#17: The BRTHR Interview (Alex Lee & Kyle Wightman)

In this episode of the podcast, I had the opportunity to sit down for a conversation with two of my favorite video creators Alex Lee & Kyle Wightman aka BRTHR. Together they have worked with some of the biggest names in the industry such as The Weeknd, Travis Scott, Adidas & many more. As a duo, their videos mix a blend of retro and futuristic elements pulling from Japan to New York to create an electric visual style all their own. Enjoy!


0:30 Inspiration for the name “Brthr”
3:17 Finding their style & balance
10:45 The Matrix & favorite movies
13:23 Pre Production vs post production
15:36 Background & Getting Started in Film
17:45 Japan vs New York
21:00 Quitting School to go for it
23:00 Editing Software of choice
25:45 Working on Set & Industry Age-ism
28:35 VHS style & iPhone filmmaking
29:30 Adidas Ad Spot (ft 21 Savage, Young Thug, Playboi Carti)
31:50 Getting Staff Picked & Vimeo vs Youtube
35:10 Advice to Young Filmmakers
38:00 Inspiration vs Ripping Off
42:07 Joji relationship (George Miller aka Filthy Frank)
47:05 Editing to the songs beat and Musical taste
48:40 Working with Travis Scott
50:50 Working with The Weeknd
56:30 New Generation of Rappers & Music Videos
1:00:00 Meeting Trippie Redd
1:01:35 Brian Imanuel aka Rich Chigga & 88 Rising Relationships
1:02:16 Dream Collaboration and future goals
1:04:00 Where to Connect

Relevant Links:
Website: http://brthr.net
Vimeo Page: https://vimeo.com/brthr


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