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Commercial Directing Bootcamp is a one-day, intensive filmmaking seminar on how to launch and manage your career directing commercials. Learn from my 20 years of experience directing over 1,000 spots, documentaries and feature films. (Click for bio) Many of my philosophies are in this interview for NoFilmSchool.

Your work is viewed prior to the workshop, because each Bootcamp is customized to the participants’ needs. Filmmakers will learn how to win jobs and craft better work. Agency creatives, you’ll learn how the flow goes on set before your shoot.

Next Bootcamp is Saturday, October 12th, 2019 – Los Angeles

Email me personally at jordan@commercialdirectingbootcamp.com or call me directly at 323.816.8860 I’m happy to jump on the phone so we make sure my workshop is right for you.

Coffee, drinks and an artisanal lunch are provided. Each filmmaker receives a free copy of my book, Commercial Directing Voodoo: Filmmaking Spells & Production Potions.

Who should attend?
Filmmakers, advertising creatives, producers, cinematographers, writers, actors… anyone seriously considering a career in directing commercials or just wants to respect the process.

Overview:

1. HOW DIRECTORS GET GIGS?

2. MINDSET OF A DIRECTOR.

3. CONFERENCE CALLS & TREATMENTS.

4. SPEC SPOTS.

Artisanal lunch.

5. GUEST Q&A

6. CASE STUDY. WINNING TREATMENT, CALL & BEHIND THE SCENES ON SET FOOTAGE..

7. VOODOO. PRACTICAL SHOOTING TIPS AND “SETIQUETTE.”

What you will learn:
How the advertising business works as it pertains to filmmaking.
How Directors get jobs.
Spec spots. Yes? No? Best way to make them.
Lifecycle of an ad campaign for the filmmaker.
Candid behind the scenes footage of national shoot.
The rise of the Freelance Director.
How to think like a superhero.
Signing to a production company.
Collaborate while leading.
How to do a winning conference call.
Listen to winning or losing conference call.
Treatment writing.
Pre-production through Post.
Casting using The Brady Method.
Getting great performances from actors.
Lead your crew with Gratitude.
Case study from concept to completion.
Agency & Client protocol.
How to Respect The Process.
When to Disrespect The Process.
Repeat business.
How to stay hungry.
How to not suck at directing.
My top secret, world famous Jedi mind tricks.
Much more.

Top Secret Training Facility disclosed upon sign up.
Video/Audio Recording of Bootcamp is prohibited.
Photos of Keynotes slides allowed for personal use only & social posting.

Are you from an underrepresented segment of the population and cannot afford the workshop? For more info on the Diversity Award, click here.

What you won’t learn:
This is not a film school, although we’ll cover a lot of film craft. Plenty of great film schools and workshops out there for that. This is how to approach filmmaking for commercials as a career, and how you can succeed as a filmmaker in advertising. Jordan Brady has directed over 1,000 commercials.

Satisfaction guaranteed. Artisan lunch provided.
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Here are some of my spots. Email me personally at jordan@commercialdirectingbootcamp.com with any questions or for a private Bootcamp.

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