Indie Director Shoots Feature Film Entirely on iPad 2

by Peter D. Marshall

from Movies News Desk.

Ocular Migraine Productions and indie filmmaker Aaron Mento have gone where no filmmaker has gone before: to the world of the tablet. “Standards of Living,” the first feature-length film shot on the iPad 2, is released today for live streaming at http://standardsoflivingmovie.com/, giving audiences a glimpse into a new avenue of filmmaking.

When Mento decided to create a feature using only his iPad, he knew he was challenging movie industry standards. Facing a tight budget, the filmmaker wrote the screenplay for “Standards of Living” to be within the iPad 2’s capabilities.

“When you’re low-budget, needing high-end equipment and an operating team can keep you from getting your story out into the world. I saw my iPad 2 one day and thought, ‘Why can’t I make my movie using that?’ ” Mento said.

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