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Is Filmmaking Fair?
Oct29

Is Filmmaking Fair?

“Is filmmaking fair?” The answer is yes. Is it equal? Not for one minute.

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Life Balance: Is It Possible?
Jul23

Life Balance: Is It Possible?

What are your daily rituals and how do they increase your creativity and inspiration? Creativity takes cultivation and discipline to stay on top of your game.

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Flipping The Traditional Documentary Model on Its Ear: Stillmotion #standwithme
Dec06

Flipping The Traditional Documentary Model on Its Ear: Stillmotion #standwithme

Patrick Moreau and the entire Stillmotion team have an amazing project that we would like to share with you. Their hope with #standwithme was to blur the lines of traditional documentary storytelling.

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Successful Communication Ideas and Techniques for Filmmakers
Oct21

Successful Communication Ideas and Techniques for Filmmakers

Effective communication is your trump card. It is a powerful tool for getting a job and building repeat business.

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The Drama Triangle & Difficult Personalities: How to Deal with Film Industry Quirkiness
Jul10

The Drama Triangle & Difficult Personalities: How to Deal with Film Industry Quirkiness

Big personalities, intense time pressure, and thousands of dollars riding on getting the shots to make your day. As a filmmaker, how do you deal with difficult personalities, especially if you are stuck with someone on a long feature?

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Thoughts on Music for Filmmakers
Feb28

Thoughts on Music for Filmmakers

Po Chan and Lydia Hurlbut share their thoughts on the importance of music.

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Smart Business for Cinema Podcast
Jan29

Smart Business for Cinema Podcast

Last week as CEO and co-founder of Hurlbut Visuals, I joined Carl Olson, Chris Fenwick and Mitch Aunger on the Digital Convergence Podcast. We had a wonderful conversation about business, marketing, branding, education and building a team in the world of filmmaking.

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Giving Back: Upcoming Events in Toronto and Santa Monica
Sep12

Giving Back: Upcoming Events in Toronto and Santa Monica

Shane and I and our entire team make it a priority to give back to filmmakers, our local communities, and others worldwide who may benefit from our time and expertise. Upcoming events in Toronto and Santa Monica.

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Help Us Make the Hurlblog Better in 2012 – And Receive a 20% Off DSLR Rentals Coupon
Nov19

Help Us Make the Hurlblog Better in 2012 – And Receive a 20% Off DSLR Rentals Coupon

Hurlblog Collaborators, It is that time of year again. We want to improve the HURLBLOG with more comprehensive content [...]

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Shaping the Hurlblog Based on Your Opinion and Feedback
Jun27

Shaping the Hurlblog Based on Your Opinion and Feedback

Hello all co-collaborators.  We want to energize the HURLBLOG [...]

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What Makes a Great Reel?
Jun14

What Makes a Great Reel?

A reel is your creative expression and a very powerful tool to showcase unique talent.

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Hurlblog Interview I: Dr. Scherle Shares the History of Zeiss and Sheds Light on the Future
May27

Hurlblog Interview I: Dr. Scherle Shares the History of Zeiss and Sheds Light on the Future

Hurlbut Visuals is excited to introduce the Hurlbut Visuals Blog Interview Series.

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The New HurlBlog
Jan10

The New HurlBlog

  Hurlbut Visuals Mission Statement Hurlbut Visuals was created by Lydia and Shane Hurlbut, ASC to educate and inspire one filmmaker at a time. It began as a way for Shane to share his many years of experience as a filmmaker, his pioneering spirit with new cutting-edge technologies and practical product knowledge on both commercial and feature films. Through the creation of original content, Shane and the Elite Team test new...

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