Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C. is a world-renowned cinematographer who shoots multi-million dollar blockbuster films. As of 2013, Hurlbut has lensed seventeen feature films. He is a cinematic pioneer who seamlessly blends different camera emulsions to enhance storytelling.
The prestigious American Society of Cinematographers recognized Hurlbut after his first feature film “The Rat Pack,” directed by Rob Cohen in 1998. Over the course of the next decade, Hurlbut lensed sixteen additional features including “Terminator: Salvation” and “We Are Marshall,” directed by McG, “The Greatest Game Ever Played,” directed by Bill Paxton, and “Drumline,” directed by Charles Stone III. Recent work includes “Act of Valor,” directed by Scott Waugh and Mike McCoy, which details the covert operations of the US Navy SEALS. The film was shot primarily on the Canon 5D Mark II camera and is the first HDSLR full-length feature released by a major studio. His latest feature, “Deadfall,” was directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky, starring Eric Bana, Olivia Wylde, Charlie Hunnam, Sissy Spacek and Kris Kristofferson.
Shane Hurlbut is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He was also among a select group of cinematographers recognized by Canon as an Explorer of Light and by the Tiffen Company as an ImageMaker. He has become a coveted national public speaker at industry events and a recognized expert consultant for directors and producers. Hurlbut has spoken at NAB, Cinegear, Sundance and Masters in Motion.
Shane brings a level of unparalleled passion and excitement to everything he does, which becomes contagious for everyone around him. Hurlbut is fearless and prefers to try new techniques and projects that he hasn’t done before to challenge himself. He constantly pushes boundaries and inspires the community of his peers, fans and readers to do the same.
“Take something ordinary and make it extraordinary, be obsessed with the subtleties then finish with an unstoppable work ethic.” – Shane Hurlbut, ASC
www.shanehurlbut.com Feature/Commercial portfolio
www.hurlbutvisuals.com Cutting-edge technologies, including the HDSLR Canon EOS 5D Mark II camera advancements developed by Hurlbut and his Elite Team to turn the 5D into a movie-making machine, and advances with the next generation Canon 1DC 4K camera.