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Dec. 13, 2022

No Crew No Gear iPhone Filmmaking with Alex Reid

No Crew No Gear iPhone Filmmaking with Alex Reid

In episode 138 I introduce Alex Reid to our listeners and also introduce Alex to some of the accomplishments previous filmmakers have made using smartphones to make films. Alex made a film, The Countdown, with no gear or crew and filmed it using his ...


In episode 138 I introduce Alex Reid to our listeners and also introduce Alex to some of the accomplishments previous filmmakers have made using smartphones to make films. Alex made a film, The Countdown, with no gear or crew and filmed it using his iPhone. 

“We are all just one strange moment away from going viral.” —The Countdown

We discuss several topics, such as 

  • Alex’s film The Countdown
  • A tripod and no gear
  • Lighting without lighting gear 
  • Alex believes story is king
  • The perks of the camera that’s always with you

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