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Apr 12, 2001

Lady Gaga this evening released her latest single, "Stupid Love," with a music video to go along with it. The video was shot entirely on an iPhone 11 Pro.

Prior to the video's release, Lady Gaga shared a series of teaser trailers featuring the new song, and Apple has also highlighted the video on its own YouTube channel in a shorter one minute clip.

There have been other high-profile Shot on iPhone music videos, including the video for Selena Gomez's "Lose You to Love Me" single, also shot on an iPhone 11 Pro.

Lady Gaga's new single, which is available on Apple Music, is the first new song she's released since creating songs for "A Star is Born." Apple previously partnered with Lady Gaga when she performed at Apple Park in May 2019 for the formal opening of Apple's new campus.

Article Link: Lady Gaga's New 'Stupid Love' Music Video Shot Entirely on iPhone 11 Pro


macrumors 68040
May 6, 2011
Post about a pop star in Macrumors, the comments should be a riot by morning.
“Shot with Filmic Pro. Additional hardware used.”

It’s very cool! But... it’s not what they’re trying to make it seem like lol.

That being said, it’s a banger and I can’t wait to listen all summer.
I mean, it was still shot on iPhone. Filmic Pro is a $15 app anyone can buy.
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Mr. Dee

macrumors 68030
Dec 4, 2003
Forgettable track, don’t get me wrong, I love some of her songs like Monster, Bad Romance and Alejandro, but since 2011, she has not produced anything with the right infectious catchy sound formula. That pretty much comes down to the wrong producers, remember it’s Akon that put her on the map in 2008 with Just Dance. It’s nice to see what the iPhone 11 Pro is capable of though.


macrumors 6502
Aug 13, 2009
Makes sense to do it for something like this with a huge greenscreen in the background and not really needing shallow depth of field. With enough artificial lighting, even a small sensor looks pretty good. Would like to see how they mounted it on the drone in the beginning :D.


macrumors G4
Aug 10, 2007
I'm a rolling stone.
Some of Lady Gaga songs are quite good, this (for me) isn't one of them, don't like the video either.

But, we've come along way with cameras in phones.

Cue the comments pretentious negative posts trashing Gaga because "modern music sucks/let's listen to Queen or The Beatles aka real music'

Queen and the Beatles are good???!!!, The Beatles were just a boy group, brother played that all day long, 7 days a week, not my favourite, btw, George Micheal was a better singer when he performed queen songs.


macrumors 6502
Sep 24, 2019
It’s not impressive to film stuff like music videos on iPhones. Cameras are good enough nowadays that it makes little difference to enjoyment.

Let me know when they film a video on an Android from circa 2007. That’d be a hoot.
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Michael Scrip

macrumors 603
Mar 4, 2011
If you add skills, drones, makeups, visual effects, editing, dancers, costumes, stabilizers, lights and a bunch of other things, then the answer is yes. Oh, and don't forget all the audio-related stuff...


When I first heard "music video shot on iPhone"... I was expecting something that looks like a TikTok video.

But no... this looked like a "real" music video. That's because of everything you said.

There's more than just the camera.

I remember there was a special episode of Jimmy Fallon shot entirely on the Galaxy S10+ in various parts of New York City.

It looked OK... but you could still tell it was shot on a phone and not on their giant studio cameras.

Plus it also sounded great... since they had their entire sound department on-location. They had lav mics and boom mics. They also had lighting, grip, producers, directors, etc.

If you consider ALL the equipment and personnel it takes to make a TV show or music video... does swapping-out just the camera make that big a difference?

I understand the point they're trying to make... but I think it's a little disingenuous.

Oh... and I think this Gaga video is compressed all to hell. I've seen better Youtube vloggers getting better image quality from their phones.

This was a cute experiment... but Gaga's next music video will go back to using the Arri Alexa or whatever. :p
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