Prep as Director of Photography
SHANE HURLBUT ASC
5+ hours of
5+ hours of
“It’s all about the prep!” — Your success in production hinges on how well you’ve prepped, and How To Prep as Director of Photography will ensure that you’re equipped and ready to handle any curveball thrown your way!
Shane Hurlbut, ASC unpacks his 30+ years of experience prepping films and so following his methods will present you with peace of mind heading into any kind of production. Shane’s prep process is legendary among his camera techs and this masterclass will give you the necessary tools to effectively break down pre-production.
Detailed written breakdowns
Lighting list templates
Camera list templates
Camera breakdown schedule template
Top-down Blocking & Lighting schematics
Side by side comparisons
English subtitles included
Module 1 — Leadership: First and Foremost
Module 2 — The Script: The Guiding Light
Module 3 — The Look
Module 4 — The Lens - The Soul of Your Creation
Module 5 — Composition: How Does This Make Your Audience Feel
Module 6 — Camera and Lens Testing
Module 7 — Camera Emotion
Module 8 — Location Scouting: What’s In Your Scout Kit
Module 9 — Case Studies: The Prep Process
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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