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      doddleREVIEWS: The New GoPro HERO6

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When I was invited to attend the GoPro Fall Product event in San Francisco, I fully expected the next generation HERO6 to be one of the major announcements coming my way. And I wasn’t disappointed. Although we were expecting a standard 'dot upgrade,' what we got was above and beyond. https://youtu.be/bI-iCbTRohM First let’s take a walk around the GoPro HERO6. It doesn’t look much different from the … Read More>>

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      DJI Unveils Zenmuse X7 Super 35 Camera For Inspire 2 Drone

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) For higher end aerial filmmakers, the Inspire 2 drone by DJI Global is a good option because it tends to have a higher-end camera and advanced flight features. But DJI is going to turn things up to eleven with a new Super 35mm camera built specifically for Aerial Cinematography. "The Zenmuse X7 offers everything professional content creators need to make their aerial footage as stunning and vivid as they … Read More>>

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      RED Unveils MONSTRO 8K Vista Vision Image Sensor

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) RED loves to make a cannon ball splash of an announcement into our digital pool, and watch as the ripples fan out in all directions. This time, it's a brand new image processor for the WEAPON platform, dubbed MONSTRO, that promises to blow DRAGON out of the proverbial water. “RED’s internal sensor program continues to push the boundaries of pixel design and MONSTRO is the materialization of our relentless … Read More>>

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      Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049

      By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Blade Runner 2049 is going to be one of the most difficult reviews I've ever had to write. I'm still trying to process exactly what I saw, and put it into words with the backdrop of this being a sequel to a celebrated classic. But here it goes. The original Blade Runner is not a film that needed a sequel. It was a unique film of its time (released in 1982), which influenced many movies that followed, and … Read More>>

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New WiFi Hack Makes Networks Vulnerable Without Patch

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Network Security flaws that got hackers early releases of episodes of HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm and other original programming was pretty bad, but now, welcome to your worst security nightmare, Part Deux. A new WiFi hack has breached the encrypted protection of a … More>>

Halloween TV Specials For All Ages, But Mostly Kids

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By Brock Cooper(doddleNEWS) Halloween may be about ghosts and goblins, but at its heart, the macabre holiday is all about children. Nights of trick-or-treating are some of the greatest memories of any childhood, and for one night we all got to become our greatest heroes, or worst … More>>

Final Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer, Plus New Clip

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) We're about 10 days from the premiere of all the episodes of Stranger Things season 2, and Netflix has released the final trailer, plus a clip that features Eleven. Here's the final trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1ZXOOLMJ8s We finally get to see … More>>

Western Digital Unveils New Hard Disk Drives, Up To 12TB

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Computers have hit a wall when it comes to performance power, prompting PC manufacturers to add multiple processor cores to breach it. Well, a similar barrier has held true with hard drives. With the exception of ultra expensive SSDs, storage capacities on … More>>

doddleREVIEWS: The New GoPro HERO6

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When I was invited to attend the GoPro Fall Product event in San Francisco, I fully expected the next generation HERO6 to be one of the major announcements coming my way. And I wasn’t disappointed. Although we were expecting a standard 'dot upgrade,' what we got was … More>>

Screenwriting 101: Language Arts

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) There are many reasons why a writer needs a character to speak a certain way or with a certain accent. In fact, the inability to understand a character may be an important part of the story. I once read a screenplay where the writer had the characters speaking in … More>>

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 71: Ingest Settings Pt 4 – When to Use Proxies

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In our last tutorials, I discussed creating proxies and how to use them. In this Premiere Pro tutorial, the question is, when to use or not use proxies? Proxies are designed to give you fast playback, scrubbing and editing in Premiere Pro. All decisions you … More>>

Trailer for The New Mutants Hints at Horrific New Direction

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Let's face it, were it not for Deadpool and Logan breathing new life into Fox's X-Men franchise, the mutant blockbusters should've been shelved for a while (see: X-Men: Apocalypse). But thinking outside the box is where this franchise has hope, and Fox's The New … More>>

Title Revealed For Scrapped Friday the 13th Reboot Sequel

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) THE writing duo behind 2009's Friday the 13th reboot have revealed the badass title of the sequel, which was scrapped by New Line Cinema. Screenwriters Damian Shannon and Mark Swift confirmed the movie would have been called Friday The 13th: Camp Blood - The Death Of … More>>

Top 5 Horror Movie Moms

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) In honor of Friday the 13th, we take a look at the Top 5 Horror Movie Moms! It's safe to say that many horror movie villains have mommy issues that led them to skin, slash, and hack up people on a whim. It doesn't matter if she was a horrible mom that leads to … More>>

Cinema’s Greatest Horror Films – Part 1

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) For some perverse reason, people enjoyed being scared, and as a result the horror genre is unlike any other. It is also home to some of the very best, and equally some of the worst films, ever made, and perfect for Halloween. Here are five of the finest scary movies, … More>>

Lucasfilm Announces Star Wars Virtual Reality Experience

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) "OH MY GOD!!" That was the reaction from my teenage son when he saw the trailer for Disney and Lucasfilm's latest Star Wars epic. With audiences hungering for more beyond blockbuster movies like The Last Jedi and the upcoming Han Solo spinoff film, along with … More>>

DJI Unveils Zenmuse X7 Super 35 Camera For Inspire 2 Drone

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) For higher end aerial filmmakers, the Inspire 2 drone by DJI Global is a good option because it tends to have a higher-end camera and advanced flight features. But DJI is going to turn things up to eleven with a new Super 35mm camera built specifically for Aerial … More>>

New Trailers: Pacific Rim Uprising and The X-Files Season 11

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) A little late with this, apologies, but we have two new trailers from New York Comic Con 2017: Pacific Rim Uprising and The X-Files season 11! Here's the trailer for Pacific Rim Uprising, which stars John … More>>

Screenwriting 101: Dialogue Starts With Knowing Your Character

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) For me, the hardest part about being a screenwriter, besides actually getting my words on the screen, has always been getting the right dialogue. Screenplays are not that difficult to write, just ask anyone that has never written one, but writing a screenplay and … More>>

Atomos Updates Ninja and Shogun Inferno Recorders For HDR

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Atomos has once again updated the firmware for their Ninja Inferno and Shogun Inferno External monitor-recorders, bringing with it expanded 4K HDR recording capability, plus other features for the Panasonic VariCam LT cinema camera and more. "Our goal at Atomos has … More>>

Screenwriting 101: Option and the Renewal

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) There are a lot more film ideas optioned each year than are made. It's just the way the industry works. A studio can option hundreds of stories and concepts, but only make a few dozen a year, and all the while they are optioning more movies. The option agreement, … More>>

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