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.
- 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!