John Behrens on the Go Creative Show

The Social Dilemma Cinematography, with John Behrens

Enjoy the latest installment, #259, of the Go Creative Show,

THE SOCIAL DILEMMA shined a light on our addiction to social media and its effects on society. Cinematographer John Behrens explains the documentary’s distinct looks and the challenges of filming with 6 cameras for each interview.

John and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss why and how they filmed the interviews in a huge vacant home, how John dealt with ever-changing exterior light, why some interviews took over a day to film, and much more!

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What you will learn:

  • The effects of The Social Dilemma (01:02)
  • Creating the visual looks of The Social Dilemma (03:51)
  • Filming interviews with over 6 different angles (09:19)
  • Making interview subjects comfortable on camera (23:53)
  • Approach to lighting interviews (31:56)
  • Shooting interviews in a vacant home (34:15)
  • Filming interviews with changing exterior light (45:36)
  • Most challenging setup (52:50)
  • And more!


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