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How To Be A Focus Puller

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THIS COURSE INCLUDES: 7 Lessons, 1 FREE Lesson, over 1.5 hours of Instructional Video and detailed written Breakdowns

IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN:  As a focus puller, Derek Edwards shapes the story on screen by controlling what an audience focuses on. The job of a 1st AC is critical; if the focus isn’t where it should be, a powerful moment between characters will be lost. Derek has mastered the art of focus pulling and has been working with Shane Hurlbut, ASC for about twenty years.  In this in depth course, Derek shows us what’s in his kit, shows you how he preps his camera packages, fluid heads, lenses, setting up his focus monitor and many other tricks of the trade that are very rarely discussed.

Course Highlights:

  • The art and technical process of focus pulling
  • What tools to carry on your tool belt
  • What tools and supplies to have in your set case
  • How to properly prep a camera package before the shoot
  • How to communicate with your DP during prep
  • How to prep and test the lenses during your camera prep
  • How to set up the focus monitor
  • Which settings on the focus monitors will help you in different situations
  • How to communicate with your team to get the right marks and keep sharp focus
  • Zen focus techniques for watching camera movement and actors motions to successfully pull sharp focus every time
  • Insider tips of the trade that no one talks about

REVIEWS:

<<<Matthew G>>> I just went through your 1AC course on The Hurlbut Academt. I appreciate you doing this Course as I am a member in the 600 and they don’t provide quality courses or training like this much less is the practice of “mentor” like you guys are doing via the video series. I will take away a lot from this program including your demeanor and how things should be. I enjoyed how you gave scenarios to explain how and why you do what you do or the tools you chose versus just because “I’m Derek Edwards!”

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  • Module 1 – Your AC Kit +

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  • Module 3 – How To Be A Focus Puller +

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