Short film shot and edited with iMovie on iPhone 4 (with video)

“It’s easy to see how the iPhone 4’s high-definition 1280×720 video would be a handy feature. It’s an entirely different thing to see just how impressive it can be in the right hands,” Stephen Shankland reports for CNET.

“In this case, those hands belong chiefly to Michael Koerbel and Anna Elizabeth James, students at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, who wrote a short video called ‘Apple of My Eye,'” Shankland reports. “Koerbel recorded it with an iPhone 4, and James edited it on the same hardware with Apple’s new iMovie app–all in less than 48 hours.”

Direct link via Vimeo: “Apple of My Eye” – an iPhone 4 film – UPDATE: Behind the scenes footage included

MacDailyNews Note: iOS users, use the direct link to watch the video sans Flash on Vimeo’s site.

More info in the full article here.


  1. I’ve been sharing this video for several days now to my BB and Droid associates asking them to replicate this with their phones and only their phones. No responses as of yet.

    Side note: the FaceTime commercial has convinced several people I know to dump their phones and carriers to make the move to the iPhone. Apple has really struck a chord with buyers on this one.

  2. Remember that Microsoft “I’m a PC” commercial with the little girl emailing photos of her fish to grandmom? Yeah… you’ll get there some day kid. ” width=”19″ height=”19″ alt=”wink” style=”border:0;” />

  3. My husband is now interested in an iPhone 4 later in the year, after I talked to him about Face Time; since most of the places I stay when traveling have free WiFi, and we have the home network set up, it would be great for when I’m on the road. Once ATT (or other carriers) upgrade their networks to where Face Time can be used anywhere, that will be the death knell for the Android wannabe iPhones.

  4. That was a really well done movie. Then, when one sees the dollies and other trade craft they used when shooting, one understands. Anyway, the story their movie tells is touching.

  5. Pure magic. Mounting the iPhone on the model train was novel. Someone’s going to strap an iPhone onto the bottom of a RC plane or helicopter (of sufficient size and power).

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