Mastering the Image
SHANE HURLBUT ASC
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Mastering The Image is a masterclass in composition and cinematic processes for cinematographers. The course starts by showing you how to break down your script and advances to developing your project’s visual language, including how to decide upon the right aspect ratio. Then, you’ll learn about what kind of lights you’ll need, where to place them, and how to shape the lights for a variety of scenarios that include day exteriors, green screen setups, and a nighttime bedroom set on a soundstage.
Detailed written breakdowns
Top-down Blocking & Lighting schematics
Paths and power distribution maps
Side by side comparisons
Module 1 — Pre-Production
Module 2 — Equipment Check-In
Module 3 — Power Distribution
Module 4 — Shaping and Controlling Light
Module 5 — Blocking
Module 6 — How To Light A Green Screen
Module 7 — How To Light Night Interiors
Module 8 — Knowing Which Lights To Use
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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