Apple of My Eye - a Movie Filmed and Edited with an iPhone

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A while back I joked with Gale Tattersall (DP of House MD) that perhaps he should film an episode of House with the new iPhone 4. He laughed and indicated "not likely." I can imagine, though, that the HD video capability of the iPhone 4 will open up new opportunities for gun-n-run video podcasting. Here you have this little unobtrusive video camera that does not stand out and you can use in places you probably would think twice about using a larger camera.

This movie from Michael Koerbel shows the potential of iPhone 4 movie making. Apple of My Eye was shot entirely on the iPhone 4. Not only that - it was edited on the iPhone with Apple's iMovie app.

Editor Anna Elizabeth James is asked in one of the behind the scenes segments: "How did you edit it?"

She answers by wiggling her fingers and says: "With my fingers."

Hmm... is that the future of post-production?

Take a look - there are some awesome POV shots that only a tiny camera could capture. Better yet, notice how the story draws you in and you soon forget the gear used to shoot it.

a Majek Picture | contact us via hello@majekpictures.com Shot and edited entirely on the iPhone 4 / iMovie App (in 48 hours).

Directed by Michael Koerbel Produced by Eric Edmonds and Rebekah Koerbel Written by Anna Elizabeth James and Michael Koerbel Photographed by Michael Koerbel Edited by Anna Elizabeth James Production Design by Leigh Koerbel Original Score Composed and Conducted by Corey Wallace

Starring Greta Charness and Timothy Guest

Special thanks to Allied Model Trains, Culver City, CA Birns & Sawyer, Burbank, CA Michael Rogers Greta's Parents

Michael Koerbel and Anna Elizabeth James are current MFA students at USC's School of Cinematic Arts. Eric Edmonds is a Chapman University grad. Corey Wallace is a graduate student from USC's Thornton School of Music. Rebekah Koerbel graduated with a degree in Communications from the University of Arizona. Leigh Koerbel is Michael and Rebekah's dad.

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