Hurlbut Visuals is an online educational platform and professional networking tool that improves your confidence and competence as a filmmaker.
Together, the Hurlbut Visuals team creates an engaging online curriculum that covers everything from the basics of filmmaking and theory to essential industry knowledge. Beginner and advanced filmmakers are welcome. Take courses on highly-technical grip and electric work, how to shape light, camera movement techniques, pre-production planning through post-production workflow, and critical leadership skills for career advancement.
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Read the the latest industry insights from Shane Hurlbut, ASC. Get free access to knowledge about the art and science of cinematography, advanced lighting techniques, rules for powerful storytelling, and even directing and producing.
Dec 13, 2018
I overheard a conversation between a young cinematographer and a colorist going back and forth discussing the importance of 10bit color or higher. I didn’t have time to interact then,…Read more
Dec 03, 2018
In this month’s Inner Circle podcast, I answer your questions about: How I create flame flicker and the color quality of fire Lighting talent near a fire effect Differences in…Read more
Nov 21, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving! Our Best Sale Ever and an Opportunity to Connect I wanted to wish you all an amazing Thanksgiving this year and extend love, health, and wondrous prosperity to…Read more
Nov 07, 2018
We have great giveaways waiting for you on-site. Book your pass today! Don’t miss this one day event, featuring training sessions and an Expo designed for Blackmagic Design users of…Read more
Nov 05, 2018
In this month’s podcast, I answer some great questions regarding the industry’s attitude and give you first-hand advice on how to stay motivated, how to lead and inspire your crew,…Read more
Oct 17, 2018
In the second installment of the SIC Member Series Podcast, I sat down with Shanes Inner Circle member Lindsay Taylor Jackson, an awesome director of photography based out of Boston,…Read more
Oct 10, 2018
Budgeting for your latest project can prove to be tricky business. It’s a process where you are forced to face some tough questions. You must try to find a happy…Read more
Oct 08, 2018
SIC Podcast EP. 13 is now live on iTunes! There was a bit of a glitch with the podcast last week, so I’ve recorded a new one for you. In…Read more
Sep 25, 2018
SIC Podcast EP. 12 is now live on iTunes! My July podcast is all about camera technology from formats and exposure to the emotion and motivation of focus pulling and…Read more
Sep 18, 2018
In part two of my interview with South African DP and Shane’s Inner Circle member William Collinson, SASC, I continue our conversation about filmmaking and his bustling career. William has…Read more
Sep 14, 2018
William Collinson Interview – Part I In our first ever SIC Podcast Member Series, I sit down to chat with Shane’s Inner Circle Member, and talented DP, William Collinson, SASC.…Read more
Sep 12, 2018
A call sheet for film and TV production is like the Marauder’s Map for the day-to-day breakdown. You can consider it the end-all, be-all as far as production documents are concerned, as it covers key information that cast and crew need heading into the day.Read more
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