Some thoughts about filmmaking, creativity, and what keeps us inspired.

Marketing in a Mission-Based Landscape

There have always been companies that cared about more than the bottom line, that prioritized their workers, their communities, and […]

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Writing Umurage: Creativity is Always Self-Revealing (and that’s a good thing)

Hope International wanted to do something powerful – a film about the savings groups in East Africa, and the personal stories of the people who organize them. Instead of a traditional commercial, we teamed up with them to create a short film based on a true story, with Michael Rothermel directing.

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Marketing With a Mission

In this episode of Marketing Conversations with Lamphouse Films, Josh talks to Meika Hollander about her mission-based companies Grove and […]

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B2B & B2C May Be More Similar Then You Think

It’s one of the ingrained rules of marketing, one of the first things you learn as a baby marketer. There are two spheres of marketing: business to business and business to customer, or B2B and B2C, and they are different types of marketing. They have different strategies, different experts, different conferences, different agencies devoted to them.

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Do Something Weird Until it Becomes Normal

Josh talks to Andrew Mok of the groundbreaking carsharing platform Turo about how their model works, and how they spread […]

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Commercials That Make Surprising Use of Classic Songs

We’re used to feature films making use of recognizable music in their soundtracks. But commercials busting out an iconic song […]

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Are Video Games the Future of Marketing?

In this episode, Josh talks to Adrian Montgomery, the CEO of Enthusiast Gaming, a network of communities for gamers around […]

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Great Marketing Blends Art and Business

We talk a lot about how filmmaking is the art of blending art forms, a business of bringing different skills […]

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The Art & Science of Marketing

In the most recent episode of Marketing Conversations with Lamphouse Films, Josh talks to Dipti Kachru of JPMorgan Wealth Management […]

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What’s In A Name?

Josh sits down (virtually) with Jen Grant, the CEO of Appify and former Marketing Manager at Google, to talk about the companies she’s worked with, the power of building your brand into your products, and when to rebrand a company.

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3 Brands That Have Earned the Right to Talk About Big Issues

Over the last few months and years, we’ve seen brands making statements on sensitive issues at a rate we wouldn’t […]

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Passion and Influencers

Samanah’s passionate about her work, and believes that’s the most important ingredient in any career. Her passion and determination led her to innovative methods, like discovering the potential of influencer marketing before it was common.

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