The Futur

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The Business of Design
057 Taking The Big Risks with Joey Cofone
Dec 3, 2018 • 65 min
This episode of The Futur was sponsored by the all-new Chase Ink Business Unlimited Credit Card. Joey Cofone is the CEO and Co-Founder of Baron Fig, a company that has succeeded by perfecting a simple tool crucial to the creative entrepreneur: the…
056 Staying Productive In Silicon Valley with Elay Cohen
Nov 14, 2018 • 62 min
This episode of The Futur was sponsored by the all-new Chase Ink Business Unlimited Credit Card. When Elay Cohen moved to Silicon Valley from his hometown of Toronto, he had dreams of starting his own successful company. It would be fifteen years…
055 Challenges Of Post Production Business w/ Ryan Summers
Nov 11, 2018 • 68 min
Are visual effects artists part of the problem or can they be part of the solution plaguing the VFX industry?
054 Lilian Darmono Pt. 2
Sep 8, 2018 • 58 min
Lilian Darmono is a Creative and Art Director specialising in character-driven animated and illustrative pieces. Her expertise is helping clients communicate their brand message, through a diverse range of aesthetic and medium. Her spare time is…
053 Lilian Darmono Pt. 1
Aug 14, 2018 • 62 min
Lilian Darmono is a Creative and Art Director specialising in character-driven animated and illustrative pieces. Her expertise is helping clients communicate their brand message, through a diverse range of aesthetic and medium. Her spare time is dedicated…
052 Designer and Podcaster Diane Gibbs Pt. 2
May 10, 2018 • 91 min
Recently, Chris went looking for some answers regarding gender inequality issues in design and opened himself up to the internet community. Needless to say, it went about as well as can be expected on the internet, BUT, through that experience, he did…
051 Designer and Podcaster Diane Gibbs
Apr 30, 2018 • 58 min
Recently, Chris went looking for some answers regarding gender inequality issues in design and opened himself up to the internet community. Needless to say, it went about as well as can be expected on the internet, BUT, through that experience, he did…
050 Motion Designer Handel Eugene
Apr 12, 2018 • 84 min
Being the child of an immigrant makes the creative path a difficult one. A lot of sacrifices have been made, and, often times, families don’t want to accept any career path outside of the Doctor/Lawyer safe zone. Chris has walked this path himself, so…
049 Strategist Douglas Davis
Mar 7, 2018 • 80 min
Douglas Davis was the kid who was drawing when the teacher was lecturing, creating when others were just coasting. With the help of a nurturing mother, and a lot of talent and hustle, Douglas worked his way into a design career, but always wanted…
048 Content Marketing Consultant Ryan Robinson
Jan 29, 2018 • 64 min
People can’t hire or use the service of people they don’t know. This is where SEO can play a huge role in getting you known.
047 The Importance Of A Name With Eli Altman
Dec 21, 2017 • 65 min
The Importance Of A Name With Eli Altman
046 Logo Inspirations Jonathan Rudolph
Dec 7, 2017 • 56 min
Jonathan Rudolph had been working as a graphic design for years, in different countries, when he decided to use his Instagram account as a public database for some of the work that inspired him the most. The account, Logo Inspirations, has grown to…
045 The Knowledgeable Outsider, A Conversation With RevThink
Nov 21, 2017 • 81 min
As a creative entrepreneur, you may find yourself at a crossroads. It may be a small one, or it may be a big one. One of the most valuable tools to have in your kit, in this situation, is the Knowledgeable Outsider - a person, or team of people, that…
044 Matthew Workman—Cinematography Database
Nov 21, 2017 • 81 min
Capturing The World While Building A Passive Income Business Model
043 Facing Your Fears with the Logo Geek, Ian Paget
Nov 13, 2017 • 85 min
Logo Geek founder Ian Paget joins us on The Futur
042 How To Get Work On Behance: What You Need To Know
Aug 30, 2017 • 30 min
Is it true you can actually get work using Behance? How are people using Behance to get work? Do portfolio sites like Behance work? Is Behance better than Dribble for getting work? What do you need to do?
041 First Client Meeting Sales Call
Aug 30, 2017 • 56 min
How to talk to a potential client during the first sales call or new business inquiry. How can you improve your client on-boarding process? What do you do when a client calls and asks “How Much?”. How should you respond to new business inquiries?
040 Feeling Overwhelmed - Information Overload
Aug 29, 2017 • 34 min
Many people feel overwhelmed with consuming content and don’t know what to do with it. How do you prioritize what to read, what to save for later, and what to do right now? Design therapy with Chris Do.
039 Grow Your Business
Aug 29, 2017 • 44 min
What steps do you need to take to achieve your business goals? How do you grow your creative business? Melinda Livsey is back for another deep dive into breaking down her goals as a creative entrepreneur.
038 How To Charge More For A Logo
Aug 29, 2017 • 47 min
Is it possible to charge more for a logo? How is it possible that some designers can charge tens of thousands of dollars more for essentially the same work? Chris and Melinda talk about the details of the logo.
037 Where To Start With Social Media
Aug 29, 2017 • 37 min
Chris and Melinda discuss social media. Should you use personal or business accounts when posting on social media? Keep it separate? What should you post? How can I not let negative feedback affect me?
036 - Can You Charge To Diagnose?
Aug 28, 2017 • 15 min
Chris discusses whether you’re able to charge to diagnose problems with co-host Melinda Livsey. Where to begin? Try mapping out something in your life where a professional has charged you to diagnose a problem.
035 Running A Creative Business
Aug 28, 2017 • 47 min
Join Chris, and co-host Melinda Livsey, as he coaches her on how to run her creative business to achieve focus, raise her rates and delegate work to others. This is an in-depth breakdown especially for freelancers who want to start their own business.
034 The Driving Force with Ash Thorp
Aug 22, 2017 • 105 min
Learn Squared Co-founder, Ash Thorp jumps on the Futur podcast.
Making It In The Little Leagues with Aaron Draplin
Aug 14, 2017 • 102 min
DDC founder and Tedx speaker Aaron James Draplin joins the Futur podcast
032 Motionographer Founder Justin Cone
Aug 4, 2017 • 73 min
Catching up with one of the most influential people in motion graphics.
031 School Of Motion Founder Joey Korenman
Jul 25, 2017 • 63 min
Chris sits down with Joey Korenman to talk about his journey from designer to educator, and opening the online education platform School Of Motion. They also discuss what it means to know what you’re worth, and the fine art of discovering what a client…
030 The State of Design Education
Jun 30, 2017 • 69 min
Nick Campbell and I talk shop, share notes, business models, strategies and the larger field of design education.
029 Learning, Collaboration, Critique & Feedback
Jun 20, 2017 • 41 min
In the follow up to our first episode with Greyscalegorilla founder Nick Campbell, Chris and Stewart discuss mindset and working with clients. When is the right time to ask questions? What kind of questions should you ask? What is the right approach…
028 Greyscalegorilla Founder Nick Campbell Pt.1
Jun 13, 2017 • 81 min
The way we learn is changing, and Nick Campbell is one of the trail blazers. His website, Greyscalegorilla, not only sells suites to help you make better work, it also provides invaluable educational content. After meeting at NAB this year, Chris…
027 Staying Persistent Despite Catastrophic Failure
Jun 5, 2017 • 63 min
Chris and Stewart follow up Chris Edwards’ episode on persistence.
026 Determination and Persistence w/ Chris Edwards CEO of The Third Floor
May 24, 2017 • 77 min
Boldly jumping into the unknown and what it takes.
025 The Importance Of Mentors
May 16, 2017 • 74 min
Even consider finding a mentor? What can a mentor do for you?
024 Online Mentoring w/ Michael Jones
May 2, 2017 • 57 min
Inspired by his personal experience, Michael Jones sets out to create a mentoring program for creatives in the motion industry.
023 Say What You Think/Mean
Apr 26, 2017 • 55 min
One of the immutable laws from Blair Enns
022 Going To The Source: Creative Business Consultant Blair Enns
Apr 26, 2017 • 52 min
Blairtopia and the immutable laws…
021 Living in the Dogma of your Parents
Apr 12, 2017 • 14 min
Follow up conversation to Jennet Liaw podcast.
020 The pursuit of a creative life w/ Jennet Liaw
Apr 10, 2017 • 31 min
Artist, designer, lettering artist, calligrapher Jennet Liaw is our guest.
019 Going Your Own Way with Trung Bao
Feb 22, 2017 • 26 min
Talented Designer and Beatboxer Shares His Story
018 Death. Life’s greatest gift w Alex Preston creator of Hyper Light Drifter.
Jan 11, 2017 • 35 min
Conquering fear, living without regret.
017 Redefining Entrepreneurship
Dec 21, 2016 • 32 min
Breaking the Mold with Youmna Chamcham
016 Where Do You Draw Confidence From?
Nov 23, 2016 • 22 min
Jose & Chris talk about the secret to sales.
015 Staff, Freelance or Entrepreneur?
Nov 17, 2016 • 53 min
Finding your path as a creative.
014 The Art of Communication
Nov 8, 2016 • 54 min
How do you ask for a raise, deal with a difficult employee or talk about an uncomfortable subject? Is there an easier way?
013 Cultivating Creative Culture w/ Keir McLaren
Oct 27, 2016 • 60 min
How to create a nice environment for creative people to work
012 Tapping Into Your Subconscious
Oct 19, 2016 • 19 min
Making your subconscious work for you
011 How To Ask For New Business w/ Jose Caballer
Oct 7, 2016 • 13 min
How to Close Deals
010 Branding: Identity Design w/ Yo Santosa
Sep 30, 2016 • 49 min
What is branding, why does it matter for business?
009 Making it as a Young Designer in L.A.
Sep 30, 2016 • 55 min
Journey of a Young Designer from Saudi Arabia
008 Keir McLaren Creative Business Coach
Sep 27, 2016 • 53 min
Special guest, Keir joins us in the studio and answers questions from FB live audience.
007 Brevity
Sep 21, 2016 • 40 min
It is said that brevity is the soul of wit.
006 How This College Dropout Became a Millionaire
Sep 15, 2016 • 58 min
Hire Wire CEO Chau Nguyen: What It Takes to Be An Entrepreneur
005 Going Past the Sale
Sep 15, 2016 • 28 min
How to Become a Better Salesman
004 Giving Advice
Sep 13, 2016 • 35 min
What Giving and Receiving Advice is Really Like
003 State of The Design Industry – Moving from Makers to Entrepreneurs
Sep 10, 2016 • 50 min
Global trends impacting motion design and how to adapt in 2016.
002 How to Start and Run a Design Business
Sep 10, 2016 • 29 min
Top 10 Things To Consider When Starting / Running A Business
001 Public Speaking & Thoughts on the Motion Conference
Sep 7, 2016 • 48 min
Chris Do & Greg Gunn Share Their Experiences Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking