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Barbara Ling, production designer for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, discusses how she was able to turn back time and recreate 1960âs Hollywood.
Barbara and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss how Quentin Tarantino kept the filmâs script a secret, how she restored Hollywood to the 1960âs, not using green screen, sourcing vintage props from eBay, filming the real Playboy Mansion, the challenges of filming on Hollywood Boulevard, and much more.
Join them as they discuss:
How Barbara got involved in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
How Quentin Tarantino kept the filmâs script a secret
Recreating Hollywood in the 1960s
The lengthy process of shutting down parts of Hollywood Boulevard
Why Quentin Tarantino did not want to use green screen or background plates for sets
How they managed to block off highways to film
Why it was so challenging to recreate a 1960s Taco Bell
Why eBay was an amazing resource for creating the film
Creating the Nazi Germany sets
Barbaraâs most challenging set in the film
Barbaraâs process creating sets that represent the characters
Filming the real Playboy Mansion
How to become a production designer
What Barbara brings with her on every project
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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 Bourdainâs Parts Unknown).
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