With the special-effects blockbuster "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" hitting theaters, now's a good time to remind budding auteurs that one doesn't need a hundred million dollar budget to make a good movie. In fact, with some creativity, you can make an award-winning flick for next to nothing.
Tech company Nokia recently held a competition to see who could make the best short film using only a cell phone camera. The two-minute film "Splitscreen: a Love Story" was declared the winner. It's easy to see why. The flick's use of innovative cinematography, combined with a charming story about two travelers who find each other halfway around the world can put a smile on most anybody's face.Read More »from Low budget is no problem for cell phone filmmaker