IN THIS EPISODE: Hannah Beachler is the production designer behind some of today’s hottest films including CREED, MOONLIGHT, and the upcoming BLACK PANTHER and she’s on the show to discuss her career in film and the role of a production designer. The Go Creative Show is supported by Hedge For Mac Kessler Crane Rule Boston… Continue Reading …
IN THIS EPISODE: Zach Zamboni is the brilliant and visionary cinematographer for Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown and he’s with us today to share his experiences shooting around the world. This episode of Go Creative Show was recorded in front of a live audience at Rule Boston Camera. Click here to watch the video of the… Continue Reading …
IN THIS EPISODE: Today we take a look back at 2015 and reflect on all the highlights, lowlights, and trends of the production and post production world. Our panel includes cinematographer Chris Loughran, colorist Rob Bessette, and Matt Russell, our very own audio mix engineer, and we cover all sides of production. The Go Creative… Continue Reading …
Today we discuss the brilliant cinematography of Mad Max: Fury Road with second unit Director of Photography David Burr. We get a behind the scenes look into all of the incredible challenges and innovations that made this film an instant classic.
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David Burr’s cinematography career spans over 30 years with countless feature and short films, but today he’s here to discuss his recent mega-blockbuster hit Mad Max: Fury Road. As the second unit Director of Photography, David was responsible for many of the stunning action sequences and we discuss all the behind the scenes secrets that made this film an instant classic. Then we discuss the role of a second unit Director of Photography. What are their responsibilities, how do they interact with the director and cast, and how you can break into this field.
- The switch from 3D to 2D
- Using Alexa cameras
- The challenges of shooting in the desert
- Using Canon 5DII and Olypus OM-D for crash cams
- How a leaf blower became their essential tool
- A crane dug into the sand was the key to one of the most iconic shots
- The strategy behind center framing and super fast cuts
- Shooting day for night
- The responsibilities of a second unit on a film production
- and more…
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