Forward-looking: There has been loads of experimentation within the movie trade in recent times. Hardcore Henry, for instance, was shot solely from a first-person perspective. 1917 is made to appear like two steady pictures. And quickly, there can be a blockbuster-level movie shot within the vertical format.
Deadline reviews that prolific Russian producer and director Timur Bekmambetov is engaged on a brand new flick that’ll be offered as a vertical video – you understand, like a clip shot in your smartphone when holding it vertically fairly than horizontally.
V2. Escape from Hell, will inform the story of a captured Soviet pilot that leads a daring escape from a German focus camp through the Second World War.
Vertical movies have been the bane of many for years but regardless of the critics, they’ve picked up momentum amongst social media customers and on video sharing websites like YouTube. With a significant movement image now within the works, it appears just like the method is right here to remain.
This gained’t be the filmmaker’s first foray into vertical movies. Bekmambetov, who served as a producer on the aforementioned Hardcore Henry, additionally shot a miniseries for Snapchat that was shot solely within the vertical format.
“Visually, the film is built around a person—this is a story about a man standing up and straightening his shoulders in spite of the circumstances. And about a rescue plane soaring up into the sky,” Bekmambetov mentioned.
Filming is predicted to start out in Russia next week with plans to launch early next 12 months.