Homecoming Season 2 Cinematography (with Jas Shelton)

Amazon Prime’s HOMECOMING has some of the most compelling visuals on tv. Listen as Cinematographer Jas Shelton shares his techniques for lighting, lensing, camera movement and more.

Jas and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss how the look has evolved for season 2, how Alfred Hitchcock inspired the show, how they achieve the show’s incredible cinematography, the importance of a DIT, and so much more!

What you will learn in this episode:

  • How COVID-19 has affected Jas (02:05)
  • Collaborating with the season 1 DP (06:20)
  • How the show’s look as evolved in season 2 (11:26)
  • Hitchcock’s inspiration on the show (20:19)
  • HOMECOMING’s incredible camera movement (23:35)
  • How Jas likes to prep for shoots (33:17)
  • Working with actress Janelle Monae (35:36)
  • Camera and lenses of HOMECOMING (38:35)
  • The importance of a DIT (44:10)
  • Approach to lighting (47:21)
  • Filming the incredible 360º house shot in season 2 (54:19)
  • And more!

Show Links

The Go Creative Show is supported by:

MZed – Education for Creatives

PostLab – Stress-free collaboration for Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro

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