What Movies have been Shoot on Phone?

Curated by: Sushant Sharma


Lockdown 3.0 is here and yet we are stuck at home without gear. The best way to stay motivated in this quarantine is to keep creating content. We at Shoot Guru present you with 5 amazing movies that have been shot on the phone!!!! Yes, you read it right a complete movie shot on a phone.


1. Unsane

Unsane is a 2018 American psychological horror film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Jonathan Bernstein and James Greer. The film follows a woman confined to a mental institution after she is pursued by a stalker. The film was shot entirely on the iPhone 7 Plus.


Unsane had its world premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival on February 21, 2018, and was theatrically released in the United States on March 23, 2018, by Bleecker Street and Soderbergh's production company Fingerprint Releasing.



2. Tangerine

Tangerine is a 2015 American comedy-drama film directed by Sean Baker and written by Baker and Chris Bergoch. The story follows a transgender sex worker who discovers her boyfriend and pimp has been cheating on her. The film was shot with three iPhone 5S smartphones.


Tangerine premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. It received critical acclaim for its screenplay, direction, performances, and portrayal of transgender individuals.



3. I Play With the Phrase Each Other

Jake is a neurotic young man who is persuaded by his friend Sean to leave his hometown to live in a big city. Sean is an eccentric poet who survives by swindling inexperienced customers on Craigslist. Upon arriving, Jake finds that Sean has disappeared and – alone, jobless, homeless, and broke – he struggles to fit into the city’s bleak, nocturnal landscape. Through riveting phone conversations, the details of Jake’s strained relationships with distant friends, former lovers, and forgotten family are revealed.



4. Snow Steam Iron

Snow gently falls on the blood-stained streets of a seedy out-of-time New York City. Steam envelopes the nightmare unfolding within its narrow alleys. Iron is the will of the one who would dare to resist to fight to survive. Plus it's an awesome movie on the basis of cinematography it's hard to believe that it's completely shot on phone.



5. Made in Paris

Photographer Ryan Earl and filmmaker Nick Archivos recently created an amazing cinematic short film. Impressive not only because the shots were gorgeous, well-planned, and well-executed but also the fact that it was shot entirely on phone.


It is named 'Made in Paris' as it's a cinematic portrait of a chef.


It was shot and edited over the course of four days and a little bit of gear were used to make the movie more cinematic.



So what are you waiting for, gear up, and start planning your Quarantine film. For any query related to this post or cinematography of any movie please lets us know in the comments. Keep Creating!!

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