How To

Light Green Screens


How To

Light Green Screens


6 Lessons

1+ hours of
instructional video

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6 Lessons

1+ hours of
instructional video

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Professionally light green screen for moving talent!

How To Light Green Screens pulls back the curtain to reveal the proper process so talent can move freely in front of your green screen without a hitch!

In this Green Screen series, you’ll learn all the latest techniques on how to rig, expose, and light your talent. Composed of the best methods Shane Hurlbut, ASC had accumulated from his mentors and vast personal experience, you’ll leave this masterclass feeling confident and proficient to assemble and light green screens.

Course Includes:

Detailed written breakdowns

Top-down Blocking & Lighting schematics

Side by side comparisons

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  • Shane Hurlbut explains Green Screens
  • Shane Hurlbut teaches how to light green screens
  • How To Light Green Screens
  • Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut teaches how to light green screens


  • How To Light Green Screen Series: Using Kino Flo Super Green Tubes
  • How To Light Green Screen Series: Lighting with Just Two Lights
  • How To Light Green Screen Series: Lighting Your Subject
  • How To Light Green Screen Series: Lighting A Moving Subject
  • How To Light Integrate VFX Plates with Live Action: Into the Badlands
  • How To Integrate VFXs with Live Action: Terminator Salvation

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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