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How to Make Super 8 Movies on the iPhone

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Want to create your own 8mm scratched film masterpiece after watching Super 8 in theaters last night? If you have an iPhone or iPad 2 you’re just 99 cents away from recording your own Super 8 movies with the official Super 8 app.

Super 8 iPhone and iPad app

The Super 8 app is no ordinary crappy movie tie in app, it is actually a really cool app for adding effects, aging and even fake shaking into your home movies. After recording in lo-fi, you can export your movies to your computer or upload them to the web.

How to make Super 8 movies on the iphoneSuper 8 Movie App Features:

» RECORD

  • Scratch-and-Dirt Overlay
  • Add/Change Filter
  • Switch Between Front and Reverse Camera Views (iPhone 4 only)
  • Analog Time Elapsed Counter
  • Turn On Camera Light (iPhone 4 only)
  • Turn On Frame Shake Effect (set accelerometer or tap activation in app prefs)

Change Lenses Between:

  • Color
  • Chromatic
  • Black & White
  • Sepia
  • X-Ray
  • Negative
  • Infrared

The Super 8 app is tons of fun to use and currently has a 4.5 star rating in iTunes. If you are looking for a fun way to shoot some footage this weekend the Super 8 app will help you create something with a completely different look, right on your iPhone, iPad 2 or iPod Touch.

Sample Super 8 App Video on iPhone 4:

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3 Comments

  1. Jim8968

    06/11/2011 at 8:43 pm

    Thanks for using my video as a sample!

  2. Ricky Cadden

    06/12/2011 at 3:03 am

    You’ve got to be kidding me. It’s considered a ‘feature’ worth $0.99 now to ADD camera shake? What kind of crappy-cam future have we slipped into? If I wanted this quality, I’d just go pick up an old RAZR off ebay. Unbelievable.

  3. Ricky Cadden

    06/12/2011 at 3:03 am

    You’ve got to be kidding me. It’s considered a ‘feature’ worth $0.99 now to ADD camera shake? What kind of crappy-cam future have we slipped into? If I wanted this quality, I’d just go pick up an old RAZR off ebay. Unbelievable.

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