fbpx
Menu Account

Glossary

FILMMAKING TERMS


Term: Cinema Verite

Share This
« Back to Glossary Index

A French word that literally means “true cinema” or “cinema truth”; a method or style of documentary movie-making with long takes, no narration and little or no directorial or editing control exerted over the finished product; usually made without actors, and often with a minimum of film equipment, a small film crew (camera and sound), impromptu interview techniques, and a hand-held camera and portable sound equipment; sometimes used to loosely refer to a documentary style film or minimalist cinema; popularized in the 1950s French New Wave movement; now widely used (often inappropriately) to refer to the popular, artsy trend of using hand-held camera techniques; also termed free cinema(UK) or direct cinema (UK).

« Back to Glossary Index

our trusted partners

Filmmakers Academy


We appreciate your participation, loyalty, and feedback over the years. We’re going to transition you to our new All Access membership, until your anniversary date of renewal (when you originally signed up on the Hurlbut Academy).

Here Are Your Next Steps to Transition to the Filmmakers Academy Platform 

  • Step 1: You will receive an email from us that contains your username and a temporary password.
  • Step 2: Click on the link in the email to claim your account and login.
  • Step 3: Enter your username and password.
  • Step 4: Voila! You did it

If you are an Annual Member

  • Annual members will be transitioned and continue their membership on the Filmmakers Academy platform until the anniversary date of your renewal (when you originally signed up on the Hurlbut Academy). *You will be given an extension in length of membership if your last annual payment was more than the special introductory price.
  • Credit Card Customers: Your credit card will automatically be charged on your anniversary date of renewal at the special introductory rate of $396. You will receive an email 10 days prior to your card being charged.
  • PayPal Customers: Upon your anniversary date of renewal, you will need to sign up again in the Filmmakers Academy platform at the special introductory rate of $396 as your Hurlbut Academy PayPal account will need to be canceled. So, your payment is collected by the Filmmakers Academy PayPal account rather than the Hurlbut Academy account.

If you are a Monthly Member

  • Monthly members will pay their current monthly rate and have access to the Filmmakers Academy platform until January 31, 2022. At that time, you will receive an email from us stating that your account has expired, then you can join the annual All Access membership to Filmmakers Academy at the special introductory price of $396.

Filmmakers Academy


Use Your Credits In The Hurlbut Academy Store 

Be sure to use those credits right away because they don’t work on the new platform. You will receive a coupon code from us based on the current value of your credits to use in the HA Store.

  • Visit the Hurlbut Academy Store. We have added a few exciting options in addition to the courses already there, such as Masterclasses and an Opportunity to Go On Set with Shane and Lydia. There’s a limited number of spots available, so don’t delay!
  • As of midnight PST on January 31, 2022, Hurlbut Academy will shut down. You should have received an email from us with your coupon code to use in the Hurlbut Academy Store. (Please reach out to customercare@hurlbutvisuals.com if you have questions.)

Filmmakers Academy


You can now access all of your products at Filmmakers Academy!

It’s simple! If you haven’t done so already, please follow the steps below:

  • 1- You should have received an email that includes your username and a temporary password for Filmmakers Academy. (If not, reach out to  customercare@hurlbutvisuals.com).
  • 2- When you log in for the first time, be sure to update your password, which is located under the My Account tab.
  • 3- Your content will be made available to access in your personal library (My Library).