Creative Fugitives is ideation/content creation and indie production studio founded by Writer/Director/Producer/Editor hyphenate Warren Lam. He has your basic Asian American origin story. He was born and raised in the US with immigrant parents, i.e., go get us some A plus plus pluses – go be a doctor/lawyer/engineer – pick one better yet make us proud and be all three then go marry a nice Asian woman who is also doctor/lawyer/engineer hopefully is all three. Throw away if she doesn’t have good child bearing hips.
Here’s where thing get interesting: After graduating college he embraced his young rebellious mentality and creative inclinations and moved to NY to be an Advertising copywriter. That was the beginning of the journey, making pit stops at various ad agencies across the country, Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta, working on a variety of accounts, developing a reputation as an unconventional disruptor. He embraced new digital filmmaking tech and made a digital web series , “The Wendy Channel.”
Family life event meet 9-11 a few days later, and started on the bottom as Assistant Editor on a reality series and from there build a new network and a very tough to break into industry with few connections. That’s when he started Creative Fugitives, as place to incubate new content, he wrote everything from features, original series, developed and pitched reality shows and documentaries, invented a new approach to transmedia storytelling, worked on various reality shows as a post supervisor and editor, and directing various digital and short form content. Indeed, it was an unexpected journey which has activated or enhanced his abilities with a 360 perspective on storytelling.