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The Go Creative Show is dedicated to creative professionals in the video, film, tv and music industries. Hosted by Ben Consoli, Director and owner of BC Media Productions. Each week Ben takes on topics relevant to the film making, video, music and visual arts worlds, talking about tools, talent, challenges and successes. A wide range of topics are discussed, as well as various special guests involved in both mainstream and independent creative production are invited to join in.

Go Creative Show Ben Consoli

    • Visual Arts
    • 4.9 • 13 Ratings

The Go Creative Show is dedicated to creative professionals in the video, film, tv and music industries. Hosted by Ben Consoli, Director and owner of BC Media Productions. Each week Ben takes on topics relevant to the film making, video, music and visual arts worlds, talking about tools, talent, challenges and successes. A wide range of topics are discussed, as well as various special guests involved in both mainstream and independent creative production are invited to join in.

    Fargo Season 4 Cinematography (with Dana Gonzales)

    Fargo Season 4 Cinematography (with Dana Gonzales)

    Fargo Season 4 Cinematographer and Director Dana Gonzales masterfully re-creates 1950s Kansas City with an alluring Kodachrome revival. Learn how Dana blends vintage Astro Berlin and modern Zeiss lenses with a recipe of filters to create the shows look. 

    Dana and host, Ben Consoli, discuss season 4 visual references, recreating Kodachrome, Autochrome and Tri-X film stocks, Dana's experience directing Chris Rock and an A-list cast, creating the vintage mugshot look, filming black and white , and more!

    • 1 hr 29 min
    The Crown Season 4 Cinematography (with Adriano Goldman ASC BSC ABC)

    The Crown Season 4 Cinematography (with Adriano Goldman ASC BSC ABC)

    Season 4 of THE CROWN is the most exciting and anticipated yet. Listen as cinematographer Adriano Goldman ASC BSC ABC shares behind the scenes stories, filming Princess Diana and bringing the royal family to the screen. 

    Adriano and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss the show's visual evolution, lighting and cinematography challenges, why season 4 is special to Adriano, shooting on the Sony Venice, and much more!

    • 52 min
    Cinematography of Sofia Coppola's On The Rocks (with Philippe Le Sourd ASC AFC)

    Cinematography of Sofia Coppola's On The Rocks (with Philippe Le Sourd ASC AFC)

    Avoiding master shots and filming in New York City are two of the challenges that cinematographer Philippe Le Sourd ASC AFC faced while filming Sofia Coppola’s On The Rocks.

    Philippe and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss the visual approach to On The Rocks, why establishing shots aren't always necessary, working with actor Bill Murray, the choice of shooting on film, filming in NYC, and so much more!

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Filming Tiny Creatures (with Tom Hugh-Jones)

    Filming Tiny Creatures (with Tom Hugh-Jones)

    Filming the word's smallest creatures for the Apple TV+ documentary series TINY WORLD was a giant undertaking. Learn how executive producer, writer and creator Tom Hugh-Jones got it done. 

    Tom and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss the fundamentals of filming creatures in their natural habitat, the series' crazy short filming schedule and logistics, using probe lenses, why the dung beetle was the most challenging to film, and much more!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Production Safety During COVID-19 (with Jamieson Shea)

    Production Safety During COVID-19 (with Jamieson Shea)

    With all the new restrictions, social distancing, and guidelines due to COVID-19, it's hard to keep everything straight. Jamieson Shea, a health and safety consultant for production, comes on the show to discuss how we can all return to work.

    Jamieson and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss the importance of having a safety consultant on set, guidelines for small and large productions, bubbles for talent to keep them safe, and much more!

    • 53 min
    Virtual Filmmaking (with Cinematography Database’s Matt Workman)

    Virtual Filmmaking (with Cinematography Database’s Matt Workman)

    The future of filmmaking is here and it's virtual! Learn what it takes to be a virtual filmmaker and how productions such as The Mandalorian are using this virtual technology now. Cinematography Database's Matt Workman comes on the show to talk all about it.

    Matt and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new way of virtual filmmaking, what you need to get started with virtual productions, the challenges you may face, and so much more!

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

GH4 Me ,

A Must Try!

Stumbled upon this podcast, and honestly have been underwhelmed with industry-isn type podcasts that seem to fumble around and never truly have engaging content… Pleasantly surprised with Go Creative!

Binge-listened to 3 episodes the night I discovered it. Thank you Ben for all your work!

Script Weevil ,

A Huge Pleasure

I wait for the next episode of Ben Consoli's Go Creative show like some people wait for their favorite TV series episode to come due. Ben is a fabulous interviewer with a huge passion for his craft, and he brings us fascinating people who gave us the inside track on what it takes to put together some of the things we see every day in theaters, TV and online. For everyone working in the industry already or just wanting to learn more I highly recommend this series.

RichAKAdick ,

Perfect!

I learn so much listening to this show. Fantastic guests and very informative. Grade A podcast. I look forward to it every week.

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