Cinematography of Joker (with Lawrence Sher)

“Joker” Director of Photography, Lawrence Sher, shares behind the scenes secrets and his thoughts on the controversy surrounding the film.

Lawrence and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss the lighting and camera tricks that gave Joker its unique look, how they worked around Joaquin Phoenix’s leg injury, the camera and lenses used, filming subway scenes with LED projection technology, and more!

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IBC 2019 Recap (with Matthew Allard from NewsShooter)

Today we discuss all the news and announcements from IBC 2019 with Matthew Allard from NewsShooter.com. We dive deep into the Sony FX9, Canon C500 M2, new lights from Arri and Aputure, the future of Raw recording, and so much more.

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Multi-Camera Sketch Comedy and All That (with Michael Franks)

In today’s episode, we interview Michael Franks, television cinematographer for Nickelodeon’s reboot of the 90’s show, All That.

Michael shares stories from his early career at Saturday Night Live and how it prepared him for All That. Plus, insight on the grueling work schedule needed for a weekly sketch comedy show, lighting over 70 sets in 5 weeks, and the challenge of lighting for multiple cameras. Michael also shares his prefered camera and lens packages for the show, important skillsets for multi-camera cinematographers, and much more!

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The Cinematic Violence of IT Chapter 2 (with Checco Varese)

Today we welcome the cinematographer of IT Chapter 2, Checco Varese. Checco shares his cinematography and lighting techniques that made Pennywise both horrifying and engaging, how he lights for the darkness, the digital de-aging process, how he brings authenticity to violent scenes and so much more.

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Wildlife Cinematography for Netflix’s Our Planet (with Matt Aeberhard)

Matt Aeberhard, wildlife cinematographer for Netflix’s Our Planet, shares his secrets to capturing the breath-taking shots as seen in the docu-series.

Matt and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss what life is like for a wildlife cinematographer, how he trudged through thick swampy jungle with expensive camera gear, ensuring you get the wildlife shots you want, why the Birds of Paradise sequence took 6 weeks to film, advice for aspiring wildlife filmmakers, and more!

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Designing The Man in the High Castle (with Drew Boughton)

Drew Boughton, production designer for Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle, discusses how he designed an alternate world where the Nazi’s and Imperial Japanese have taken over America.

Drew and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss how he designed the Nazi-controlled East, Japanese-controlled West, and Neutral Zone in the middle. Plus he shares how he prepped for the show, his relationship with lighting and wardrobe departments, his process aging sets and props, how his designs have evolved over the series, working with the VFX team, and more!

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Winning New Clients & Working With In-House Production Agencies (with Joe Serra and Ken Volk)

Get a rare look at how in-house production agencies function with the team from Kronos, plus tips on winning new clients! Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, talks to Joe Serra, lead producer, and Ken Volk, senior director of creative brand at Kronos. Together they run an in-house production team that handles everything from internal productions to working with vendors, like BC Media Productions, to produce bigger productions.

Learn the benefits of working with in-house production teams, how they compare to traditional advertising agencies, tips for winning new clients, plus best practices for approaching budget, sending lead generating emails, and much more.

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Designing Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (with Barbara Ling)

Barbara Ling, production designer for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, discusses how she was able to turn back time and recreate 1960’s Hollywood.

Barbara and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss how Quentin Tarantino kept the film’s script a secret, how she restored Hollywood to the 1960’s, not using green screen, sourcing vintage props from eBay, filming the real Playboy Mansion, the challenges of filming on Hollywood Boulevard, and much more.

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Stranger Things Season 3 Cinematography (with Tim Ives)

Tim Ives, cinematographer for Netflix’s Stranger Things, returns to teach us how he filmed season 3.

Tim and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss Tim’s use of LED tubes, shooting season 3 with a full frame RED sensor, the programmable lighting design of the Starcourt Mall , Tim’s thoughts on the future of filmmaking, plus Tim answers audience questions, and more!

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The Lion King and Virtual Filmmaking (with Caleb Deschanel)

Caleb Deschanel, cinematographer for Disney’s live-action The Lion King, shares how they used traditional cinematography to create the life-like virtual film.

Caleb and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss modeling cameras and lenses for virtual filmmaking, how Caleb was able to move the sun around in virtual space to get the perfect lighting, using a real drone for the Circle of Life sequence, and more!

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