Tag Archive for: Behind the Scenes
Changing the depth of field is a subtle yet powerful way to portray a character’s emotion in a scene. Shane Hurlbut, ASC recently used the “Cinefade VariND” on the movie Tall Girl 2. When Jodi (Ava Michelle) hears her inner voice of self-doubt, Shane uses the Cinefade to subtly enhance the moment. Watch the CINEFADE […]
Emmy-nominated cinematographer Nicole Hirsch Whitaker is a graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts and has worked in the industry for decades. Filmmakers Academy sat down with Nicole while in the middle of filming the live-action Netflix adaptation of One Piece, an extraordinarily popular manga, and anime series. Keep reading to learn more about […]
Think. What movie moment made you go “I have to make movies”? Here’s mine and it may shock you…
What movie moment made you go “I have to make movies”? My HV editorial rock star, Dylan Leong, has his say and it’s another slam dunk!
Think you’ve heard of crazy things happening on movie sets? Think again. Here’s a story of near death experiences, deadly snakes, a military coup and half the star-studded cast narrowly avoiding being washed into the South China Sea!
How we shot the action sequences for a series of Trane AC commercials with extreme heat and a bus crash.
We have had an outpouring of positive feedback on Po Chan’s film “The Ticket.” Everyone at Hurlbut Visuals wanted to give you an inside look at how we used the power of this incredibly flexible, lightweight, DSLR platform, the A camera system that is the 1DC. It gives any filmmaker the ability to dream.
When director Scott Waugh called me to shoot the video for the “Act Of Valor” credit crawl song “For You” by Keith Urban, I was excited to have the opportunity to get the whole Elite Team back together. It was equally exciting to hear Keith’s amazing song, which supported the story perfectly.
When I was a kid, I had a fascination with Halloween. Our son, Myles, has inherited this same […]
When director Peter Odiorne asked me to shoot Sports Authority “Shoe,” the […]
In May of last year I was hired to shoot a web interactive game for Yahoo sports in the LA Coliseum. The Director Jason Zada…
In January of 2011, I was asked by “The Gentlemen,” Brett Snider and Billy Federighi, a very creative and humorous, directing at Bandito Brothers, to shoot a series […]
One week ago I was slated to do two amazing car commercials for the Bandito Brothers, one for Yokohama and the other for Hot Wheels. The spots both had a very unique style and approach. One would be shot with our hybrid 35mm motion picture film and […]
We are going to give you a special treat on this blog. When I travel around the world, many people come up and ask me about the one shot helicopter crash in Terminator:Salvation. So I thought this was a fitting place to talk about all in one shot sequences…