Mobile cinema is everywhere and has captivated the world. Films are being shot on smartphones by both cult directors like Park Chan-wook, Michel Gondry, Zack Snyder, Steven Soderbergh, and Claude Lelouch, and thousands of other, less well-known artists. But mobile cinema is not just quick and technically convenient; it is an artistic instrument that expands the abilities of the contemporary filmmaker and and serves as a means to tell stories like no one has told before.
- Staging vs. Doc, or Is There No Opposition?
- Topics and Genres: Do Mobile Directors Have a Preference?
- The Artist’s Point of View in Mobile Cinema: Objective, Subjective, Mixed
- The Practice of Mobile Shooting: the Organic Quality of the Actors, the Speed of Shooting, Improvisation, Camera Angle, Movement
- How to Take the First Step Toward Shooting a Movie on a Smartphone
The instructor is Maxim Mussel, founder of the project Mobile Filmmaker, producer of the film We Look Good in Death (Grand Prix, Window to Europe Festival, 2019), organizer of Mobile Filmmaker’s International Fest, and the author of the book Mobile Cinema: 100 Steps to Creating a Film.