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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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“Lost”: a silent b & w movie

In their short movie—”Lost”—co-directors Paul Brown and George Brown use black and white to capture the sense of loss.  The video was shot using using an iPhone 5S.    

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“Peacekeepers”: Google Glass trailer for a web series

“What would you do if you were getting text messages from God?” That question is at the heart of a new web series shot using Google Glass. Here’s the series trailer, which premiered today (November 14, 2014) at the Unofficial Google+ Film Festival.

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“Framed”: an iPhone silent movie starring…a camera

In Mael Sevestre’s romantic short, a mid-20th-century photographer  makes a magical discovery when looking at the world through the lens of his ancient (to modern eyes) twin-lens Yashica camera, circa 1957. Shot with an iPhone 4S, “Framed” illustrates the technique of including shots taken from the protagonist’s point of view. This can be an effective way…

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“Come Sweet Earth”: trailer for a sci fi web series

Canadian John Celona has won prizes for both his screenwriting and his movie productions. He’s been making movies for 15 years. The trailer shown here is for a 9-episode web series set to premier January 2015. The logline: An entity arrives from a distant galaxy and is hungry, very hungry.

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“The Other Side”: mobile moviemaking using green screen

Conrad Mess’ short horror flick–“The Other Side”—is a tribute to black and white romantic horror movies. The winner of the Phonetastic-Sitges International Film Festival, this trailblazing movie was shot using an iPhone 5 and CGI backgrounds. Thrills aside, the 17-minute movie, also honored at the iPhone Film Festival, makes a loud statement about the ability…

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