• Cinema 5D

    Renowned cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC has announced a filmmaking tour, The “Illumination Experience” that will give filmmakers the opportunity to gain insights and get hands-on experience...

    View Article
  • "Loved it! Very insightful. What I loved most was the how I got to experience industry equipment hands-on and that Shane allowed for creative input from the audience."

    Atlanta, GA

    Anthony young

  • 4K Shooters

    HurlbutVisuals, a blog by Hollywood DP Shane Hurlbut ASC, has been an invaluable free resource for all filmmakers who want to build up their lighting and camera skills.

    View Article
  • "More info in one day than four years of college and two years of grad school."

    Atlanta, GA

    Daron Davis

  • studiodaily

    Celebrated cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, a tireless mentor to developing filmmakers on his Hurlblog and at live events, will launch a 25-city Illumination Experience educational tour on September 14.

    View Article
  • "I enjoyed the chance to see examples of the rubber meeting the road. My area of expertise is coming from live events and theatre so seeing the uses of various tools of the cinema trade made for a cool event."

    Dallas, TX

    Brian Pharr

  • Motion Picture

    Ok so if you haven’t heard yet about the upcoming Illumination Experience Tour with Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C. you might just be living under a rock!

    View Article
  • "Hands down the best lighting workshop I've ever attended. Shane is a powerhouse of information and has the experience to back it up."

    Dallas, TX

    MATT WEEKS

  • Doddle

    With the success of Vince LaForet’s Directing Motion Tour, it looks like more filmmakers are poised to get into the game and take their act on the road.

    View Article
  • "There's much mystery involved with building a beautiful cinema scene. Shane has skillfully demystified the process, giving us his knowledge, and a starting point that would have taken me years to figure out on my own."

    Dallas, TX

    WOODY HARRISON

  • Personal View

    Renown cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC has announced a filmmaking tour, The “Illumination Experience” that will give filmmakers the opportunity to gain insights and get hands-on experience...

    View Article
  • "I loved the intimacy of the Masterclass. You get your hands dirty and learn how to operate all positions as a team. There isn't a single thing I disliked about this tour."

    Dallas, TX

    JACOB HAMIL

  • digital cinema society

    The 11-hour Illumination Workshop will cover lighting theory with live demonstrations in a highly interactive format that will give you full access to Shane’s “Lighting Playbook.”

    View Article
  • “Shane’s Illumination Experience Tour is one of the most incredible learning experiences you could ever ask for! MZed nailed this workshop!”

    Phoenix, AZ

    Elliot Travis

  • digital cinema society

    The 11-hour Illumination Workshop will cover lighting theory with live demonstrations in a highly interactive format that will give you full access to Shane’s “Lighting Playbook.”

    View Article
  • “Really cool. I am still blown away by doing scene recreations with the cinematographer who shot them. It was surreal.”

    Phoenix, AZ

    AIDEN CHAPPORONE

  • canon rumors

    This highly anticipated tour is ideal for any filmmaker looking to gain industry experience while gaining invaluable knowledge from a cinematic pioneer.

    View Article
  • “Very informative and inspiring! Shane’s enthusiasm and energy matched with his artistic vision really made the workshop an incredible experience”

    Phoenix, AZ

    Frank Armenderez

  • dslr video shooter

    Everything we shoot is affected by light. So why do we know so little about lighting and spend so much time focusing on our cameras and other gear? I’ll be the first to say I don’t know a ton about lighting.

    View Article
  • “If you are serious about being a filmmaker, come to Shane's workshop and be prepared to learn from a true artist.”

    Irvine, CA

    Daniel Mendoza

  • dare dreamer mag

    Shane’s rigorous feature film schedule has finally cleared enough to allow him to devote time to his other great passion, teaching. He has been trying to find time to conduct another class since his Boot Camp.

    View Article
  • “Absolutely amazing! Whether you're a freshman in film school or collecting your first cinematography award, you will gain a ton in this one day!"

    Irvine, CA

    matt green

  • filmmaker magazine

    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...

    View Article
  • Excited beyond words! I am an avid reader of the Hurlblog, so being here and learning from the guy I look up to is a dream.

    Orlando, FL

    SCOTT SULLIVAN

  • variety 411

    The best master class in cinematography a student can take is one taught by a master of the craft. Respected DP and ASC member Shane Hurlbut will be sharing his knowledge in a 26 city tour...

    View Article
  • I loved that we were able to put the theories into practice. The Illumination Tour was the single best educational workshop I've spent money on... ever.

    Orlando, FL

    TRAVIS COSSEL

  • revolution cinema rentals

    The Illumination Experience Cinematography Tour with Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C. will teach you the essential fundamentals of cinematic lighting. The specific lighting principles...

    View Article
  • I really enjoyed focusing on the role camera placement and lighting plays in storytelling and how different lighting direction fundamentally changes the meaning of the shot. I loved the hands-on demos.

    Orlando, FL

    ROB MCCAFFREY

  • david saffir

    I’ve spent the last few days supporting the opening sessions of Shane Hurlbut’s Illumination Experience Video Tour. Datacolor is a sponsor of these events, which will take place in 26 cities.

    View Article
  • This workshop shop has no fluff. Shane hands you his gear and allows you to learn first-hand how to light and shoot like a pro.

    Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    Maurice Powers

  • creative cow

    The Illumination Experience is a two-part series; the Illumination Workshop, which will be taught in all 26 cities, and the Experience Masterclass which will be available to students in eight of these cities.

    View Article
  • Shane's class is worth every penny. I learned more out of this workshop than any other class I have ever attended.

    Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    henry lui

  • going postal show

    News Download: 9.22.2014 Shane Hurlbut’s Illumination Experience

    View Article
  • Shane’s energy moves though the room creating an incredible atmosphere for learning.

    Washington, DC

    KEVIN ALMODOVAN

  • reel seo

    ReelSEO recently interviewed the world renowned cinematographer as he rolls out the tour which promises to :
    Show you how to unleash the power of your camera...

    View Article
  • Shane’s energy moves though the room creating an incredible atmosphere for learning.

    Washington, DC

    KEVIN ALMODOVAN

  • b&h

    Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C., is a Director of Photography who views the world differently than most cinematographers. After 16 years of shooting...

    View Article
  • Life Changing. This is going to take me to the next step in my career as a DP. Extremely happy to have this opportunity. Can’t wait to utilize this knowledge tomorrow.

    Washington, DC

    ROB RUSCHER

  • movie maker

    The first thing that struck me, entering the Hyatt Regency’s conference room in Irvine for Hurlbut’s first workshop on September 14, was the sheer amount of equipment stacked around the room...

    View Article
  • Literally a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity!

    Washington, DC

    BILL KU

  • p3 Upate

    The Illumination Experience Tour promises to deliver an intense educational experience about the fundamentals of cinematography. Taught by Hurlbut himself this full-day workshop will teach powerful principles...

    View Article
  • “Thanks for making me a better filmmaker in a matter of hours.”

    Philadelphia, PA

    Nic Justice

  • pulse cinema

    When the Shane Hurlbut Experience was launched I was really kind of shocked.  I could not wrap my head around the idea that a Hollywood DP at the top of their game was offering a master class...

    View Article
  • “Absolutely essential for any filmmaker.”

    Philadelphia, PA

    Darrell Martinelli

  • fstoppers

    What sets you and your work apart? Having a clear idea of this is critical if you want to develop your work but when was the last time you actually thought about it?

    View Article
  • “I hope Shane realizes the impact he is making on filmmaking. He is inspiring and shaping the future of film.”

    Philadelphia, PA

    Dan the Man

  • “The closest you will get to experience what happens on set without being attached to Hollywood films.”

    Boston, MA

    Norman Lang

  • “As an aspiring filmmaker it was an awesome opportunity to learn directly from a master of lighting and cinematography”

    Boston, MA

    Akshay Sharma

  • “Thought it was extremely educational, approachable and insightful for all from experienced to the novice.”

    Boston, MA

    Tao Harris

  • “This workshop has made me a better cinematographer, this workshop is essential for any working cinematographer.”

    Detroit, MI

    thomas shannon

  • “The Illumination experience is a must see! Shane Hurlbut is a great DP and a great instructor.”

    Detroit, MI

    Don Coves

  • “Shane brings Hollywood to you! It’s an unmatched learning experience!”

    Detroit, MI

    eric Liu

  • “Limitless Imagination in terms of framing, lighting, and blocking. Really forcing you to think about emotions and storytelling.”

    Brooklyn, NY

    Iva Stelmak

  • “Whether, you’re a beginning DP or seasoned professional Shane’s course will have valuable knowledge you can take back on set!”

    Brooklyn, NY

    Jim Lennai

  • “Learning the different stages of the lighting process and how it directly relates to a scene’s emotional exposition.“

    Brooklyn, NY

    Tao Harris

  • “You can read books and watch videos online, but hands on learning from a master changes the way I will view cinematography from now on”

    Chicago, IL

    Tony Reale

  • “Limitless Imagination in terms of framing, lighting, and blocking. Really forcing you to think about emotions and storytelling.”

    Chicago, IL

    Iva Stelmak

  • "Learning the different stages of the lighting process and how it directly relates to a scene’s emotional exposition."

    Chicago, IL

    Tao Harris

  • “Amazing! I didn’t know what to expect coming in. this far surpassed anything I could have imagined.”

    Chicago, IL

    Scott Gara

  • “Took me out of my current thought process of computing emotion in a scene and built a solid platform to set my scenes.”

    Chicago, IL

    Tennyson Tanner

  • “You can read books and watch videos online, but hands on learning from a master changes the way I will view cinematography from now on”

    Chicago, IL

    Tony Reale

  • “I learned more practical knowledge today than 3 years of film school.”

    Toronto, ON

    Adam Rothwell

  • “Shane creates a truly hands on experience, addressing beginners equally to experienced veterans, making all participants gain the best possible outcome.”

    Toronto, ON

    Milan Schere

  • “Very insightful. I like the gems Shane has given us, Especially on using emotions to guide your lighting.”

    Toronto, ON

    Darryl Callender

  • “Shane’s wealth of knowledge and tips will help me keep sharp for years.”

    Minneapolis, MN

    Kyle Moe

  • “Very informative, I liked the recreation of actual scenes and descriptions of why these techniques work. It makes it scalable to other projects.”

    Minneapolis, MN

    Brian Riebe

  • “Shane’s workshop had amazing lighting techniques and very insightful DIY help, it was genius.”

    Minneapolis, MN

    Zach Zurn

  • “The Illumination Experience Tour made sophisticated cinematography attainable to all types of filmmakers.”

    Denver, CO

    Laurie Chen Sayres

  • “I left the workshop with more knowledgeable and passionate that I have ever been before this showed me I can reach my goals, as long as I stay focused.”

    Denver, CO

    Megan Pham

  • “The amount of ideas and information provided inspired me to think with more detail about everything I create and watch.”

    Denver, CO

    Zach Zahorik

  • Cinema 5D

    Renowned cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC has announced a filmmaking tour, The “Illumination Experience” that will give filmmakers the opportunity to gain insights and get hands-on experience...

    View Article
  • "Loved it! Very insightful. What I loved most was the how I got to experience industry equipment hands-on and that Shane allowed for creative input from the audience."

    Atlanta, GA

    Anthony young

  • 4K Shooters

    HurlbutVisuals, a blog by Hollywood DP Shane Hurlbut ASC, has been an invaluable free resource for all filmmakers who want to build up their lighting and camera skills.

    View Article
  • "More info in one day than four years of college and two years of grad school."

    Atlanta, GA

    Daron Davis

  • studiodaily

    Celebrated cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, a tireless mentor to developing filmmakers on his Hurlblog and at live events, will launch a 25-city Illumination Experience educational tour on September 14.

    View Article
  • "I enjoyed the chance to see examples of the rubber meeting the road. My area of expertise is coming from live events and theatre so seeing the uses of various tools of the cinema trade made for a cool event."

    Dallas, TX

    Brian Pharr

  • Motion Picture

    Ok so if you haven’t heard yet about the upcoming Illumination Experience Tour with Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C. you might just be living under a rock!

    View Article
  • "Hands down the best lighting workshop I've ever attended. Shane is a powerhouse of information and has the experience to back it up."

    Dallas, TX

    MATT WEEKS

  • Doddle

    With the success of Vince LaForet’s Directing Motion Tour, it looks like more filmmakers are poised to get into the game and take their act on the road.

    View Article
  • "There's much mystery involved with building a beautiful cinema scene. Shane has skillfully demystified the process, giving us his knowledge, and a starting point that would have taken me years to figure out on my own."

    Dallas, TX

    WOODY HARRISON

  • Personal View

    Renown cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC has announced a filmmaking tour, The “Illumination Experience” that will give filmmakers the opportunity to gain insights and get hands-on experience...

    View Article
  • "I loved the intimacy of the Masterclass. You get your hands dirty and learn how to operate all positions as a team. There isn't a single thing I disliked about this tour."

    Dallas, TX

    JACOB HAMIL

  • digital cinema society

    The 11-hour Illumination Workshop will cover lighting theory with live demonstrations in a highly interactive format that will give you full access to Shane’s “Lighting Playbook.”

    View Article
  • “Shane’s Illumination Experience Tour is one of the most incredible learning experiences you could ever ask for! MZed nailed this workshop!”

    Phoenix, AZ

    Elliot Travis

  • digital cinema society

    The 11-hour Illumination Workshop will cover lighting theory with live demonstrations in a highly interactive format that will give you full access to Shane’s “Lighting Playbook.”

    View Article
  • “Really cool. I am still blown away by doing scene recreations with the cinematographer who shot them. It was surreal.”

    Phoenix, AZ

    AIDEN CHAPPORONE

  • canon rumors

    This highly anticipated tour is ideal for any filmmaker looking to gain industry experience while gaining invaluable knowledge from a cinematic pioneer.

    View Article
  • “Very informative and inspiring! Shane’s enthusiasm and energy matched with his artistic vision really made the workshop an incredible experience”

    Phoenix, AZ

    Frank Armenderez

  • dslr video shooter

    Everything we shoot is affected by light. So why do we know so little about lighting and spend so much time focusing on our cameras and other gear? I’ll be the first to say I don’t know a ton about lighting.

    View Article
  • “If you are serious about being a filmmaker, come to Shane's workshop and be prepared to learn from a true artist.”

    Irvine, CA

    Daniel Mendoza

  • dare dreamer mag

    Shane’s rigorous feature film schedule has finally cleared enough to allow him to devote time to his other great passion, teaching. He has been trying to find time to conduct another class since his Boot Camp.

    View Article
  • “Absolutely amazing! Whether you're a freshman in film school or collecting your first cinematography award, you will gain a ton in this one day!"

    Irvine, CA

    matt green

  • filmmaker magazine

    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...

    View Article
  • Excited beyond words! I am an avid reader of the Hurlblog, so being here and learning from the guy I look up to is a dream.

    Orlando, FL

    SCOTT SULLIVAN

  • variety 411

    The best master class in cinematography a student can take is one taught by a master of the craft. Respected DP and ASC member Shane Hurlbut will be sharing his knowledge in a 26 city tour...

    View Article
  • I loved that we were able to put the theories into practice. The Illumination Tour was the single best educational workshop I've spent money on... ever.

    Orlando, FL

    TRAVIS COSSEL

  • revolution cinema rentals

    The Illumination Experience Cinematography Tour with Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C. will teach you the essential fundamentals of cinematic lighting. The specific lighting principles...

    View Article
  • I really enjoyed focusing on the role camera placement and lighting plays in storytelling and how different lighting direction fundamentally changes the meaning of the shot. I loved the hands-on demos.

    Orlando, FL

    ROB MCCAFFREY

  • david saffir

    I’ve spent the last few days supporting the opening sessions of Shane Hurlbut’s Illumination Experience Video Tour. Datacolor is a sponsor of these events, which will take place in 26 cities.

    View Article
  • This workshop shop has no fluff. Shane hands you his gear and allows you to learn first-hand how to light and shoot like a pro.

    Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    Maurice Powers

  • creative cow

    The Illumination Experience is a two-part series; the Illumination Workshop, which will be taught in all 26 cities, and the Experience Masterclass which will be available to students in eight of these cities.

    View Article
  • Shane's class is worth every penny. I learned more out of this workshop than any other class I have ever attended.

    Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    henry lui

  • going postal show

    News Download: 9.22.2014 Shane Hurlbut’s Illumination Experience

    View Article
  • Shane’s energy moves though the room creating an incredible atmosphere for learning.

    Washington, DC

    KEVIN ALMODOVAN

  • reel seo

    ReelSEO recently interviewed the world renowned cinematographer as he rolls out the tour which promises to :
    Show you how to unleash the power of your camera...

    View Article
  • Shane’s energy moves though the room creating an incredible atmosphere for learning.

    Washington, DC

    KEVIN ALMODOVAN

  • b&h

    Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C., is a Director of Photography who views the world differently than most cinematographers. After 16 years of shooting...

    View Article
  • Life Changing. This is going to take me to the next step in my career as a DP. Extremely happy to have this opportunity. Can’t wait to utilize this knowledge tomorrow.

    Washington, DC

    ROB RUSCHER

  • movie maker

    The first thing that struck me, entering the Hyatt Regency’s conference room in Irvine for Hurlbut’s first workshop on September 14, was the sheer amount of equipment stacked around the room...

    View Article
  • Literally a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity!

    Washington, DC

    BILL KU

  • p3 Upate

    The Illumination Experience Tour promises to deliver an intense educational experience about the fundamentals of cinematography. Taught by Hurlbut himself this full-day workshop will teach powerful principles...

    View Article
  • “Thanks for making me a better filmmaker in a matter of hours.”

    Philadelphia, PA

    Nic Justice

  • pulse cinema

    When the Shane Hurlbut Experience was launched I was really kind of shocked.  I could not wrap my head around the idea that a Hollywood DP at the top of their game was offering a master class...

    View Article
  • “Absolutely essential for any filmmaker.”

    Philadelphia, PA

    Darrell Martinelli

  • fstoppers

    What sets you and your work apart? Having a clear idea of this is critical if you want to develop your work but when was the last time you actually thought about it?

    View Article
  • “I hope Shane realizes the impact he is making on filmmaking. He is inspiring and shaping the future of film.”

    Philadelphia, PA

    Dan the Man

  • “The closest you will get to experience what happens on set without being attached to Hollywood films.”

    Boston, MA

    Norman Lang

  • “As an aspiring filmmaker it was an awesome opportunity to learn directly from a master of lighting and cinematography”

    Boston, MA

    Akshay Sharma

  • “Thought it was extremely educational, approachable and insightful for all from experienced to the novice.”

    Boston, MA

    Tao Harris

  • “This workshop has made me a better cinematographer, this workshop is essential for any working cinematographer.”

    Detroit, MI

    thomas shannon

  • “The Illumination experience is a must see! Shane Hurlbut is a great DP and a great instructor.”

    Detroit, MI

    Don Coves

  • “Shane brings Hollywood to you! It’s an unmatched learning experience!”

    Detroit, MI

    eric Liu

  • “Limitless Imagination in terms of framing, lighting, and blocking. Really forcing you to think about emotions and storytelling.”

    Brooklyn, NY

    Iva Stelmak

  • “Whether, you’re a beginning DP or seasoned professional Shane’s course will have valuable knowledge you can take back on set!”

    Brooklyn, NY

    Jim Lennai

  • “Learning the different stages of the lighting process and how it directly relates to a scene’s emotional exposition.“

    Brooklyn, NY

    Tao Harris

  • “You can read books and watch videos online, but hands on learning from a master changes the way I will view cinematography from now on”

    Chicago, IL

    Tony Reale

  • “Limitless Imagination in terms of framing, lighting, and blocking. Really forcing you to think about emotions and storytelling.”

    Chicago, IL

    Iva Stelmak

  • "Learning the different stages of the lighting process and how it directly relates to a scene’s emotional exposition."

    Chicago, IL

    Tao Harris

  • “Amazing! I didn’t know what to expect coming in. this far surpassed anything I could have imagined.”

    Chicago, IL

    Scott Gara

  • “Took me out of my current thought process of computing emotion in a scene and built a solid platform to set my scenes.”

    Chicago, IL

    Tennyson Tanner

  • “You can read books and watch videos online, but hands on learning from a master changes the way I will view cinematography from now on”

    Chicago, IL

    Tony Reale

  • “I learned more practical knowledge today than 3 years of film school.”

    Toronto, ON

    Adam Rothwell

  • “Shane creates a truly hands on experience, addressing beginners equally to experienced veterans, making all participants gain the best possible outcome.”

    Toronto, ON

    Milan Schere

  • “Very insightful. I like the gems Shane has given us, Especially on using emotions to guide your lighting.”

    Toronto, ON

    Darryl Callender

  • “Shane’s wealth of knowledge and tips will help me keep sharp for years.”

    Minneapolis, MN

    Kyle Moe

  • “Very informative, I liked the recreation of actual scenes and descriptions of why these techniques work. It makes it scalable to other projects.”

    Minneapolis, MN

    Brian Riebe

  • “Shane’s workshop had amazing lighting techniques and very insightful DIY help, it was genius.”

    Minneapolis, MN

    Zach Zurn

  • “The Illumination Experience Tour made sophisticated cinematography attainable to all types of filmmakers.”

    Denver, CO

    Laurie Chen Sayres

  • “I left the workshop with more knowledgeable and passionate that I have ever been before this showed me I can reach my goals, as long as I stay focused.”

    Denver, CO

    Megan Pham

  • “The amount of ideas and information provided inspired me to think with more detail about everything I create and watch.”

    Denver, CO

    Zach Zahorik

  • Cinema 5D

    Renowned cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC has announced a filmmaking tour, The “Illumination Experience” that will give filmmakers the opportunity to gain insights and get hands-on experience...

    View Article
  • "Loved it! Very insightful. What I loved most was the how I got to experience industry equipment hands-on and that Shane allowed for creative input from the audience."

    Atlanta, GA

    Anthony young

  • 4K Shooters

    HurlbutVisuals, a blog by Hollywood DP Shane Hurlbut ASC, has been an invaluable free resource for all filmmakers who want to build up their lighting and camera skills.

    View Article
  • "More info in one day than four years of college and two years of grad school."

    Atlanta, GA

    Daron Davis

  • studiodaily

    Celebrated cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, a tireless mentor to developing filmmakers on his Hurlblog and at live events, will launch a 25-city Illumination Experience educational tour on September 14.

    View Article
  • "I enjoyed the chance to see examples of the rubber meeting the road. My area of expertise is coming from live events and theatre so seeing the uses of various tools of the cinema trade made for a cool event."

    Dallas, TX

    Brian Pharr

  • Motion Picture

    Ok so if you haven’t heard yet about the upcoming Illumination Experience Tour with Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C. you might just be living under a rock!

    View Article
  • "Hands down the best lighting workshop I've ever attended. Shane is a powerhouse of information and has the experience to back it up."

    Dallas, TX

    MATT WEEKS

  • Doddle

    With the success of Vince LaForet’s Directing Motion Tour, it looks like more filmmakers are poised to get into the game and take their act on the road.

    View Article
  • "There's much mystery involved with building a beautiful cinema scene. Shane has skillfully demystified the process, giving us his knowledge, and a starting point that would have taken me years to figure out on my own."

    Dallas, TX

    WOODY HARRISON

  • Personal View

    Renown cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC has announced a filmmaking tour, The “Illumination Experience” that will give filmmakers the opportunity to gain insights and get hands-on experience...

    View Article
  • "I loved the intimacy of the Masterclass. You get your hands dirty and learn how to operate all positions as a team. There isn't a single thing I disliked about this tour."

    Dallas, TX

    JACOB HAMIL

  • digital cinema society

    The 11-hour Illumination Workshop will cover lighting theory with live demonstrations in a highly interactive format that will give you full access to Shane’s “Lighting Playbook.”

    View Article
  • “Shane’s Illumination Experience Tour is one of the most incredible learning experiences you could ever ask for! MZed nailed this workshop!”

    Phoenix, AZ

    Elliot Travis

  • digital cinema society

    The 11-hour Illumination Workshop will cover lighting theory with live demonstrations in a highly interactive format that will give you full access to Shane’s “Lighting Playbook.”

    View Article
  • “Really cool. I am still blown away by doing scene recreations with the cinematographer who shot them. It was surreal.”

    Phoenix, AZ

    AIDEN CHAPPORONE

  • canon rumors

    This highly anticipated tour is ideal for any filmmaker looking to gain industry experience while gaining invaluable knowledge from a cinematic pioneer.

    View Article
  • “Very informative and inspiring! Shane’s enthusiasm and energy matched with his artistic vision really made the workshop an incredible experience”

    Phoenix, AZ

    Frank Armenderez

  • dslr video shooter

    Everything we shoot is affected by light. So why do we know so little about lighting and spend so much time focusing on our cameras and other gear? I’ll be the first to say I don’t know a ton about lighting.

    View Article
  • “If you are serious about being a filmmaker, come to Shane's workshop and be prepared to learn from a true artist.”

    Irvine, CA

    Daniel Mendoza

  • dare dreamer mag

    Shane’s rigorous feature film schedule has finally cleared enough to allow him to devote time to his other great passion, teaching. He has been trying to find time to conduct another class since his Boot Camp.

    View Article
  • “Absolutely amazing! Whether you're a freshman in film school or collecting your first cinematography award, you will gain a ton in this one day!"

    Irvine, CA

    matt green

  • filmmaker magazine

    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...

    View Article
  • Excited beyond words! I am an avid reader of the Hurlblog, so being here and learning from the guy I look up to is a dream.

    Orlando, FL

    SCOTT SULLIVAN

  • variety 411

    The best master class in cinematography a student can take is one taught by a master of the craft. Respected DP and ASC member Shane Hurlbut will be sharing his knowledge in a 26 city tour...

    View Article
  • I loved that we were able to put the theories into practice. The Illumination Tour was the single best educational workshop I've spent money on... ever.

    Orlando, FL

    TRAVIS COSSEL

  • revolution cinema rentals

    The Illumination Experience Cinematography Tour with Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C. will teach you the essential fundamentals of cinematic lighting. The specific lighting principles...

    View Article
  • I really enjoyed focusing on the role camera placement and lighting plays in storytelling and how different lighting direction fundamentally changes the meaning of the shot. I loved the hands-on demos.

    Orlando, FL

    ROB MCCAFFREY

  • david saffir

    I’ve spent the last few days supporting the opening sessions of Shane Hurlbut’s Illumination Experience Video Tour. Datacolor is a sponsor of these events, which will take place in 26 cities.

    View Article
  • This workshop shop has no fluff. Shane hands you his gear and allows you to learn first-hand how to light and shoot like a pro.

    Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    Maurice Powers

  • creative cow

    The Illumination Experience is a two-part series; the Illumination Workshop, which will be taught in all 26 cities, and the Experience Masterclass which will be available to students in eight of these cities.

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  • Shane's class is worth every penny. I learned more out of this workshop than any other class I have ever attended.

    Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    henry lui

  • going postal show

    News Download: 9.22.2014 Shane Hurlbut’s Illumination Experience

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  • Shane’s energy moves though the room creating an incredible atmosphere for learning.

    Washington, DC

    KEVIN ALMODOVAN

  • reel seo

    ReelSEO recently interviewed the world renowned cinematographer as he rolls out the tour which promises to :
    Show you how to unleash the power of your camera...

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  • Shane’s energy moves though the room creating an incredible atmosphere for learning.

    Washington, DC

    KEVIN ALMODOVAN

  • b&h

    Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C., is a Director of Photography who views the world differently than most cinematographers. After 16 years of shooting...

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  • Life Changing. This is going to take me to the next step in my career as a DP. Extremely happy to have this opportunity. Can’t wait to utilize this knowledge tomorrow.

    Washington, DC

    ROB RUSCHER

  • movie maker

    The first thing that struck me, entering the Hyatt Regency’s conference room in Irvine for Hurlbut’s first workshop on September 14, was the sheer amount of equipment stacked around the room...

    View Article
  • Literally a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity!

    Washington, DC

    BILL KU

  • p3 Upate

    The Illumination Experience Tour promises to deliver an intense educational experience about the fundamentals of cinematography. Taught by Hurlbut himself this full-day workshop will teach powerful principles...

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  • “Thanks for making me a better filmmaker in a matter of hours.”

    Philadelphia, PA

    Nic Justice

  • pulse cinema

    When the Shane Hurlbut Experience was launched I was really kind of shocked.  I could not wrap my head around the idea that a Hollywood DP at the top of their game was offering a master class...

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  • “Absolutely essential for any filmmaker.”

    Philadelphia, PA

    Darrell Martinelli

  • fstoppers

    What sets you and your work apart? Having a clear idea of this is critical if you want to develop your work but when was the last time you actually thought about it?

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  • “I hope Shane realizes the impact he is making on filmmaking. He is inspiring and shaping the future of film.”

    Philadelphia, PA

    Dan the Man

  • “The closest you will get to experience what happens on set without being attached to Hollywood films.”

    Boston, MA

    Norman Lang

  • “As an aspiring filmmaker it was an awesome opportunity to learn directly from a master of lighting and cinematography”

    Boston, MA

    Akshay Sharma

  • “Thought it was extremely educational, approachable and insightful for all from experienced to the novice.”

    Boston, MA

    Tao Harris

  • “This workshop has made me a better cinematographer, this workshop is essential for any working cinematographer.”

    Detroit, MI

    thomas shannon

  • “The Illumination experience is a must see! Shane Hurlbut is a great DP and a great instructor.”

    Detroit, MI

    Don Coves

  • “Shane brings Hollywood to you! It’s an unmatched learning experience!”

    Detroit, MI

    eric Liu

  • “Limitless Imagination in terms of framing, lighting, and blocking. Really forcing you to think about emotions and storytelling.”

    Brooklyn, NY

    Iva Stelmak

  • “Whether, you’re a beginning DP or seasoned professional Shane’s course will have valuable knowledge you can take back on set!”

    Brooklyn, NY

    Jim Lennai

  • “Learning the different stages of the lighting process and how it directly relates to a scene’s emotional exposition.“

    Brooklyn, NY

    Tao Harris

  • “You can read books and watch videos online, but hands on learning from a master changes the way I will view cinematography from now on”

    Chicago, IL

    Tony Reale

  • “Limitless Imagination in terms of framing, lighting, and blocking. Really forcing you to think about emotions and storytelling.”

    Chicago, IL

    Iva Stelmak

  • "Learning the different stages of the lighting process and how it directly relates to a scene’s emotional exposition."

    Chicago, IL

    Tao Harris

  • “Amazing! I didn’t know what to expect coming in. this far surpassed anything I could have imagined.”

    Chicago, IL

    Scott Gara

  • “Took me out of my current thought process of computing emotion in a scene and built a solid platform to set my scenes.”

    Chicago, IL

    Tennyson Tanner

  • “You can read books and watch videos online, but hands on learning from a master changes the way I will view cinematography from now on”

    Chicago, IL

    Tony Reale

  • “I learned more practical knowledge today than 3 years of film school.”

    Toronto, ON

    Adam Rothwell

  • “Shane creates a truly hands on experience, addressing beginners equally to experienced veterans, making all participants gain the best possible outcome.”

    Toronto, ON

    Milan Schere

  • “Very insightful. I like the gems Shane has given us, Especially on using emotions to guide your lighting.”

    Toronto, ON

    Darryl Callender

  • “Shane’s wealth of knowledge and tips will help me keep sharp for years.”

    Minneapolis, MN

    Kyle Moe

  • “Very informative, I liked the recreation of actual scenes and descriptions of why these techniques work. It makes it scalable to other projects.”

    Minneapolis, MN

    Brian Riebe

  • “Shane’s workshop had amazing lighting techniques and very insightful DIY help, it was genius.”

    Minneapolis, MN

    Zach Zurn

  • “The Illumination Experience Tour made sophisticated cinematography attainable to all types of filmmakers.”

    Denver, CO

    Laurie Chen Sayres

  • “I left the workshop with more knowledgeable and passionate that I have ever been before this showed me I can reach my goals, as long as I stay focused.”

    Denver, CO

    Megan Pham

  • “The amount of ideas and information provided inspired me to think with more detail about everything I create and watch.”

    Denver, CO

    Zach Zahorik

  • Cinema 5D

    Renowned cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC has announced a filmmaking tour, The “Illumination Experience” that will give filmmakers the opportunity to gain insights and get hands-on experience...

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  • "Loved it! Very insightful. What I loved most was the how I got to experience industry equipment hands-on and that Shane allowed for creative input from the audience."

    Atlanta, GA

    Anthony young

  • 4K Shooters

    HurlbutVisuals, a blog by Hollywood DP Shane Hurlbut ASC, has been an invaluable free resource for all filmmakers who want to build up their lighting and camera skills.

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  • "More info in one day than four years of college and two years of grad school."

    Atlanta, GA

    Daron Davis

  • studiodaily

    Celebrated cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, a tireless mentor to developing filmmakers on his Hurlblog and at live events, will launch a 25-city Illumination Experience educational tour on September 14.

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  • "I enjoyed the chance to see examples of the rubber meeting the road. My area of expertise is coming from live events and theatre so seeing the uses of various tools of the cinema trade made for a cool event."

    Dallas, TX

    Brian Pharr

  • Motion Picture

    Ok so if you haven’t heard yet about the upcoming Illumination Experience Tour with Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C. you might just be living under a rock!

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  • "Hands down the best lighting workshop I've ever attended. Shane is a powerhouse of information and has the experience to back it up."

    Dallas, TX

    MATT WEEKS

  • Doddle

    With the success of Vince LaForet’s Directing Motion Tour, it looks like more filmmakers are poised to get into the game and take their act on the road.

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  • "There's much mystery involved with building a beautiful cinema scene. Shane has skillfully demystified the process, giving us his knowledge, and a starting point that would have taken me years to figure out on my own."

    Dallas, TX

    WOODY HARRISON

  • Personal View

    Renown cinematographer Shane Hurlbut, ASC has announced a filmmaking tour, The “Illumination Experience” that will give filmmakers the opportunity to gain insights and get hands-on experience...

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  • "I loved the intimacy of the Masterclass. You get your hands dirty and learn how to operate all positions as a team. There isn't a single thing I disliked about this tour."

    Dallas, TX

    JACOB HAMIL

  • digital cinema society

    The 11-hour Illumination Workshop will cover lighting theory with live demonstrations in a highly interactive format that will give you full access to Shane’s “Lighting Playbook.”

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  • “Shane’s Illumination Experience Tour is one of the most incredible learning experiences you could ever ask for! MZed nailed this workshop!”

    Phoenix, AZ

    Elliot Travis

  • digital cinema society

    The 11-hour Illumination Workshop will cover lighting theory with live demonstrations in a highly interactive format that will give you full access to Shane’s “Lighting Playbook.”

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  • “Really cool. I am still blown away by doing scene recreations with the cinematographer who shot them. It was surreal.”

    Phoenix, AZ

    AIDEN CHAPPORONE

  • canon rumors

    This highly anticipated tour is ideal for any filmmaker looking to gain industry experience while gaining invaluable knowledge from a cinematic pioneer.

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  • “Very informative and inspiring! Shane’s enthusiasm and energy matched with his artistic vision really made the workshop an incredible experience”

    Phoenix, AZ

    Frank Armenderez

  • dslr video shooter

    Everything we shoot is affected by light. So why do we know so little about lighting and spend so much time focusing on our cameras and other gear? I’ll be the first to say I don’t know a ton about lighting.

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  • “If you are serious about being a filmmaker, come to Shane's workshop and be prepared to learn from a true artist.”

    Irvine, CA

    Daniel Mendoza

  • dare dreamer mag

    Shane’s rigorous feature film schedule has finally cleared enough to allow him to devote time to his other great passion, teaching. He has been trying to find time to conduct another class since his Boot Camp.

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  • “Absolutely amazing! Whether you're a freshman in film school or collecting your first cinematography award, you will gain a ton in this one day!"

    Irvine, CA

    matt green

  • filmmaker magazine

    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...

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  • Excited beyond words! I am an avid reader of the Hurlblog, so being here and learning from the guy I look up to is a dream.

    Orlando, FL

    SCOTT SULLIVAN

  • variety 411

    The best master class in cinematography a student can take is one taught by a master of the craft. Respected DP and ASC member Shane Hurlbut will be sharing his knowledge in a 26 city tour...

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  • I loved that we were able to put the theories into practice. The Illumination Tour was the single best educational workshop I've spent money on... ever.

    Orlando, FL

    TRAVIS COSSEL

  • revolution cinema rentals

    The Illumination Experience Cinematography Tour with Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C. will teach you the essential fundamentals of cinematic lighting. The specific lighting principles...

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  • I really enjoyed focusing on the role camera placement and lighting plays in storytelling and how different lighting direction fundamentally changes the meaning of the shot. I loved the hands-on demos.

    Orlando, FL

    ROB MCCAFFREY

  • david saffir

    I’ve spent the last few days supporting the opening sessions of Shane Hurlbut’s Illumination Experience Video Tour. Datacolor is a sponsor of these events, which will take place in 26 cities.

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  • This workshop shop has no fluff. Shane hands you his gear and allows you to learn first-hand how to light and shoot like a pro.

    Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    Maurice Powers

  • creative cow

    The Illumination Experience is a two-part series; the Illumination Workshop, which will be taught in all 26 cities, and the Experience Masterclass which will be available to students in eight of these cities.

    View Article
  • Shane's class is worth every penny. I learned more out of this workshop than any other class I have ever attended.

    Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    henry lui

  • going postal show

    News Download: 9.22.2014 Shane Hurlbut’s Illumination Experience

    View Article
  • Shane’s energy moves though the room creating an incredible atmosphere for learning.

    Washington, DC

    KEVIN ALMODOVAN

  • reel seo

    ReelSEO recently interviewed the world renowned cinematographer as he rolls out the tour which promises to :
    Show you how to unleash the power of your camera...

    View Article
  • Shane’s energy moves though the room creating an incredible atmosphere for learning.

    Washington, DC

    KEVIN ALMODOVAN

  • b&h

    Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C., is a Director of Photography who views the world differently than most cinematographers. After 16 years of shooting...

    View Article
  • Life Changing. This is going to take me to the next step in my career as a DP. Extremely happy to have this opportunity. Can’t wait to utilize this knowledge tomorrow.

    Washington, DC

    ROB RUSCHER

  • movie maker

    The first thing that struck me, entering the Hyatt Regency’s conference room in Irvine for Hurlbut’s first workshop on September 14, was the sheer amount of equipment stacked around the room...

    View Article
  • Literally a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity!

    Washington, DC

    BILL KU

  • p3 Upate

    The Illumination Experience Tour promises to deliver an intense educational experience about the fundamentals of cinematography. Taught by Hurlbut himself this full-day workshop will teach powerful principles...

    View Article
  • “Thanks for making me a better filmmaker in a matter of hours.”

    Philadelphia, PA

    Nic Justice

  • pulse cinema

    When the Shane Hurlbut Experience was launched I was really kind of shocked.  I could not wrap my head around the idea that a Hollywood DP at the top of their game was offering a master class...

    View Article
  • “Absolutely essential for any filmmaker.”

    Philadelphia, PA

    Darrell Martinelli

  • fstoppers

    What sets you and your work apart? Having a clear idea of this is critical if you want to develop your work but when was the last time you actually thought about it?

    View Article
  • “I hope Shane realizes the impact he is making on filmmaking. He is inspiring and shaping the future of film.”

    Philadelphia, PA

    Dan the Man

  • “The closest you will get to experience what happens on set without being attached to Hollywood films.”

    Boston, MA

    Norman Lang

  • “As an aspiring filmmaker it was an awesome opportunity to learn directly from a master of lighting and cinematography”

    Boston, MA

    Akshay Sharma

  • “Thought it was extremely educational, approachable and insightful for all from experienced to the novice.”

    Boston, MA

    Tao Harris

  • “This workshop has made me a better cinematographer, this workshop is essential for any working cinematographer.”

    Detroit, MI

    thomas shannon

  • “The Illumination experience is a must see! Shane Hurlbut is a great DP and a great instructor.”

    Detroit, MI

    Don Coves

  • “Shane brings Hollywood to you! It’s an unmatched learning experience!”

    Detroit, MI

    eric Liu

  • “Limitless Imagination in terms of framing, lighting, and blocking. Really forcing you to think about emotions and storytelling.”

    Brooklyn, NY

    Iva Stelmak

  • “Whether, you’re a beginning DP or seasoned professional Shane’s course will have valuable knowledge you can take back on set!”

    Brooklyn, NY

    Jim Lennai

  • “Learning the different stages of the lighting process and how it directly relates to a scene’s emotional exposition.“

    Brooklyn, NY

    Tao Harris

  • “You can read books and watch videos online, but hands on learning from a master changes the way I will view cinematography from now on”

    Chicago, IL

    Tony Reale

  • “Limitless Imagination in terms of framing, lighting, and blocking. Really forcing you to think about emotions and storytelling.”

    Chicago, IL

    Iva Stelmak

  • "Learning the different stages of the lighting process and how it directly relates to a scene’s emotional exposition."

    Chicago, IL

    Tao Harris

  • “Amazing! I didn’t know what to expect coming in. this far surpassed anything I could have imagined.”

    Chicago, IL

    Scott Gara

  • “Took me out of my current thought process of computing emotion in a scene and built a solid platform to set my scenes.”

    Chicago, IL

    Tennyson Tanner

  • “You can read books and watch videos online, but hands on learning from a master changes the way I will view cinematography from now on”

    Chicago, IL

    Tony Reale

  • “I learned more practical knowledge today than 3 years of film school.”

    Toronto, ON

    Adam Rothwell

  • “Shane creates a truly hands on experience, addressing beginners equally to experienced veterans, making all participants gain the best possible outcome.”

    Toronto, ON

    Milan Schere

  • “Very insightful. I like the gems Shane has given us, Especially on using emotions to guide your lighting.”

    Toronto, ON

    Darryl Callender

  • “Shane’s wealth of knowledge and tips will help me keep sharp for years.”

    Minneapolis, MN

    Kyle Moe

  • “Very informative, I liked the recreation of actual scenes and descriptions of why these techniques work. It makes it scalable to other projects.”

    Minneapolis, MN

    Brian Riebe

  • “Shane’s workshop had amazing lighting techniques and very insightful DIY help, it was genius.”

    Minneapolis, MN

    Zach Zurn

  • “The Illumination Experience Tour made sophisticated cinematography attainable to all types of filmmakers.”

    Denver, CO

    Laurie Chen Sayres

  • “I left the workshop with more knowledgeable and passionate that I have ever been before this showed me I can reach my goals, as long as I stay focused.”

    Denver, CO

    Megan Pham

  • “The amount of ideas and information provided inspired me to think with more detail about everything I create and watch.”

    Denver, CO

    Zach Zahorik