Film and TV Production

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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Creating the Documentary All In My Family (with Hao Wu)

Documentary filmmaker Hao Wu joins Go Creative Show host Ben Consoli to discuss his latest film, All In My Family. We talk about his transition from tech industry to full time filmmaking, filming one-man-band style for All In My Family, getting involved with Netflix, resources documentary filmmakers can use for their projects, being a filmmaker and a father, and more!

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Designing Disney’s Aladdin (with Gemma Jackson)

Gemma Jackson, production designer for Disney’s live action Aladdin, joins Go Creative Show host and commercial director Ben Consoli to discuss the film. As the award winning production designer of Game of Thrones, Finding Neverland, Bridget Jones Diary and more, Gemma shares her experience working with director Guy Ritchie to create Aladdin’s stunning look. Gemma shares how she adapted the classic cartoon into live action, creating the city ofAgrabah, her relationship with choreographers and cinematographers, her brilliant use of the iconic blue color for Will Smith’s Genie and much more.

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