About This Show
MergeLeft is a podcast that explores the intersection of art and commerce thru discussions with trailblazers beating to their own drum in their respective industries of arts, music, entertainment, and advertising. Hosted by commercial photographer and director Kristyna Archer, her intrinsic fascination for the creative process and the business of art has compelled her to capture these conversations and create this podcast during a time of rapid change in media consumption. This first season premieres with an entertaining & captivating collection of episodes of the most inspiring creative entrepreneurial minds of today.
Most Recent Episode
MergeLeft Ep 11: Jordan Brady, commercial comedy director
Commercial comedy director Jordan Brady has directed over 700 commercials and 3 comedy documentaries I AM COMIC, I AM ROAD COMIC, and I AM BATTLE COMIC. Some of his recent commercial clients include Toyota, Ford, Fiat, Chrysler, and Nat Geo. He also has a podcast called Respect The Process about commercial film-making as well as teaches an in depth seminar to up-and-coming directors about the nuances and layers to commercial directing, called Commercial Directing Bootcamp. His background as a comedian led him to many collaborations with comedy legends like Louis CK, Marc Maron, Tim Allen, Nikki Glaser, Margaret Cho, Jim Gaffigan, Keegan Michael Key, Kathy Griffin, Chris Hardwick, Nick Kroll, Sarah Silverman, to name a few. One incredible and generous individual, he opens up about how he got started, when he's veered off the path, and his mentality of Adapt or Die pushing in thru this ever-changing media landscape.