Shane's Inner Circle
By Shane Hurlbut, Lydia Hurlbut
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The Shane’s Inner Circle Podcast is hosted by Shane Hurlbut, ASC and Lydia Hurlbut. Shane has been making Hollywood films since the late 90s, and has made his mark in the industry with his ingenuity as a Director of Photography. Lydia Hurlbut is CEO of Hurlbut Visuals, a company designed by filmmakers for filmmakers to assist in mentorship, networking, and filmmaking knowledge. The Hurlbut’s mentor filmmakers of all levels of experience. This podcast focuses on the film industry, lighting techniques, camera tech, blocking, pre-production planning, theory, leadership, the importance of community, and wellness. All centered around helping you have a long prosperous career.
||CleanEP 17 – FIRE GAG AND LIGHTING PRODUCT SHOTS||In this month’s Inner Circle podcast, I answer your questions about: How I create flame flicker and the color quality of fire Lighting talent near a fire effect Differences in wood burning fires vs propane fires How to light for small objects,...||11/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 16 – FILM CAREER ESSENTIALS||In this month’s Inner Circle podcast, I answer your questions about career issues in the industry. how and when to move into bigger film markets what is the “right” kind of commercial reel to submit to agencies how to pick crew members for low...||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 15 – LEADERSHIP & ATTITUDES IN THE INDUSTRY||In this month’s podcast, I answer some great questions regarding the industry’s attitude and give you first hand advice on how to stay motivated, how to lead and inspire your crew, and making the best out of difficult personalities and situations...||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 14 – MIXING THE ART AND SCIENCE OF CINEMATOGRAPHY||This month, the Inner Circle podcast covers your questions on: How to light for complete darkness Blending camera formats seamlessly Deconstructing a script for camera emotion How to create camera emotions to match your MUSE keywords using depth of...||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 13 – SETTING UP RULES OF ENGAGEMENT FOR YOUR CHARACTERS||There was a bit of a glitch with the podcast last week, so I’ve recorded a new one for you. In this podcast, I answer questions on how to shoot film, choosing a film school, budget vs high end lenses, and more. Why film school is important and what..||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 12 – CAMERA: FORMATS, EXPOSURE AND FOCUS||My July podcast is all about camera technology from formats and exposure to the emotion and motivation of focus pulling and much more. Topics covered include: What it takes to capture the “cinematic” look and feel with your camera Selecting your...||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 11 – CREATING DEPTH, MOOD AND EMOTION WITH LIGHTING||This month’s podcast focuses on your lighting questions. Specifically, I cover these topics: How-to lighting set-ups for Inner Circle member’s projects Advice for lighting on a micro-budget Tips on recreating looks in camera and in post How to...||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 10 – WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A CINEMATOGRAPHER||Thank you to everyone who submitted questions for this month’s Inner Circle podcast. Just a reminder that you can submit more questions here- http://www.hurlbutvisuals.com/blog/2014/08/submit-your-podcast-questions/ This month we cover: My path to..||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 9 – SETTING UP YOUR CAMERA FOR CINEMATIC VISION||Thank you to everyone who submitted questions for this month’s Inner Circle podcast. Just a reminder that you can submit more questions here- http://www.hurlbutvisuals.com/blog/2014/08/submit-your-podcast-questions/ This month we cover: Mastering...||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 8 – FINDING YOUR VISUAL RHYTHM||Hello Inner Circle team from our tests on my new project. It’s time for the March podcast, where I answer your questions. This month we cover: Visual Style or Signature Inspiration and Influences Technical Tools: Frame Rates, Key Framing a Scene,...||7/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 7 – LIGHTING LARGE DAY INTERIORS, DIY LIGHTING, ESSENTIAL TOOLS||The podcast this month focuses on taking your lighting technique to the next level, including commentary on light quality and essential tools, lighting large spaces, powering your lights, Chimera soft banks, Rosco LitePads and DIY lighting. You can...||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 6 – FILMMAKING TIPS & TRICKS: CAREER, COLOR PALETTE, SMASH GLASS FILTERS||Hello from Sundance, an amazing experience this year. Below you will find our January podcast, where I answer your questions. You can either stream it or download the file, whichever works best for you. You’ll also see that we’ve provided the...||6/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 5 – COLLABORATING WITH DIRECTORS IN PRE-PRODUCTION||Happy Holidays everyone! My family and I are off to Thailand until the beginning of January. We will be back and ready to rumble around January 10th. Enjoy the December podcast, answering your questions.||6/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 4 – LIGHT QUALITY AND LIGHTING IN LAYERS||It’s time for the November Inner Circle podcast, where I answer your questions. This month, the podcast is themed around lighting questions, and I’ve included the actual questions below.||6/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 3 – UNDERSTANDING YOUR CAMERA, LENS, AND SENSOR||It’s time for the October Inner Circle podcast, where I answer your questions. This month, the podcast is themed around camera questions.||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 2 – MASTERING LIGHTING CHALLENGES||It’s time for the September Inner Circle podcast, where I answer your questions. This episode focuses on lighting, and I will try to answer as many questions as possible in an hour. We’ll go into specific scenarios and some low budget alternatives.||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP 1 – HOW TO START YOUR FILMMAKING CAREER||Wow! We have had a flood of questions for the first monthly podcast, so we are grouping them together so that each one will reflect a specific theme. This month I am starting with general questions and some about how to start out in this business. We...||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I've been following Shane's career for many years now and I absolutely love his contributions to the industry. This podcast is an gold mine of knowledge and I can't thank Shane and Lydia enough for supporting the upcoming filmmakers.