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

Oct 27, 2016

VML Group Creative Director Pat Piper is funny, prolific and one heck of a guy. In addition to cranking out great ads, he has his own podcast called The Shakes on iTunes. Pat and I have fun talking about what it is like having comedic actors who try to one up each other during a comedy commercial shoot. We also mention...


Oct 20, 2016

Doug Sherin reps commercial directors as well as production companies. He sells talent based on their reel. But he's more than an agent, he's a partner in the process of developing a director's career. Check out his stellar roster at his company, Options.

We chat about how communication is key, his joy in finding...


Oct 14, 2016

Executive Producer Andrew Perry began his career at MTV Networks, where I'd see him every other day in the hallway. He explains what an Executive Producer does and how he rose to the occasion when presented with a new responsibility, turning each into a career opportunity. Andrew also talks about his new book, a...


Oct 10, 2016

Political satirist and comedian Jimmy Tingle is running for President of the United States of America on the Humor For Humanity ticket. Jimmy has been a staple on the stand up circuit for decades, prolific as he is hilarious. He's produced his own film, and once owned his own theater. A treat to have Jimmy on the...


Oct 6, 2016

Daredevil Evel Knievel was a huge childhood hero of mine, so it was amazing and super cool that stuntman Eddie Braun successfully replicated and completed Evel's jump attempt over the Snake River Canyon in September 2016. Bravo Eddie!

But in an uncharacteristic tweet, I disrespected Eddie's passion and success, and...