Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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, shiny objects and other product shots
  • Lighting to bring out a product’s texture and color
  • How I create a catch light without changing levels or ratios
  • My batten lights and how I use them




Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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 budget projects
  • how to find crew members when you have limited contacts
  • my relationship and working with production designers
  • implementing the concepts I taught from the Illumination Tour




Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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. Topics include:

  • Tips for on set leadership, building trust and confidence
  • Breaking incorrect perceptions about your experience or abilities
  • What keeps me motivated and why I strive to inspire my crew
  • Pushing your comfort zone and challenging yourself
  • How I’ve created good working relationships in difficult situations




Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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 field, camera angles, lighting and more.




Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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 to look for when choosing one
  • How to learn to shoot film if you have never tried it
  • My lens rules of engagement
  • What monitors are best for on set exposure and color
  • Canon CN-E lenses as a first investment
  • Budget solutions for choosing lenses




Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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 next camera: the pros & cons of Panasonic GH4, Sony A7s, Canon 5D Mark II & Mark III, C100, C300 and the Blackmagic Cinema Camera
  • The emotion and motivation of focus pulling
  • 3D LUTS and false color




Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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 light for an iPhone shoot
  • The Gaffer/DP relationship and workflows

New this month – RED LUTS available in the store




Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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 becoming a DP, getting an agent, crafting your reel, self-negotiating
  • Vintage lens recommendations, Rokinon vs Canon EF, diffusion filters and other options
  • A discussion about lens barrel distortion and sharpness, Cooke vs Leica camera test
  • Lighting with LED: My recommendation for choosing LEDs with “soul”




Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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 color temperature, choosing picture styles and exposure tips for specific cameras
  • In depth discussions of DSLR, C100, C300, C500, 1DC, Alexa, BMCC and Red Dragon
  • My camera tests, how I shoot them and what I look for in lenses, sensors and color space
  • Choosing shutter speed vs shutter angle




Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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, Choreographing complex movement




Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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 find the questions down below. Be sure to submit your own questions for future podcasts. Thanks.




Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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 questions, along with the timecode for each question. You asked, and we’ve added it! Soon, we will add that retroactively to the older podcast posts as well.




Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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.



Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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.



Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

It’s time for the October Inner Circle podcast, where I answer your questions. This month, the podcast is themed around camera questions.



Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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.



Shane's Inner Circle Podcast

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 are also working on ways so that you don’t have to wait so long for your questions to be answered. Stay tuned.

Here is podcast #1. Thank you all for the great questions!