We Make Things Podcast

Jan 11, 2021

EP 11: We Make Things Ep 11: San Jose Museum of Art Director of Marketing Melanie Samay

Satellite Films founder Kuang Lee has a lively conversation with San Jose Museum of Art Director of Marketing Melanie Samay as she discusses the unique ways that Museums use video and social media. They also discuss a special collaboration between the SJMA and Satellite Films that was one of both their favorite projects of the entire year.


Dec 19, 2020

EP 10: We Make Things Ep 10: Thermo Fisher Scientific Director of Marketing Kyle D'Silva

On the new episode of WE MAKE THINGS, Satellite Founder Kuang Lee talks with Thermo Fisher Scientific Director of Marketing Kyle D’Silva about the importance of creativity and storytelling in life- science marketing.

Kyle also discusses the changing marketing funnel in the science sector, as well as provides tips and tricks for getting the most out of your creative content.

Nov 30, 2020

EP 9: We Make Things Ep 9: PART TWO Surf Filmmaker and Commercial Director Jason Baffa

Listen to Part Two of our conversation with surf documentary filmmaker and commercial director Jason Baffa, as we talk filmmaking, brand marketing, and action sports! Subscribe to WE MAKE THINGS  for insightful episodes on creative content production and marketing across all industries. 

Nov 18, 2020

EP 8: Ep 8 Surf Filmmaker and Commercial Director Jason Baffa

How does a soulful surf documentary filmmaker become a commercial director for national brands? On the new Satellite Films podcast WE MAKE THINGS, Jason Baffa shares his journey going from creating sports segments, to becoming a show producer, to commercial director.

Nov 01, 2020

EP 7: Stanford University Director of Creative Services Robert Coles

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to create content for a premiere brand like Stanford University? What are the opportunities in marketing for such an established entity? Find out the scoop on our new episode of WE MAKE THINGS, as Satellite Films founder Kuang Lee has a dynamic and entertaining conversation with Stanford University Director of Creative Services Robert Coles.

Not only do they discuss best practices for content creation in the academic sector, as well as the makeup of Robert’s organization’s internal agency… but they also reminisce about their experiences living near Cleveland, Ohio, and their affinity for the Cleveland Cavaliers, as well as Robert’s work with the Cavs during the LeBron era.

Oct 19, 2020

EP 6: Waters Corporation Director of Product Field Marketing Rowan Moore

Have you ever wondered how life-sciences companies use creativity to market to scientists? On the new episode of WE MAKE THINGS, Satellite Films founder Kuang Lee talks with Waters Corporation Director of Product Field Marketing Rowan Moore about her methods for content creation in sciences, and shares insights on how to stand out from the crowd with life-sciences marketing. (Rowan’s views expressed are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of Waters Corporation).

Sep 30, 2020

EP 5: NBC Custom Content Senior Director Carlos Gutierrez

Do you watch behind-the-scenes from your favorite NBC shows like “This is Us”? If so, it’s most likely our We Make Things podcast guest Carlos Gutierrez, Senior Director of NBC Custom Content Productions, has had a hand in it. Listen below.

On our newest episode of We Make Things, Carlos talks about creating custom marketing materials for hit network television shows, and the huge growth in popularity of behind-the-scenes content.

Sep 08, 2020

EP 4: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Content Producer Erin Fleming

Listen as Satellite Films founder and WE MAKE THINGS host Kuang Lee talks with Erin Fleming, Content Producer for the San Francisco Museum of Art. Find out what a producer creates for one of the most respected Modern Art Institutions in the world. What are the joys and challenges of creating content with artists? How does Erin’s content creation enhance a museum-goer’s experience? How does her content help art-lovers in the world of Covid-19 where most people can’t even enter museums? Discover all this and more in the latest episode of WE MAKE THINGS. (Erin's views expressed are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of the SFMOMA).

Aug 26, 2020

EP 3: Edelman Art Director Ronnie Allman

Have you ever wondered what it's like to work for a big agency? On WE MAKE THINGS Ep3, host (and Satellite Films founder) Kuang Lee talks to Edelman Art Director Ronnie Allman, as he gives valuable insights in content creation for a large sized PR organization. He shares insights on how data influences content creation and working with your integrated team.

Aug 26, 2020

EP 2: Cadence Social Media Manager Johnas Street

Have you ever wondered what a Social Media Manager in technology does? The new episode of WE MAKE THINGS shows you. Cadence Design Systems Social Media Manager Johnas Street gives valuable insights into Social Media for tech, and shares with us the “Day in the Life of a Social Media Manager.” We also learn how Social Media is different for a B2B role than a B2C one.

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