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      DJI: Canada’s Draft For Permanent Drone Rules A Disappointment

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) While Transport Canada's actions last week to loosen interim drone restrictions was met with approval, the draft for more permanent regulations could be even worse than before, according to DJI. The drone manufacturer says that unless challenged by citizens with comments and perhaps even legal actions, Transport Canada's proposed drone laws would make innovation with UAVs all but impossible in the Great White … Read More>>

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      doddleREVIEWS: GoPro OMNI 360 Camera Rig

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With GoPro set to release their new Fusion 360 camera early next year, we thought it would be a good time to review the once and future king of Virtual Reality, the GoPro OMNI, a six camera cube that syncs automatically to make stitching your 360 videos in 8K a heck of a lot easier. Yes, I said 8K. But where OMNI separates itself from the pack, is that GoPro has added circuitry in the center of the OMNI cage. … Read More>>

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      Broadchurch Star Jodie Whittaker Becomes First Female Doctor Who

      By James DeRuvo (DoddleNEWS) There's a line in the season finale of Doctor Who where the Master mockingly asks Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi if the universe is "becoming all girl." To which the Doctor replies, "We can only hope." Well those hopes have been answered as the BBC announced that the thirteenth Doctor of the long running British sci-fi series is Broadchurch star Jodie Whittaker.  … Read More>>

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      With HYDROGEN, RED Dives into the Deep End of VR

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) While everyone is raving about how virtual reality goggles changing the way we view the world, RED declared, "What if we don't need VR glasses at all?!" And with that, Jim Jannard and his team introduced HYDROGEN, their modular hologram smartphone. … Read More>>

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The BuZZ Podcast: Effects

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) This week on The BuZZ podcast, Larry Jordan and his guests look at the world of effects – from the early days of Star Wars to the latest in 360-degree VR effects. And a whole lot of very cool stuff in-between. Join host Larry as he talks with Michele Yamazaki, … More>>

Fox Hires Legion Producer To Develop Doctor Doom Movie

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  By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) There have been three Fantastic Four movies from Fox, the Tim Story-directed 2005 movie and 2007 sequel, and the 2015 bomb that saw director Josh Trank removed (or quit) from a Star Wars spinoff film. Plus there was a terrible Roger Corman version. … More>>

Interview: Kevin Conran of Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) (Editor's Note: We are re-running this article.) I've been a huge fan of director Kerry Conran's Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow since it premiered in theaters back in 2004. I remember sitting down, and being blown away by it like I was watching something … More>>

Screenwriting 101: Great Characters – Part II

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) In Part I of Great Characters, I told you what made a great character in your screenplay. In this article, I’m getting down to brass tacks on exactly how to do that in your screenplay. Your characters are your focal point and this is true in every great script. … More>>

Comic-Con Day 1: Kingsman, Battlestar Galactica, and More

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Day one at Comic-Con 2017 had somewhat of a different feel to it. You could practically walk into Hall H (well, not quite) and Ballroom 20, but that didn't mean the sparks didn't fly. Or that a certain Oscar winning actress chugged the biggest shot of whiskey … More>>

Movie Review: Dunkirk

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Christopher Nolan is one of the best directors of our era. In a time where studios only want to make sequels or exploit already established franchises, he is one of the few who can secure a large budget for something that is original, and still fill the theater to … More>>

Proud Mary Trailer and Poster: Taraji P. Henson Plays An Assassin

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Assassin movies are all the rage right now (John Wick and the sequel, Kingsman, etc.), and now Taraji P. Henson plays one in Proud Mary, directed by London Has Fallen's Babak Najafi. Check out the trailer (BuzzFeed Entertainment had the exclusive), which of … More>>

SDCC 2017 – Kingsman: The Golden Circle Red Band Trailer [NSFW]

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By Heath McKnight With Comic-Con 2017 now in full swing, the news, panels, and movie trailers will be coming fast. And right out of the gate we have a new, Red Band trailer for the upcoming Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Just a word of warning, it's … More>>

Comic-Con 2017 Starts!

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) The San Diego Comic-Con returns for the 2017 event, and we are in town for the annual geek fest, as Hollywood studios, comic companies, and way more, prepare to dazzle us. James DeRuvo is at SDCC, and you can follow our Twitter account here as he posts … More>>

Larry Jordan Demos KeyFlow Pro From Malgn Technology [video]

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By Larry Jordan (doddleNEWS) [This is an excerpt from a recent on-line video webinar: “Media Management for Video Editing” which is available as a download in our store, or as part of our Video Training Library.] COURSE DESCRIPTION Media management was the focus of this webinar. This … More>>

Aputure Upscales VS Series With New Wave Form Field Monitor

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Aputure's high end wave form field monitors have lacked one thing until now, an affordable, high quality image with no latency. Now, with the next generation VS-5x, they have one, and it's under $600. … More>>

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 64: Time Remapping Pt 2

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In my previous Premiere Pro tutorial (click here), we ended up with keyframes before and after a major event, as shown in the image below: So how do you make the actual speed change? This is done by hovering over the grey line between the two keyframes until … More>>

Screenwriting 101: Great Characters – Part 1

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) When was the last time you fell in love with a movie's character? I don't mean the last time you liked a movie, or felt that familiar rush of adrenaline at a particular plot point. I mean, when was the last time a movie ended, and you just wanted a few more minutes … More>>

Special Deal: Boris Continuum 3D Objects Unit v10

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Our friends over at MacVideo Promo have a special deal on Boris Continuum 3D Objects Unit (for Mac and Windows), which features 6 powerful tools that make it easy to import, create, extrude, animate, deform and explode 3D text or EPS shapes: Title Studio is a next generation 2D/3D titling … More>>

Disney Unveils New Details For Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Theme Park

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last weekend at the D23 Expo, Disney fans got their first three dimensional sneak peak at Disneyland's new immersive Star Wars Land based on the Lucasian Epic. And with it came a name change to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. … More>>

DJI: Canada’s Draft For Permanent Drone Rules A Disappointment

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) While Transport Canada's actions last week to loosen interim drone restrictions was met with approval, the draft for more permanent regulations could be even worse than before, according to DJI. The drone manufacturer says that unless challenged by citizens with … More>>

Buyers Guide Helps Decide Which DJI Drone To Get

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're trying to decide what drone to get for your first, DJI hasn't really made it easy to decide. From the high end Inspire 2, 4th generation Phantom, to the Mavic and its little sister, the selfie-obsessed Spark, there are plenty of options in the DJI line to … More>>

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