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      HDR: The Difference Is Visceral, Part 1

      HDR – What’s it all about? (The non-technical version) By Andrew Devis (doddleNEWS) It seems that we’re confronted with the next ‘must have’ technological revolution in TV every couple of years, but as you probably know, many of these ‘wonders’ have ended up as being little more than curios with limited long-term widespread appeal. For example, stereo 3D has a limited place in film and some like it for sports, but no one’s … Read More>>

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      The Best of CES 2017: Panasonic GH5, Razer’s 3-Screen Laptop and More

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) CES 2017 is now a memory, but there was a ton of cool stuff to see. From fishing drones to self driving cars and plenty a virtual reality rigs. What was the best? Well, Engadget has their official 'Best Of' awards, and we have ours. And for film and video production, there's plenty to get excited about. … Read More>>

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      CES 2017: Did DJI Buy Hasselblad?

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It wasn't all that long ago that DJI bought a minority interest in German camera maker Hasselblad, to explore how developing larger format cameras for a drone could be done. Now the word on the street is that the leading drone maker is going all in with a complete acquisition of the company. … Read More>>

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      CES 2017: Panasonic Reveals Details on the Long Awaited GH5

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We've been waiting for Panasonic to pull the curtain back on more details for the GH5, and after over three years in development, they've finally given us a look here at CES. And while the GH5 still only shoots in 4K, it has some major league improvements. These include the elimination of image crop for a wider field of view, dual image stabilization, 60fps, and a hybrid 6K photo mode. And thanks to our … Read More>>

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Is Pierce Brosnan Playing Cable In Deadpool 2?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This one came out of the blue. We know that Deadpool 2 will feature Cable ever since he was name dropped in the post-credit scene in the first movie, but the big question is who will be playing the role. In a series of two Instagram photos from Hugh Jackman and … More>>

Star Trek: Discovery Delayed Again, James Frain Cast As Spock’s Father


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Following Star Trek: Discovery has been a heck of a roller coaster. First, Alex Kurtzman was attached to run the project, which didn't bode well in my mind. However, CBS and Paramount did something brilliant by bringing in Bryan Fuller to create and showrun the … More>>

Final Logan Trailer


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Fox just dropped the final Logan trailer, plus a red band version, this morning, and we get a good look at X-23 in full-on berzerker mode (and Wolverine, too). Take a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RH3OxVFvTeg Here's the red band trailer … More>>

Oculus Sued for Virtual Reality Patent Infringement

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When Oculus Rift was launched on Kickstarter a few years back, it really wasn't a new idea, just an advancement that showed that the technology had nearly caught up with the virtual reality promise that had been around since the 90s. And ZeniMax Media thinks that … More>>

Game of Thrones Final Season Length and Possible Spinoffs


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Winter has finally come and Game of Thrones is coming to an end next year. The show has been a huge winner for HBO, and I'm sure they would like to keep it around for as long as they can. The upcoming seventh season of Game of Thrones will be a shortened … More>>

SkyPan Settles With The FAA On Illegal Drone Flights


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Faced with a proposed fine of $1.9 million for illegal drone flights in New York City and Chicago areas, SkyPan International has settled with the FAA for a fraction of that amount, plus future penalties should it breach the city skies again. The FAA isn't messing … More>>

Is Wonder Woman Another DC Disaster?


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Things are starting to look grim for the upcoming Wonder Woman film starring Gal Gadot, and the DC Extended Universe in general. Of all the movies that DC and Warner Bros. needed to get right it is this one. Unfortunately, according to Schmoes Know Show an … More>>

Logan: Hugh Jackman and James Mangold Share New Pictures


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Wolverine actor Hugh Jackman and director James Mangold have been sharing new pictures from the much anticipated Logan. The third and final Wolverine standalone movie starring Jackman in the title role centers on the former X-Men member in the near future – at a … More>>

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 24: Boris RED Pt 2: Getting Started


By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Media 100, we talked about how to, not only apply effects, but prepare our footage to work with in in Boris RED. Now that we have hit the “Edit” button in the “Edit Suite” tab, and we’re now in Boris Red 5, … More>>

Stranger Things Season Two Will be Bigger and Darker


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Like many fans of the 1980s, I absolutely loved Stranger Things. The Duffer Brothers created a fantastic love letter to films of the era in a pitch perfect series, and I couldn't be more excited to see the second season. Producer Shawn Levy revealed a bit more … More>>

Kodak’s Film Resurrection May Include Kodachrome


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) At CES, Kodak announced it was bringing back Ektachrome film stock due to popular demand. And while it was good, nobody ever wrote a hit song about Ektachrome. So why not bring back Kodachrome, too? Well, Kodak is thinking about it. And yes, there is a song about … More>>

Rampant’s Split Design Titles and Modern Lower Thirds for Premiere

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I love a good template. Anything that allows me to get a project done just a little bit faster is like a godsend, especially when it comes to simple graphic supers and one of the most common are dynamic lower third title supers. Rampant Design has released two … More>>

FiLMiC Pro To Add Log Recording In 4K To The iPhone


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Every time that FiLMiC Pro comes out with another update, you wonder how far they can push the features to shoot video with the iPhone, and the latest update will allow you to shoot in 4K Log. … More>>

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 32: Audio Track Mixer – Automation Modes, Pt 2

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In part 2 of our Premiere Pro tutorial focusing on the Audio Track Mixer, I continue with Automation Modes, which I began discussing in the previous article. So what do these modes do? Here is a list of the automation modes, plus an explanation, found in … More>>

Author Steve Alten Talks Meg Film Adaptation


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Shark films have become a bit of a punching bag for horror movies, with the Sharknado films, as well as other straight-to-video movies. Still, there's no denying that killer sharks are popular, and the best-selling novel Meg is headed to the big screen to bring … More>>

Updated: The Lily Drone: Another Doomed UAV

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UPDATE: Looks like Lily has more trouble on its hands, as there's a lawsuit being filed in California alleging that the creators on the autonomous drone camera faked product shots to mislead backers in raising the $34 million in crowdfunding. According to details published in Popular Mechanics, … More>>

If Tom Hardy Were Cast As James Bond, He Wants Christopher Nolan Directing

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Tom Hardy would like Christopher Nolan to direct the next James Bond movie, if he were to land the coveted role. The Mad Max: Fury Road actor has previously hinted that he would be keen to play Ian Fleming's superspy character, which may or may not be vacated by … More>>

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