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Narrative Designer and Creative Director, Stefan Grambart Chats About his Career

Following up on their 3rd anniversary episode, Hugh interviews Stefan for the first time. Stefan discusses getting his Masters in Digital Media, a huge change to his life in moving to Cairo, Egypt.

Third Anniversary of this Podcast! Thank You for Listening!

After three years of running Can’t Sell This, Hugh and Stefan sit down and talk about where they started, where they went and where they’re going.

Elize Morgan joins Stefan as a guest to talk about her adventures in writing for TV & digital series

Elize Morgan writes a lot. She’s worked in television and digital series—even in the early days of the webseries boom! In conversation with Stef she shares her experience working in collaborative writers’ rooms, ideas in development, creative pitching, and how a pitch can get ruined by an alpaca and a llama!

Stef has a conversation with Shannon Armishaw—one half of Smoke & Tears, a newly launched sauce co. that places an emphasis on art and creativity

In conversation with Shannon, Stefan learns about the role art and design play in Smoke & Tears—from brand development and packaging, to the sauces themselves and the wonderful culinary creations that they contribute to!

GIVEAWAY!!! Smoke & Tears has graciously provided a set of six essential sauces and we’re going to give them away to one lucky listener—check out the start of the episode for more info.

Emily Switzer & Stefan discuss her career—jumping from VFX producer, to 3D artist, to 3D fashion illustrator and digital artist!

Emily has worked in a number of different careers, getting her start as a VFX producer for long-format projects. She moved into the creative/art side and became a 3D artist and eventually re-invented herself again as a highly sought after 3D fashion illustrator. Emily joins Stefan in conversation about her career, humble artists, creativity, fashion, and crypto art!

Microsoft Garage Program Manager, Stacey Mulcahy, Talks Innovation, Outreach and Impact

From Edmonton to Ottawa to Seattle via New York and Vancouver, Stacey Mulcahy never shied away from the risky choices. After getting her start in project management at a games company, Stacey invested in her lifelong interest in learning and taught herself development. Her brand of frank speech, curiosity and a willingness to share her knowledge landed her in her dream role in the Microsoft Garage. Listen as she shares invaluable insights and gives a lesson in gratitude for the gift of experimentation.

Technology Meets Fashion, Innovation and Invention with Chelsea Klukas

Chelsea Klukas got her start organizing fashion tech events in the Canadian mid-west. From there, she found a calling to design her own wearable technology fashion items under the brand Lumen Couture. At the same time, Chelsea has a career in experience design and product development. Firstly for Amazon, then at Facebook. Hugh and Chelsea discuss the pitfalls of product development in the fashion tech space and competition from overseas. Can Chelsea make competitors allies?

Sean and Sarabeth, Founders of Red Tape Brewery, Discuss the Perils of Opening a Brewery in a Pandemic

Sean and Sarabeth Holden met over a love of beer. Sean had been independently brewing small batches of beer and slowly making his way into bespoke brewing. Sarabeth with a vision for expansion and the sense to lead the business side of things. Then the pandemic hit. Listen as Hugh chats with the couple about the perils of opening a brewery during a pandemic.

Hoss Gifford shares insights on technology and curiosity with Hugh

Hoss Gifford is a CTO and creative technologist. Hailing from Scotland and currently living in Toronto, Hoss has made a name for himself as a problem-solver and forward-thinker. Join Hugh as he and Hoss talk about the path from joke flash games to serious technological innovation.

Stef and Dre Labre have a casual chat about VR, indie productions, NFTs, and virtual humans

Stef and Dre Labre have a casual chat about VR, indie productions, NFTs, and virtual humans.

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