iPhones are the most sought-after phones in the market and not without good reason. The brand has been able to establish its distinctive mark in the mobile market over time. It has great camera features and out-of-the-box processing power. Iphones cater to the thriving smartphone market. And of its most distinctive features is undoubtedly its picture and video-making quality that proves to be a boon for the video creators. Now you don't have to get much equipment to film videos. You can get your iPhone and make a film with it as the following filmmakers have done. They have shot some of the most comprehensive films with just their iPhone!
Steven Soderbergh's film is all about Claire Foy, who thinks she is a stalker. Soderbergh's filmmaking brilliance is evident in the entire shoot. The viewer may not be able to gauge that the entire film is shot on the iPhone. This psychological horror film is a must-watch to get the entire feel of something unreal.
I Play With the Phrase Each Other
The movie hit all the right notes with an iPhone. Whether it is an iPhone or the original phone conversations, the movie becomes what it is only because of a smartphone.
The movie has received many awards, including a Special Jury Award at the Slamdance in 2014. The film is all about a friend, who follows the friend to stay in the city. You'll have to watch the movie to understand what the hype is all about.
Detour almost acts as a commercial for Apple, as Michel Gondry made just with an apple phone. When you watch it, you won't think whether it is a commercial or a film in general. It is just a great film, period. The French Filmmaker made it in a way that had an aesthetic appeal, mainly because he used it in a particular style and angle. You will know exactly how to use an iPhone's camera when you watch the film.
This film represents Korean brilliance, and to think that Korean directors Chan-wook Park and Chan-Kyong Park achieved this incredible feat with the help of just an iPhone 4 for shooting the entire film. Night Fishing is a fantasy-horror short film directed, produced, written by PARKing CHANce ( Park Chan-wook and Park Chan-Kyong). Lee Jung-Hyun, a K-pop star, plays the lead role in the film.
It was shot on Apple iPhone 4 and got the financial support of KT ( they were South Korea's exclusive distributor of the iPhone at the time). They got 150 million Korean Won (US$133,447) at that time to make the film. The film got its share of recognition as it won the Golden Bear for Best Short Film at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival.
Mael Sevestre is the brainchild behind the film, Framed. The film has Franck Descombes in the lead role, and this film has been shot on iPhone 4s. Franck Descombes is a photographer whose jungle photography comes to a stop because of an unexpected incident. It is a whimsical and beautifully-haunting short film from director Mael Sevestre created on iPhone 4S and was edited on Final Cut Pro 7, that's right basic technology, but it made the film what it was.
And Uneasy Lies the Mind
This 2014 feature film has Jonas Fisch as the chief protagonist of the story. The viewers saw Jonas losing his mind and mental peace while in the middle of enjoying the couple's retreat. Ricky Fosheim, who was the director of the film, told in an interview that he could introduce some magic to the story with his iPhone. Despite a shortage of funds, they were able to film this. iPhone 5 certainly came to the rescue in this regard. All he needed was one or two apps. The director could add final touches to a brilliant film, the result was for everyone to see and admire.
Despite not having adequate funds or fancy equipment, these creators were able to create magic on celluloid. It just goes to show that if you have the will and the perseverance, you could do the impossible. Even the seemingly unattainable things, in this case, shooting a film with a smartphone can be a reality if you put your heart and soul into it!