Many of you have expressed an interest in composition: what makes a good frame or a bad one. There are a few classic frames that I customize to give them flare. I think this will help all of you find your compositional voice.
“Find us on Facebook.” “Follow me on Twitter.” We see social media everywhere these days and rightly so. Tools like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google+ and more can help small businesses, one man shops, and large brands grow and expand their contacts with clients and customers. This includes filmmakers. The opportunities are great for both raising funds online and for distributing your work.
The pilgrimage to a small town in the Utah mountains has been going on for years. With creativity and wonderful storytelling, the Sundance Film Festival has [...]
We had a great 2011 and 2012 is already delivering exciting projects. “Act of Valor” directed by Scott Waugh and Mike McCoy will be in over
Hurlblog Collaborators, It is that time of year again. We want to improve the HURLBLOG with more comprehensive content [...]
“Have a safe flight. Someone from production will pick you up.” How many strange [...]
Hello all co-collaborators. We want to energize the HURLBLOG [...]
A reel is your creative expression and a very powerful tool to showcase unique talent.
In February of 2009, I walked through the doors of Bandito Brothers production company and I realized at that moment this very talented [...]
Why start a DSLR rental division? I have been asked this question many times. You cannot be a pioneer if you do not [...]
My last blog post was about story and not getting caught up in all the tech/gear frenzy. Now, I want to talk about [...]
This year, I had the privilege of experiencing NAB from Montreal while shooting my latest feature “KIN.”
It is so sad saying goodbye to Montreal. I love this amazing city. The crew was the [...]
You are going to Dubai to shoot a motorcycle race that will require mobility and high speed.
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 [...]
Once in a while in life, you meet someone who impresses you beyond your greatest expectations! We had that experience recently and wanted to share it with you.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the recent Where’s the 5d Contest II – “For Us All”. We receive 153 entries for the contest. There are a lot of [...]
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...
To give back to a community that has been gracious, creative, generous, inventive, inspiring and passionate, we have created a new look for the HurlBlog to help fuel this revolution. The new iteration of the HurlBlog will launch next week – stay tuned.
Wow! What an amazing weekend. I am completely exhausted and that takes a lot! Our Bootcamp participants for this two-day intensive came from around the globe including: South America, Iceland, Italy, Mexico, South Africa, Hawaii and Puerto Rico! It was an inspiration to have such a variety of talented professionals…