Can we make a movie with his iPhone ?
So even though I don’t recommend that to beginners, for which the tool provides a facility logistics, the answer is yes !
You can find some examples below !
But the question that we should especially ask themselves, is how to shoot a movie with his iPhone. Because, between the sample movie provided by Apple and those shot by amateurs, there is a gap, a big one !
It should be understood by this, is that it is not enough to have an iPhone to shoot movies of impeccable quality. Because shooting a film with an iPhone and the success has limitations. This is why we will reveal below 4 rules to be successful in doing so !
Make a movie with his iPhone, a few examples !
Yes, you can make a movie with his iPhone. Here are a few examples that prove it :
- The movie Apple of My Eye done in less than a day with the iPhone 4
- The short film Framed directed with the iPhone 4s
- The feature film Tangerine, shot in 23 days with the iPhone 5s
It should be noted that none of these example was was shot with an iphone 6 (or more) which marks a major revolution in terms of video image quality.
But be careful, make a film with an iPhone (or any other Smartphone) has limitations. You will discover in the article 17 tips for making a movie with his smartphone.
Fortunately, there are ways to overcome it. It is explained below !
4 rules for making a film with your iPhone and making it successful
If you want to make a film with your iPhone and succeed, if you want to overcome the limitations of using such a smartphone to shoot your movies, please observe the following rules :
1era rule to make a film with your iPhone and making it successful : use a lens of very good quality
If you want to make a movie with your iPhone and succeed, the first rule to respect is to use a lens of very good quality.
By providing you with a set of objectives of a better quality, you will get films of better quality. I know that Zeiss has recently released a kit of a focal on a Smartphone. I have not tested it but I’m looking forward to see what it gives.
Some of the objectives you will simply just improve the shooting with your iPhone. Still others will allow you to double the field of view. You can improve the sharpness of your photos without causing distortion.
For example, Bentley filmed his pub on the Bentley Mulsanne with a price of around € 300,000 with the iPhone 5s. One of the things she has done, it was to put a few goals in front of the lens of Apple, which has allowed him to get wide shots and other desired effects.
But be careful, it’s important to choose your kit of lenses. Some are certainly less expensive, but have proved in the end less good quality.
2nd rule to make a film with your iPhone and making it successful : use a stabilizer
The problem of shaky videos with an Iphone (or any other smartphone) had already mentioned in article 17 tips for making a movie with his smartphone.
It is true that some smartphones (the iPhone 6 Plus for example) have stabilizers, optical quality is very good. But this is not the case of other iPhones. Therefore, if you want to make a film with your iPhone and don’t find yourself facing a problem, the 2nd rule, it is used as a stabilizer.
It will help you to turn plans-movie stable, professional-quality, and rendering, floating on your iPhone.
If we take the example of the pub Bentley Mulsanne, the iPhone 5s has been placed on various media including the famous stabilizer gyro, but also on tripods.
3th rule for making a film with your iPhone and the successful : create the soundtrack with pro applications
The 3rd rule to shoot a film with your iPhone and succeed, is to create the band-his own. The sound is 50% to 80% of a project it is important not to under estimate that this domain.
At the assembly you will need to integrate your own sounds after you have recorded from an external source. You will then be able to create the aural atmosphere you want for your film. It is also possible to find/buy sounds that this is the effect, or music on the library
4th rule to make a film with your iPhone and making it successful : Take the light
Whether it be a iPhone or other Smartphone, your laptop may have a tiny sensor. And who says small sensor said can of light captured by the camera. Your iphone or other smartphone will tend to noisy quickly, and so has damaged the image.
I you council therefore is to equip you to light sources such as softboxes or tangerines or preferred outdoor shoots (even if filming outside is not easy).
So that’s 4 rules for making a movie with his iPhone. And you, have you ever shot a film with an iPhone ? If yes, thank you for sharing your experience with us in the comments below !
And if you have not yet done so, why not try and come back tell us about it ? ☺
But with all that has been revealed in this article, you ask, surely the following question :
“What is the goal of good quality, what stabilizer, what is the application of band-its, and what light I should use to shoot my movie with my iPhone ? “.
If yes, please be aware that we will discuss in the section on accessories