Love Box: The Analog Video Mixer Most Everyone Doesn't Need
It's love. In a box. It's your love in a box.
Editing traditional film with traditional tools is a bear. No, it’s a woolly mammoth sized effort in tedium. Cutting strips of film frame by frame and gluing them back together. The old adage “left on the cutting room floor” is more literal than most realize.
Today’s non-linear editing programs and workflows have made piecing together a film manageable, but every so often in a world of CGI old-fashioned video solutions pop up. Enter the Love Box, an extremely crude, and extremely expensive solution to recording two sides of a conversation at once. The Love Box is a video mixer for the iPhone that uses mirrors to shoot split-screen video of whats in front of you and what is behind, and slight off to one side.
The little device was originally designed to capture two people conversing for a documentary in Barcelona called “The Love Box Conversations.” The very niche device will set buyers back about $80, but those splurging can find solace in the fact they’ll be owners of a rare first run of 100 units.
Unique, pointless for most, expensive. I’m sure this thing will sell out fast.