This Cinema Prep Kit has been built to help you to beat the boredom while you are isolating. Beginning with Shane’s favorite books for inspiration, he will take you through the best cinematography books, apps and further lessons that we have made available for free as part of this kit!
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You wanna know how to make a Softbox that can rival the most expensive ones on the market? I like to make my own equipment so it works for me on screen. Now I’m revealing one of my best kept secrets using materials that cost next to nothing – even using BEDSHEETS! You won’t want to miss out on this explosive blog that will give you the edge on set.
Hildur Guðnadóttir shot into the public eye last year winning an Emmy for her soundtrack to HBO’s Chernobyl and then recently with her Golden Globes win and Oscar Nomination for Todd Phillips’ Joker. What makes the former even more intriguing? Find out in this video essay and article by Hurlbut Academy writer, Chris Haigh
Movie-making – an American Dream “It ain’t about how hard you can hit, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forwards.” – Rocky Balboa When I think about movies, about why I wanted to be involved in making movies, I have a real sense of pride that America has always […]
Some of my favorite setups throughout my career have been trying to emulate fire and lamp light. In terms of complexity and logistics, this has to be one of the hardest setups to execute. Fire is such an organic and spontaneous source to replicate and it takes time to figure out how to get it […]
Time to let one of my best kept secrets out of the bag, “The Trash Can Fire light“! I thought I’d share my innovation and creation from Into the Badlands. It starts with a light that I don’t think a lot of you know exists. It’s an awesome light to have in your arsenal. It’s […]
Something I really love about our Spotlight series is that it teaches us how we can learn a little something from our peers. If there’s one thing I know, it’s that you never stop learning! This series has given great opportunity to grow as a filmmaker, allowing us to compare our skills and techniques with […]
One of my most favorite ways of not only creating depth, but diffusion with smoke & haze. In this series I’m going to focus on what creates depth in an image, how to get it, and why it’s so important.
I designed a helmet mount for the Canon 5D Mark II with Gary Hatfied, Dan Owens from Panavision to capture the first person point of view action in a new way. The camera is extremely versatile with…