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Sept. 20, 2022

Making Features with iPhone and Loving It with Ryan and Brandie McDonald

Making Features with iPhone and Loving It with Ryan and Brandie McDonald

In episode 131 I bring you independent filmmakers, Ryan and Brandie McDonald from Ogden, Utah. They submitted a feature film shot with an iPhone for the International Mobile Film Festival in San Diego back in 2020 and attended the festival this past Apri...


In episode 131 I bring you independent filmmakers, Ryan and Brandie McDonald from Ogden, Utah. They submitted a feature film shot with an iPhone for the International Mobile Film Festival in San Diego back in 2020 and attended the festival this past April for the 11th edition and presented a workshop at the festival.We'll discuss their workshop on feature filmmaking with iPhone and indie filmmaking. Plus, we share some news!

Some things we discuss:

  • Feature Filmmaking with iPhone
  • Storytelling is everything
  • Building a team that works well together
  • Why you need a shot list
  • Why audio matters

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Ryan McDonald on IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3864669/  

Watch Married and Loving It! Now on Amazon Prime: https://www.amazon.com/Married-Loving-Nicole-Finney/dp/B08ZBBWGP8 

Listen to Episode 77 from April 2020 with Ryan and Brandie about their feature film Married and Loving it!: https://www.podpage.com/sbp-podcast-mobile-filmmaking/full-length-movie-shot-on-iphone-with-ryan-mcdonald/ 

Sign up for the IMFF free newsletter and community platform we mentioned during the podcast that includes an article with all the deadlines for the IMFF 2023 which begins October 19 for feature films and November 20th for short screenplay: https://internationalmobilefilmfestival.substack.com 

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