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The current spot was for El Pollo Loco, and the concept was a very action oriented camera, with snap zooms and quick handheld push ins and pull outs. I thought the Canon C300 would be the perfect camera for this job, lightweight and maneuverable.
In January of 2011, I was asked by “The Gentlemen,” Brett Snider and Billy Federighi, a very creative and humorous, directing at Bandito Brothers, to shoot a series […]
In a previous blog entry, Shane talked about the 5D MKII and how it integrates with […]
An Exciting New Addition to the Hurlblog Many of you have requested that I...
All of you have been so gracious with your comments about how much I help all of you and make a difference, or changed your life in some way. This is a huge responsibility that I take very seriously. I need to set a great example. I need to do my very best, and I need to illustrate for all of you what it means to be a good leader.
I’m really pleased to be a judge for the 2014 Sony PROduction Awards.
Matching different lenses to save time during color correction.
When choosing a lens for the Canon 5D Mark II camera you have to consider the look and feel that you are trying to create for the final visual product. My team and I have tested and played with these lenses quite a bit and here is…
Shane Hurlbut, ASC discusses lenses and the challenges of working with a still lens.
My phone rang on an evening in the late summer of 2000 while I was directing a Children’s Hospital commercial in Kansas City. It was Tim Bourne, a Hollywood Line Producer. He asked me if I had read the script he sent me a week ago.
Meet the Cinematography Intern DREAM TEAM by Shane Hurlbut The...
21 months ago I never could have predicted the direction of my life. With the invention of the 5D camera, I started to understand that creating the look of “digital film” took an of the box thought process and my collective experience as a cinematographer. I did not anticipate how much I would enjoy sharing and giving back through teaching because…
We employed Technicolor’s Cinestyle on its maiden voyage. This picture style seemed to work well in […]
How using different focal lengths can help assist character development in new ways. It is the cinematographer’s job to assist in the character arc process.
One week ago I was slated to do two amazing car commercials for the Bandito Brothers, one for Yokohama and the other for Hot Wheels. The spots both had a very unique style and approach. One would be shot with our hybrid 35mm motion picture film and […]
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It’s time for the November Inner Circle podcast, where I answer your questions. This month, the podcast is themed around lighting questions, and I’ve included the actual questions below....