Perfection Erases Humanity

Filmmaker Casey Neistat explains how the democratization of filmmaking led to his unlikely career as a filmmaker – a career that began one day while playing with a 2000 iMac DV in the trailer park where he was living. 

Filmmaker Casey Neistat explains how the democratization of filmmaking led to his unlikely career as a filmmaker – a career that began one day while playing with a 2000 iMac DV in the trailer park where he was living. 


More fascinating, however, is the story he tells of the making of his clever, low-budget movie, iPod's Dirty Secret, which caused Apple to change its iPod policy back in 2003.

Neistat delivered his remarks at The Nantucket Project, a festival of ideas on Nantucket, MA.

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