Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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

Nov 28, 2016

Stand-up comedian Maz Jobrani tells us how he brought his character Jimmy Vestvood to the big screen. Maz co-wrote, produced and stars in his hilarious film "Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero", and took it to theaters everywhere. We chat about how the limitations of a small budget can fuel creative solutions, as well as...


Nov 23, 2016

Commercial Director Scotty Bergstein started out as Ridley Scott’s assistant on the movie “Thelma and Louise”. Talk about a film school like no other. Now he's a seasoned, sought-after spot helmer. We chat about his process from first getting a storyboard through delivering that edit. 

We share the joy of allowing...


Nov 18, 2016

Filmmakers Kristyna Archer and Monty Marsh are dual recipients of the inaugural Superlounge Diversity Award. Each will attend Commercial Directing Bootcamp for free December 3rd, 2016 in Los Angeles. Both Monty and Kristyna display a keen proficiency in short form visual storytelling that I know can be channeled to...


Nov 10, 2016

Legendary comedian Ritch Shydner is known to my fans as the true heart and soul of "I Am Comic" (Available on iTunes). To three generations of stand-up comics, he remains a powerhouse of pure monology. Ritch and I met in the 1980's during the comedy boom when I opened for him. Neither of us remember the details or...


Nov 7, 2016

My wildly successful Commercial Directing Bootcamp returns to Los Angeles next month, and not every filmmaker may be qualified. This is just me babbling for three minutes telling you why you should or should not enroll. If you think you have what it takes, do not wait and do sign up today, because we are almost full....