Master Class

Commercial Directing


Master Class

Commercial Directing


22 Lessons

2+ hours of
instructional video

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22 Lessons

2+ hours of
instructional video

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Learn to Direct Commercials Professionally

This is the only course taught by a working commercial director. You will learn to build and manage your career as a filmmaker for major brands and work with advertising agencies.

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  • Director Jordan Brady on set of car commercial - Filmmakers Academy
  • Wooden car on car commercial - Filmmakers Academy Commercial Directing
  • Director Jordan Brady on set


  • 01 What is a commercial director
  • 02 How I got started directing for advertisers
  • 03 Why does a Director take a job
  • 04 How does the Director get hired
  • 05 Pre-Production
  • 06 Casting with the Brady Method
  • 07 How to run your Tech Scout
  • 08 Pre Production Meeting
  • 09 Night before shoot
  • 10 Rules of Engagement on set
  • 11 How to plan your shoot day
  • 12 How I work with my film crew
  • 13 Respect chain of command
  • 14 How I work with actors
  • 15 Overdeliver
  • 16 Post Production
  • 17 Case Study Introduction
  • 18 Case Study Part I – ADVENTUROUS
  • 19 Case Study Part II – CAREER DAY
  • 20 Put yourself in a box
  • 21 Thank you
  • 22 Concussion Protocol PAT BTS Masterclass only

About The Mentor

Jordan Brady directed four narrative feature films, three full documentaries, and over 1,200 national & regional commercials, as well as Maria Bamford’s acclaimed Netflix Comedy Special. Working with advertising campaigns for brands and agencies all over the world, Brady directed industry giants from comedy stars Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, Keegan-Michael Key, and Rory Scovel to pop icons Arnold Schwarzenegger and country music legend Brad Paisley; plus, he has directed campaigns starring actresses Kathryn Hahn for Chrysler and Lamorne Morris for Buick.

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