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Watch: The Life and Death of an iPhone from its Point of View

Watch: The Life and Death of an iPhone from its Point of View

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To prove the functionality of Vimeo’s free Cameo app, which allows cinematic editing and sharing easily from an iPhone, filmmaker Paul Trillo made a short film (above) solely using the app. In it, he shows the life and death of an iPhone, though with an interesting spin: it’s all from the iPhone’s point of view.

The short provides for some very relatable and comical moments as it follows the phone and its owner. Watch as he tries to take a selfie but instead finds out he’s recording video, when he nearly gets the iPhone ripped from his hand in Grand Central Station and even when he drops it in the toilet. The dialogue proves relevant too, including a discussion on how no one can have a conversation anymore since everyone is constantly staring into a screen, all while the protagonist is on his phone. 

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