How To Lead Your Team In Tough Climates: Fathers & Daughters

INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON:  2 Minutes of Instructional Video, In-Depth Written Breakdown, Behind-the-Scene Stills, Shot List

IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN:  Sometimes in the film industry you’ll be faced with working in harsh climates like the freezing cold or snow. In these situations you have to find creative ways to work through it and keep your team up to speed. In this lesson, Shane Hurlbut, ASC discusses the various ways he navigated the treacherous Pittsburgh winter during the shooting of “Fathers & Daughters.” This is a firsthand look into what it takes to manage expectations during tight schedules and cold climates.

  • Ways to stay warm during cold climates.
  • How to navigate treacherous climates during the filmmaking process.
  • How to keep the team moving effectively and efficiently during this process.
  • What to expect in situations like this.
  • How to prep for these environments.


<<<Alex M>>> So glad The Hurlbut Academy shows us the good, the bad and the ugly of being a filmmaker! It’s harder work than outsiders think it is and you absolutely have to choose your battles to win the war. Thank you for the wisdom.
<<<Alex>>> Another great Lesson So cool how you can adapt and nail your scenes.
<<<Sloan>>> Great Lesson! Thanks for sharing the fails.