During the 2017 Oscars, Samsung ran a commercial–“Do What You Can’t.” Created by and starring Casey Neistat, in 60 seconds the video sums up the YouTube star’s philosophy of mobile moviemaking.
Neistat’s words and the images qualify as a rallying cry for grassroots moviemakers around the world. Among other things, Neistat’s proclaims:” It’s not the size of the production that matters. It’s what you make.” “We don’t create because we have to. We create because we love to.”
He points out that mobile moviemakers shoot “billions of moments…for different reasons but with one thing in common. When we’re told that we can’t, we all have the same answer. Watch me.”
Neistat recently expanded his invitation to create mobile movies:
Watch other videos by this revolutionary moviemaker here.