Instagram @justzayna and Tik Tok @zuzuthezayna.SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives, you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode of We Are Crayons – The Podcast, we chat with multi-hyphenate Trinidad & Tobago creative Ahmad ‘Mustapha’ Abdullah-Muhammad about his love for words, storytelling and the magic of being a ‘doer’.As a child, his mother would help him spell and sound out words on street signs and cans of beans at the grocery – unlocking a love for words that have helped Ahmad become a prolific storyteller. This infatuation with words and stories has allowed him to successfully shapeshift into a spoken word artist, calypso writer, Rapso artist, director and editor – quite simply, a dream chaser.Check out Mustapha’s series ‘For the Doers’ on YouTubeSHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives, you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
Lisa takes us through her journey, from her early days of altering her dad’s clothes so they could fit her, wanting to be a Marine Biologist and being faced with the realities of what that career was, making the move to Ireland to study fashion, the happenstance of landing her first film gig and what’s she’s learnt along the way.We'd like to thank Lisa for taking the time out to share her thoughts with us. You can connect with Lisa on Facebook and Instagram. SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode of We Are Crayons - The Podcast we speak with Debbie Jollie an experienced Sales and Marketing Strategist and Business Development Consultant based in Trinidad and Tobago. Debbie has over fifteen years of corporate global experience in sales and marketing, in conjunction with over five years coaching and facilitating clients in Australia, the UK, USA, and the Caribbean.The Stammering Communicator’ is her intentional use of a phrase many will say is an oxymoron!I demystify the idea that people who stammer or stutter cannot be good at speaking or communicating with an audience.Debbie shares about:• Being determined and not taking no for answer.• Knowing when to ask for help.• Why She doesn’t like saying no to children And more.Listen and enjoy._________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee  or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode of We Are Crayons - The Podcast we speak with journalist Franka Philip. She shares how In this episode of We Are Crayons - The Podcast we speak with filmmaker Ryan C. Khan who hails from Trinidad & Tobago’s twin-island republic. Ryan prides himself on being one of the many filmmakers emerging from the Caribbean, a new frontier for storytelling.“I have a vivid imagination, and the ability to render those things out drew me into film making.”Ryan received his first accolade in 2012 when he won the Tribeca/Worldview pitch competition at the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival. In 2013, he participated in the prestigious Berlinale Film Festival Talent Campus and the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival Filmmakers Immersion Programme. A year later, his third short film How Many Times?was accepted into the 2014 Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner.Ryan began working in the advertising industry, directing TV commercials for major brands within the region. His directorial debut on a commercial came when he worked with McCann Erickson Advertising Group, on the B-mobile’ Giraffe’ spot in 2016. The work won Ryan and team six Gold Addy’s at the Caribbean Advertising Federation Awards and the Mosaic Award for diversity at the 4th District American Advertising Awards 2016._________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee  or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode of We Are Crayons - The Podcast, we speak with Hans Des Vignes.Hans is a Trinidad and Tobago media personality. His journey into the world of broadcasting and media started at age sixteen when he joined a DJ entity called The Militant Crew. To him, being on the radio was a far fetched dream that would never come through. So much so that he aimed to become a pilot.In our conversation with Hans, he shared how he held on to his dream. Took the opportunities that presented themselves and worked diligently to learn the craft of being a top tier broadcaster. Up to this point in his career, Hans can be heard on the radio, seen on TV and stages as a host. He has production credits added to his name and also gives motivational speeches.We thank Hans for sharing with us, at the time of this episode being published you can listen to Hans on the radio at Boom Champions 94.1FM. On Instagram @hansthegreatest and Facebook @hansdevignes.______________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode of We Are Crayons - The Podcast, we chat with Business Coach Keita Demming. His drive and focus are centred on change through disruptive conversations. Which is also the name of the podcast he hosts. On his show, he interviews persons who are trying to disrupt a system or sector. Keita is also co-organizer of TEDx Port Of Spain.In our conversation, Keita shares his thoughts, on education, what it takes to be a high performer and building your community.A huge thanks you Keita for taking time to share with us. Find out more about his work at his website or at The Covenant Group. On social he’s @kdemming on Instagram and Twitter.________________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
This episodes guest is visual artist Shannon Alonzo. Shannon shares with us her love for things of old that she uses as inspiration for her work. She spoke of the joys of being an Art Teacher and how it helped her to become less of an introvert. Shannon believes the resilience and work-ethic trumps talent when it comes to having a successful creative career.We thank Shannon for taking the time to chat with us. Do connect with her on Instagram @shanalonzo to see what she’s up to in the future.______________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
This episodes guest is investment banker Kevin Valley. He is also the producer and host of the Caribbean Power Lunch Podcast - an interview series featuring black entrepreneurs. Kevin shares a few things he’s learnt from his dad and the guests on his podcast. Making a positive impact in the lives of people is his highest priority.Thanks to Kevin for sharing with us. Do check out The Caribbean Power Lunch Podcast wherever you get your podcast. Follow them on your favorite social platform @caribbeanpowerlunch. and @kevinvalley_________________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
Felicia Chang is co-founder of Plantain, a company that helps people tell their life stories through combining oral histories, with historical research and beautiful design to create timeless books and digital heirlooms. She’s a trained scientist, and somewhere along the way, she became an entrepreneur, a businesswoman, a researcher, a collector of life stories and an explorer of cultures.Huge thanks to Felicia for sharing with us. Please check out more of her work at their website plantain.me, on Instagram and Facebook.______________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
Nicholas Huggins is a Graphic Designer who runs Backyard Design Company a boutique design firm. He’s also founder of Deftment Clothing. His drive to work hard at his craft, gave him the opportunity to do the sort of projects that he loves. Start now is the advice he has for aspiring designers.Thanks goes out to Nicholas for taking time out to share his thoughts with us, we appreciate it. Find more of his work at nicholashuggins.com and follow him on Instagram @nicholashugginsdesign, @backyarddesigncompany and @deftment_____________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
Sometimes being a creative means being brave. Brave enough to know that you can go from using your mother’s clothespins as Lego blocks to being the Creative Director at one of the top local menswear brands to one day possibly working at Vogue.We had an interesting conversation with the effervescent Cournelius Hector - Creative Director, Fashion Designer, Television Producer, about how courage, discipline and determination help define his creative path.______________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode, we had the pleasure to chat with Jazz musician, Anthony Woodroffe Jr. aka Tony Paul, a saxophonist primarily, he also plays other woodwind instruments. We discuss growing up in a musical family, however, still having to make a choice to pursue his passion for music over becoming an accountant. His thoughts on formal musical education, getting over the fact that there is always going to be someone better than you are and the importance of having a growth mindset._________________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode, we had the pleasure to chat with Creative Director René Holder. He shares how he co-founded Lab206 an animation studio right out of school. How he came to the bitter realisation that his heart was no longer invested in it, and making the decision to walk away six years later.We also touch on how he got started and what keeps him thriving. He currently leads a team as Creative Director and sits as Vice President of TTAN; The Trinidad and Tobago Animation Network a non-profit body that strives to influence and develop policies that protect and grow, creatives in the animation industry.Understanding the impact beyond the pixels is Renés’ goal as he strives to understand the whys and hows of a challenging creative space._________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
In the episode we chat with Rhesa Lessey founder of Things TT. She shares how she started and grown a marketplace for small to medium sized businesses. Her love for all things Trinidad and Tobago, technology and sleep.We thank Rhesa for stopping by it was great chatting with her. Go follow her and do visit one of her market events. Find more info via Facebook, Instagram and Twitter or her website._______________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode, we chat with Rawle Murrell. He shares his humble beginnings, finding his creative self in a box of his mother’s scraps of cloth. Then stumbling into the world of art and design through his love of cars. Using feedback as fuel and learning to trust in the process._________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee  or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode, we speak with Christophe Pierre of Design By Spirit. He shares how he transitioned from being an accountant to a Graphic Designer and the considerable risk and challenges he faced to make it all happen — his quest to do meaningful work and creating when there's not yet an opportunity to do so.Thanks to Chris for stopping by. You can keep up with what he's doing via his website, Facebook and Instagram @designbyspirit._________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
In this episode, we chat with Nikeisha Joseph, a self-proclaimed fan of the beauty and complexity of people, and she expresses that fascination through her writing, portrait photography and at her day job as a copywriter._________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee  or two. We appreciate it!
You may or may not have heard his name before, but if you love soca music, you have definitely heard his sound.Daryl Braxton, one T&T’s most prolific music producers, chats with us about his first mega-hit with soca artiste KMC, his take on the state of the local music industry and the piece of advice he learnt from a calypso legend, that he takes with him to this day.We think you’re going to love this one._________SHAREPlease, share this episode with someone who would find it valuable.SUBSCRIBEIf you haven't yet, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcast or the podcast app of your choice to get new episodes as they become available.Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for early access to upcoming content and other colourful insider tidbits.RATE & REVIEWWe’d appreciate you taking a few mins to leave us a review and rating for the show & episode at podchaser.com.CONNECTConnect with us on your social media platform of choice, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube. Send us your questions or feedback by Email.SUPPORTIf you’d like to support the show & what we’re doing to document and build a repository of Caribbean creatives you can buy us a coffee or two. We appreciate it!
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Podcast Details

Created by
Dhano Mc Nicol
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Jan 10th, 2019
Latest Episode
Apr 30th, 2021
Release Period
2 per month
Episodes
26
Avg. Episode Length
33 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic
Language
English

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