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“Death Row”: an example of solo moviemaking

A great Hollywood truism is that moviemaking is a collaborative activity: You have a writer, a director, a location scout, gaffers, grips, the editor…the list goes on. This team approach certainly has resulted in a lot of magnificent films. But as Malyvann Keo demonstrates, there is viable alternative: solo moviemaking.

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FonePhace: a sci-fi flick about technology and human nature

Chicago-based filmmaker Jonathan Rivera’s sci fi drama FONEPHACE is that rare combination: an entertaining film that invites us to think, wonder, and maybe change our ways.

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GOOD BYE, BIKE: flashback in a love story

Film history includes a few deeply emotional bicycle stories such as THE BICYCLE THIEF and  BREAKING AWAY.  Now joining that list is Guillaume Blanchet’s “Good Bye,Bike,” a modern love story sure to become a classic.

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“Vadrangi” wins Filmic Pro’s drama prize

Indian filmmaker Harikanth Gunamagari has won the drama prize in this year’s Filmic Pro competition. His 5-minute movie–“Vadrangi”–brings to life a villager’s dream of becoming an automobile engineer.

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“Mon Amour” wins MobileMovieMaking’s Valentine Video Contest

“Mon Amour,” directed by Arian Vazirdaftari, has won MMM’s  2015 Valentine Video Contest. Shot with an iPhone5S, the movie earlier won the silver prize at the Tehran Mobile Film Festival. The video tells the romantic story of what happens when a cellphone is stolen. Alison Tyler, noted romantic novelist, served as the judge for this competition.…

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“Departure”: international filmmaking on a shoestring budget

From the mind of media trailblazer, Ruben Kazanstev—founder of the iPhone Film Festival—comes “Departure.” The trailer previews a bold experiment in low-cost, epic filmmaking with a world-wide perspective.

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