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‘iPhone cinema exposed!’ The making of a new genre
Submissions are open for the third iPhone Film Festival in April 2012, which showcases the best in the new wave of iPhone films
The iPhone Film Festival has thrown open its doors and is taking submissions for its third incarnation (IFF3), which will take place online in April 2012 and, for the first time, organisers are planning an awards ceremony to take place in Beverly Hills.
There is already an impressive list of entries, the quality reflected in submissions from the new iPhone 4S; but don’t worry if you have an iPhone 4 or even 3GS, the judges look for original content foremost, and while cinematography is important, it’s more how you use the cameraphone that counts.
As an introduction to the new crop of submissions, check this anarchic Australian film, iPhone cinema – exposed! from Untitled Films in Sydney
As an example of how to edit, this entry certainly caught the eye: 1×365 by Mike Ambs and Erica Hampton.
As the title suggest, it’s a year in the life documentary of a couple. It’s beautifully shot, alluring and hypnotic, with the soundtrack syncing perfectly with the cool edit. 1×365 is also filmed on the ‘humble’ iPhone 4. A
German outfit Noise Collabo have also put together a very cool music video … all about making a very cool music video on iPhone. You dig?
Get your submissions in and be apart of the new wave cinema
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