Chimera Softbank

INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON:  6 Minutes of Instructional Video

IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN:  In the film industry, Chimera has made their name known due to the quality of their soft banks and the versatility of their tools out in the world. In this lesson, Shane Hurlbut, ASC takes you through once of this staple tools and how he controls the light on set. You’ll get a firsthand look at what makes Chimera so special and how to be prepared to put it to use.

  • Understanding how to build a Chimera SoftBank.
  • Knowing the different diffusion panels and configurations offered in the kit.
  • How to contracted and focus the light source.
  • Understanding the light quality emitted from the source.
  • What to expect on the day.
  • How to properly control the source or enhance its capabilities.
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Sean Christian 3 days ago

Very nice fixture to get a professional look without needing a full lighting rig. Genius!

Mintesinot 30 days ago

Hey Shane AKA the best Cinematographer! Thank you for showing us such a powerful tool that could help most of us!

    • Shane Hurlbut, ASC    29 days ago

      @Mintesinot HI Mintesinot, You are very welcome. I love these softbanks because of how they contain the light so well and does not require a ton of C-stands and flags to control it