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Documentary

“Red Earth Hip Hop”: Nokia Sundance LDN short film winner

Take a music culture built on survival and introduce it to the world’s oldest surviving indigenous race. ‘Red Earth Hip Hop’ is the trailer for an inspiring, visceral documentary that examines the underground pulse that’s travelled all the way from the Bronx to the red heart of the Australian outback, empowering a new generation of…

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“The Birdman”: a documentary about the love of music

With CDs, VHSs and old cassette tapes stacked to the ceiling, Rainbow Music is a hoarder’s paradise. However, its quirky owner, known as ‘The Birdman’, knows exactly where everything is. Amidst the Starbucks and Subways popping up on every corner of the East Village, Rainbow Music maintains its mom and pop feel, and is a…

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“Brendan O Se – iPhoneographer”: a video profile by Glen Mulcahy

One of the most interesting things you can do with a mobile camera is to profile someone with a skill, a passion, or an experience. It could be a friend, a relative, a colleague, or–as demonstrated here–a stranger whose work you admire. While you can take a course on how to do it, perhaps you’ll…

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“Freight Train Hopping In Canada”: a GoPro Adventure Documentary

GoPro videos typically focus on specific actions—riding a motorcycle, doing skateboard stunts, twirling a hula-hoop, or shooting aerial footage.

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“MKE Lagoon”: aerial cinematography with a GoPro

Aerial photography isn’t new. A French photographer Gaspar-Felix Tournachon took the first still photos from a ballon in 1858. Half a century later, in 1909, an unknown German cameraman shot the first aerial movie—”Wilbur Wright ind seine Flugmaschine.” By the 1920s, Hollywood moviemakers were producing spectacular aerial footage that featured everything from wing walkers to dramatic crashes.…

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Cinephone Submission Deadline is coming soon!

If you’d like to submit a video to Barcelona-based Cinephone International Smartphone Shortfilm Festival, the deadline is August 31, 2014. Cinephone features short mobile-shot videos in all genres. For details and submission form please visit www.cinephone.org

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