Hurlbut Visuals is dedicated to providing exceptional, personalized education to
filmmakers globally. Shane Hurlbut, ASC innovates with new cinematography technologies
while on set shooting feature films, which he then shares through in depth articles, tutorials,
and videos as filmmaking courses online. Hurlbut Visuals provides access to this knowledge in a
unique mentoring format to inspire and leverage the learning process through on-going dialogue
within this rapidly growing and dynamic storytelling community inside Shane's Inner Circle.

Hurlbut Visuals is a collaboration between Shane Hurlbut, ASC, and his wife, business
partner, and high school sweetheart, Lydia. Over the past seven years, Hurlbut Visuals has grown
into a thriving business, an industry-revered online publication and, best of all,
a global filmmaking community.

If you are ready to commit to your storytelling journey, you’ve come to the right place.

Always on Stage in “The Rat Pack”

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...

Hallowed Halls in “The Skulls”

When Rob Cohen asked me to shoot his next feature after we finished "The Rat Pack," I was ecstatic. I could not wait to get the script. He told...

Day Exteriors: Location Scouting

When shooting a day exterior scene, consider the track of the sun when creating your shooting schedule, and match the sun’s color temperature with the camera’s Kelvin to ensure...

Bounce Light: Gold

Today's video demonstration is about using the color of gold in your bounce light.

The Top 10 Hurlblog Posts of 2015

With the halfway point of the 2015 year already here, we thought it would be a great time to go back and look at some of the favorite Hurlblog...

Podcast Bundle

Podcast – Fireworks: MōVI vs Steadicam, the do’s and don’ts for show reels, how to start your filmmaking career Wow! We have had a flood of questions for the...

Lighting Techniques Bundle

Lighting Techniques – C-Stands Advanced: The Most Powerful Tool in Your Lighting Arsenal Hello, Inner Circle members. I wanted to continue my instruction on shaping light techniques with the...

On Set With Shane Bundle

Day 1: I want to give you a little background on Fathers and Daughters. Gabriele Muccino is the director of this feature who is known for his work on...

Location Scouting For Filmmakers

I will be sharing how I location scout, what I look for, what the director has asked me to do, the mood and tone that he or she wants...

Bounce Light: Creating a Hyper White Look

Part four of this series will go into the Color Temp of bounce light that is Hyper White. This requires a silver material to retain this hyper-white color temp....

When To Use a Fill Light

The third point of a classic three point lighting set up is a fill light. This is that light that adjusts your contrast ratio. Depending on the mood of...

Canon C100 Mark II: Extensive Tests

I was extremely impressed with the C100 Mark II and the improvements that Canon has made from the C100 have solidified this camera for me as the DSLR Killa.

Shaping and Controlling Light

If a window is within the reach of a light stand or a condor, you can blast light through it, whether it be natural light or hard or soft...

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