Oscar winner shot on iPhone

Last night’s Academy Awards marked a number of achievements in film history, but there was one noteworthy accomplishment that wasn’t mentioned on stage. While many people were focused on the high-profile Best Picture nominees and Hollywood stars, the low-budget film Searching for Sugar Man received the award for Best Documentary. Aside from earning plenty of acclaim for its director, Malik Bendjelloul, the film also became a technological milestone as the first movie partially shot with an iPhone to win an Oscar.

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The democratisation of everything that technology allows is incredibly exciting, and liberating.

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