The Go Creative Show
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, dedicated to inspiring creative professionals working in the video, film, TV and music industries, invites you to join host, Ben Consoli and his special guest, David Klein, ASC
, cinematographer of Homeland
and True Blood
. David has also shot many of the classic Kevin Smith movies like Clerks
, Mall Rats
, and Red State
and he’s here to talk all about it all. His love of realism has defined a generation of film making and he continues to execute it flawlessly with his work on Homeland
. David talks with us about all his gear and lighting choices, shooting hand-held effectively and how the best film education is to simply shoot something.
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This Episode Includes:
The Go Creative Show is supported by
- Shooting Clerks, Mall Rats and more Kevin Smith movies
- Being pushed out of the studio film system
- The value of film school
- Shooting Homeland around the world
- How to create realism in film
- Mixing LED and tungsten lighting
- Arri Alexa VS Red
- Shooting the manic state of Carrie Mathison
- Shooting handheld vs shooting with an EZ rig
- The cinematography of True Blood
- Why on a TV show “your first idea better be the right one”
- and much much more!
- Hedge For Mac
- Kessler Crane
- Rule Boston Camera
- News Shooter
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About The Go Creative Show
The Go Creative Show has become one of the most listened-to podcasts of its kind. It continues to grow filled with shared experiences and gear talk, as it informs, entertains, and inspires its audience. Shows have included interesting guests like Jeff Cronenweth
(Director of Photography : Gone Girl, Social Network, Fight Club), Stefan Czapsky
(Director of Photography : Max, Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood), Michael Slovis
(Director of Photography: Breaking Bad, CSI), Igor Martinovic
(Director of Photography: House of Cards), Tim Webber
(Visual Effects Supervisor: Gravity, Avatar), David Burr
(DP Second Unit: Mad Max: Fury Road), David Franco
(Director of Photography: Boardwalk Empire), Tim Ives
(Director of Photography: Stranger Things), Salvatore Totino
(Director of Photography: Everest), Zach Zamboni
(Cinematographer: Anthony Bourdain’s Parts Unknown).
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