SHANE HURLBUT ASC
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Business Fundamentals is designed to help you find your path in the industry. You will not only understand the core concepts of the art of cinematography but how to conduct yourself on set as a leader. Shane Hurlbut, ASC addresses career essentials like how to stand out in your market with a demo reel, motivating your filmmaking team, knowing what to charge for your services, and more. Included are podcasts that cover popular questions such as transitioning into a career as a DP, building long-lasting relationships, working with vendors, and the pros and cons of unions.
Plus, discover the necessary communication skills and leadership abilities that are paramount to moving up the ladder. Shane shares many of his own personal trials consisting of triumphs and even a few failures to illustrate how important it is to be flexible and resilient. Also available are sample grip and lighting packages to help students get familiar with gear and how to work within a given budget. It’s this kind of insider wisdom that will propel you ahead of the competition!
Detailed Written Breakdowns
Top-Down Blocking + Lighting Schematics
Camera Breakdown Templates
Lighting List Templates
Side by Side Comparisons
Module 1 — Career Essentials
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.
Some of his film credits include: We Are Marshall, Terminator: Salvation, Need for Speed, Act of Valor, Semi-Pro, The Greatest Game Ever Played, Into the Blue, Mr 3000, among many others.
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