Nerdist Presents

Darth Vader Teaches Branding – Mastermind

In this Masterclass parody, the Sith Lord himself, Darth Vader teaches you about the topics he knows best: leadership, commitment, and when to use force choke. See what would happen if Darth Vader used his galaxy sized volume of knowledge to educate the next generation on how to best use The Dark Side in this Nerdist Presents!

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DuPree Jones as Darth Vader
Dr. Smoov as Voice of Darth Vader
Kristen Rozanski as Deborah
Ryan Meharry as Husband
Ele Woods as Student
Edgar Momplaisir as Student
Peter Gilroy as Student
Lizz Adams as Student
Aliza Pearl as Student

Directed by Andrew Bowser & Jason Nguyen
Produced by Jason Nguyen
Written by Joan Ford, Aliza Pearl, and Joey Clift
Edited by Matt Caron

Dir. of Photography Connor Heck
1st AC A-Cam Sean Goode
1st AC B-Cam Natalie Abraham
2nd AC Marcus Friedlander
Gaffer Kevin Cho
Key Grip Faisal Shah
BBE Chad Narducci
BBG Josh Anderson
Key HMU Lili Kaytmaz
HMU Assistant Sunny Drissia
Key Wardrobe Stylist Cherokee Neas
Production Designer Mitch Thompson
Art Director Jason Trinidad
Lead Man Barrett Bannon
Production Sound Chris Buch
Set Photographer Josh Thomas
Production Manager Erik Kozura
2nd AD Zac York
PA Daniel Kleba
PA Jose Sosa
PA Jon Odate
VFX Artist Tim Herrold
Colorist Andy Inglat

Shot at Remmet Studios