Apple celebrates Chinese New Year with short film shot on iPhone 12 Pro Max

In celebration of Chinese New Year, Apple on Thursday published a 12-minute video shot on iPhone 12 Pro Max that puts a modern spin on the classic Chinese legend of the monster Nian.

NianDirected by Lulu Wang and her team of creatives, best known for the Golden Globe nominated film “The Farewell,” Apple’s “Nian” is a coming-of-age tale that finds a young girl confronting the titular beast. After meeting Nian, she finds the creature is not frightening and the pair embark on a warm friendship.As described by Wang, the story is about a girl caught between the fantasy world of her childhood and growing up.

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