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Hurl World (With Shane Hurlbut)


Today we speak with Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C, the world-renowned cinematographer for 18 feature films including Terminator: Salvation, Drumline, Act of Valor and the upcoming Need For Speed. Shane shares his experiences shooting everything from multi-million dollar blockbusters to music videos and commercials, plus, we learn how his hugely successful, HurlBlog got its start. You may be surprised.

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Spotlight: Shane Hurlbut

Shane Hurlbut, A.S.C is a world renowned cinematographer who has shot everything from music videos for gigantic acts like Smashing Pumpkins and Rolling Stones, to commercials for some of the largest brands in the world and of course his multi-million dollar blockbuster feature films, some of which include Terminator: Salvation, Drumline, Act of Valor, the first major motion picture shot on Canon 5D, and the upcoming Dreamworks film, Need For Speed starring Aaron Paul. Shane also runs the hugely successful HurlBlog from which he shares his knowledge and experience with the filmmaking community. This 45 minute conversation covers Shane’s entire career and his passion for teaching and inspiring others through his blog at

  • Need For Speed BTS
  • Mixing Go Pro with Alexa and Canon C500
  • Hero 3+ was created for Need For Speed
  • Shane’s early music video work
  • Making a living with Vine
  • How Shane’s farm life made him who he is today
  • Shane’s brilliant commercial career and his spot for Prudential
  • Canon’s philosophy and why he loves it
  • The role of a DP
  • Why failure is good
  • And much more.



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Ben Consoli

Host of Go Creative Show & Director, Videographer, Editor and Owner at BC Media Productions
A multi-talented producer and visual storyteller, Ben Consoli’s credits range from director of photography, editor, director, and video producer to songwriter, composer, and former lead singer of the rock band “Violet Nine.” As owner of BC Media Productions, Ben has produced award-winning commercials and brand videos for companies like Nike, Puma, Verizon, Gillette and Pillsbury. Learn more about BC Media Productions



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