People Over Pixels: Q&A with Evolve Studios
Brand Storytelling caught up with Luanne Dietz and Evolve’s founder, Joel Edwards, to learn more about their people-first approach, and how they’re uniting culture through storytelling.Read More.
Emmy Award-Winning Director and Former Amazon Lead Luanne Dietz Joins Evolve Studios as VP of Branded Content (EXCLUSIVE)
Luanne Dietz, three-time Emmy award-winner and former Amazon content leader, has joined Evolve Studios as vice president of branded content. In the newly created role, Dietz will reach audiences through short and long-form films as well as brand partnerships and intentional brand campaigns.Read More.
How Evolve Studios Lives Its Dreams
If Evolve Studios were a dish in a restaurant, it would be “some kind of crazy savory mix of spicy multicultural food that hits you with every flavor possible. And you have to sop it up with bread. As a team, that’s where our tastes are,” said Joel Edwards, president and executive producer.Read More.
UK shoot underway on romance ‘Surprised By Oxford’ (exclusive)
Production has got underway this week on romance Surprised By Oxford based on author Carolyn Weber’s memoir and starring Rose Reid from Finding You and Ruairi O’Connor of The Morning Show. Ken Carpenter is producing Surprised By Oxford through his Nashville-based Nook Lane Entertainment alongside Jen Lewis of Evolve Studios. Joel Edwards and Daniel Kiedis of...Read More.
NASHVILLE’S EVOLVE STUDIOS MAKES NAME WITH ESPN SERIES
Nashville-based Evolve Studios worked with ESPN to co-produce the “Bettor Days” series, which is just the latest item in the studio’s impressive portfolio that includes work with companies such as National Geographic, Disney, Netflix, Discovery, HBO, Wunderman Thompson and Wieden+Kennedy.Read More.
EVOLVE STUDIOS WORKS WITH ESPN+ TO SCRIPT, SHOOT AND PRODUCE SEASON 2 OF ‘BETTOR DAYS WITH MIKE GREENBERG’
On the heels of a successful first season of Bettor Days with Mike Greenberg, a character-driven reenactment show bringing to life the true stories of unforgettable gambling adventures, Evolve Studios has worked with ESPN+ to create, script, film and produce an eight-episode second season of the show debuting today exclusively on ESPN+.Read More.
Exclusively on ESPN+: Premiere Episode of Bettor Days with Mike Greenberg
The premiere episode of Bettor Days with Mike Greenberg, a character-driven reenactment show bringing to life the true stories of unforgettable gambling adventures, is available to stream now, exclusively on ESPN+. Hosted by ESPN’s Mike Greenberg, the series uses in-depth interviews and comedic reenactments to relive the wildest, funniest betting tales – and their unexpected outcomes.Read More.
Evolve Studios Launches ‘Support Your Local Filmmaker’ Merchandise
Nashville-based studio launches branded goods and donates the proceeds to organizations that support the film & TV industry in the wake of Covid-19.Read More.
Evolve Studios’ Powerful Film Brings People Together During Covid-19 Separation
Evolve Studios has premiered an incredible story for the current cultural moment. ‘DISTANCE’, an original film about Covid-19, reminds us that the thing keeping us apart, could also bring us together.Read More.
Building Pearl Jam’s Newest Music Video Entirely From FilmSupply Footage
The team at Evolve Studios never partially commits to a project—and apparently neither does Pearl Jam. They recently collaborated on the band’s latest music video for the song “Dance of the Clairvoyants”, and the project didn’t stay simple for long.Read More.
Watch The Video For Pearl Jam’s New Single, ‘Dance Of The Clairvoyants’
The new clip was produced by Evolve Studios and features the band performing the track interspersed with clips of rolling landscapes, weather phenomena, and more.Read More.
Watch: “One Night: Joshua vs. Ruiz”
The captivating film takes a comprehensive look at June 1, the night Andy Ruiz pulled off the biggest boxing upset in decades by stunning then-undefeated heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua with a seventh-round TKO – turning Ruiz from a virtual unknown into a real-life Rocky and global superstar overnight.Read More.
Julia Michaels Premieres Powerful Music Video For “If You Need Me”
Grammy® Award-nominated multiplatinum singer and songwriter JULIA MICHAELS today releases a powerful music performance video for her track, “If You Need Me”, inspired by Season 2 of the acclaimed and powerful Facebook Watch original series Sorry For Your Loss.Read More.
If You Need Me, I’ll Be Right Here
After the massive success of the show, Sorry For Your Loss, Facebook Watch and Universal Music Group joined forces with musician Julia Michaels and Evolve Studios to create an original song for the series that focused on processing the complicated emotions that come from losing a loved one and finding community in unexpected places.Read More.
Evolve Studio’s “One Cent: Penny Hardaway” Premieres on Facebook Watch
Penny Hardaway’s career as an NBA superstar didn’t end the way he wanted it to. Back in his hometown of Memphis, he’s helping a new generation of hoopers realize their dreams.Read More.
Heineken Short Film Reveals Groundbreaking Discovery
Shot in Patagonia by Emmy-award-winning production company, Evolve Studio, ‘A Wild Lager Story’, reveals how the discovery of a new yeast strain has led to the creation of a lager recipe that would have previously been impossible.Read More.
This Company Makes Ads Like You’ve Never Seen Before
Joel and Jesse Edwards’ unconventional start in life may have given them a taste for doing things differently. They had little idea that they’d go on to establish their own multi Emmy award-winning production company and content studio.Read More.
NatGeo + Coors Light Take Explorers on Epic Expedition
National Geographic has collaborated with Coors Light for a six-part branded content micro-series, ‘My Next’. The films see two accomplished explorers completely removed from their comfort zones as they set off on separate adventures to opposite ends of the world. Multi-award-winning content studio Evolve Studio produced the series and provided end-to-end post production.Read More.
The Insane, 100-Day Production Behind ESPN’S ‘Draft Academy’
In episode 8 of ESPN’s Draft Academy, Evolve captured one of the most compelling moments in recent sports history — Shaquem Griffin, a man with one arm, getting drafted into the NFL. That moment was the culmination of a 100-day production for the project, which involved following six NFL hopefuls as they prepared for the NFL...Read More.
ESPN+ Ramps up NFL Draft Excitement
ESPN partnered with Evolve Studio and, having worked together on previous projects since 2010, including short films and documentaries, the Nashville-based studio executed the full production and post-production for the latest series.Read More.
Zedd + Evolve Create Original Composition Piece for National Geographic
The partnership, conceptualized and managed by Universal Music Group & Brands, also sees Nashville-based multi-award-winning content studio Evolve Studio handle end to end production and post production on the video and BTS films featuring Zedd’s creative journey and performance.Read More.
Entertainment Tonight: BTS of Zedd’s New National Geographic Collab for ‘ONE STRANGE ROCK’
National Geographic premieres its new series, One Strange Rock, on March 26, and has partnered with Zedd to create the ultimate performance video and new song. Read the full ET article below.Read More.
Go Behind an Epic 40-Day Shoot for Nat Geo’s Origins Series
Evolve doesn’t wait around for dream projects to come along. They take whatever project they’re working on and make it into a dream project. Case in point: their latest endeavor, a 16-film series for National Geographic’s new show Origins: The Journey of Humankind. Read the full Filmsupply article below.Read More.
Musicbed: Evolve’s Lighthearted, Danger-Ridden Approach to Filmmaking
It’s their love for each other as brothers, their respect for the people they work with and for, and their childlike enthusiasm for the craft that makes them unlike any other studio we’ve talked to.Read More.
A Deep Dive Into the Underwater Cinematography of Evolve
To Those Who Doubt is a short film shot in ultra slow-motion and set almost entirely underwater. A passion project by the talented team at Evolve, it contains some of the most striking underwater footage we’ve ever seen. Read the full Filmsupply article below.Read More.
Production Company Evolve Wins 5th National Emmy Award
For the fifth time, the creative team at Evolve is recognised by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with a National Emmy Award. Read the full Little Black Book article below.Read More.