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      Screenwriting 101: A Look at the Hero’s Journey, Pt. 1

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) From filming to special effects, the Star Wars saga has set a standard by which many event blockbusters are now modeled after. And while not perfect, it draws from the classic story telling technique called The Hero's Journey, by Joseph Campbell. This tried and true storytelling method can be used for just about any story you want to write, from comedy to adventure. With that in mind, I thought we might want … Read More>>

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      VOD Review: Cameraperson

      By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) The title "I Am a Camera" refers to John Van Druten's critically acclaimed 1951 Broadway play. Yet this title is also an apt summation of Kirsten Johnson's cinematic memoir documentary, Cameraperson. Over a twenty-five-year career, Johnson has been the cinematographer for such standout documentaries as Laura Poitras' Citizenfour, Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering's The Invisible War, and Gini Reticker's Pray the … Read More>>

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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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Screenwriting 101: A Look at the Hero’s Journey, Pt. 1

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) From filming to special effects, the Star Wars saga has set a standard by which many event blockbusters are now modeled after. And while not perfect, it draws from the classic story telling technique called The Hero's Journey, by Joseph Campbell. This tried and … More>>

JK Rowling: “No Truth” To Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Movie Trilogy Rumors

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Well, it was a fun rumor, and, how great it would be if it were true, but JK Rowling today shot down rumors that a Harry Potter and the Cursed Child movie trilogy is on the way. I know a lot of people are looking for reasons to be cheerful today, but there is NO … More>>

Here’s Why Logan is Set in 2029

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The upcoming final appearance of Hugh Jackman as Wolverine will be in Logan. We see an older Wolverine and Professor X as they team up with a young girl who turns out to be X-23 with similar retractable claws. Up to this point, Logan was rumored to take place … More>>

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 33: Audio Track Mixer – More Options

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In this new Premiere Pro tutorial, I discuss the hidden bit! Yes, it is a feature in Premiere Pro where part of this panel is hidden, and not very easy to find unless you know what to look for. Hidden Revealed   This is the area where you … More>>

RØDE Rocks With New Microphone Announcements

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Yesterday at their annual RØDEShow in Las Vegas, RØDE celebrated the 50th anniversary of their parent company Freedman Electronics by showing off five brand new microphones, two of which are for filming, and offering some fantastic upgrades to make grabbing sound … More>>

Rumor: Sony α7III Coming by Summer

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) 2017 promises more rumors, more cameras, and more features, as our favorite camera lines continue developing in the 4K realm. Of these is the long rumored, and delayed, Sony α7III, which now may finally arrive to market by summer for around $2400. … More>>

VOD Review: Cameraperson

Kirsten Johnson (left) in "Cameraperson" Credit: Lynsey Addario / Janus Films

By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) The title "I Am a Camera" refers to John Van Druten's critically acclaimed 1951 Broadway play. Yet this title is also an apt summation of Kirsten Johnson's cinematic memoir documentary, Cameraperson. Over a twenty-five-year career, Johnson has been the … More>>

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

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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

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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

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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 FAA Over Illegal Drone Flights

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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>>

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