Buddy Calvo—who directed “STAGE V,” one of the finalists in IMTF’s cameraphone competition—talks about his experience using a mobile device to shoot his trailer.
This was our first time using a mobile device (iPhone 4S) to make a trailer–or any kind of video. When we heard about the “Lights! Cameraphone! Action!” competition, we thought it would be a cool experience and we welcomed the challenge. Read more
Taryn Ocko, who co-directed OUTSIDE THE GRIDIRON, answers questions about using a smartphone to shoot a video.
1. How long have you been using a mobile device to make videos?
My co-director Dan Vaughan and I have both used our iPhones to take video before, but this was the first time Dan and I ever used our phones to create a video like this. Read more
If you watched the Oscars last night, you might’ve seen one of the producers of our film win an Academy Award for the documentary short film ‘Inocente.’ Jeff edited the film and went on stage last night along with Inocente and directors Sean Fine and Anderea Nix Fine to collect the Academy Award! Read more
My good friend and former college roommate John Curcio and I were driving around, guided by a GPS. We were singing along to songs on the radio, but changing the lyrics to suit our comedic tastes. Suddenly the iconic song “Total Eclipse of the Heart” came on. Read more