Sean Baker, "Tangerine" Director, On Guerrilla & Run & Gun Filmmaking

Posted 3 years, 6 months ago

We talk a lot here about how easy it is to shoot professional quality video on your smartphone, and over the past few years we have seen more and more professionals turn to smartphones, particularly the iPhone, to produce video, TV programs and even feature films.

You may remember one of the first people to make this kind of filmmaking a reality, at least at the professional level, is Sean Baker, the director of "Tangerine," an award-winning independent film shot completely on an iPhone 5S.

If you are working as a video journalist or you shoot travel videos, or really just any kind of video production, learning how to get great video while working in a run and gun style is a useful skill to have under your belt. At this years IFP Film Week Baker talks about what he's learned making 5 feature films in a run and gun fashion and shares the tips with NoFilmSchool.

Some of his advice includes being familiar with your gear, traveling light in terms of gear, planning ahead of time, and much more.

Read the full article from NoFilmSchool.


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