100 episodes

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
    • 4.8, 150 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.

    The Umbrella Academy Cinematography (with Craig Wrobleski CSC)

    The Umbrella Academy Cinematography (with Craig Wrobleski CSC)

    Go behind the scenes of Netflix's popular superhero series, The Umbrella Academy, with director of photographer Craig Wrobleski CSC.

    Craig and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss combining the visuals of comics with reality, shooting on the Alexa 65 and using wide lenses, Craig's philosophy on camera movement, the importance of communication on set, and much more!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    New Sony, Canon, and Blackmagic Cameras (with Matthew Allard ACS)

    New Sony, Canon, and Blackmagic Cameras (with Matthew Allard ACS)

    We review the hottest new camera releases from Sony, Canon, and Blackmagic with Matthew Allard ACS of Newsshooter.

    Matt and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss how COVID-19 has impacted trade shows, if the Sony A7S iii a worthy upgrade, Canon's new EOS R5 and R6 mirrorless cameras and their overheating controversy, Blackmagic's 12K Ursa Mini Pro camera, and more!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Editing Dramas, Comedies, and Documentaries (with Todd Downing ACE)

    Editing Dramas, Comedies, and Documentaries (with Todd Downing ACE)

    Learn the unique challenges and skills it takes to edit dramas, comedies, and documentaries with Mrs. America editor Todd Downing ACE.

    Todd and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss his process going through all the raw footage, working with assistant editors, why he likes to make an edit work without music, the challenges of editing comedies and documentaries, his work on FX's Mrs. America, and much more.

    • 55 min
    Watchmen Cinematography (with Xavier Grobet ASC)

    Watchmen Cinematography (with Xavier Grobet ASC)

    Discover the challenges of filming a comic series based in a dramatic reality with HBO's Watchmen cinematographer, Xavier Grobet ASC.

    Xavier and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss overcoming the visual challenges of Watchmen, the difficulties of lighting and filming masked characters, the unique camera rig used for Looking Glass' reflective shield, advice for new cinematographers, and more!

    • 57 min
    Filming a WWII Battle at Sea (with Greyhound DP Shelly Johnson ASC)

    Filming a WWII Battle at Sea (with Greyhound DP Shelly Johnson ASC)

    Listen as we explore the cinematography of the Apple TV+ film GREYHOUND with Director of Photography Shelly Johnson ASC.

    Shelly and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss working with legendary actor Tom Hanks, recreating a WWII battle at sea, Shelly's focus on camera performance, using a white screen instead of green screen, the challenges of naturally lighting the interior of a dark battleship, and much more.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Sci-fi and action cinematography (with Devs and Mission Impossible DP Rob Hardy BSC)

    Sci-fi and action cinematography (with Devs and Mission Impossible DP Rob Hardy BSC)

    Learn what it takes to shoot incredible sci-fi and action films with Devs, Annihilation, and Mission Impossible: Fallout cinematographer Rob Hardy BSC. 

    Rob and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss the unique visual and lighting approach of Devs, working with director Alex Garland, shooting and lighting VFX shots in Annihilation, the incredible sky diving sequence in Mission Impossible: Fallout, and so much more!

    • 1 hr 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
150 Ratings

150 Ratings

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Priceless

The Go creative podcast keeps me up-to-date and sharp. I’ve learned so much and I appreciate the knowledge and insights shared by the filmmakers.

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

Ben, host of the Go Creative Show podcast, highlight all aspects of arts and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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Steve Yedlin Episode

What a wonderful episode to start the year! Great episode! I love how Yedlin was able to break down complicated color theory concepts! Keep up the amazing work!

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