Setting the bar for what can be achieved with a smartphone, the movie uses the iPhone camera to capture the streets of LA in loving detail.
A short film about a little girl who uses The Legend of Zelda to escape the harsh realities of her day-to-day life is being developed into a full length feature.
The deal with MGM makes YouTube an online film theater but industry sources say more studios are sure to join.
Studio could give YouTube a big boost in full-length feature content while YouTube could help studio boost traffic to its own Web site, Crackle.
The Google video site continues to pursue full-length content from major motion-picture studios and TV networks. Sony Pictures' Crackle wants a big audience.
Users can share clips, full-length features for free. Partners include both established and fledgling platforms.