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Post Magazine – Workflow: AMC’s ‘Into the Badlands’

The show was shot in and around New Orleans, and FotoKem’s (www.fotokem.com) studio there provided dailies services. Illya Laney, FotoKem’s dailies colorist, worked closely with cinematographer Shane Hurlbut to establish a series of LUTs that could be used on-set, and then as a starting point for the dailies color process.

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Wired – Into the Badlands Finally Brings Great Martial Arts to TV

Everything about Into the Badlands feels like a gamble. It’s a martial-arts show set in a post-apocalyptic, almost steampunk future. It features long, complicated fight sequences that incorporate heavy wirework, a la wuxia films like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. It’s even the first time that network AMC has ordered an original show straight to series without seeing a pilot first. But for the show’s director of photography, Shane Hurlbut, these weren’t risks—they were opportunities.

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Story & Heart – 9 best storytelling blogs to read

This is an excellent blog made just for filmmakers by a very well known and respected filmmaker. Shane Hurlbut is a working Hollywood DP and cinematographer, and his blog provides readers a glimpse into a world so many dream of—filming big budget productions.

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RED News – AMC’s Highly Anticipated Show “Into the Badlands” shot on RED

Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C., and AMC have joined forces for the highly-anticipated show Into the Badlands, shot on EPIC DRAGON and WEAPON®. The series is an adaption of the 16th century novel by Wu Cheng’en entitled, “Journey to the West,” and follows a martial artist and his companion as they search for enlightenment in a territory controlled by feudal barons.

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MovieMaker Magazine – A-List Knowledge from Shane Hurlbut: The Inner Circle delivers on virtual mentorship for filmmakers

With a little diligence and resourcefulness, would-be students can access a world-class academic education right on their computers. However, when it comes to more specialized subjects such as cinematography, sifting through the chaff of amateur tutorials to find the kind of hard-learned, real-world knowledge that true professionals possess can be difficult—especially since many said professionals don’t have the time or resources to spend on education. Enter Shane Hurlbut, ASC, and founder of Shane’s Inner Circle.

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