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Respect The Process is a filmmaking podcast focused on directing commercials.

Feb 4, 2022

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 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


Techincally zero spots remain for my only in-person Bootcamp this year on Saturday, March 5th, 2022 in Los Angeles. Must be vaxxed.

Check out the new Commercial Director Mega Bundle for serious one-on-one mentoring and career growth. My first annual Filmmaker Retreat Joshua Tree is September 30th through October 2nd, 2022. Out theme is “Define Your Voice” and more can be found here at the Commercial Directing Film School site. DM for more. Limit 20 #filmmakers. Bootcamp Alumni save $300. 

My online Commercial Directing Masterclass has received 100% 5 star reviews. Plus we do a free filmmaker consultation call. We passed 1200 filmmakers taught globally, thanks to the new Filmmakers Academy and, of course, my site.

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Thanks, Jordan 

This episode is 42 minutes and is sponsored by Oso Delicious Hot Sauce, the hot sauce made by bears. Flavorseeker Fun Pak‘s ship Friday’s at 3pm. SOLD OUT!!

My cult classic mockumentary, “Dill Scallion” is online so I’m giving 100% of the money to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. I’ve decided to donate the LIFETIME earnings every December, so the the donation will grow and grow. Thank you!