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Hurlbut Academy’s Learning Pathways have been specifically designed to provide you with a plan to achieve the filmmaking career you want. We know that our website’s vast library of education can be daunting. This is why we’ve created specific pathways for filmmakers that highlight the courses, lessons, and podcasts that’ll help guide you to your career goals.


Become a confident cinematographer who commands a set and oozes passion for their industry by learning from ASC member, Shane Hurlbut. Nowhere else can you get such a thorough and well-designed course to help you hone and master your craft.


Use our specially designed Lighting career pathway to learn everything from the basics right up to professional lighting techniques that will help you to carve out a career in the industry.

Grip & Electric

Set can be a daunting place, but with this complete guide to grip and electric from the basics to professional level, you will not only get the gigs, but will be confident in your abilities no matter where you are.


Being a director is more than just having the artistic vision. Learn to craft pitches, work within budgets, lead crews and communicate your vision all while having the confidence to create something unique. With our commercial directing pathway, you can learn every aspect of the career you love to set you on the path to becoming a successful filmmaker.

Camera Dept.

Want to work as part of a camera team on set? Or just learn how to get absolutely everything out of your camera? Look no further. Take our professionally curated pathway to help you to truly understand and love your equipment.

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