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The Super Secret Interview (with Evan Bourcier) GCS125

Evan Bourcier is an award-winning director of photography, blogger, podcast host and creator of the Super Secret Film Blog and he’s on today’s shot to talk about the production industry, gear, on-set etiquette and more.

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Spotlight: Evan Bourcier

Evan Bourcier is an award winning Director of Photography, podcast host, blogger, and creator of the Super Secret Film Blog where he curates information and discussion from filmmakers across the world. Evan and I discuss the state of the production industry for filmmakers and content producers, our favorite new gear, on-set etiquette, the value of sharing information, and so much more.

  • The value of sharing information
  • Discussing budget with your peers and clients
  • Social life vs work life, is there a boundary
  • Using social media to build your brand as a shooter/director
  • The ethics of sharing your work online
  • The value of challenging yourself
  • The pro’s and con’s of being a one-man-band videographer
  • Evan’s switch from Red to Alexa
  • Evan’s favorite production gear
  • and much much more!

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IBC 2015 (with Matt Allard from News Shooter) GCS073

News from IBC 2015 with Matt Allard on Go Creative Show

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Today we discuss all the news from IBC 2015 with special guest Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com Everything you need to know about the latest cameras, lighting, and audio gear is packed into this episode.

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Spotlight: Matt Allard

Our good friend Matt Allard from NewsShooter.com is back, fresh off the heals of IBC 2015 where he and his team covered all the news and announcements that you need to know about. Matt and I discuss the sony FS5 and A7S2, all the new lenses including the new Tokina 11-16, drones, audio kits, lighting, and more.

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Kids, Animals and Tim Burton (with Stefan Czapsky) GCS070

Cinematographer Stefan Czapsky on Go Creative Show

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Today i’m joined by cinematographer Stefan Czapsky to discuss his latest film Max and the strategies he employs to light and shoot animals and kids. Plus Stefan’s work with Tim Burton, shooting Edward Scissorhands, Batman Returns, Ed Wood and so much more.

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Spotlight: Stefan Czapsky

Renowned director of photography Stefan Czapsky, ASC has captured visually iconic films such as Edward Scissorhands, Batman Returns and Ed Wood for director Tim Burton. After years of feature films and commercials, Stefan is here today to discuss his latest feature “Max”. Max’s main character is a dog, and we discuss the challenges of shooting children and animals and how he overcame them with innovating camera and lighting techniques. We also discuss Stefan’s latest television project, “Shades of Blue” starring Jennifer Lopez.

Why does Stefan love the digital format and the evolution of LED lighting? What was it like working with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp? All of these questions will be answered.

  • Being a “process oriented” cinematographer what what that means.
  • What really happens when a film wraps
  • Working with animals and children in front of the camera.
  • Lighting and framing for the animal star in “Max”
  • Embracing technology and the evolution of LED lighting
  • The challenges with Stedicam
  • Working with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp
  • “Shades of Blue” starring Jennifer Lopez
  • From Hollywood to the farmlands of upstate New York
  • How Steven Soderbergh and David Fincher ushered the digital revolution and changed cinema for the better
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Visual Storytelling (with Alex Buono) GCS067

Today I’m joined by Alex Buono, cinematographer, director and Director of Photography for Saturday Night Live’s Film Unit. Alex shares stories from some of the most iconic and challenging SNL shorts as well as his brand new Visual Storytelling 2 tour.

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Spotlight: Alex Buono

Alex Buono has been the director of photography for Saturday Night Live’s Film Unit for over 15 years shooting some of the most iconic comedic shorts in SNL history. The grueling schedule and super-fast turn around are weekly challenges for Alex and his team. But through these challenges come innovative solutions and the ability to produce hilarious content even in the most unusual situations. Over the years Alex has transitioned to shooting films, directing and sharing his wealth of knowledge through is Visual Storytelling tour. Now Alex is back with Visual Storytelling 2 and he has a lot more to share.

  • Visual Storytelling 2 tour and what you can expect to learn
  • Adding subtext to your film
  • Why art direction is the unsung hero of all films
  • Breaking down a visual style
  • Behind the scenes stories from some of the most iconic SNL shorts
  • Embracing imperfection
  • Working with editor, Adam Epstein
  • The upcoming show “Documentary Now” and working with Fred Armisen and Bill Hader
  • Why the look is in the lens, not the camera
  • and more…

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Louie Land (With Paul Koestner and Nate Weber) GCS034

Today we speak with Paul Koestner, Director of Photography for the hit comedy series Louie on FX. Paul talks about the challenges and rewards of shooting for the brilliant comedic mind of Louie CK, working with Red Cameras and why the cast and crew of Louie hardly ever rehearse. Plus Nate Weber talks all about CineGear 2014!

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