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Respect The Process is a filmmaking podcast. Commercials & advertising, indie films, and other stuff I find creatively interesting. 

Jul 20, 2018

Mr. Marc Kelly's is a Director, 1st AD and more. When I saw his name role up in the credits of "Blindspotting," I cheered and had to hear more about this film. Marc takes us behind the scenes with filmmaking tips and tidbits, working with Director Carlos López Estrada, Daveed Diggs, Rafael Casal and the crew. Then...


Jul 13, 2018

Director Liz Hinlein shares how she has successfully navigated her career making brand films, VR gigs, tons of spots and her feature, "Other People Children." You've seen Liz's Dove Real Beauty starring Shonda Rhimes, I promise. We chat about the commonality in directing these various gigs, staying humble while leading,...


Jul 6, 2018

Filmmaker Ramaa Mosley directs commercials, documentaries, feature narratives and more. Like myself, she believes we do different jobs for different reasons and creates her own opportunities. You'll love the part of this chat when she explains how originality is overrated. I disagreed but then came around. 

Ramaa is...


Jun 23, 2018

Veteran comedy director Rick Friedberg has written a book you must buy. You learn and laugh as this "rule book" for success tells you, as the title says, how to survive the Hollywood machine. 

We chat comedy, managing a career, and a long-lost project we shared together and so much more. Buy the book on Amazon, click...


Jun 14, 2018

Dynamite directing duo Jeff & Pete, aka Jeff Gonick and Peter Novosel, are following their dreams by leaving their cushy advertising agency jobs as creatives to become helmers of comedy commercials. And boy are they good. Landing at top shoppe Caviar, they've helmed funny stuff for Dr. Pepper, SunTrust and more....