Tag Archive for: Lydia Hurlbut
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Let’s talk about on set eating habits. Production is a stressful time full of countless obstacles that filmmakers must face in order to make their day. Maintaining clean eating habits on a film set can be challenging due to the fast-paced, hectic nature of the work. During such trying times, our first inclination is to […]
I sat down with Filmmakers Academy mentor Joaquin Elizondo for episode 35 of his Hollywood Editing Mentor Podcast. Post-production is full of its own unique challenges separate from production. But let’s face it, sometimes they get overshadowed compared to some of the harrowing stories we hear from life on set. Together, Joaquin and I take […]
Who doesn’t love those summer months where the days are longer, the sun is brighter, and life feels even more beautiful? While summer is typically the most active season, filmmakers face long stretches of time under the sun, sweltering heat waves, and less time to recover after the work day. We care about protecting your […]
Seasoned filmmakers understand that health, wellness, and safety are the key tenets of lasting mental health – and a long career in the film industry. Of course, talent and hard work are essential for getting the next job and progressing in your field. However, if you do not sustain your mind and body, you won’t […]
The demands of 12 and even 14 hour days make it nearly impossible to hit the gym on a regular basis or follow a daily ritual. However, with a few easy changes to your routine, managing optimal levels of energy day in and day out is doable for filmmakers. The tips below will help you […]
Anyone who’s made a career in production knows how it oftentimes feels impossible to maintain continuity in your sleep cycle. Days often span 16+ hours, especially when considering the commute, and just as your head hits the pillow, your alarm goes off and you’re cursing your call time. Fortunately, there are entities like IATSE who […]
Filmmaking Fitness has been overlooked by cast and crew for long enough. It’s time to take care of your body! You are a Director of Photography. You work on film sets for months at a time. You’re one of the key roles on set. You have hundreds of crew members who rely on you for […]
Filmmakers, are you a fan of Pixar movies? Thank Steve Jobs, building design and teamwork. Read more to find out why…
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 […]
I am so excited to debut our new series Fearless Filmmakers that showcases the remarkable work of filmmakers who are setting the tone for the future of the industry as it continues to grow in the world today.
Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure to spend time with Ron Dawson of the Solo Creative Podcast on Dare Dreamer FM. Communication, managing expectations and understanding your creative strengths are a few of the specific items that Ron and I discuss.
When Canon approached me to test and shoot a short film for their new 1DC 4K DSLR, I was more than excited. After the first night of testing, one word came to mind. WOW!!!