Apple released a new ‘Shot on iPhone’ video on Wednesday in which Oscar winner Damien Chazelle took famous cinematic styles and flipped them on their side. The nine-minute clip covered everything from action movies to silent films, spy movies to westerns, and showed them in vertical, as if being watched on a phone. It does rather give a new perspective on things.
Shot on iPhone Turns Cinema Vertical
The film was shot on an iPhone 11 Pro. Called ‘The Stun Double, it also featured a soundtrack by Grammy Award. winner Lorne Balfe.
A second video released at the same time showed how Mr. Chazelle went about shooting the clip.
That second video shared revealed the tricks for using a wide-angle lens, guidance on composing shots for the vertical screen. There were also insights from Academy Award winner DP Linus Sandgren, BAFTA-winning production designer Shane Valentino, and top costume designer April Napier, amongst others.