Where iThing obsessions meet Hollywood professions.

iPhone and iPad owners already own the most powerful filmmaking equipment on the planet.
Consider this book the on switch.

In Hand Held Hollywood’s Filmmaking with the iPad & iPhone, director Taz Goldstein exposes how Apple's remarkable mobile devices can aid in nearly every aspect of film and video production.nnWritten to empower aspiring filmmakers and reenergize working professionals, this book will help transform your iOS devices into revolutionary filmmaking tools, perfect for brainstorming, screenwriting, pitching, scheduling, storyboarding, camera blocking, shooting, editing, color correcting, mixing, distributing, and more. Time-tested techniques and film theory are woven into an entertaining and informative exploration of nearly 200 mind-blowing apps and accessories.nnHere's what people are saying about the book:
Glen MulcahyVJ Technology Blog
Taz has produced what I can only describe as 'The definitive mobile production field guide.' My copy arrived...I haven’t been able to put it down since. The list of Apps and Hardware accessories is incredibly comprehensive- If you buy one book on iOS film production this should be it.
John ‘Nemo’ Nemerovskipixiq.com
You'll learn about storyboards and blocking diagrams; about mind maps, shot lists, and shooting schedules; about screenplays versus ad-lib scripting. Use his clever QR code links for maximum efficiency in learning about new hardware and software.
available in softcover & ebook

the APPS

With the right apps, your iPhone or iPad can easily be transformed into a powerful screenwriting workstation or a feature-rich video camera. One moment it will help you schedule your shoot, and the next you'll use it to edit your finished movie. The apps featured in this book will get you from "Fade in" through "Now Playing."

the GEAR

Add a wide-angle lens to your iPad's camera. Connect a professional microphone to your iPhone. Turn your iDevice into a teleprompter. Explore dozens of incredible accessories (even an iPhone Steadicam!) designed to expand the functionality of your iOS devices and make you a better filmmaker.


Filmmaking with the iPad & iPhone will help you navigate the entire filmmaking process while providing time-tested tricks of the trade. This unique and often humorous guide is truly the first of its kind, and will help you squeeze the most out of the awesome technology you already own.

The perfect gift for every mobile media maker!