Business Disposable Film Festival New Media News, Disposable Film Festival, film-making, huff post, iphone, Media, smartmoviemaking, smartphone, wsj — March 21, 2012 15:07 — 1 Comment
Mainstream media and smartphone film-making
Mainstream media is generally slow on the uptake. This fact is even more evident in today’s digital age where, as we all know, it’s the blogosphere and social networks where we find out what is really going in the world.
All that is changing in 2012 as the rest of the world appears to be finally catching on to what we do.
This year iPhone films have had a presence at Macworld | iWorld and SXSW, and the creators project held in San Francisco showed Park
In the media this week, there has been two articles written that highlight how smartphone
Coming Soon: Big Showcase for
“The festival’s growth comes as the disposable film movement – so called because such films were initially shot on disposable gadgets like
And to reinforce the point, the article goes on to say: “The Disposable Film Festival underscores “the fruits of the digital revolution, in terms of a complete drop in price in the technology and the ability to distribute and market and screen work and the ever increasing mastery of the artists,” says
The Huff Post is still not sure about smartphone
Some people still don’t get it, but as pioneers of a new wave of cinema we have to accept that, and at the end of the day are we really bothered? After all we now have the ability on a smartphone to explore our creativity and produce quality work in a way that requires little or no backing from big studios, corporations or media organizations.
We have the world at our fingertips, and those not in the picture can stay out of the picture.
• The Disposable Film Festival opens in San Francisco, 22 March 2012.