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      Contest: Learn Final Cut Pro X and Premiere Pro With A Free Subscription To LarryJordan.com

      DODDLENEWS NEWSLETTER SWEEPSTAKES Updated! We are now offering TWO 1-year basic subscriptions to LarryJordan.com by simply signing up for the doddleNEWS newsletter, where you'll be entered to win. Existing newsletter subscribers are automatically entered to win. Subscribing to the doddleNEWS newsletter will keep you up-to-date on the latest film, TV, and video production industry news, reviews, and tutorials, from our writers with … Read More>>

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      My RØDE Reel Film Contest Is Ending Soon! Prizes Worth Over $500,000!

      Update: The June 30, 2017 deadline is fast approaching! By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) RØDE is celebrating the 50th year of their parent company, Freedman Electronics, by launching the biggest My RØDE Reel short film competition ever, with over a half million dollars in prizes. So break out your RØDE gear, grab a camera and get in on the game! Here's how. … Read More>>

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      Star Wars: Han Solo Loses Directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord

      By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I thought one of the greatest things that Lucasfilm did after Disney acquired the company was hiring Chris Miller and Phil Lord to direct the Star Wars spinoff that centered around a young Han Solo. The directors have proven time and time again that they have keen instincts, and may be poised to craft a unique career. Unfortunately, that didn't seem to be enough for Lucasfilm. The studio has just announced … Read More>>

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      WWDC: Apple’s iMac and iPad Updated

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Going into greater depth on the hardware announcements made at today's keynote that kicked off Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference. We saw a bunch of updates and new hardware, including a new iMac Pro, which makes me wonder if editors will look back at that old but uodated Mac Pro tower once they see the shiny, space gray design of the new iMac. But there was also an updated iPad and additional features to … Read More>>

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What The Latest Magic Lantern Hack Can Do For Your Canon Camera

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) These days, we only hear from @1ex and his team at Magic Lantern when there's an unexpected breakthrough. This is due to their partnership with Apertus to develop the color science for the AXIOM 4K camera. But mostly, the firmware hack has matured to the point … More>>

RED Promising A Major Announcement On July 6

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Our own James DeRuvo messaged me earlier about a RED announcement on Thursday July 6 at 9 am Pacific, and it's "a new product category," according to Jim Jannard, who posted it over on REDUSER (and a screenshot posted by Jarred Land). What could RED be planning … More>>

Spider-Man: Homecoming Hints Miles Morales Exists in MCU, Kevin Feige Confirms

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment brokered a deal to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, one of the questions were, "Which Spider-Man?" In the beginning, there seemed to be some rumors that Marvel would be hiring a person of color … More>>

The Difficulties Of Flying Drones In Southern California

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) On Father's Day, a friend of mine and I wanted to go fly a drone in the morning before it got too hot. But there's so many laws against flying them within the city limits, that we had to hike several miles through the brush to get to a location near the Santa Clarita … More>>

Blackmagic’s Latest Camera Update Includes Mobile App Control

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With cameras becoming more lighter and more mobile, filmmakers are wanting to control them remotely. That kind of flexibility in a cinema cameras OS is driving manufacturers like Blackmagic to create mobile apps that give shooters that option. Blackmagic … More>>

What Took Lucasfilm So Long To Fire Star Wars: Han Solo Directors?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The fallout of Chris Miller and Phil Lord being fired from Star Wars: Han Solo continues to reveal new details. Unlike most Hollywood stories about upheaval behind a film, the narrative for Lord and Miller's exit has remained almost completely intact. The … More>>

FilmConvert Releases RED DRAGON and IPP2 Camera Profile

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) RED is one of the dominant camera manufacturers in Hollywood today. A few months ago, the company released their new IPP2 image pipeline workflow, which covered changes to the firmware, wiring options, and the software. Effectively, they were future proofing the … More>>

Contest: Learn Final Cut Pro X and Premiere Pro With A Free Subscription To LarryJordan.com

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DODDLENEWS NEWSLETTER SWEEPSTAKES Updated! We are now offering TWO 1-year basic subscriptions to LarryJordan.com by simply signing up for the doddleNEWS newsletter, where you'll be entered to win. Existing newsletter subscribers are automatically entered to win. Subscribing to the doddleNEWS … More>>

Kodak Continues Push to Bring Back Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Film has been declared dead so many times that most people think that it's already gone. Don't let that refrain fool you, because it isn't. There are still a few major proponents for the format which include Christopher Nolan, JJ Abrams, and Quentin Tarantino. … More>>

VidCon 2017: Google VR180, Cameras, Drones, and More

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Walking through the halls of the Anaheim Convention Center in California to cover my first VidCon, the official fan fest for online content creators and their fans, I was immediately struck by its dichotomy. It's essentially NAB meets Comic-Con, with a fan floor, and … More>>

Rakka: Sigourney Weaver and Neill Blomkamp’s Short Film

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Recently, we discussed Neill Blomkamp's new production company, Oats Studios, which has a deal with Steam. His plans are to produce short films and, "be autonomous and just do whatever we want." And the first project has been revealed, an alien invasion film called … More>>

Media 100 Tutorial – Part 26: Boris RED Pt. 4: Working With Additional Elements

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Media 100, we talked about the interface, and what some of the main windows do, and how you can you use them in your motion graphics creations. In this lesson, I want to talk about how to get additional elements into … More>>

My RØDE Reel Film Contest Is Ending Soon! Prizes Worth Over $500,000!

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Update: The June 30, 2017 deadline is fast approaching! By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) RØDE is celebrating the 50th year of their parent company, Freedman Electronics, by launching the biggest My RØDE Reel short film competition ever, with over a half million dollars in prizes. So break out … More>>

Pond5 Releases Free Add-On for Adobe Premiere

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Stock footage is a life saver for a lot of productions. The amount of time and money they have saved over the years is probably incalculable ,and have even allowed some projects to be put together with very little upfront production. Despite all of that, there … More>>

Friday’s Funny: Honest Trailers – Transformers: Age Of Extinction

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) 10 years ago, the first Transformers movie opened from director Michael Bay, and was really just big, dumb fun, and had topnotch VFX from ILM. It went downhill with each subsequent movie. A decade later, we have the fifth film opening, The Last Knight, as the … More>>

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Is The Official Title

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There are a lot of questions about the next Jurassic World sequel that fans want answered. How big of a part will Jeff Goldblum play, and just how far away from the "dinosaurs running amuck" plot will the next movie take the franchise, are the big questions. … More>>

Star Wars: Han Solo – Ron Howard Officially Taking Over As Director

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When Lucasfilm said they would shortly be revealing a new director for the Star Wars: Han Solo spinoff, they weren't kidding. It has been less than 48 hours since the studio announced that Chris Miller and Phil Lord have been let go of the project, and we now know … More>>

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