Light A Horror Film
SHANE HURLBUT ASC
1+ hours of
1+ hours of
Horror is a hallmark of filmmaking. When done correctly, lighting builds tension and heightens terror for excruciating effect.
In How To Light Horror, Shane Hurlbut, ASC brings you on set and shows you how to turn any ordinary location into a place of anxiety and mystery — all through the power of lighting. You’ll learn how much light works best to create tension, the ideal amount of color contrast, and how to use shadows to your advantage.
Detailed written breakdowns
Top-down lighting schematics
Side by side comparisons
English subtitles included
Module 1 — How To Light Horror
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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