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Smartphone Commercial Using Practical Lights

One of the great virtues of mobile moviemaking is convenience. The camera is always there. But what about aesthetics? What about memorable images found in Hollywood movies and–more recently–in TV series like “Breaking Bad”? Ari Virem answers those questions with his stunning smartphone commercial “Fluorescent Nights.” Virem’s short video, sponsored by Moment Films, is astonishing in the…

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Test without links

One of the great virtues of mobile moviemaking is convenience. The camera is always there. But what about aesthetics? What about memorable images found in Hollywood movies and–more recently–in TV series like “Breaking Bad”? Ari Virem answers those questions with his stunning smartphone commercial “Fluorescent Nights.” Virem’s short video, sponsored by Moment Films, is astonishing…

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Mobile Movie Making Smartphone Filmmaking Interview

This is a self interview I did for MMM talking about how I shot and edited my last film, Mother, on my iPhone and more generally, all about smartphone filmmaking which is the area in which I work.

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Ask a Dancer

My project is about dance from the perspective of a young female black dancer named, Morgan Burns. She talks about how she started in dance, to her outlook on the dance world.

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Memorable Movies Need Memorable Characters

Memorable movies are about people  worth knowing.  In fact, narrative films are often named for their key characters. So we have “The Godfather,” “E.T.,” “Thelma & Louise,” and “Goldfinger.” But characters are also crucial in nonfiction films, as mojo journalist Mike Castellucci demonstrates in  “Carrie’s Cakes.” In this short video report, produced for a Texas TV station, Castellucci visited…

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Up Coming YouTuber

I make youtube videos for people who want to film with a cellphone… You don’t need an expensive camera to get cinematic shots. Top question that most famous YouTubers get asked ….what gear do you use. I’m here to show you it’s not about the gear….. In these tutorials, I’m going to show you how…

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