In today’s modern world, we are more connected than ever. However, that leaves some people concerned about our socialization and conversation skills. With the rise of the smartphone, more and more of us are becoming glued to our phones. To be fair, there’s a lot of interesting apps on phones.

Aside from social media, there are games, heart monitors, weather apps, online banking, e-mail, GPS, and of course the internet. This is all well and good, but we really should put the phones away at dinner time when we gather face to face with the family. Wanting to address this, young cinematographer Matthew Abeler got his family to help make a video about phones at the table.