March 12, 2021
Episode 28 - Justin Staple (Director, Producer)
Talking with director, producer, and documentarian Justin Staple about NFTs, Crypto, Makin' Art, Photography, Vice, and a little bit of ska.
Today I am joined by Justin Staple. Justin is a producer, director, photographer and documentary filmmaker. Justin double majored in economics and film at the University of Chicago. He then went on to work for Vice for many years where he produced the series The Therapist, and Noisey, He worked on Fightland among many other things. He is an accomplished videographer and stills photographer and has shot the likes of Ozzy Osbourne, Post Malone, Fetty Wop, and Katy Perry to name a few. In this interview we dive deep into a bit of background, the parallels of the creative processes for visual art and music and we dive into the shallow end of the crypto world, specifically Non Fungible Tokens, or NFTs and their current and potential use in the world of creative meda. Justin directed the FIRST NFT Music Video with his production company All The Smoke.