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Sydney, Australia Meet Up and Talk
Aug14

Sydney, Australia Meet Up and Talk

I am headed to Sydney, Australia next week to speak at a Canon event on August 21, and we would also like to invite everyone to a meet up on August 20.

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The Illumination Experience Educational Tour
Aug13

The Illumination Experience Educational Tour

Lighting techniques and camera composition is the focus of this course tailored to open your mind in new ways. I have designed this experience to be immersive, interactive and intimate using simple techniques to build confidence with any budget.

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Announcing Shane’s Inner Circle
Jul30

Announcing Shane’s Inner Circle

An Exciting New Addition to the Hurlblog Many of you have requested that I create more – more in depth tests, more theory, more gear reviews, more answers and solutions for on-set problems, more access to the thought process behind my decisions, more immediacy and more direct access to me. We are listening to your requests! So, I ask you a question… Are you passionate about filmmaking? You know that I am. I have been committed to...

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Filmmaker’s Spotlight – Tenebrae Lux
Jul09

Filmmaker’s Spotlight – Tenebrae Lux

Ryan Boran is an inspiration to the indie filmmaking community, and we want to congratulate him for getting selected for this month’s Filmmakers Spotlight.

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CineGear: On the Couch with Nino
Jun18

CineGear: On the Couch with Nino

Watch the “On the Couch” interview Lydia and I did with Nino Leitner at Cinegear.

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Los Angeles Cinegear Meetup
May27

Los Angeles Cinegear Meetup

We would love to see you at the Los Angeles Cinegear Meetup, Saturday, June 7, 5:00 to 7:00pm.

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Versatility in Filmmaking – LA Event
May20

Versatility in Filmmaking – LA Event

If you are in the Los Angeles area, don’t miss this free educational event coming up on May 31st from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, on the Saturday after Memorial Weekend.

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Vincent Laforet’s Directing Motion Tour
May16

Vincent Laforet’s Directing Motion Tour

Vincent Laforet sits down for an interview with Lydia about his Directing Motion Tour.

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New York Meet Up
May13

New York Meet Up

Join us for an informal “getting to know you” meet-up with Shane Hurlbut, ASC in New York City.

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Filmmaker’s Spotlight
May07

Filmmaker’s Spotlight

From an extra, to an actor, to a runner, to a production assistant, then a camera assistant, and now as a cinematographer, James Oldham climbed the “film hierarchy” because he knew he needed to do everything and anything to get to where he wanted to be in the industry.

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Leadership: Paramount for Filmmakers
Apr23

Leadership: Paramount for Filmmakers

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.

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Las Vegas Meet Up
Mar31

Las Vegas Meet Up

Sunday, April 6, 5:00pm-6:30pm West Wing Bar Inside the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino 3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, Nevada 89109 Join us for an informal “getting to know you” meet-up with Shane Hurlbut, ASC. The evening will be an opportunity for us to spend some time with blog readers, friends and colleagues. Although planned in conjunction with NAB, you don’t have to be an NAB registrant to attend this...

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Filmmaker’s Spotlight – A One Man Band
Mar19

Filmmaker’s Spotlight – A One Man Band

Meet Raphael Rogers, once a graphic designer from Michigan who took off for LA to bring more life and opportunities to his career.

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How Do I Create Ideas for Feature Films?
Feb11

How Do I Create Ideas for Feature Films?

How do I create? … Like a 5 year old. Try new things. Be selective. You have to follow your heart and believe in your ability and the longevity of your career.

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Sony PROduction Awards 2014
Jan31

Sony PROduction Awards 2014

I’m really pleased to be a judge for the 2014 Sony PROduction Awards.

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Great Storytelling for Filmmakers from the Stillmotion Team
Jan28

Great Storytelling for Filmmakers from the Stillmotion Team

Whether you have very little experience or consider yourself intermediate or advanced, the educational tour that Patrick Moreau is running is a HOME RUN!

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A New Zealand Filmmaker Showcased for the Hurlbut Visuals Filmmaker’s Spotlight
Jan08

A New Zealand Filmmaker Showcased for the Hurlbut Visuals Filmmaker’s Spotlight

Meet Andrew Stroud, a filmmaker from New Zealand.

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Top 10 Hurlblog Posts of 2013
Jan02

Top 10 Hurlblog Posts of 2013

We run down our top ten most read blog posts from 2013

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Hurl World Podcast
Dec23

Hurl World Podcast

This podcast covers how we put you in the driver’s seat at 180mph on Need for Speed, plus more on my experience and career.

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7 Books That Will Enhance Your Creativity As a Cinematographer
Dec04

7 Books That Will Enhance Your Creativity As a Cinematographer

These seven books take you on my creative inspirational journey. The written word was added to my tool box and this is when my creativity expanded exponentially.

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