6 iPhone Gadgets For Filmmakers

With the apple’s iPhone now equipped with new 5-megapixle camera, shooting 720p HD video. There is a developing market for gadgets and gear aimed towards shooting high quality videos and short films straight from an iPhone. Below are just a few of the many gadgets available to give your iPhone production that extra professional look.

1. Joby’s Gorillamobile

This mini tripod can help give you more wide-angle shots. It works in both landscape and portrait mode. With over two dozen leg joints that can bend and rotate 360 degrees giving you the ultimate flexibility.

2. ALM mCAM for iPhone 4

The mCAM allows you to shoot stunning photos and videos and share them with the world faster and better than ever before. The aluminum frame allows for better stability and empowers the user to shoot with confidence. Interchangeable lenses give you more shooting options and the ability to capture breathtaking images that an iPhone alone never would.

3. ALM action cart

Perfect for tabletop use or low-angle shots, the Action Cart adds that crucial element for making otherwise static shots compelling.

The 8” wide Action Cart has a sturdy, airplane grade aluminum chassis that supports two adjustable axels. The added width of the cart allows for optimal stability. Their orientation can be modified to allow for adjustment of the cart’s movement. The Action Cart can move straight, along broad curves, or in complete circles for 360° shots.

4. Studio Neat Gilf

The Gilf is an iPhone 4/4S accessory with two primary functions: mounting your iPhone onto a tripod and propping up your iPhone at various angles. Our goal was to create something small, simple, and elegant. But out of this simple design emerges countless uses. Mount your iPhone to a tripod for taking great pictures or making movies. Prop your iPhone up for hands-­free FaceTiming or to watch videos.

5. EnCinema 35mm Lens Adaptor

The 35mm Adapter has changed everything about shooting with Video. Experience the secret of getting that true film look.

The EnCinema has a 35mm DOF (Depth of Field) Adapter works with any DV or HD Video Camera. If you have the mCAM for iPhone 4 you can get that 35mm look straight from your iPhone.

6. Zacuto iPhone Point’ n’ Shoot

Small, lightweight, quick and portable! Zacuto’s iPhone Point’n’Shoot is the ideal handgrip stabilization system for shooting stable, smooth professional video with your iPhone. Simply press your iPhone into the grips and snap back onto the handgrip for quick stable shooting in a matter of seconds. This has an advantage over the Zgrip iPhone Jr. as you can easily make this rig small and compact by sliding the cradle off the handgrip. The handgrip is also equipped with a ¼ 20” thread on the bottom so you can easily mount the system to a tripod.