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.
The Trial of the Chicago 7 Cinematography (with Phedon Papamichael ASC)
Aaron Sorkin's Golden Globe-nominated film THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7 perfectly balances incredible visuals with stunning performances. Cinematographer Phedon Papamichael ASC comes on to discuss working with Sorkin and the importance daylight plays when filming the courtroom scenes.
Phedon and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss how the visual approach contrasts between the courtroom and riots, his obsession with motivated camera movement, filming with up to 3 cameras at once, and more!
The Social Dilemma Cinematography (with John Behrens)
THE SOCIAL DILEMMA shined a light on our addiction to social media and its effects on society. Cinematographer John Behrens explains the documentary's distinct looks and the challenges of filming with 6 cameras for each interview.
John and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss why and how they filmed the interviews in a huge vacant home, how John dealt with ever-changing exterior light, why some interviews took over a day to film, and much more!
The Queen’s Gambit Production Design (with Uli Hanisch)
THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT production designer Uli Hanisch shares how he designed the show by recreating the 1960's with meticulously-constructed and stunningly-beautiful sets, wardrobe, props and more.
Uli and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss the fundamentals for prepping as a production designer, how Uli made chess visually interesting, creating the most iconic sets of the series, the important role of color, and more!
Pieces of a Woman Cinematography (with Benjamin Loeb)
PIECES OF A WOMAN cinematographer Benjamin Loeb discusses how he shot the films most controversial scene - a 20-minute single take of a mother's home birth. Plus capturing the stunning performances by Vanessa Kirby and Shia LaBeouf.
Benjamin and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss his unique camera movement, nontraditional coverage, having the camera "react" to characters, his first experience with shooting on a gimbal, and more!
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Cinematography (with Tobias Schliessler ASC)
Learn how Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis, and cinematographer Tobias Schliessler ASC brought MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM to life despite very few sets and many lighting obstacles.
Tobias and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss his portfolio of uniquely styled films, his approach to camera tests, shooting exteriors in the wrong sunlight, making a one-window basement beautiful, working with Chadwick Boseman, and more!
Soul Cinematography (with Matt Aspbury)
A cinematographer's role in an animated film is a unique challenge. In Pixar's SOUL, Cinematographer Matt Aspbury blended a photo-realistic New York City with an abstract look of the after-life and "You Seminar." Hear the untold story of directing photography for animation.
Matt and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss the process recreating NYC, Pixar's animation process, the biggest challenges faced, and much more!
Excellent show! Very informative.