Creative Conversation

23 EpisodesProduced by Fast Company

Fast Company culture maven KC Ifeanyi gets icons from art and business to break down the secrets of their success and their tricks for overcoming creative deserts.

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Camille Yorrick, EVP of creative content at RCA Records

May 2nd, 2019


Any creative content from RCA's roster of artists goes through Camille Yorrick. From music videos to visuals and more, Yorrick has helped shaped the creative visions of everyone from Pink to Childish Gambino. The …

Jean Elie, actor and producer

April 17th, 2019


Jean Elie got his big break playing Issa Rae's younger brother Ahmal on HBO's Insecure. Although landing on a hit show can lead to other more …

Paul Scheer, actor and comedian

April 3rd, 2019


Paul Scheer's résumé is a dizzying display of creative output: when he's not acting in shows like Black Monday, Veep, or Fresh Off the Boat, he's …

Jemaine Clement, actor and musician

March 20th, 2019


Give Jemaine Clement a platform, and he'll spin it into something comical. The New Zealander is best known as one half of the musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords, but his work in comedy stretches across radio, …

LIVE with Tarell Alvin McCraney, Phylicia Rashad, and OWN president Tina Perry at the Fast Company Grill

March 13th, 2019


Greetings from the 9th annual Fast Company Grill! We had some amazing panel discussions down in Austin, but this one in particular was a personal …

Sasha Velour, drag queen

March 6th, 2019


For Sasha Velour, all roads led to drag. Being a Fulbright scholar, Vassar grad, graphic artist, and illustrator were all primers for the …

E.G. Daily, actor and singer

February 27th, 2019


This episode is pretty much going to be a love letter to all the 80s and 90s kids out there. You probably know E.G. Daily best as the voice of Tommy Pickles in Rugrats, Buttercup in The Powerpuff Girls, or as Pee-wee …

Nicholas Britell, film composer

February 13th, 2019


Nicholas Britell has become one of Hollywood’s most sought after composers--and for good reason. His scores for films including Moonlight, The Big …

Amanda Seales, comedian and actor

February 6th, 2019


If you think your multi-hyphenate status is challenging, let’s run down Amanda Seales’ resume real quick. You may know her best as Tiffany on HBO’s …

Roy Wood Jr, comedian

January 30th, 2019


It would seem that Roy Wood Jr. is vying for the title of the busiest comic is show business. In addition to being a correspondent for "The Daily …

Killer Mike, rapper and activist

January 23rd, 2019


Killer Mike has never been one to keep his opinions to himself. Whether he’s stumping for politicians or calling out racial inequality, the outspoken …

LIVE with Larry Wilmore

November 7th, 2018


KC sits down with comedian, writer, and producer Larry Wilmore for a very special and very live episode of Creative Conversation, straight from the Fast Company Innovation Festival. Larry talks about what he's looking …

Tracey Ullman, actor

October 24th, 2018


Tracey Ullman has spent more than three decades on TV slipping into the skins of everyone from Dame Judi Dench to German chancellor Angela Merkel. And now in the third season of her HBO show, "Tracey Ullman's Show," …

Jackie Aina, YouTube beauty guru

October 10th, 2018


Long before “diversity” was a buzzword for beauty brands, Jackie was championing dark-skinned women and men who never saw themselves represented in the makeup industry. Nearly 10 years and 2.7 million subscribers later, …

with director Roman Coppola

September 26th, 2018


As the son of legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, Roman's career seemed on track to follow directly in his father's footsteps--but that hasn't …

with fashion director and designer Nicola Formichetti

September 12th, 2018


From Lady Gaga's famous meat dress to spearheading the creative vision of Mugler, Diesel, and Uniqlo to starting his own label Nicopanda, Nicola …

with actor Regina Hall

August 29th, 2018


We all know and love Regina Hall from her comedic work in films like "Girls Trip" or "Scary Movie." But for her latest role in the indie dramedy …

with photographer and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield

August 15th, 2018


Excess. Greed. Addiction. The American Dream isn’t what it used to be—and Lauren Greenfield’s new doc “Generation Wealth” takes a closer look to find out why.

"Generation Wealth" is still in select theaters and is …

with filmmaker Terence Nance

August 1st, 2018


Tumble into the mind of visionary filmmaker Terence Nance, whose new HBO show, “Random Acts of Flyness,” is like nothing you’ve seen …

with composer Max Richter

July 18th, 2018


Max Richter’s work has colored everything from ballets and operas, to TV shows and films including “Black Mirror,” “The Leftovers,” and the upcoming …

with showrunners Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch

June 27th, 2018


The creative tag team behind Netflix's "GLOW" is the definition of work spouse goals. In this episode, Flahive and Mensch explain how they've …

with author David Sedaris

June 13th, 2018


Where you just see a slice of pizza on the ground, David Sedaris sees an essay in the making. In this first episode of Fast Company’s Creative Conversation, the best-selling author explains how he spins the seemingly …

Introducing Fast Company’s Creative Conversation podcast

June 1st, 2018


Stuck in a creative funk? Looking for some inspiration to get that project off the ground? “Creative Conversation” is the spark you need. Join Fast Company editor KC Ifeanyi for in-depth explorations on the creative …

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