“Lastly, it wasn’t shot using an expensive, top of the line cinema camera. In fact, it was shot using the device I use every day to take notes, check emails, and dodge calls from bill collectors,” Renée reports. “That device, of course, is the iPhone 5s. Tangerine was shot completely on the Apple device, but this smartphone camera setup also included the 1.33x Anamorphic Adapter from Moondog Labs, the FiLMiC Pro app, and external recording devices.”
“The overall cost of this setup — a setup that shot a feature film that is just killing it at Sundance?” Renée reports. “Well, Moondog’s adapter costs $160, FiLMiC Pro is $8 in the App Store, and iPhones range from — what? $200 to $600 depending on service and features? So, you’re looking at $168 to $768 to get high quality images for a feature film. ”
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