In this Cinematography Tip of the Day, Filmmakers Academy’s cinematography mentor Shane Hurlbut, ASC reveals how to mirror warm light with a bounce board. All it takes is a handy DIY solution that any filmmaker can do!
HOW TO CREATE WARM LIGHT WITH BOUNCE
This is a simple warm light solution that any filmmaker can add to their lighting kit. It’s affordable and works like a charm! Simply buy some butcher paper at your local Lowe’s or Home Depot and bind it to your circle bounce. The butcher paper emulates a warm light source making it a very useful lighting tool.
- 22 Lessons
- 2 hours of instructional videos
How to Bounce Light shines some knowledge on the finer qualities of bounce light. Bounce light is sometimes misunderstood and criminally underused. However, it’s Shane Hurlbut, ASC’s first choice for key light, room ambiance light, and fill light sources.
Be prepared to learn the deeper nuances of bounce light from a cinematographer who truly appreciates its value. In this course, Shane presents the strengths of a bounce source for the storytelling process. Once Shane reveals how each bounce has a very specific quality, he’ll go into how to control this source with flags and DIY solutions, covering a whopping 22 different bounce materials!
- Detailed Written Breakdowns
- Top-Down Lighting Schematics
- Side by Side Comparisons
- English Subtitles Included
Director of photography Shane Hurlbut, ASC works at the forefront of cinema as a storyteller, innovator, and discerning collaborator, who brings more than three decades of experience to his art. He is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers, the International Cinematographers Guild/Local 600, and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Hurlbut frequently joins forces with great directors: McG’s Netflix Rim of the World and The Babysitter, plus Warner Bros. We Are Marshall and Terminator: Salvation; Scott Waugh’s Need for Speed and Act of Valor; and Gabriele Muccino’s There Is No Place Like Home and Fathers and Daughters. His additional film credits include Semi-Pro; The Greatest Game Ever Played; Into the Blue; Mr 3000; Drumline; 11:14, which earned Hurlbut a DVDX nomination; and The Skulls. Notably, his television credits include the first season of AMC’s Into the Badlands.
Earlier in his career, Hurlbut lensed iconic music videos including Guns N’ Roses’ November Rain, and collaborated with artists Smashing Pumpkins, Stone Temple Pilots, The Rolling Stones, and Nirvana. His debut feature film, The Rat Pack, received critical acclaim and earned him a nomination from the American Society of Cinematographers, making him the youngest nominee to date.