Shane Hurlbut, ASC (born 1964) is an American cinematographer. Originally from Ithaca, New York, he grew up near Cayuga Lake, and graduated from Southern Cayuga High School in 1982. Hurlbut studied film at Emerson College, graduating with a degree in film and television in 1986. His early career included work on music videos for Gloria Estefan and Smashing Pumpkins. He met director Rob Cohen while working on a music video for the 1996 disaster film Daylight, and again worked with Cohen as cinematographer for the television pilot of The Guardian.Hurlbut received a nomination for an award from the American Society of Cinematographers for his work as director of cinematography on the 1998 television movie The Rat Pack – he was the youngest cinematographer ever to have been nominated for an American Society of Cinematographers award for a debut film.He has received positive comments from film critics for his cinematography work on films including Drumline and Mr. 3000, and in a review of the film Into the Blue Roger Ebert highlighted Hurlbut's work. In a review of the 2005 film The Greatest Game Ever Played Joan E. Vadeboncoeur of The Post-Standard described Hurlbut as a "splendid cinematographer" who contributed "beauty and atmosphere" to the film's shots. His work on the 2006 romantic comedy Something New where he collaborated with director Sanaa Hamri was positively received in The Times-Picayune and The Journal News, and his cinematography work on the 2006 film Waist Deep with director Vondie Curtis-Hall was well received in The Seattle Times.
Hurlbut was raised in Ithaca, New York. His mother taught sixth grade, and his father worked as a professor's assistant at Cornell University. He grew up on a 250-acre (1.0 km2) farm in Aurora, New York near Cayuga Lake, and graduated from Southern Cayuga High School in 1982. He married Lydia Kunkler, a fellow graduate of Southern Cayuga.Hurlbut attended Herkimer County Community College, graduating with a degree in radio and television broadcasting in 1984, and he was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Honor by the Herkimer County Community College Alumni Association on April 4, 2008. Hurlbut received a bachelor's degree from Emerson College, where he majored in film and television. He graduated from Emerson College in 1986.
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A crash-landed alien named Harry takes on the identity of a Colorado doctor. He begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his secret mission as he begins to integrate into the human world.
The story of Ray-Ray, a freshman football player, who secretly raised his younger brother on campus after his home life became too unstable.
Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other's platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings for each other along the way.
Cole discovers that his hot babysitter is part of a satanic cult that will stop at nothing to keep him quiet when he stays up past his bed time.
A large-scale theft is being pulled off by the world's top thieves. When they are pursued across Europe by a legendary French detective, they will have to take their game to the next level.
Fathers and Daughters
A Pulitzer-winning writer grapples with being a widower and father after a mental breakdown, while his grown daughter struggles to forge connections of her own 27 years later.
Need for Speed
The film tells the story of a local street-racer who partners with a rich and arrogant business associate, only to find himself framed by his colleague and sent to prison. He joined a New York-to- Los...
Act of Valor
A highly trained U.S. elite. The person is involved in a covert mission. The team is racing to stop the attack.
The film follows two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a casino robbery, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration.
She finds love on a blind date with Brian Kelly, a sexy and free-spirited landscaper.
An ex-convict is involved in a fight with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside.
We Are Marshall
When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Into the Blue
They don't expect to see a pirate ship with millions of dollars in gold when they take their friends on an extreme sport adventure. Their good fortune is short-lived, as a ruthless gang of criminals l...
The Greatest Game Ever Played
Francis Ouimet defeated his golfing hero, Harry Vardon, to win the 1900 US Open Championship.
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