Ep. 2: Shawn Stratton, International Vegan Film Festival


Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on email


Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on email

Meet our guest: Shawn Stratton is the founder and director of the International Vegan Film Festival and World Tour. He started the festival in 2018 to inspire, educate, and entertain audiences with vegan-themed films from around the world. But when the pandemic hit in the early months of 2020 he was forced, like so many of us, to cancel events and rethink his young business.

In this episode of Pivot! learn about some of the creative solutions Shawn has employed to keep his business afloat in this challenging time, ensuring that the International Vegan Film Festival is a, first of its kind can continue to reach worldwide audiences, providing a critical platform for independent vegan films.

Find out:

  • How Shawn managed to get the films in front of audiences, despite the ban on public gatherings
  • How his pivots helped to create new opportunities for his business
  • What he is anticipating the long-term effects of these changes will be
  • About an unexpected direction these new circumstances are taking him in!

About Our Weekly Pivot Episodes

We live in fast-paced times, and in an ever-changing marketplace business owners must be able to adapt readily. The Pivot podcast, hosted by Stephanie Redcross West, features interviews with successful vegan business owners, keeping you up-to-date on topical issues & how the pros are handling them.

Join us live every Tuesday (1 PM ET): LinkedIn | YouTube | Facebook

Do You Want To Be Interviewed?

If this sounds like something you’re interested in, submit our registration form with a link to your website, a business bio, and a few sentences about the topics you would like to discuss. 

Have you seen these Pivot episodes yet?

Don’t forget to visit our Pivot Resource Page, to browse through all episodes.

Scroll to Top

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Be the first to learn about new offerings, free webinars, podcasts, and more.

Subscribe to Pivot!

Or Join Us Live!

Every Tuesday (1 PM ET) on

Join Our Live Workshop: Translating Your Ideas Into Training & Save 15%

Sorry...you missed the deadline!

Use Code: LIVE