Jordan Drake thought we wanted to be filmmaker, then decided he didn’t, and then decided he actually did. Listen to his journey from small town Alberta to working with the largest camera review website in North America. Also in this conversation we talk about Roger Ebert, making a living off of YouTube, and camera stores.

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Books mentioned…

Rebel Without a Crew by Robert Rodriguez

The Great Movies by Roger Ebert
Like Brothers by Mark & Jay Duplass

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