American Idol is the latest show to be filmed using the iPhone. A kit including three iPhone 11 Pros is being sent to each of the judges, Techcrunch reported.
Apple is one of the tech companies working with production houses, putting iPhone-powered platforms in the hands of producers and hosts. The list includes a parks and recreation meeting, late night shows by Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Fallon, and a longtime talent contest, American Idol. The producers of ABC show send studio montages to each of the contestants and judges to shoot the final episodes of the season. It is a configuration with three cameras, including three iPhone 11 Pros, a tripod and a ring light. The production team assists in the configuration and mounting of the camera at a safe distance from the house.