How to Block & Light Small Locations: Fathers & Daughters – Part 1

INCLUDED IN THIS LESSON:  1 Minutes of Video, In-Depth Written Breakdown, Behind-the-Scene Stills, Location Stills, Script Breakdowns, Topdown Blocking Diagrams

IN THIS LESSON YOU WILL LEARN:  “Fathers & Daughters” is one of the first productions ever to utilize Freefly’s MoVI System and pushing the envelope in a fast-paced environment. In Part 1 of this lesson, Shane Hurlbut, ASC talks about the process of blocking in small environments and how new technology opened the door creative ways of shooting. This is a firsthand look into feature film production and being malleable on the day.

  • In-depth looking into shooting “Fathers & Daughters.”
  • How to scout and prep for small locations.
  • The lighting logistics that you’ll face when working in these environments.
  • How to communicate with your crew and to work in unison.
  • The tips and tricks to blocking and getting the most out of your talent.
  • How to keep production moving at an even pace.


<<<Alex>>> That shoot schedule on this LESSON! Wow… It’s as if Hurlbut Visuals had a time machine on set and was Dr. Who! (or should we say DP Who?) Having the director and producers’ backs is what I believe really helps separate Shane from the rest and I plan to follow his impeccable example. Bravo!