How To

Light High Key Commercials


How To

Light High Key Commercials


4 Lessons

1+ hours of
instructional video

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4 Lessons

1+ hours of
instructional video

Access PDF

Acquire the skills you need to light
a professional commercial

How To Light High Key Commercials teaches you how to light so you make both the product and story pop! In this masterclass, you’ll discover how to professionally light high key commercials through properly learning blocking techniques, product placement, camera moves, locations, set design, color temps, flares, and more!.

Course Includes:

Detailed written breakdowns

Top-down lighting schematics

Side by side comparisons

English subtitles included

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  • How To Light High Key Commercials Floor Plan
  • 12x12 Matthews Bounce in How To Light High Key Commercials


  • Snap, Crackle and Block
  • Grrreat Lighting and Color Temperatures
  • Lucky Scrims
  • Final Checks Shooting Our Cereal Commercial

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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