Welcome to the Pitch Podcast in association with Factory.
Our first guests are Chaka Sobhani, Chief Creative Officer at Leo Burnett and Jenn Nkiru, director at Iconoclast - both are interviewed by Nadya Powell, co-founder Innovation Social / Pitch guest editor.
Chaka Sobhani - Part 1
Chaka Sobhani is Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett London. An award-winning director, writer and creative director for the biggest broadcasters as well as brands and agencies worldwide, she is anything but a typical ad person. At ITV, she set up its first in-house creative agency, production company and design studio. At Mother, she ran accounts and built the agency's content ability. Since joining Leo Burnett, the agency has been named Agency of the Year 2016 by Epica, Direct Agency of the Year 2016 by Campaign and is part of the world’s most awarded network (AdAge's 2015 Awards Report).
Jenn Nkiru - Part 2
Jenn Nkiru is a visionary artist and director from and based in Peckham, London. An MFA in Film graduate of Howard University, her first film EN VOGUE shot by Bradford Young & Arthur Jafa screened internationally to critical success. Previous credits include a documentary series for Redbull and a campaign for photographer Rankin where he selected Nkiru as one of 20 of the "industry's top directors and most creative talent." Additional credits include short films for the BFI, Condé Nast, Channel 4 and the Tate. Her most recent credit is REBIRTH IS NECESSARY, a dreamlike art film centred on Blackness past, present and future premiered on NOWNESS.