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We've Got' Em...The Best Smartphone Filmmaking Gear For Under $100

Someone you know (maybe it's you) is desperately holding on, trying to keep it going...but your granddaddy's super expensive, oversized camera equipment ain't up to the task any more. Make way for a new (better) kind of cinematic approach, one that is smaller, faster, and has transcended and disrupted the filmmaking industry for good.

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Drone Cinematography & Smartphone Filmmaking: The Future of Movie Making

Yes, technology has progressed by leaps and bounds during the past couple of decades.  And yes, we can say, unequivocally, that the progress has leveled the playing field, turning would-be's and could-be's into filmmaking aficionados. You no longer need a big budget or full scale production company to make that movie, shoot that music video, or to put your imagination and creativity to work, on the cheap(er) side of things.   In fact, technology has swung the pendulum so much more in favor of the indie guy and gal that it’s becoming harder and harder to convince someone you couldn’t shoot your film or video because you either lacked the funds or they (whoever they are) didn’t green light your project. Honestly, thank goodness those days...

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"No Love Like Yours" Music Video Meets The iPhone

It's totally not okay if you don't know these guys...Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros have been on the scene since 2007.  Led by the dynamic lead singer Alex Ebert, this American indie folk band out of Cali recently released their critically acclaimed album, PersonA.    Now we're not by any stretch die-hard fans of folk music, but we surprisingly found ourselves tapping our feet and feeling the urge to get up and dance around like those hip New Orleans cats were in the music video of "No Love Like Yours".  Without a doubt a new favorite around here, but what was even more impressive to us was their willingness and creative ability to shoot the entire new video with an iPhone.  And it looks great!  Props to...

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