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

Jan 11, 2019

German-born Filmmaker Marc Schölermann started his directing career at the age of 13 shooting his own Super-8 movies in the basement of their family home.

After graduation he pursued a career in film production, working his way up from location manager to assistant director on various national and international feature films, among them the James Bond movie “Tomorrow Never Dies”.

Always envisioning a career in directing, he studied at Filmakademie Ludwigsburg and was ultimately signed by German commercial production powerhouse Markenfilm for exclusive representation.

Over the last decade he has directed numerous commercials for clients such as Mercedes-Benz, Lexus, Audi, BMW, Toyota, Ferrero, Mazda, Volkswagen, Unilever, Acura, Opel, Nissan, Skoda, Chevy, Buick and many more.

Marc Schölermann's commercials have received numerous national and international awards and nominations including the Clio, Cannes Lions, OneShow Pencil, Cresta Award, New York Festivals and Art Director's Club.

He also directed his first feature film, MGM/Lakeshore’s thrilller “Pathology”, written by Neveldine/Taylor, starring Milo Ventimiglia, Alyssa Milano, Michael Weston and Lauren Lee Smith.

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