Xiaomi has just launched Xiaomi Studios. The new “Studio” will highlight an expanding selection of smartphone films in an effort to promote the brand and its mobile devices. Considering the incredible quality of today’s smartphone cameras, it’s a savvy and very cost-effective marketing move. And, even though it’s blatant advertising in the guise of an artistic undertaking, and even though
I had the honor and pleasure of being interviewed on the Mobile Creator Podcast earlier this week! It was a genuine blast being able to chat about the ‘then and now’ of mobile media creation. You can find my episode on their official website, or in the podcast player of your choice. You can also visit their YouTube channel to
Is it just me or has the App Store been especially friendly to filmmakers lately? Recently, Apple has published a bunch of Stories (their name for a collection of related apps) that feature exciting and semi-useful apps for mobile media makers. Here’s a quick sampling: “Shoot it Short and Funky” features 7 unique video camera apps. “Start a Summer Video Project”
Heads-up mobile media makers, the gang behind our favorite mobile camera app, FiLMiC Pro, has just booted up their very own #FiLMiCFest – an international mobile film festival. Not only is it a great opportunity to show off your fancy FiLMiC footwork, but you could win some fantastic gear to boot! Go enter now!
Welcome to another edition of Other People’s News. Here are a few of the more interesting info-nuggets I’ve recently spotted around the web-o-sphere: 9to5 Mac covers a few of the biggest announcements from this year’s NAB conference, including FiLMiC Pro’s new companion app, FiLMiC Audio. This new app turns your old iOS devices (like that old iPhone 6 sitting in your closet)
A new low-cost, super portable motorized Slider has appeared on IndieGoGo this week, and it’s looking pretty sweet! Seems ideal for mobile filmmakers and journalists! I just picked one up, so I figured I’d share. Check it out here: https://igg.me/at/SliderMini/x/23029 According to the IndieGoGo page, the slider offers: Super thin & ultra-lightweight Quality material & real unibody design Excellent load
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