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Xavier Grobet

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Watchmen Cinematography (with Xavier Grobet ASC) GCS230

Go Creative Show

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! Subscribe Now! What you will learn in this episode Visual challenges of shooting a comic series based in reality (02:30) Xavier’s prep process for Watchmen (16:16) Shooting on the Alexa Mini with various lenses (23:52) Discussing Watchmen's various looks (25:27) Approach to lighting for Watchmen (29:38) Challenges of filming masked characters (31:42) The camera rig used for Looking Glass’ mask (36:13) Collaborating with the VFX team (39:08) Xavier’s approach to blocking scenes (42:24) Beginning a film career in Mexico (46:51) Advice for new cinematographers (48:18) And more! Go Creative Show is supported by: MZed - Education for Creatives PostLab - Stress-free collaboration for Final Cut Pro X   Subscribe + Follow Go Creative Show Twitter Facebook Apple Podcasts Stitcher Google Play Podcasts iHeart Radio YouTube Show Links Watchmen IMDb Watchmen on HBO Follow Our Guest Xavier Grobet’s Website Xavier Grobet’s IMDb Follow Ben Consoli BC Media Productions BenConsoli.com Twitter Instagram Follow Matt Russell Gain Structure Sound Twitter


21 Jul 2020