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      Rumor: Canon Could Bring C-Log To 5D MK. IV

      UPDATE: According to Canon Rumors, the most recent news on the expected C-Log update may not come in a firmware update now, but would require bringing your 5D Mk. IV in for service to install it. Stay tuned. By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) One of the chief beefs I've had with Canon over the last few years is that they seem to have been giving their prosumer DSLR platforms the short end of the stick when it comes to shooting video, in an … Read More>>

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      FiLMiC Pro Ver. 6 Includes 4K LOG Mode, Arc Sliders, Focus Peaking And More

      Update: FiLMiC Pro ver. 6 is now available. You can grab it on the iTunes Store. By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Mobile Filmmakers are about to get a host of new professional features in FiLMiC Pro that will make shooting on a mobile device even more valuable. FiLMiC Pro has been giving us a sneak peak over on Facebook of what's to come, and it's pretty exciting. Through a completely redesigned and more intuitive interface, everything from … Read More>>

    • Switcher Studio 3.0

      Switcher Studio 3.0 Released With Expanded iPhone Support

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Ordinarily, when you consider an app that is designed with the iPhone at its heart, it would be hard to see how you can expand support for it. But the gang over at Switcher Studio have done just that with Version 3 of the app. Harnessing the power of the latest generation iPhone to run live broadcast streams, as well as work as the camera for it, this may be the best Switcher Studio yet. … Read More>>

    • my rode reel 2017

      My RØDE Reel Is Back With Prizes Worth $500,000!

      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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Rumor: Canon Could Bring C-Log To 5D MK. IV

Canon 5D Mark IV

UPDATE: According to Canon Rumors, the most recent news on the expected C-Log update may not come in a firmware update now, but would require bringing your 5D Mk. IV in for service to install it. Stay tuned. By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) One of the chief beefs I've had with Canon over the … More>>

Producer Says Terminator Announcement Due Later This Year


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's something about the Terminator franchise that really reminds me of the Alien franchise... Despite multiple sequels, the last great film in the series was the second one, and in both cases, they were directed by James Cameron. Still, it seems one bad … More>>

Filmmaking 101: Directing Actors – Part 1: Action-Based Directing, Trust, & Acting School


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Being a director has always seemed like a misunderstood role to me, since most first time directors are preoccupied with where to place the camera. The look of the film is generally a collaboration between the director of photography and the director, but the … More>>

GNARBOX Can Edit Your Video Without A Computer


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) What if I told you that you can edit 4K video while still out in the field without needing a computer to do it? That's the promise of GNARBOX, and after a longer than planned for development window, and a successful Kickstarter campaign, this rugged external hard … More>>

Deadpool 2 Writers Talk Future of the Character


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Deadpool was a triumph both critically and at the box office. It re-introduced the character properly with the perfect actor playing the part, proved an R-rated superhero film could work, and it was a lot of fun. With that film firmly securing a sequel, fans … More>>

New Drone Uses DJI Cameras To Film Underwater


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's no secret that DJI is the 800 pound gorilla in the drone industry, but one company thinks it can be even bigger by going under water. So they've taken DJI's X3 camera and placed it into an underwater housing that will allow it to film as it floats just above the … More>>

Be A DIT Rockstar With OWC’s Mercury Elite Pro Dual mini


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The new MacBook Pro has made some very interesting trade-offs during its most recent refresh, back in late 2016. They’re now much lighter and thinner than their predecessors, and feature the very cool Touch Bar. However, they’ve also pared down the number of … More>>

Drones 101: Drone Etiquette


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Yesterday, a drone crashed into the stands at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during a U.S. Open tennis match. Thankfully, nobody was hurt but a teacher, of all people, was taken into custody for failing to have the common sense, or understanding of the … More>>

Mark Duplass: How To Become A Director In Five Tweets

Mark Duplass

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) All over the world, aspiring filmmakers are dreaming of one day forging a career in Hollywood. And, while there is no guaranteed handbook for success, established directors are often more than willing to offer advice on how to make a career in the industry. One … More>>

Florida Film Production Gets Boost With Animation Incentive


By James DeRuvo (doddle NEWS) With $1.25 million in local tax incentives and a cost of living that benefits from no income tax, animation company Arrow Sky Media plans to bring new jobs to Orlando, Florida by moving their headquarters from Tennessee. Could this be the start of what Florida needs … More>>

That Matrix Reboot May Not Be A Reboot After All

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last week some news came down the pipeline that the Wachowskis' Matrix trilogy was going to get the reboot treatment. Where some people's knee-jerk reaction was that this was a bad idea, I thought it was actually a pretty good idea. I've already covered all the … More>>

Sigma Unwraps Pricing and Availability for the 135mm F1.8 DG HSM Art Lens


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sigma has just announced pricing and availability for their new 135mm F1.8 DG HSM Art lens. It was first unveiled at the 2017 CP+ Camera + Photo Imaging Show in Yokohama, Japan back in February along with the 14mm F1.8 DG HSM Art. It will carry a retail street … More>>

Editing 101: Color Schemes


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Color timing or color grading has come a long, long way from the original photo-chemical process done at a photo lab, all the way up to modern day digital color correction suites. Today's digital hardware and software solutions are incredibly powerful, and give a … More>>

Streaming Review: Iron Fist


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's no way of reviewing Iron Fist without wading into some of the more controversial aspects of the series. Let's just get the big thing out of the way upfront: I firmly believe that the part of Danny Rand should have been played by an Asian actor. There would … More>>

Cinetics Unveils Kickstarter For New Motion Control Camera Slider


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Cinetics has announced yet another crowdfunding campaign for a new motion control camera slider that promises to elevate your time lapse shots to the next level. Dubbed the "Lynx," it offers not only motion control, but also multi axis 360 degree imaging in the … More>>

Sony Announces Venom Will Hit The Big Screen In 2018


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Nobody saw this coming. We knew that a year ago Sony began working on a Venom film, but out of the blue yesterday, Sony has announced that the film will be hitting the big screen on October 5, 2018. The reason for the quick announcement may have something to do … More>>

Editing 101 Part 3: The Basic Rules

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Like everything in filmmaking, there are rules to editing a film that you need to know. Of course, as in filmmaking, these rules can be broken. But before we start breaking the rules, we have to first know what they are. There is one rule, however, that can't … More>>

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