Respect The Process

Respect The Process

One-on-one chats with commercial directors, advertising agency creatives, actors, editors, producers, crew and more. Filmmaker Jordan Brady has directed of over 1200 spots , 4 feature films, 3 full-length documentaries and one Netflix special. The show is edited by Jake Brady. Jordan is Founder of Commercial Directing Film School.

Episodes

July 1, 2022 3 min

Commercial Directing Film School will reimburse filmmakers up to $500 in travel expenses to travel out of your state to get a safe, legal abortion.

My wife and I are pro-choice with many female and trans filmmaker friends acoss the country, especially in Texas. If you're a director, crew member, creative agency creative that needs to travel to a State to get a legal, safe abortion and you need support, we want to help directly....

Share
Mark as Played

Filmmaker Danny Donahue has drawn my commercial storyboards for over a decade. While I knew he was a talented filmmaker (He's amassed millions of YouTube views.) I did not know of his terrific acting chops. His latest sci-fi horror short "Hell Creek" (6 min) stars Danny and a dinosaur. A very realitic, Hollywood-level CG dino Danny crafted himself. Oh, you can see his etchings on his site too. Great chat with my friend ...

Share
Mark as Played

Editor Stephane Dumonceau has been a multiple award-winning commercial, music-video and film editor for 20+ years. He has collaborated with some of the most visionary directors in the business, including Errol Morris, Mark Romanek, Spike Lee, Wes Anderson, Christopher Guest, Michel Gondry and so many more. Check out our shared Smirnoff spot we chat about here. (It's a bootleg director's cut.)

Be sure and pre-order Jeann...

Share
Mark as Played

Alex Knell is an actor, filmmaker and an in-demand top writer/designer of treatments for commercial directors. Alex schools me on how to best work with a treatment artist to really hone the pitch and win the job. I've posted her reel at jordanbrady.com or click.

My Directing Programs: I've been adding more content to Commercial Directing Shadow - behind the scenes and all things Nebraska Corn to supplement the Toyota shoot....
Share
Mark as Played

Filmmaker David Wong offers us a peek behind the agency curtain, as well as shares his own journey. From film school to PA'ing for Diddy, to making spots for Guitar Center, Lucky and Reebok and now working at Saatchi LA. Check out David's work here.

I've been adding more content to Commercial Directing Shadow - behind the scenes and all things Nebraska Corn to supplement the Toyota shoot. This is a unique online course ...
Share
Mark as Played
Joaquin Elizondo has over 20 years of experience as an editor and currently works in the world of scripted television shows in Hollywood. His most recent editing credits include Narcos: Mexico (Netflix), The Hot Zone: Anthrax (NatGeo), Dark Winds (AMC) and is currently working on Griselda, a new Netflix limited series starring Sofia Vergara.   We both proudly mentor through the Filmmakers Academy, and do check out his courses, clas...
Share
Mark as Played
Natasha Lee is a Malaysian-Chinese Travel, Lifestyle & Hospitality Photographer & Director whose visuals evoke a sense of presence, of the fleeting moments that make an experience memorable. Her imagery is steeped in a sense of warmth and leisure, inviting viewers to experience new tastes, possibilities, and perspectives. Natasha was recently included in SHOOT Magazine’s 19th Annual New Director’s Showcase and was a 2021 fe...
Share
Mark as Played

Filmmaker Kevin O'Brien has been making spots for a decade and is quick to embrace new tools if they serve his story. He generously gave me insights when I was in prep. He's also got a feature film "At The End of The Day" for you all here on iTunes. Enjoy his spots here.

Commercial Directing Shadow is online. This unique online course put you by my side, like BTS on steroids. You'll learn what I'm doing and ...
Share
Mark as Played
For my final project in this intense, alt-MBA course though Section4, I decided to just share the story behind making my newest course, launched while taking this class.   Commercial Directing Shadow is unique in that it puts you by my side, like BTS on steroids. I explain what I'm doing and why, you download the scripts and my boards, watch my detailed video treatment and even watch 360 footage!   But wait there's more - o...
Share
Mark as Played

Filmmaker Robert Boocheck has directed hundreds of commercials for brands such as Google, Samsung, Geico, Toyota, and Ray Ban. His spots have earned Clios, One Shows, Addys, and a bunch of other oddly named awards. His short films have been shown at major festivals including Telluride, Toronto International Film Festival, and Fantastic Fest. You'll love our chat about the state of commercial directing and agency/client expectat...

Share
Mark as Played
Director/DP Matt Uhry joins me in a a deep dive into filmmaker archetypes and processes. Spoiler art: he gets a call from Paris about a job directing cats in Spain during this call.    Matt has directed campaigns for Sony, Lenovo, Nikon, Nokia, Intel, Ford and Honda. His commercial work for Kellogg’s, Gap, and Baccardi has also been featured in the Saatchi showcase at Cannes. His branded piece for the PIMA Air and Space Museum won ...
Share
Mark as Played

This is 9 minutes of me rambling about being obsessed with every job more than anyone else. Also, I'll be at the launch party for Void Studios, April 30th at 4pm. Giving away some Voodoo books and Masterclass, and answering any filmmaking questions y'all have. And Void is raffling off a free day on their stage! So proud of Ben Brady and his partners. 

Parents? Tuesday, April 19th at 4pm Pacific join me on Instagram Live for...

Share
Mark as Played
As Director and Creative Director of BC Media Productions, Ben Consoli has produced award-winning commercials and videos for Amazon, Nestle, Panera and Honda, to name a few. As host of the Go Creative Show podcast, Ben has interviewed over 200 of the top filmmakers in the world.

With the Go Creative Show podcast, Ben entertains and educates an audience of fellow filmmakers across the globe. Each week Ben interviews A-list cinematog...

Share
Mark as Played
Creative Director John Pedersen is a talented Director/Producer who spent the last few years as an in-house creative Swiss Army Knife for Scheels sporting goods mega stores. I've consulted with John and his team over the last few years on both creative and logistics. His spot called "Kid Coach" was made specifically for the Super Bowl in Scheels country and it turned out fantastic. Recently, he's a Creative Director...
Share
Mark as Played

In 2021, Hafeez Saheed joined McCann Detroit to oversee production on the prestigious General Motors and Shoe Carnival accounts. We bumped into each other while Hafeez was in post for GM's Dr. Evil EV Super Bowl spot. So he can add Mike Meyers to a celebrity list that includes Beyoncé, SpongeBob and more.

He has served on Shoot Magazine's New Directors Showcase and The Montreal Effects Festival panels and the One Club's...

Share
Mark as Played
Shannon Lee Bowen is a LA native and proud fourth-generation filmmaker. She started out in reality tv, but once she saw the light of producing live-action branded content, she never looked back. Shannon specializes in commercials, promos and still campaigns.. from Geico, Dove, Papa Johns and too many to list.   Need to level up? Check out my Commercial Director Mega Bundle for serious one-on-one mentoring and career growth. My firs...
Share
Mark as Played

Sean McCarthy was born in Hong Kong and grew up in San Jose, California. He saw his first film at the age of three and knew he had found his life’s calling. By the time he reached high school he had written and directed over 50 short films, even appearing in front of the camera at times. When Sean turned 19, he officially formed his own professional production house, Guerilla Wanderers Films. Check out his stuff!

Check out the new ...
Share
Mark as Played
Paus.tv Founder and CEO Rishi Kapoor promises a new curated film launhced daily. And he's getting you paid. It's a way for your fans to support you with virtual tipping, live events and yes, those shiny NFTs. Have a listen and he explains the NFT play here. Oh, I plan to have a film up soon! Check out the new Commercial Director Mega Bundle for serious one-on-one mentoring and career growth.   My first annual Filmmaker Retr...
Share
Mark as Played

Max Heineman is CEO and Co-Founder of Toldright, offering premium video content for businesses of all kinds. I Toldright can be a wonderful opportunity for filmmakers to earn money while polishing your craft, you know, doing what you love. Max maintains a high standard so check it out and join The Neighborhood

My Bootcamp this Saturday, March 5th, 2022 in Los Angeles is sold out.

Check out the new Commercial Director Mega Bundle ...

Share
Mark as Played

Producer Michael Sugar won an Academy Award for Best Picture as Producer on Spotlight one of our favorite films. Honored to have Michael explain his x4y.com business model that aims to connect filmmakers with brands. it's easier to listen to the chat than me explain it here. Please consider his grand idea before you shoot your next spec spot. Enjoy! Oh, please drop my name when you sign up at x4y.com.

 

Techincally zero spots r...

Share
Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Will Ferrell reprises his role as Ron Burgundy in the world-famous Ron Burgundy Podcast! Each episode has a different theme in which Ron engages in conversation with another notable person on the topic at hand. In true Ron Burgundy fashion, these conversations have a tendency to go off the rails, and we find out things about people we never knew we wanted to know. Join America’s favorite Anchorman, continuing to delight audiences with the comical musings of Ron Burgundy – and leave them wanting more!

    Dateline NBC

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    The Bobby Bones Show

    Listen to 'The Bobby Bones Show' by downloading the daily full replay.

Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

    Connect

    © 2022 iHeartMedia, Inc.