Tag Archive for: Light
Shane Hurlbut, ASC, reveals one of his best tips for gauging light and it’s all to do with a Spectra light meter, Foot Candles and an old 4 inch thick book!
Shooting in IR is actually very easy to do, but only after you have learned some of the basics and thought about why you want to use it. Like with all rules there’s a time and place to break them for creative purposes.
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
This month, we’re taking a deep plunge into lighting! Get ready, we’re taking your lighting technique to the next level, including commentary on essential tools, how to light large spaces, power your lights, and work with Chimera soft banks, Rosco LitePads, and DIY lighting. Play it here: February 2015 Podcast Members can submit podcast questions, […]
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 […]
I’m going to talk about how I light day exteriors and how I use specific types of lights to light day exteriors.
Today we are comparing Leica Summicrons to Leica Summilux lenses. It’s important to compare lenses so you can really find how each lens reads your talent.
I thought it would be really cool to take you through car mounts, and we are going to Need for Speed my Lexus with some really cool and innovative car mounts from Matthews.
What is Infrared Pollution? How do you combat it? We have the answers for you.
Today we’re taking a look at Filmsupply’s wonderful stock footage library, and how they’ve revolutionized this important tool for filmmaking. By David Weldon I remember when I was in college working on my first creative project with a team and we were to build a story from beginning to end. Concept, creation, execution, all designed […]
Chimera is one of my favorite lighting modifiers, and we are going to go into building one of my favorites, called the pancake. It has amazing control, and you’re able to do a lot of unique applications with this tool.
Shaping light can add a 3D quality to your image. In this video, I will show you how you can create a window pattern in your background to create that depth.
A foundation in c-stand protocols, the so called rules, are essential to live by. In the right hands and with the right instruction, this baby will change the way you light.
I am going to take you through the four most essential knots in filmmaking and we start with the number one used knot in the movie business: the bowline.
Blackmagic URSA 4K tests with low light noise levels, skin tones and slow motion.
Many of you ask, why MōVI? It comes down to the team behind the product, the support, the innovation, the forward thinking, the ability to future proof a product. Freefly Systems delivered.