Fresh Creatives

Fresh Creatives

Fresh Creatives is a podcast about creating new stories! Join hosts Marvin Yueh, Chris Dinh, and Porter Duong as they create fresh new story pitches from your ideas!

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    Episode 15: Safe and Sound

    Action dad was once the greatest explorer/archaeologist/adventurer in the world, but nowadays he spends his time trying to connect with his once adoring daughter. One day the priceless artifacts he had spent his life recovering start to disappear from their museums, so he sets off on a globe-trotting adventure to find the theif and recover his legacy. Fresh Creatives presents - Safe and Sound

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    Episode 14: The Capitalist

    It's our first Fresh Creatives session of the new year, Join us as we "yes and..." our way through another fresh story that someone should totally make! Presenting "The Capitalist" a treasure hunting adventure story diving deep into the dark past of America.

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    Episode 13: The Howler

    Fresh Creatives returns (with returning co-host Jess Ju) with an epic historical fantasy epic about a werewolf gunslinger, a Chinese railroad worker, and a silver mining town ready to explode with social tensions. Listen to find out how we pull it all together!

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    Episode 12: Dash through Hell

    Professional celebrity Jerome Dash thought he had it all, until an accidental fugu poisoning caused his untimely death. Now he's paired up with a rookie grim reaper on the road to his final judgement... except he can't stop running away. Presenting, a supernatural buddy comedy featuring overzealous ghost hunters, hungry soul-eating demons, and a totally not-snake road! - Dash through Hell

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    Episode 11: Mutual Interest

    Inspired by the thieving ladies of Ocean's 8, Marvin and guest host Jess Ju try their hands in crafting their own heist movie! Presenting mutual interest, a heist film where the scions of a local community bank plan a heist on a government backed megabank who is trying to make their father a scapegoat for the 2008 housing crisis (based on real events)!

    Have an idea for the Fresh Creatives team? Submit it by filling out this form:

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    Episode 10: The Last Train

    This episode of Fresh Creatives was recorded LIVE at the San Diego Asian Film Festival. Guest panelist Jeff Man joins us and a lie audience to create a fresh new ghost story featuring trains and the East Asian afterlife! Other ideas include a Cinderella noir heist, and a time-traveling Rom-Com.

    Have an idea for the Fresh Creatives team? Submit it by filling out this form:

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    Episode 9: Pop. 842

    For our Halloween episode, we decided to go Spooooooky! Presenting "Pop. 842," a story about a girl who finds a haunted town she's only been to in her dreams... (also pitched, a post-nuclear thriller, and Mark Twain's haunted books)

    Have an idea for the Fresh Creatives team? Submit it by filling out this form:

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    Episode 8: The Pharmacist

    Fresh Creatives is back! In season 2 we promise to be more daring (and more consistent!), and man, we begin the new season strong! In this episode, we present the martial arts period epic "The Pharmacist." It's The Departed meets Breaking Bad meets Ip Man, and it's amazing! (other pitches include a thrilling road trip and not so innocent children)

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    Episode 7: Merit

    Live from the 2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Marvin is joined by special guests Jess Ju, Director of Programs & Ops at CAPE, and Andrew Ahn, award winning director of Spa Night for a special live episode of Fresh Creatives. Together, our creative dream team develops "Merit," an thrilling heist story filled with brave girl scouts, shady tech bros, and Ja Rule.

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    Episode 6: Drifter's Gold

    Chris and Marvin dive into your story suggestions with an assist from the new challenge bucket (but actually a hat)! Listen to their verbal gymnastics as they try to figure out a futuristic road movie, a rom-com coming of age, and a modern western about shared dreams!

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    Episode 5: The Banana Farmer

    Welcome back to Fresh Creatives! This week Chris and Marvin introduce new parameters to their brainstorming process to squeeze out some extra creativity for you! Listen as they create the next great ROMANTIC DRAMA from pitches about robot schools, neural laces, and a monkey's love of bananas!

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    Episode 4: I Saw Mommy Killing Santa Claus (The Santahunter Chronices)

    On this special Xmas episode of Fresh Creatives, our hosts create stories from holiday themed pitches including a romantic comedy about a vampire love triangle, a story of sibling love through a haunted snowman, and a secret order fighting against the tyranny of Xmas!

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    Episode 3: Super Organ Squad

    On this episode of Fresh Creatives, our hosts create stories from pitches about the consequences of open heart surgery, a talking dog who knows too much, and a neighborhood Pho joint facing off against its hip new neighbor.

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    Episode 2: Overqualified

    On the second episode of Fresh Creatives, our hosts consider pitches about an alternate James Bond spy story, female reproductive biology and body swapping, and millennial unemployment.

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    Episode 1: The Order of the Potter: The Pottery Barn

    Welcome to Fresh Creatives, a podcast about creating new stories! Join your hosts Marvin Yueh, Chris Dinh, and Porter Duong as they work together to collaboratively develop a story pitch from ideas submitted by you our audience!

    On this inaugural episode, our hosts consider developing a Gen X/Millenial version of Freaky Friday, dating apps in a dystopian future, and an epic fantasy adventure involving a magical kiln and love that was the answer all along.

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