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The Secret of Making a Mobile Movie Parody

Kemp Baldwin demonstrates the art of the mobile movie parody in”Bindle Bros.” The four-minute faux documentary was a selection in the 2016 Disposable Film Festival

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Underwater Drone Videography

For a few years now, mobile moviemakers have been able to shoot underwater. All it takes is possessing a waterproof smartphone or a waterproof case. We wrote about the possibilities here. But because of depth limitation—plus dangers inherent in working underwater—mobile-shot underwater footage has been limited…until now. Writing in Wired, Paul Sarconi reports on soon-to-be-released drones designed…

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Create a “two shot” in which two subjects share an experience.

Putting two people into a frame is a way to generate drama or comedy no matter what kind of film you’re making.

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Shoot wide, not tall.

While there are exceptions, mobile movies will almost always look better if they’re shot in the wide orientation: horizontally rather than vertically.

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Ten Tips for Making a Great Mobile News Report

Learn how to create a professional-looking mobile news report or mini-doc by studying an example by Philip Bromwell.

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Let Us Showcase Your Mobile Movies

We’re all about democratizing video production. We believe that anyone can produce a short video that’s worth watching. You don’t have to be a Spielberg or a Lucas. The three equired ingredients: a few key skills, imagination, and the desire to make a film that entertains or teaches or both. To help novices get started and…

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