On this weeks Go Creative Podcast host Ben Consoli talks to cinematographer Ross Riege. Ross’s experience behind the camera has encompassed everything from commercial, to documentary, indie films, and even blockbuster Hollywood hits like the recent Kong: Skull Island. On Kong, Ross directed the photography for the “Nature Unit,” responsible for everything from sweeping landscape shots, to simple pickups. Ross talks all about this unique unit and how he worked with director Jordan Vogt Roberts. Ross also was the director of photography for ABC Network’s hit show The Catch and he discusses the big differences between lighting for film vs network television.
You can listen to the full episode above
The Nature Unit of Kong Skull Island
Working with Jordan Vogt Roberts
Shooting King of Summer
Building the perfect cinematographers pitch and mood board
How the Nature Unit blended with the other shooting units
How Kong Skull Island blended indie and Hollywood filmmaking
Shooting landscapes in Vietnam
Shooting the ABC series The Catch
The difference between lighting for broadcast tv vs feature film
and much much more!