The End of the F***ing World Cinematography (with Benedict Spence)

Emmy-nominated cinematographer Benedict Spence joins us to discuss his strict visual approach to season two of Netflix’s End of the F***ing World.

Benedict and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss his process creating a strict visual rule book, using center framing to make characters feel isolated, working on a very tight schedule, most embarrassing moment on set, and much more!

What you will learn in this episode:

  • Obstacles of joining a show in its second season (03:20)
  • Approaching visuals in a minimal way (11:17)
  • Creating the show’s visual rule book (20:38)
  • Making characters feel isolated using center framing (23:49)
  • Only getting essential shots on a tight schedule (27:08)
  • Shooting on the Arri Alexa LF with Zeiss lenses (33:28)
  • Benedict’s best and worst shot of the season (42:02)
  • Zoom lenses and filtration (44:58)
  • Approach to lighting (47:20)
  • Filming an entire scene at blue hour with no lights (52:47)
  • Best part of filming the series (59:29)
  • Most embarrassing moment on set (01:00:41)
  • Importance of a gaffer (01:02:02)
  • Which crew member would you live with? (01:03:30)
  • And more!

Show Links

The Go Creative Show is supported by:

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

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