Think of it as a holiday gift from them to you. Professional filmmakers who recently mentored young, aspiring directors in AT&T’s* “Take Your Shot” film competition are sharing techniques that take every day smartphone videos to the next level. The tools are already in your pocket:
Explore the manual settings on your camera phone checking out the exposure, color balance, and focus (Wong Fu Productions). See their short film Luv[sic]
Control your motion. Use tripods, dollies, and other devices to guide your camera with intent (Freddie Wong). See their short film Weight of Love
Record separate audio. Use directional microphones to record sound to your scenes (On set experts). See their short film G&G Adventures
Visit the Take Your Shot website for additional information and behind the scenes clips and read more about these tips and get ready to shoot your best holiday video.