The barrier for entry into filmmaking is lower than it’s ever been thanks to the technology available in your pocket: in 2020, you can make movies using just your iPhone and a few key accessories. And iPhone cinematography isn’t relegated to indie directors — Steven Soderbergh shot his films “Unsane” and “High Flying Bird” on an iPhone and even told IndieWire in 2018 that he would likely keep doing it.
“I think this is the future,” he said at Sundance that year. “Anybody going to see this movie who has no idea of the backstory to the production will have no idea this was shot on the phone. That’s not part of the conceit.”
Thanks to the iPhone’s ability to shoot 4K ultra HD footage, it’s a game-changer for the director,