Commercials to Feature Films, It’s All Storytelling For Director Blair Hayes.

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I loved his feature film “Bubble Boy”, so when I met Director Blair Hayes I was a bit star struck. Plus, his reputation as a commercial helmer is legendary. So happy we got to finally sit down and chat about his work. Admittedly, I’m in awe of Director/Camerapeople. If you learn one thing, it will be the meaning of capturing the essence of the moment.

Blair’s new film “Great Plains” is making the festival rounds, so keep an eye out for it. Click here for a Hawaii Tourism spot we dissect. Also this below, and more by clicking his name. Enjoy.

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Jordan

Commercial Directing Bootcamp is August 13th, 2016 in Chicago. Limit 20 Filmmakers.

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Jordan

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This episode is 85 minutes.
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How The Wonderful Comedic Actor Clayton Farris Stays Busy and Booked.

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I’ve only worked a half day with actor Clayton Farris, but I’ve been a fan since he walked in the casting room. He’s the utmost professional and plays the reality of a situation, and is not afraid to immerse himself into a sometimes geeky character. He’s also a nice guy. Clayton always working and you must check out his silly Vine videos he makes for the fun of it.

Here’s a Bud Light Lime-A-Rita spot we chat about and a few more.

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Jordan

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Commercial Directing Bootcamp will next take place in August. Where? Chicago!
This episode is 85 minutes.
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Love’s In Need, Hate Going Round, Let’s Ban Assault Weapons.

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I’ll post more filmmaking conversations later in the week, but today my heart is broken yet again. The hate we face must stop and assault weapons are just too easy to get. Let’s love one another, practice tolerance, and change our laws to make these automatic rifles hard to get, as well as the ammo used to kill people.

Let Peace Prevail.

Love,

Jordan

Recording Sound and Producing Puppets With Frankie Fiore.

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Frankie Fiore works non-stop in the sound department, in all areas of it too, but when his pal Anthony Imperiolli asked him to produce his puppet short films for Dairy Queen, Frankie rose the challenge. Check out the behind-the-scenes below. It’s awesome work, hilarious and a great story of how the character of Nonna Maria came to be a viral hit, and a commercial crossover.

Nonna Maria DQ Outtakes 2016 from Frankie Fiore on Vimeo.

We obviously chat about sound, and various and sundry on-set shenanigans.

Jordan

Commercial Directing Bootcamp will next take place in August. Where? Chicago!
This episode is about 50 minutes.
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My Visit To The Space Station LA With David Rispoli And Ben Rovner.

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Space Station is an artist’s paradise. It offers workshops, classes and it’s an affordable place to cast, and even offers actors a free place to tape auditions and pieces for their reel. I sat down with David Rispoli and Ben Rovner to hear all about this unique operation, as well as their Space Station Artist’s Initiative. Their mission is to provide an all-encompassing education for the artists in our community. We deliver unique and diverse seminars, classes, and intensives for all ages and experience levels. Our priority is to remain affordable, practical, and inspiring.
Thanks,

Jordan

Commercial Directing Bootcamp will next take place in August. Where? Chicago!
This episode is 59 minutes.
Please rate the show on iTunes and share with a filmmaking friend.