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Featured Projects

“Lisbon. Live”: a wordless homage to a great city

Inspired by Wim Winders “ Lisbon Story,” Maxim Mussel’s five-minute documentary captures many of  Lisbon’s elements including food, music, the people, and a romantic trolley. The very important part of Lisbon atmosphere is a street sounds, wind whispering and peoples talking and Iphone reflects all the sounds perfectly. This wordless piece, filled with  powerful close-ups,…

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“Gorgeous” wins MobileMovieMaking’s Music Video Contest 2015

“Gorgeous,” directed by Israeli filmmaker Gal Muggia, features the Terry Poison band. The video, honored at the iPhone Film Festival brings to life  the song’s central theme: “And she was gorgeous and she was ready to do, all of the many things a gorgeous would usually do.” Visually, there’s much to admire. The opening, for…

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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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“The Dhal Burglar”: a silent comedy that features a classic chase sequence

In this  comedy, featured at the 2014 Mobil Film Festival, a young girl gets caught stealing bowls of dhal, but all for a good purpose. This short, by award-winning writer/director/creative director Eran Thomson, features an intriguing chase scene with a very large payoff! “The Dhal Burglar” was Eran’s first mobile short, made “whilst on holiday”…

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“Himalayan Tsunami”: a grassroots news report

In 2013, Indian filmmaker Shiva Prasad was trapped in a Himalayan tsunami. Having survived the onslaught, Shiva documented the catastrophe using his Samsung  GT-N7100. This experiment in spontaneous reportage earned him Second Place in the 2014 Mobil Film Festival. Shiva was born in Rajahmundry, a holy town in the eastern part of India. He writes:…

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“Apple of My Eye”: a fantasy video that went viral

Just three years after the introduction of the iPhone, this 2010 short drama demonstrated the flexibility of mobile cinematography. Incredibly—as you’ll see in the related “making of” video— “Apple of My Eye” was not only shot using the iPhone but also edited on the phone. The film was created by Michael Koerbel and Anna Elizabeth…

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