Surf’s up in Apple’s new ‘Shot on iPhone’ short film


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Cuba’s vibrant surfer culture is the star of Apple’s latest ‘Shot on iPhone’ short film. The new five minute video shows how Cubans connect with nature through surfing, even though good boards are hard to come by.

Packed with tons of gorgeous underwater shots and beautiful visuals of everyday life, ‘Ola Cubana’ will have you ready to quit life to go shred some waves on a tropical island.

“It’s a lifestyle, surf,” explains one of the guys in the film. “It brings us peace. We release energy. We have contact with nature. It has greatly improved my life.”

Come catch the vibe:

Ola Cubana

Behind the scenes

You can see some of the tricks Zak Noyle used to shoot ‘Ola Cubana’ in the short behind the scenes video below. Most of the water shots were captured using the AxisGo waterproof housing from AquaTech. The housing lets you attach different lens onto your iPhone, making it great for more than just water shots. Noyle also used a Freefly’s Movi Cinema Robot stabilizer and FILMic Pro to take full control of the iPhone XS camera. 



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