I know that many of you will be very angry with me for posting this because I know that many of you think a vertical video is absolutely wrong, but I have said for long time, that the future will include not only horizontal but vertical video.
Heck, I posted about vertical video back in 2009 and 2010! I (for once) predicted the future LOL!
I've said for a long time (and people will continue to argue about this for a while) that a majority of people are now watching video on their smartphones and there's certainly a good fit for vertical video.
And, just like shooting photos in ‘portrait' mode (vertical), there's a lot to be said about removing distractions – and many subjects just fit better in a vertical format!
But there's still this mentality:
just look at these examples…
Related: Sexy Disney Princesses in Canon EOS 5D Mark II vertical video (I posted way back in 2010)
Related: New trends in motion photography: Moving Portraits and Vertical Video (from 2009!)
So there are also other people finally looking toward the future… this article from Mashable is urging the film industry to consider vertical video.
What do you think? Am I still crazy?
Here’s how vertical video is disrupting the filmmaking industry
This year will see global innovators in film be recognised for their efforts in disrupting the filmscape — vertical video will have its place at Cannes Film Festival, the world’s most prestigious celebration of film. Filmmaking talent from around the world will be showcasing their films at Nespresso Talents Vertical Film Festival, which will celebrate those forward thinkers who work differently to the status quo.
Nespresso is hosting a competition to seek out the talent to be on display — the winning videos will be seen by industry experts the world over and filmmakers will reap the rewards of their hard work.
Nespresso Talents 2017 video contest – You have the power to…
Nespresso Talents 2017 sees a group of industry expert jurors select their favourite videos from entrees — all submitted vertical videos will be watched by those who matter in the industry, which is an opportunity that doesn’t come about very often. There’ll be two selected winners from this jury, and each will receive a monetary prize along with tickets to Cannes Film Festival, where their film will be aired amongst the latest and greatest in cinema.
Read full article at Mashable “Here’s how vertical video is disrupting the filmmaking industry”
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(cover photo credit: snap from Mashable)