Film and TV Production

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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Makeup and Wardrobe (with Maya Landi and Nicole Coakley)

Maya Landi (hair and makeup artist) and Nicole Coakley (wardrobe stylist) join Go Creative Show host Ben Consoli to talk about the importance of having makeup and wardrobe departments on your productions. We discuss why EVERY shoot needs a makeup and wardrobe stylist, what problems can arise without them, and how they help your talent perform better on camera. We also discuss how to persuade your clients to include makeup and wardrobe in their budget, and tips to break into the industry.

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Producing Network TV News (with Sean Langille)

Sean Langille is the producer for Fox News at Night with Shannon Bream. Sean and Go Creative Show host Ben Consoli discuss how Sean produces a live tv news show, citizen journalism, the 2020 election, avoiding fake news and so much more.

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