The space mission debuted today, with an inside view of the process to launch an unmanned to drop aÂ capsule back to Earth, cooking the soup withÂ atmosphere’s friction.
At least if you’re nominated for Phonetastic, the parallel section of the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival, taking place nextÂ October in Catalonia. Â The mobile film festival isÂ able to present its award-winning shorts from its Official and Animation sections as candidates for the OscarsÂ®.
Here’s my selection from this year’s entries:
- Nitro Warriors.Â Michael Bay could have directed this car chase (above).
- Intrusos. Yes, you can shooting an horror movie on a smartphone.
- Recurring Symptoms. What if everyÂ timeÂ youÂ sneezed, youÂ jumped a few minutes back in time?
- Myriad,Â reflecting on the boundaries between the imaginary, the symbolic and the real.
- Sunshine for Breakfast. A stop motion Clockwork Orange in Comic Sans.
NiceÂ work from pocket size movie directors, showing thatÂ it’s not the size of your camera that matters 🙂
With mobile eating the world, creativity will gradually move from the desktop, tablets being the natural choice. Storytelling on mobile can go beyond Bitstrips, Instagram or Vine, with more options for mixed media.
Storehouse: media storytelling on mobile
Storehouse launched today on the App Store, allowing you toÂ combine photos, videos, and text to tell a more meaningful story.
You can bring in photos (limited to 50) and videos (30 seconds) from your Camera Roll, Dropbox, Flickr, and Instagram.
It’s easy to resize, reorder or crop media assets on your iPad, saving stories as draft and sharing by email, Twitter or Facebook. Stories and users can only be discovered on the app, but you can check a few examples such as Island Obsession or A case against Umbrellas.
Storehouse feels a lot like Medium or Cowbird, with a head start thanks to their platform choice. Do you know of more apps for storytelling on mobile? Share them on the comments.
Blogs are still my favorite source of inspiration, but lately YouTube (and Vimeo) have pushed curation skills further. One of my latest discoveries was this web series from PBS digital, exploring cutting edge art, internet culture, and the people that create it.
The latest video was about the Art Of Creative Coding. Enjoy.