Netflix’s The Witcher Cinematography (with Jean-Philippe Gossart)

The Witcher on Netflix is one of the year’s most exciting new shows, and Go Creative Show takes you behind the scenes with cinematographer Jean-Philippe Gossart.

Jean-Philippe and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss his visual approach to the series, the importance of having second-unit experience, creating a medieval world, the show’s camera and lighting package, and more!

What you will learn in this episode:

  • Jean-Philippe Gossart and COVID-19 (02:27)
  • Visual approach to THE WITCHER (04:12)
  • Why it’s important to have 2nd unit experience (11:09)
  • Visually creating a medieval world (14:46)
  • Approach to lighting THE WITCHER (27:39)
  • Lighting package used on set (35:21)
  • The challenges faced when filming the series (38:54)
  • The shooting schedule (42:14)
  • The amount of camera coverage they had (44:15)
  • Challenges of working with animals on set (45:14)
  • Color grading for THE WITCHER (51:29)
  • Relationship between VFX and cinematography (55:16)
  • And more!
Check out the video version of this interview

Show Links

The Go Creative Show is supported by:

MZed – Education for Creatives
https://gocreativeshow.com/mzed

PostLab – Stress-free collaboration for Final Cut Pro X
https://gocreativeshow.com/postlab

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