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!
Film and TV Production
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.
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.
Miguel Campaña is a commercial director for some of the largest brands and ad agencies in the world. He works with Landia, the top Spanish-speaking production house, in Los Angeles. Miguel joins Go Creative Show host Ben Consoli to discuss his creative process, the responsibility of advertising, tips for creating better directors treatments and the delicate relationship between director, advertising agency and client.