Hurlbut Visuals was created by Lydia and Shane Hurlbut, ASC to educate and inspire one filmmaker at a time. It began as a way for Shane to share his many years of experience as a filmmaker, his pioneering spirit with new cutting-edge technologies and practical product knowledge on both commercial and feature films.
1st AC, Derek Edwards, takes you through his ever-evolving kit that, in my opinion, is the best I’ve ever seen. He’s been working deep in the industry for the last 20 years and these tips are going to make you re-evaluate your own kit and will make it that much better.
Get a firsthand glimpse from a cinematographer’s viewpoint into the process of managing 4 different spots in one shoot block and how you need to communicate early on with your director in the pre-production process so you can take on commercial shoots with confidence!
Shane Hurlbut, ASC and his incredible team will show you where to place your lights, how to match your color temperatures and make your scene look as natural as possible. Learn how get that moody and contrasty look to create perfect interior scenes.
In this podcast, Shane and Lydia discuss what it means to be a female filmmaker in the 21st century, how to manage your stress in tough times, if you should have a backup plan, and how to organize your finances early on in your career.
Shane Hurlbut, ASC and DIT, Derek Johnson, discuss the steps of live grading on set to get that look that you want for shooting. This will give you a better understanding of how to get your vision in the pocket and the rest of your crew on the same page for a smooth shoot while capturing the images you want.
In this video and article inside Shane’s Inner Circle, MoVI Op Chris Herr will dive into fine tuning the Freefly MōVI while in Majestic Mode. Learn how to fine tune your MoVI for those shots you dream about in this step-by-step guide through the menu settings and what works best for them in certain situations that leave you with a better understanding of how to get the most out of your rig.
Shaping light for a close-up requires a collaboration between a few people in the grip and electrics department. Key Grip Dave Knudson together with Shane Hurlbut, ASC take you deeper into the knowledge of shaping light and shadow. Learn the process of setting up your flags and diffusions to create the perfect close-up. Get a better understanding of what it means to be a good grip on set, make your work fast and efficient, and be irreplaceable on set.
What I want to help with is guiding you not only on your career, but how to stay healthy when it feels like most of your time is taken up by work, how to keep your mind clear to make the right choices, and to not compromise your ultimate vision of what you want your career to be.
We are so fired up for our good friends at Musicbed and Film Supply for their first ever Film + Music Conference that’s less than a month away on in Fort Worth, Texas on September 29 – 30, 2017. We wanted to highlight the awesome things that are going to be happening and why you should get your passes before September 2nd to take advantage of their current discount!