Philip Bloom (filmmaker)
|This biographical article relies too much on references to primary sources. (June 2011)|
Philip Bloom at the London Meet-up in 2010
|Born||May 20, 1971|
|Known for||DSLR Filmmaking, Digital Cinematography|
Bloom's 2011 documentary film How to Start a Revolution about Nobel Peace Prize nominee Gene Sharp premiered at the 27th annual Boston Film Festival and won Best Documentary, as well as the Mass Impact Award. It also won Best Documentary at the Raindance Film Festival.
In 2013, Bloom created a short film for the "Pro Photographer, Cheap Camera Challenge" (created by website DigitalRev TV) in which photographers and filmmakers, who are used to working with advanced and expensive gear, are given cheap, often very low quality equipment to create an original work. Bloom was instructed to create a short film using the Video Girl Barbie, a Barbie doll released in 2010 which features an embedded video camera in its chest, boasting a 1.2MP camera and 240p recorded video. In March 2014 his short film "Koh Yao Noi" won "Best Travel/ Landscape Film" at the NYC Drone Film Festial His most recent work on CNN's The Wonder List with Bill Weir took him around the world. He is currently working on Season 2.
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