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AI Creativity Consultant & Evangelist, Video Expert

Jon Leland, media pioneer, creative director

I am a passionate advocate for "Video Mojo" which I believe has the power to supercharge your marketing through human vitality & the implementation of innovative technologies. I'm also a trendspotter and wildly creative. :-) Besides being quite active on TikTok and other social media, I am the host/producer of the Video Mojo video podcast. I'm very open to collaborations. Let's talk.

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πŸ’₯ Free Video: Tracking AI Video Trends & News 🎨

πŸ’₯ Tracking AI Video Trends πŸ’₯ I've started leading free "AI Video Guild" sessions for the AI Salon online community. The YouTube video below, the recording of my first Video Guild session, includes a wide-ranging conversation with two on-screen AI video app demos and covers topics related to AI-generated video content, including user-generated content (UGC) and AI avatars. Enjoy! πŸ‘‡ πŸ‘‡ Watch Now The participants discuss the use of UGC (user generated content) in online advertising and the fact...

12 days agoΒ β€’Β 1 min read

πŸ’₯ Watch Beautiful AI Creativity in Action πŸ’₯ One of the highlights of the AI Creativity Playshop that I recently co-presented with Kyle Shannon was this 15-minute demo that I produced with the wonderful AI artist, Kelly Boesch. That segment of the Playshop is now available free on YouTube. Enjoy! πŸ‘‡ πŸ‘‡ Watch Now For more info about watching the entire 3 1/2 hour Playshop on-demand, click here. If you have any questions, please let me know. I'm happy to help. May you live a life abundant with...

21 days agoΒ β€’Β 1 min read

πŸ’₯ Playshop Now Available On-Demand! πŸ’₯ Dear Creative Explorer, Ready to ignite your creativity and leverage the creative power AI? I can't tell you how delighted I was by the Creativity Squared: AI Playshop that Kyle Shannon and I delivered on Saturday to five fully engaged live participants. We all found the experience so soul-nurturing that I want more people to use it to unleash their creativity with the power of AI. That's why I'm making this AI Creativity Playshop available on-demand. And...

27 days agoΒ β€’Β 1 min read

⌚️ Take Time to Tap In ⌚️ I believe that AI's Creative Power is under-appreciated. Even if you understand that AI can be creative, I encourage you to spend more time collaborating with it in order to personally experience its power as a "co-intelligence." (Side note, Co-Intelligence is the title of a book that I whole-heartedly recommend.) Image conjured by Heather Cooper using Midjourney. I find this image especially delightful because of the AI prompt that Heather Cooper used to co-create...

about 1 month agoΒ β€’Β 1 min read

πŸ’₯ Got Creativity? πŸ’₯ Get ready for fun, play, and dramatically increased creativity! I personally found this conversation to be lively, informative, and inspiring. Kyle Shannon and I explore the limitless possibilities of Artificial Intelligence and a common vision at the intersection of AI and play (yes, PLAY!). As founder of the vibrant online community, AI Salon with almost 1,400 members, Kyle is known for his profound insights into the AI revolution. In this Video Mojo episode, Kyle shares...

about 1 month agoΒ β€’Β 1 min read

πŸ’₯ Get Ready to Play! πŸ’₯ This is going to be big fun and is also guaranteed to enhance your creativity: I've partnered with Kyle Shannon, co-founder of the AI Salon, a community of almost 1,400 people, to offer this Playshop, "Creativity-Squared: Unleash Your Creative Potential with Generative-AI." Here's the video invitation that we made together πŸ‘‡ πŸ‘‡ Watch Now Early-bird savings for this Playshop ends Saturday, April 13th. I hope you can join us. Click here for more details. If you have any...

about 2 months agoΒ β€’Β 1 min read

πŸ’₯ Welcome to a New Era of Video Creativity πŸ’₯ Very few people understand modern video production the way that Judie Russell does. From producing TV shows in her native Ireland, to training corporate executives to make authentic presentations, to teaching streamlined smartphone video production processes, to fearlessly exploring the creative opportunities offered AI, Judie fills this episode of Video Mojo with insights, tips, and actionable production strategies. Watch Now Also discussed in...

2 months agoΒ β€’Β 1 min read

✨ Here's to More Joy for All of Us ✨ Joy is actually a very practical thing because if it's not fun, you won't do it. Full stop. This applies to pretty much everything, especially marketing. That's why I connected with this Video Mojo guest. Liz Wilcox is on a mission to help people make money with email and I love her approach that includes having fun and being yourself every step of the way. πŸ˜ƒ I hope you enjoy and value this episode as much as I did making it. The latest episode of Video...

3 months agoΒ β€’Β 1 min read

✨ A Conversation Starter? ✨ I admit it enthusiastically. I like to talk. You probably knew that. Yet it's a rare treat when someone really wants to know what I think about all the things... AI, TikTok, authenticity, social media marketing... You know! The things! πŸ˜ƒ "In Conversation With" podcast hosted by Lorraine Taylor Thank you, Lorraine Taylor for the opportunity to share about all this and more. Watch Now Here's some links* you might find useful: ConvertKitWherever I'm forced to use...

3 months agoΒ β€’Β 1 min read
Video creator in front of his computer amidst a raging war scene.

✨ May You Always Face Adversity with Resilience ✨ This concept graphic created by me with DALL-E 3, ChatGPT's generative-AI image tool. Dear Friend, Ever wondered about what it takes to start anew amidst chaos? This week on Video Mojo, my guest, Anton Kosheliev, shares his inspiring journey, explaining how he rebuilt his business on YouTube after the devastation of the brutal Russian invasion of Ukraine took away his livelihood. Talk about Video Mojo! πŸ’ͺ🏼 Living in Kiev, Anton's once-thriving...

5 months agoΒ β€’Β 1 min read
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