We’re fans of Epic Tutorials for iOS and Android filmmaking and in particular with this cool video, demonstrating how to wirelessly back up your video from FiLMiC Pro v6 to a Western Digital My Passport Pro and/or My Passport SSD. Take a look below.
David Scott Leibowitz is precisely the artist that he wants to be, making precisely the types of mobile movies he wants to make, delivering them precisely on his own terms, which by no coincidence pair with our needs precisely. It is for this very reason that we unequivocally welcome him warmly with open arms into TheAppWhisperer family as our brand new Mobile Movies Editor. He’s not only scorching hot with intelligence to match, he’s also multi talented with this new medium. Leibowitz wanted to mark his entrance with a Weekend Article, naturally about mobile movies and here it is! Our weekend of mobile photography/art/videography is very popular, if you would like to review others that we have published, please go here. For now, enjoy! (forward by Joanne Carter).
“Moving visual art is not the same thing as still visual art. I love both. Since my film school education in the 70’s, weighted heavily towards experimental film forms, I’ve made moving visual images as often as I make still visual images. I’ve been making both types of mobile visual images using my iPhone for as long as iPhones have been around, now 9 years.
Retired now, I’m blessed that every day has a weekend vibe, so when Joanne asked me to share my “weekend” mobile image making process, I decided to share a moving visual image process.
Recently, Meri Walker and I took a short trip to the Ft. Bragg/ Mendocino area of Northern California to spend some quality time with some old friends of hers. Our plan for our return trip was to hug the coast and the northern most groves of protected Redwoods. Ripe with tons of visual possibilities, and traveling with another iPhone artist (iPhoneArtGirl) meant the creative juices would be flowing.
I cleared40 GB of free space on my iPhone 6sPlus for this weekend’s captures. Carrying a few Sandisk Xpand flash drives takes away my worry about running out of disk space, especially when shooting a lot of video.
Apps that make the most of my experimental film and old-school video art experience most relevant include FilMicPro, KinoGlitch, RollWorld, PaintedCam, Diptic Video, Videon, Imaengine, iMotion, Glitch Art, Dermandar’s Panorama, and Time Piles. (Legacy apps like Infinite Eye and Frame Delay still work on my 5s and 4s iPhones and I keep them for that reason.)
Along the coast, I shot three clips I knew would be well used as bases for moving visual art. When I’m shooting, I’m looking for simple events that I can convert into digestible slices of moving visual meditative art. These kinds of simple events are contained by static frames containing either nature’s movement or movement caused by the presence of human beings.
I enjoy transforming these simple events into various permutations, each with its own meditative qualities”.
The Turner Prize is one of the best known prizes for the visual arts in the world and I was delighted to discover Charlotte Prodger’s mobile movie within the shortlist of artists. Prodger was born in Bournemouth, UK in 1974. She studied at Goldsmiths, London and The Glasgow School of Art.
She has been nominated for the 2018 Turner Prize for her solo exhibition BRIDGIT/Stoneymollan Trail at Bergen Kunsthall (2017) comprising two single-channel videos. Moving image has been at the core of Prodger’s work for two decades. Its ever-evolving formats are inextricably bound to the autobiographical content of her work. She has mined the material properties of numerous moving image formats, not just because they inherently get replaced over time, but because she is fascinated by their formal parameters and socio-political histories; the sticky relationship between form and content. Prodger’s recent videos set up complex tensions between the body, landscape, identity and time.
BRIDGIT is titled after the eponymous Neolithic deity whose name has had multiple iterations across different geographical locations and points in history. BRIDGIT was shot entirely on Prodger’s iPhone, which she approaches as a prosthesis or extension of the nervous system, intimately connected to time, social interaction and work. Body and device become extensions of each other, and the work becomes a unified meditation on shifting subjectivity.
Stoneymollan Trail is named after an ancient ‘coffin road’ on the west coast of Scotland. A non-linear miscellany of visual material from her personal archive (shot between 1999 and 2015), it traces a history of recent video formats as well as the artist’s personal history. Much of Prodger’s work looks at what happens to speech – and the self for which it is a conduit – as it metamorphoses via time, space and technological systems. For voiceovers she frequently asks friends to read out her own diaristic content, while she inhabits other subjectivities by re-speaking the words of people living and dead: friends, anonymous YouTube users and historical figures of influence. The material perpetually shifts around, but is locally grounded in its means of production – based in queerness, communality, technology, language and loss.
Charlotte Prodger is 44 and lives and works in Glasgow.
The Turner Prize 2018 winners will have their work exhibited with an exhibition at Tate Britain from 25 September 2018 – 6 January 2019
We have another announcement to make today, yesterday we announced that Rad Drew has joined us a new Editor, please read about exciting news here but also, we have another Editor joining us today too and we are deeply exhilarated about this! Today, I can now formally annouce that David Scott Leibowitz is our brand new Mobile Movies Column Editor!
Leibowitz is the Author of Mobile Digital Art – Using the iPad and iPhone as Creative Tools, he is also a highly accomplished mobile videographer, photographer and artist. He also had his own gallery in Boonton, New Jersey, United States, promoting mobile art. He is a huge asset to us all at TheAppWhisperer and we are so excited about this.
TheAppWhisperer is growing at a phenomenal rate and trying to include as much unique content and variety from the mobile photography world as our readers can possibly digest, you really don’t need to go anywhere else!
Please join me in warmly welcoming David Scott Leibowitz to TheAppWhisperer family, welcome to you, David!
Matteo Bertoli is a videographer whom we have often featured and admired, not least with his latest film, filmed during the 2017 Christmas holidays when he went back home to Brescia in Italy.
“I decided to go out and shoot some clips with my iPhone X. Everything was handheld. No slider, no tripod, no lenses. Just my iPhone X and my hands. I used Filmic Pro to record every single clip. The app on the new iPhone X is absolutely perfect. No lags and no problems at all. 100% compatible with iOS 11. I recorded everything in 24p Filmic Extreme quality in 4k.
Everything was edited and graded in DaVinci Resolve 14 on my Macbook Pro 15″.
The music was scored by Martin Pankuweit for this particular video.
Take a look at this beautiful film below…
Lightricks, one of the leading developers of premium creative tools for mobile, launched today their first ever video editing app, Enlight Videoleap. A ground-breaking video editor that is poised to revolutionize the creation and editing of today’s digital video content, Videoleap brings unprecedented power and impressive desktop editing features never before seen on mobile for users of any skill level.
After developing two of the App Store’s top paid apps, Facetune and Enlight, and leading the shift to subscription model with Facetune 2 and Enlight Photofox, Lightricks are now bringing their expertise to change consumer expectations of what they can do with video on mobile. Designed with a similar workflow as Enlight – winner of the prestigious 2017 Apple Design Award – Videoleap has inherited the easy-to-use interface users love and is introducing features formerly reserved to sophisticated software that could only be navigated by skilled professionals.
There’s even more to be excited about if you’re an avid VSCO X subscriber because VSCO have launched a video editing tool to enable those subscribers to edit videos. Currently this is only available to VSCO X (iOS) subscribers but there are plans to release the same tools for VSCO X members on Android soon.
The instructions below demonstrate how to create using the new early release feature:
LumaFusion Pro has just been updated to version 1.3.7 with some great new fixes. LumaFusion Pro is a powerful multi-track video editor used by mobile journalists, filmmakers and professional video producers to tell compelling video stories. If you are a professional or aspiring producer, journalist, or filmmaker, if you have a video story that’s begging to be told, if you want to use the latest technology for iOS; LumaFusion Pro is the premiere professional video editing and effects app for you.
We have attached a quick start tutorial for LumaFusion Pro below, to help you get started.
We are very excited today to offer (courtesy of the LumaFusion developers) some promotional codes to share with our loyal readers, each one is worth $19.99£19.99. Would you like one? If so, please join our Twitter followers here and like us on Facebook here and post a comment to this post on our website (so we can obtain your email address) and hopefully, we will then be able to send you a code. All winners are selected at random.
Wow! Take a look at this fabulous French film, created with an iPhone. Huge thanks to Vanessa Vox for forwarding the link to this film. It’s 11 minutes long and bursting with emotion. It includes stop motion and a great soundtrack. This is a marketing video for Apple, but the fact that it works so … Read moreMobile Movies – Détour – Un film de Michel Gondry
We are delighted to launch a new challenge to our Mobile Movies Column. We would love to see your floral captures and have featured ‘The Art of Flowers’ by Image Artistry for inspiration. Take a look at this! Please submit your mobile moves to our Flickr channel here with this hashtag #Floralcaptures Apps used in … Read moreMobile Movies – Challenge – ‘Floral Captures’