As mobile video increases, rethink how it is shot
Troy Dreier takes a look at the growth of mobile video distribution and suggests that it is time to revisit the "old" rules videographers traditionally followed before they were producing for the small, small screen of cell phones.
Speaking with Tom Ellsworth, CEO of mobile agency GoTV, Dreier writes that mobile phone screens are now large enough to allow that scenes do not need to be restricted to medium and tight frames. He does suggest that panning and other movement is still a problem due to the heavy compression of video over 3G networks.
Most importantly, Ellsworth believes that the growth of mobile has increased competition on the platform and that necessarily drives the need for quality: