How To

Light Day Interiors

Volume III


How To

Light Day Interiors

Volume III


6 Lessons

1 hours of
instructional video

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6 Lessons

1 hours of
instructional video

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Master lighting day interiors with
natural + artificial lights

How do you shape natural light to deliver that brilliantly lit, cinematic look and texture? In How To Light Day Interiors Vol 3, Shane Hurlbut, ASC clues you in on his methodology for handling negative fill, black tablecloth, mirrors, and mirror board without relying on expensive lights. Then, Shane deconstructs the pros and cons of natural light before flipping it all on its head to show you how to achieve the same look with artificial lights! This course is a must-have for all cinematographers.

Course Includes:

Detailed written breakdowns

Top-down Blocking & Lighting schematics

Lighting lists templates

Camera lists templates

Side by side comparisons

English subtitles included

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Look Inside The Course

  • Filmmakers Academy members film How To Light Day Interiors Vol 3
  • Camera LCD screen for How To Light Day Interiors Vol 3
  • Controlling sunlight in How To Light Day Interiors Vol 3
  • Filmmakers film Day Interior - How To Light Day Interiors Vol 3


  • Lighting Day Interior with No Lights
  • How HDRX can help with Available Light
  • Controlling the Sun for Available Light Shoots
  • Hollywood Style with Lights
  • Lighting the Close-Up
  • Turning Around & Lighting Eli’s Close-Up

About The Mentor

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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