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

Aug 31, 2017

Celebrity Makeup Artist Aliesh Pierce and I have done dozens of shoots together. We share a strong work ethic that mandates mastery of craft, and helping others. For example, when HMI lighting came all the rage, Aliesh bought her own to see the effects on her makeup techniques. And then she did her own tests when the...


Aug 25, 2017

Ben Giroux is a comedic actor/director and the creator of the viral music video phenomenon BACK TO THE 90s. Giroux’s music video collaborations with indie hip-hop artist Jensen Reed have amassed over 60 million views globally, resulting in endorsements from The Backstreet Boys and multiple weeks climbing the Billboard...


Aug 17, 2017

Cinematographer Michael Svitak and I have been on quite a run lately, shooting spots for seven major automobile makers in the last year. Michael begged me not to put yet another director of photography episode up so soon so I'm going wait, and give ya'll this teaser. A fascinating true tale of how a young Mike talked...


Aug 14, 2017

Blake Stilwell has an official, impressive title of Sr. Director of Digital Video Content at WeAreTheMIghty.com, but I call him a badass. He's got degrees in design, television & film, public relations and international relations. Blake is a former U.S. Air Force combat cameraman and Iraq War veteran who spent time as a...