(Boston, Massachusetts--July 28, 2016) Niels Alpert, cinematographer for The Jim Gaffigan Show joins Go Creative Show host Ben Consoli to discuss Niels unique lighting techniques and how Renaissance artists inspire his work.
Niels Alpert is a New York based Director of Photography who has worked on shows including Graceland, White Collar, The Wire and more. He's here today to talk about his work on the latest season of The Jim Gaffigan Show, where he uses the innovative CRLS lighting system to create a unique look that embraces the shadows. We also discuss how Niels is inspired by Renaissance artists, and how he turns that inspiration into beautiful cinematography.
How Hieronymus Bosch and Caravaggio inspired Niels’ work
Why Travel is essential for creative people
Why good artists borrow, great artists steal
Embracing the dark in comedy
How Gordon Willis inspired Niels’ work
Niels’ work shooting White Collar
Lighting for Jim Gaffigan’s sensitive eyes
Lighting comedy clubs around New York
Shooting with 2 Arri Alexa’s and Master Primes
Christian Berger’s CRLS Lighting system
Why still photography can inspire your next film
and much much more!
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