Stranger Things Season 3 Cinematography

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On this weeks Go Creative Show podcast, host Ben Concoli speaks to Stranger Things Season 3 Cinematographer Tim Ives.

Tim and Ben discuss Tim’s use of LED tubes, shooting season 3 with a full frame RED sensor, the programmable lighting design of the Starcourt Mall, Tim’s thoughts on the future of filmmaking, plus Tim answers audience questions.

If you are a fan of Stranger Things, then this podcast is definitely worth listening to.

You can listen to the full episode above.

Topics Covered

  • Creating the look for Stranger Things season 3
  • How Tim gives Stranger Things that cinematic look
  • How they repurposed and lit an existing mall into the Starcourt Mall
  • Tim’s approach to lighting for Stranger Things season 3
  • How they used a VR device to control light flickering
  • What it’s like working with another cinematographer on a series
  • How Eleven was lit in Black Space
  • Tim’s approach to lighting Erica in the vents
  • The lighting approach to the Russian Lab discovery scene
  • Camera and lens choice for Stranger Things season 3
  • Tim explains his focal length and framing choices
  • Tim’s thoughts on the future of filmmaking
  • The color of Stranger Things
  • One piece of gear Tim has on every shoot

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