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MovieMaker Magazine – Lighting the Way: Shane Hurlbut’s Illumination Experience Tour

Shane Hurlbut, ASC has worked as director of photography on 19 feature films (such as The Greatest Game Ever Played, Terminator: Salvation, and Act of Valor) as well as hundreds of commercials and music videos. He also blogs prolifically about cinematography on the popular website, Hurlblog, that he runs with his wife, Lydia.

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Filmmaker Magazine – Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut on The Illumination Experience and the Keys to the City

In the second part of this interview with cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, we cover his upcoming “Illumination Experience Educational Tour“; why he’s undertaken this project, and the format and objective of the classes.

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Filmmaker Magazine – Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut on Camera Tests and the Joy of Older Lenses

I first saw cinematographer Shane Hurlbut speaking at a trade show held in New York City in 2010 hosted by Canon. Hurlbut had just finished shooting Act of Valor, shot predominately using the Canon 5D Mark II, and he burst on stage with enough energy to power the building.

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Digital Convergence Podcast – Shane Hurlbut and the Illumination Experience Cinematography Tour

Shane Hurlbut makes another appearance on the Digital Convergence Podcast. Not only is Shane an outstanding cinematographer—he is a generous mentor and educator. In this episode, Shane shares with me his thoughts on how the new “emulsion”—the sensors of amazing digital video cameras—affects the cinematographer’s choices in gear. He argues that one camera cannot fit all situations, that each camera has strengths that must be exploited based on the needs of the story.

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StillMotion Blog – 5 Life Lessons That Took Him from Farmboy to Hollywood DP

I got a chance to sit down with renowned cinematographer Shane Hurlbut and ask him about his path from a farm in upstate New York to the sets of multi-million dollar blockbusters. Shane is a real deal Hollywood DP. Think Terminator 2, Act of Valor, We Are Marshall, Need For Speed, and so many more.

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