Depth of field is as important as your composition or picking a focal length. It’s the emotion, the punctuation, and the eyes of the story in filmmaking.
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The history of the film format in filmmaking, it’s importance in how we make films, why we should keep film alive, and where we cinematography is going with this medium.
This video and accompanying article is all about MōVI tips and tricks! How to get the most from your device. Using a Matte Box with a Filter on the MōVI: The preferred way to mount a filter with your MōVI is with the use of a matte box. The Misfit Atom 4×5.65″/4×4″ Ultra Lightweight 2-Stage […]
Oh boy, we’ve got a whole SLEW of Canon Camera related questions this week. Let’s get into it! SIC Podcast EP. 9 is now live on iTunes! Submit your questions HERE. Podcast Questions: 1:13 How much image manipulation is done with the footage that comes from the Canon C500? When you spoke of the 5D […]
Coffee Rocks! I started drinking it in college as a nursing student when I had to be at the hospital by 6:00 am and have enjoyed it ever since, except when I was pregnant. A cup of coffee in the morning is routine not only for me, but for many filmmakers, especially those with early […]
Creating a healthy DP-Director relationship is a key element to having a smooth production. This podcast will show the must-knows behind establishing a productive shoot.
Full frame is the new darling of the cinematography world, but the larger frame means a lot of the glass we’ve been used to using just won’t cover…
Musicbed has been my go to resource for music for all our videos on the Hurlblog and The Inner Circle since its inception. Before Musicbed we’d have to spend hours upon hours looking for the right music track only to be either underwhelmed by the selection or blown away by the price…
It’s my pleasure to introduce one of our kickass Inner Circle Members who works and resides in Germany. Olaf Markmann is one of our many members from around the world who has worked and clawed his way through freelance, learning many tough lessons along the way to make a career in this industry.
Welcome to our first Artist Spotlight of our Inner Circle Members! Our members are what make Shane’s Inner Circle the best filmmaking community YOU should be a part of, and we want to celebrate their stories with this Spotlight Series by sharing them with the world! Read on, be inspired, and join us on the inside so you can take your own work further. Enjoy! -Shane
I asked our Inner Circle member Will Stewart to take BTS stills of our latest Inner Circle content shoot and to use the Fujifilm GFX 50S. This is his take on his experience shooting BTS of our Inner Circle content shoot.
Breaking down a script and creating something tangible for an audience isn’t an easy task. It takes time, it takes meditation, and it takes pre-visualization. Don’t rush this process and enjoy it. You have a blanket canvas… now paint it.
By: Lydia Hurlbut, CEO – Setting boundaries will give you the comfort, ease, and power to navigate your career and your personal life.
How Color Archetypes can affect your work as a filmmaker. Understanding color archetypes takes time, but it’s manageable when applied with common sense.
On a feature right now shooting on the beautiful island of Ischia with one of my favorite directors Gabriele Muccino. We are shooting in all kinds of situations and as always, I’m able to turn to Freefly to let my creativity and ingenuity soar.
Take hold of your inspiration and run with it! If that’s one thing I can share with everyone, it is to not avoid what makes you tick as a filmmaker. That soul and essence will be what carries you to greater levels, not conforming to what everyone else wants in the moment, or looks for you to be. Stay true to your style, your passions, and what you want to get out of this industry.
Freefly has been instrumental in flipping the whole paradigm on how I shoot movies. It’s not about the trick shots, it’s more about figuring out how we can use this incredible device that Freefly has created, the MoVI, to shift the paradigm of how we make movies and how it change the dynamics within the movie making industry. Welcome to the future.
“How do you seamlessly stitch a one shot sequence together using multiple shots?” This is a great question because not many cinematographers break it down. These are just a few of tips from Shane Hurlbut, ASC to get you in the pocket for the perfect “oner.” Shane’s Inner Circle members received his full in-depth guide to one shot sequences as part of their monthly subscription in June 2017. Sign up today and never miss articles like this to enhance your filmmaking!
Author: Patrick Moreau – Today I get to debut a very special film on Shane and Lydia. An untold story that has been 5 years in the making. I couldn’t be more excited to debut our short film on Shane and Lydia’s personal journey from farm boy to Hollywood cinematographer, and what they’ve learned along the way. If you enjoy this story, please check out the full series and podcast at TheRemarkableOnes.org.
Imagine being able to have the fear work to your benefit. Fear is an emotion that has the potential to help us or harm us. If we recognize fear for what it is and move through it with action steps, fear can be very helpful. If we ruminate and stay stuck in fear, it is a huge roadblock to future success. These are the 4 C’s that will get you, and keep you, on the right track.
Since we started Hurlbut Visuals, giving back has been part of the company philosophy. We believe that no matter what you do, you give of your time and resources as a business. We’ve always been committed to helping children specifically, and from around the world, to help give them a voice, to help give them power. Please join us in helping children!