Kraig Adams

Kraig Adams
American video creator, hiker and minimalist.

Hiking 100 Miles in Alaska Behind the Scenes
Jun 1 • 48 min
Breakdown of the entire planning, shooting and editing process behind my hike in Alaska.
Building a Home
May 6 • 66 min
Hiking is an adventurous middle step towards the next phase of my life, owning a home. Today I chat on the phone with my hometown friend Andrew Lipovsky. He’s a photographer working on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon but recently bought and renovated a…
Dirty Layering
Apr 24 • 14 min
Topic discussion
Hiking Fitness
Apr 22 • 84 min
Interview with guest
My Roommate
Apr 19 • 87 min
Interview with guest
Ultralight Thru-Hiking
Apr 15 • 40 min
Interview with guest
Pop Nature Photography
Apr 8 • 39 min
Interview with guest
Changing YouTube Audiences
Apr 4 • 71 min
Interview with guest
Working with brands
Mar 30 • 53 min
Topic discussion
My YouTube Channel was Hacked and Deleted
Mar 23 • 44 min
Solo Update
Hiking and Filming on the Pacific Crest Trail
Mar 6 • 27 min
Interview with guest
Life Update from my Empty Bedroom
Feb 27 • 30 min
Solo update
Life Update from Iceland
Feb 27 • 23 min
Solo update
Digital Minimalism
Jun 24, 2019 • 20 min
Book review
Alone but forward moving
Jun 3, 2019 • 57 min
Solo update
Animation Creator
May 17, 2019 • 38 min
Nomad Travel Filmmaking
Apr 24, 2019 • 50 min
Interview with guest
Second Guessing Myself
Mar 25, 2019 • 39 min
Solo update
Two Million Views on YouTube
Jan 21, 2019 • 73 min
Interview with guest
Leaving NYC
Jan 17, 2019 • 34 min
Solo update
Flying Helicopters and Making Videos
Jan 10, 2019 • 60 min
Interview with guests
Helping Travel Creators
Dec 11, 2018 • 45 min
Solo update
Leaving Vaynermedia to Start his own Creative Agency
Nov 10, 2018 • 77 min
Interview with guest
Deleted my website
Nov 1, 2018 • 52 min
Solo update
Minimalism Changed my Life
Oct 23, 2018 • 79 min
Interview with guest
Working with Influencers
Oct 14, 2018 • 48 min
Interview with guest
Creating Content for NYC Real Estate
Oct 7, 2018 • 26 min
Interview with guest
Don’t Sign up with the Fullscreen Multi-Channel Network
Oct 2, 2018 • 41 min
Solo update
Becoming a Nomad Minimalist Filmmaker
Sep 12, 2018 • 44 min
Solo update
Travel Filmmaking in Hong Kong
Sep 6, 2018 • 52 min
Interview with guests
Made a few hundred old videos public on YouTube
Aug 27, 2018 • 45 min
Solo update
Creating No Fun Press
Aug 22, 2018 • 35 min
Interview with guest
Advisor for Wedding Film School
Jul 26, 2018 • 57 min
Phone call with guest
How to Make Money on YouTube
Jul 26, 2018 • 25 min
Topic discussion
Ask me anything - Q&A Episode
Jul 24, 2018 • 67 min
My Advice to Anyone Starting a YouTube Channel
Jul 1, 2018 • 39 min
Here are my thoughts on starting a YouTube Channel after 3 years of doing it full-time. I give this advice in my workshops, one-on-ones and want you to have it for free here now.
My Terrible Unpaid MTV Internship
Jun 19, 2018 • 17 min
The story of how I got my internship, messed it up and moved on with my life.
Should I delete Twitter
Jun 1, 2018 • 45 min
I feel conflicted about talking and not doing. I share so much. I talk through everything that’s on my mind so publicly. I need to start doing. I need to take action. I need to stop asking for permission and reassurance before I plan, create and share.
Everything I own fits inside a small closet
May 23, 2018 • 33 min
Minimalism, travel film length and workshop ideas. A deep dive solo podcast all about my current thoughts
What happened to Wedding Film School
May 18, 2018 • 32 min
A solo chat about the history of wedding film school: how it started, how it grew and what’s to come.
Moving to New York City as a Filmmaker
May 15, 2018 • 69 min
6-pack hang sesh with Jonah.
Sony sent me on a trip
May 11, 2018 • 37 min
Lots to update you on! Cali trip, social media, minimalism ect.
Shooting a super vlog in Europe
Apr 30, 2018 • 42 min
The story behind how I planned, shot and edited the Paris Travel Film.
Matt Smith - Space for Design
Apr 13, 2018 • 59 min
Chat with Matt
Where is my next Super Vlog going to be?
Apr 5, 2018 • 36 min
I get a lot of questions, private messages and emails from you all and don’t always have the time to answer them all. I’d love to start recording these solo podcast episodes to connect and start a conversation.
Johnny Harris - “Borders” Creator and Filmmaking Journalist for Vox
Mar 21, 2018 • 51 min
It has been fascinating to follow Johnny’s work and to see all of the places he has been traveling while producing the series “Borders” on Vox. We met for drinks earlier this month and I learned a little bit more about how he got his start and where he…
Alex Cas and Chris Hall - Drake, Ninja, Getting to Kanye and Personal Marketing Budgets
Mar 20, 2018 • 55 min
A kitchen table discussion between three friends, Chris Hall, Alex Cas and myself. The conversation starts out with jokes against each other, gaming and hot takes about movies but eventually gets deeper into the world of networking, living in NYC and how…
Jesse Lakes - Affiliate Marketing 101
Mar 10, 2018 • 39 min
Jesse and I have been meeting to chat affiliate marketing and link tech in general for a few months now. I’m always impressed by how deep these conversations go.
Why You Shouldn’t Travel like Logan Paul
Mar 7, 2018 • 52 min
India and I talk about how to travel well, what really went down in Yosemite and if we should allow call-ins for this podcast.
Miguel Meola - How to start a podcast from scratch
Mar 1, 2018 • 37 min
Miguel contacted me with questions about how to start a podcast. We were planning on doing a one-on-one coaching session to work on it all when I realized that it might be fun to film and record the entire meeting.
Jack Coyne - Gaining 150,000 YouTube subs in two weeks
Feb 22, 2018 • 32 min
I caught up with Jack to record this podcast only a few hours after he finally returned from his two week trip on the West Coast. We talk about his recent departure from Beme, why his YouTube Channel is seeing so much sudden success and what his plans are…
Timmy Ham - How to build a thriving local fanbase
Feb 15, 2018 • 33 min
My entire trip down to Arizona was just to hang out with Timmy and record this podcast episode. I’m so happy I booked the trip. Timmy is extremely experienced in not only the designer world but also at building a thriving community. As he showed me around…
Erik Conover - How to Produce a TV-quality Travel Series for YouTube
Feb 5, 2018 • 32 min
YouTube filmmaker and adventurer dives into the planning, shooting and editing behind his epic three-part Mt Kilimanjaro YouTube series
Brad Smith - The Future of Podcasting
Jan 28, 2018 • 30 min
As the CEO of Simplecast, the hosting platform that I use for this podcast, Brad knows a lot about the industry. He teases a little about what’s coming next for the company as well as gives some helpful advice to anyone thinking about starting their own…
Brett Conti and Bobby Briskey - Skateboarding, YouTube and Cheap Food
Jan 25, 2018 • 55 min
Sat down with Brett and Bobby, two friends, roommates and YouTubers here in New York City. Podcast recorded and broadcasted live on the Kraig Adams Podcast YouTube Channel.
Adam Rose - Hollywood Actor with a YouTube Channel
Jan 20, 2018 • 37 min
Actor, YouTuber, mustache and friend Adam stops in NYC and records a podcast.
Sara Dietschy - First Live Podcast Episode with the Peachy Fam
Jan 18, 2018 • 75 min
Her insanely positive attitude and unstoppable work ethic is making Sara one of the Internets biggest rising stars. Super glad we’re friends and can’t wait to see her own move into fully-produced podcasts.
Sarah Nourse - Minimal Lifestyle on YouTube
Jan 15, 2018 • 36 min
She finally made the move to New York City from Switzerland and has been a new friend since then. So happy to get her husband Matt on the episode as well. Always impressed with the business mindset of the both of them. Of course their puppy Winston was…
Bandrew Scott - What You Need to Know About Starting a Podcast
Jan 13, 2018 • 40 min
Of course the one thing people with podcasts love to do is to talk about podcasts. I knew the perfectly person to do just that.
Bobby Hicks - Quit your job and be a creative
Jan 10, 2018 • 39 min
We met online over wedding related questions but first met in person over $20 cups of coffee somewhere in Brooklyn. Bobby has grown quickly to become a wonderful friend and fellow creative. He has some wonderful insight into that transition from “normal…
Mike Schmidt and Jeremy Cohen - Cryptocurrency
Jan 8, 2018 • 34 min
A quick discussion about investing in cryptocurrency, the general ideas behind blockchain technology and the exciting possibilities of this all for the future.
Joe Nation - Shooting for Phillip Defranco
Jan 6, 2018 • 35 min
The story about how Joe became the behind the scenes filmmaker for YouTuber Phillip Defranco.
India K - Hot Takes and Everything Star Wars
Jan 4, 2018 • 27 min
Our first attempt at a general “whatever goes” podcast. India of course has some hot takes on Star Wars and other topics.
John Zahorian - Ultra Minimalist Hiking as a YouTube Filmmaker
Jan 2, 2018 • 46 min
It’s really fascinating how much minimalism plays into hiking, especially when you’re pushing for speed. John is one of the best and most serious hikers I know.
Update - Everything that happened in 2017 and what I have planned for 2018
Dec 20, 2017 • 46 min
I’ve been wanting to try one of these solo update episodes for a while. I basically just rant about what’s on my mind for a few minutes.
John Exley - The real story about how Kraig won India’s heart
Dec 17, 2017 • 46 min
He’s one of my best friends here in the city and my main source of inspiration. Witness the hustle and loyalty of John Exley. He’s been wanting me to do this podcast series for the longest time.
Ollie Ritchie - Australian Filmmaker and Instagram Photographer
Dec 7, 2017 • 34 min
I met Ollie during his previous trip to NYC and was blow away at his success at such an early age. His travel films from that trip were huge on YouTube and gave him more confidence to share his travels.
Jeremy Cohen - Freelance Portrait Photographer
Nov 21, 2017 • 31 min
His search for the story behind photographs makes Jeremy’s work stand out. For almost a year he documented the faces of New York City on his instagram account.
Justin Odisho - YouTube Creator and Adobe Photo/Video Tutorial Educator
Nov 19, 2017 • 35 min
Most people know Justin from his After Effects tutorials on YouTube which makes sense. He is constantly sharing his knowledge to help others and grow the community of creatives online.
Mike Zale - Wedding Filmmaker who Helped Shoot/Edit WFS Projects
Nov 19, 2017 • 43 min
I immediately had Mike in mind as a second shooter when I booked my last wedding up in the Rochester, NY area. Listen to how we tackled the day of shooting as well as Mike’s experiences editing behind the scenes videos for my Wedding Film School channel.
Matt D’Avella - Minimalist Netflix Documentary Filmmaker and Podcaster
Nov 16, 2017 • 37 min
It’s been great following Matt and his work the past few months. His minimalism-based video and audio podcast based in LA has been turning out so well. Hear how he got his start, created the Minimalism doc on Netflix and plans to shape his future.
Merrick Winter - Musician and Photographer from London
Nov 10, 2017 • 33 min
Musician and photographer who has been happy to grab the occasional coffee when he’s in Brooklyn.
Chris Hall - Creating culture in NYC
Oct 30, 2017 • 32 min
He builds brands and culture. Chris is a native New Yorker, full-time Entreprenuer and President of Kickster, the World’s leading Social Platform for Sneaker & Streetwear Fashion Culture.
Matt Johnson and Tyler Harrinton - Wedding Filmmaking Education
Oct 25, 2017 • 65 min
A conversation about wedding filmmaking, online education and the future of Wedding Film School.
Alex Castro - Graphic Designer at The Verge
Oct 23, 2017 • 32 min
This guy is young, fresh, in NYC and absolutely killing it. I’ve had a wonderful time getting to know Alex, playing PUBG together, making beats and just hanging out. He’s a really talented graphic designer and his work at the Verge already stands out as…
David Vincent - Midwest Filmmaker and Past NYC Creative Resident
Oct 22, 2017 • 27 min
A few months back, I invited David to come to NYC, live with me temporarily and help out with some projects as an intern. This was my first attempt doing something like this and I couldn’t have asked for a better first person. He’s a thoughtful artist…
India K - Cliche First Podcast With My Girlfriend
Oct 19, 2017 • 24 min
Decided it was finally time to start a podcast that actually works.