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Re: [videoblogging] Spike Lee teams with Nokia on cell phone movie

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  • Rupert
    Watch this space ;) Rupert http://twittervlog.tv/ Creative Mobile Filmmaking Shot, edited and sent with my Nokia N93 On 25 Apr 2008, at 15:42, Jan McLaughlin
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      Watch this space ;)

      Rupert
      http://twittervlog.tv/
      Creative Mobile Filmmaking
      Shot, edited and sent with my Nokia N93

      On 25 Apr 2008, at 15:42, Jan McLaughlin wrote:

      I'm waiting for Nokia to actually get behind a traditional feature
      film shot
      entirely with their phones. Now THAT would be something.

      Jan

      On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 3:31 PM, Rupert <rupert@...>
      wrote:

      > Brilliant :)
      >
      > On 24 Apr 2008, at 20:19, Heath wrote:
      >
      > Very interesting
      > http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080424/tc_nm/
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      > NEW YORK (Reuters) - Filmmaker Spike Lee has linked up with Nokia to
      > direct a movie made with cell phone footage from everyday people in
      > what he calls the democratization of film.
      >
      > The film by Nokia Productions will consist of three acts.
      > An "assignment" for each act will be announced online and people will
      > then have four weeks to produce their submission.
      >
      > "You are seeing first hand the democratization of film," Lee said in
      > a statement on Thursday. "Aspiring filmmakers no longer have to go to
      > film school to make great work. With a simple mobile phone, almost
      > anyone can now become a filmmaker."
      >
      > Lee was nominated for an Academy Award for best original screenplay
      > for "Do the Right Thing" in 1990 and for best documentary for "4
      > Little Girls" in 1998.
      >
      > The film's theme will evolve around the way music tells the story of
      > humanity, and people can submit text, music, video or images at
      > certain times between now and August 21 to
      > http://www.nokiaproductions.com
      >
      > Nokia will choose 25 submissions, then people can vote online for
      > their favorite for a top 10 from which Spike Lee will then choose the
      > winning submission from each act.
      >
      > Lee will direct the film through the Web site.
      >
      > The final film with the three winning submissions and other
      > contributed content will premiere later this year in Los Angeles.
      >
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