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“Life in North Korea”: capturing the reality of a place

William Long is  a London-based filmmaker. He’s a full-time editor who’s worked on BBC’s Big Cat Live, fashion films for Dior, and most recently  a short horror film for Film4’s Fright Fest, directed by Christian James. William also writes and directs his own projects. Recently he journeyed to North Korea, seeking to bring back an honest view of daily life…

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“iPhone 6 Budapest” Celebrates B&W Cinematography

Guba Gergo’s haunting “iPhone 6 Budapest” has won the top cinematography award at this year’s iPhone Film Festival. The movie is said to be the first Hungarian video project shot entirely using the iPhone 6.

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A Character-driven Animated Travelogue

Films using stop motion and time lapse often seem gimmicky. But in “A Man Walks Across Balkipapan,” Indonesian filmmaker Dhimas Ruswanto deftly avoids that problem. He does this through characterization.  

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“Short Weekend on Rio”: a quick course in the art of the travelogue

In a minute and a half, Luis Mendes—founder of MiniMov— creates a memorable video postcard  of Rio.  But even more exciting–for those of us who want to document our travels, “Short Weekend” offers a comprehensive lesson in what makes a travelogue that’s worth watching.

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“Prague in a Minute”: the art of video conciseness

Many artists—such as architect Mies van der Rohe—have promoted the value that “less is more.” Conciseness is easier said than done, but when it’s done well, it is thrilling. Case in point: Uwe Lansing’s iPhone video postcard of Prague.

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