Vertical Cinema: Damien Chazelle and Apple Team Up for Short Film

Odds are that you have probably, at some point in time, had to ask someone to tilt their telephone so that when they take a photo with their smartphone, then the picture will be nice and wide. For Damien Chazelle’s latest short film about a stunt double, the Oscar-winning director has opted against that piece of advice as he strives for Vertical Cinema. Steven Soderbergh, and other notable directors, have already toyed with shooting feature-length films with iPhones, but Chazelle’s film has been shot in portrait mode, thus producing vertical video, in an attempt to showcase the camera features on an iPhone 11 Pro. Continue reading “Vertical Cinema: Damien Chazelle and Apple Team Up for Short Film”

Short Film Spotlight

I was recently contacted by a short film director who asked me to show his short to my readers, followers, and whatnot. This isn’t the first time that I’ve been contacted. I’ve previously reviewed films made by directors who had approached me online.

But, the thing is, I don’t really review short films on this site. So, instead of reviewing the aforementioned director’s short film, I am here going to recommend two short films made by directors who in some way, shape, or form approached me. Continue reading “Short Film Spotlight”