Mobile now is the rule, not an exception, and the vertical perspective is more appealing to users since they don’t have to turn their devices horizontally to view video content. It’s a new and unknown territory in filmmaking, as old rules don’t work anymore and takes a lot of thought and precision.
"An Ordinary Life" was created specifically for an inaugural vertical film contest “Explore your extraordinary,” which was launched at Berlinale by its official partner Nespresso to explore the new medium.
The film had competed against 380 entries from 41 countries, won, and screened at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. Watch It
Press: The Skinny: “This is a little gem, filled with inventive uses of the vertical frame and held together by a dryly sardonic narration. If Wes Anderson was ever to make a three minute documentary shot in the 9:16 format, it would probably look something like this.” Read More