Cinematography

The Cinematography of Castle Rock and The Americans (with Richard Rutkowski)

Today we talk with Richard Rutkowski, the cinematographer for Hulu’s Castle Rock! Richard and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss what inspired the series look, the cameras and lens used on Castle Rock, the most challenging scenes and what you can expect from season 2, plus his work on other shows like Jack Ryan and The Americans.

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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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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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