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Create Old School Movies on Your iPhone with the Silent Film App

By: Alex Tsepko - Published: Apr 25, 2011 • References: itunes.apple and ca.gizmodo
Quite a few iPhone photo apps (Hipstamatic, Instagram, PictureShow, etc) will give your images a retro look, making them look like those from 60s or 70s. On the heels of this phone photography direction are apps that let you make retro films right on the iPhone. Silent Film Director is a new app, recently featured by Apple as New and Noteworthy, that allows users to add black and white, vintage, lomo filters to videos, as well as customize video speed, add title cards, transitions and soundtracks.

Now, iPhone and iPod touch users who are inspired by Charlie Chaplin and other old school icons can create retro films on their phones and share them on a special YouTube channel. Further, there is an international film contest for such films. The winners in the “Best Drama”, “Best Action”, “Best Comedy” and “Best Home Video” categories will win an iPad 2 or a $500 Apple Store card from the organizers of the contest.