The Kobestarr Digital Podcast
About This Show
The Kobestarr Digital podcast features longform interview conversations with people who I have met since starting Kobestarr Digital as a Digital Marketing Agency. It's a business podcast with an ever so slight bias towards the world of Digital Marketing be it Inbound Marketing, Growth Hacking, Social Media Marketing, SEO, Content Marketing.
I have a lot of really interesting girls and guys lined up from freelancers through to those at the pinnacle of large businesses who are ready to share their stories with you.
If you know anyone who would be interesting to hear from please do let me know by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes in anticipation of the first episodes dropping in 10th May and come and find me personally on the Twitter @Kobestarr that's K o b e s t a rr and The agency Kobestarr Digital can be found @kobestarrDigi.
I just want to say thanks to GLPro and to Helen Zaltzman for helping me get the podcast up and running, to all my past present and future guests and to you guys for listening and telling your friends and subscribing on iTunes Ahem Subscribe! and tell your friends to subscribe!
I look forward to hearing from you all!
Bye! Kobi Omenaka.
Most Recent Episode
Ep#20 Lubna and Jamien - The Animation Guys
What separates television from animation is imagination, according to The Animation Guys’ Lubna and Jamien. “TV is great and you are creating but there are restrictions, of course, things like cast etc.,” Lubna told Kobi of Kobestarr Digital during a recent podcast on Kobestarr. “I think you can take the story so much further. You can really drive a narrative somewhere, take your imagination beyond its limits then pull it back when you want to. “It can be a lot more fun.” Her coworker, Jamien, agreed calling animation the “most exquisite art form.” He said there was a connection that an audience made with animation over a real life film that was unique. “It aesthetically resonates with you that little bit more because of the fact that it is not real life. “You can articulate these stories that are not only very heartwarming and moving but also they are more magical because you can do literally anything with animation.” Jamien said he discovered his love for filmmaking, drawing and telling stories while traveling. “I went from India all the way through to China, Thailand, New Zealand and really just wanted to explore the world. What really stuck with me was that unique quality to just tell a really good story.” After trying to get a “sensible” job selling insurance, Jamien decided to study animation at Hertfordshire “From that I spent all my summers working at internships, unpaid doing a lot of hours. It was tough.” Lubna said she struggled for two years before taking a leap with her television career. Following studies in communication with an eye for the visual medium Lubna was working two jobs- one marketing position for a ski slope and another at a bar. “I would take all my holidays and weekends and go work for tv companies, knocking on doors, doing work experience, trying to run whenever I could,” she explained. After a couple years of earning experience she quit both jobs and worked with some friends on a film proposal that became a hit after it appeared on ITV. However, as the press from the 10 minute piece died down she began temping and received a break when she got offered a job as a researching on Scratchy & Co. “It was one of the toughest jobs I’ve ever done, it was a real baptism by fire but also a lot of fun.” After a s