Screenwriting 101: Getting your script out there – The Spec Script

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) It can be hard to get noticed in Hollywood and it seems like everyone is competing for the same money. It doesn't matter if it's a major blockbuster or independent film. The main tool a screenwriter has in his arsenal is the spec script. When you write a script on … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 35: Audio Track Mixer – Submix Pt 2

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In part two of my Premiere Pro tutorial on the Submix in the Audio Track Mixer, I take a look at the second way you can use a submix is to send your audio channel directly to your Master output and partly to the Submix so that you can control the amount of the effect … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 34: Audio Track Mixer, Submix Pt 1

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) While I don’t intend to make these blog posts into advanced audio tips and tricks, Premiere Pro does offer the ability to create and use Submixes inside the Audio Track Mixer which is right under the channel effects – see the last post. When you select a … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Live By Night

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Live By Night wasn't a bad movie — far from it — but something was amiss from the whole thing, from beginning to end. Based on the Dennis Lehane (Gone Baby Gone) crime novel of the same name, the film follows Joseph (Ben Affleck) as the son of a police chief … [Read more...]

Gamora Set To Co-Star In Avengers: Infinity War

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Avengers: Infinity War and the untitled Avengers 4 is looking to sport one of the biggest casts ever in a pair of feature films. Marvel Studios seems to be pulling out all the stops to fit in almost every superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe into these … [Read more...]

Tom Holland Confirms Spider-Man Will Appear In Avengers: Infinity War

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Actor Tom Holland has revealed that Spider-Man will indeed appear in Avengers: Infinity War, which hits screens in 2018. The British actor made his screen debut as the iconic web-slinger in the hugely successful Captain America: Civil War. Now with his first … [Read more...]

Confirmed: Woody Harrelson Cast In Han Solo Spinoff

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Updated: Woody Harrelson has been confirmed by Lucasfilm to have a role in the Han Solo spinoff. Here's what they said: "We couldn’t be more excited to work with an artist with as much depth and range as Woody. His ability to find both humor and pathos, often in … [Read more...]

Ben Affleck: The Batman Is ‘Ahead Of The Curve’

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) What's going on with Ben Affleck's The Batman? At this point your guess is as good as mine. After it looked like everything was going well for the upcoming film, Affleck backtracked to the point of saying he wouldn't even make the film if he didn't think it would be … [Read more...]

Rian Johnson Talks Star Wars: Episode VIII

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars: Episode VIII won't hit the big screen until the end of the year, but that doesn't stop any of us from clamoring for more info about the film. Director Rian Johnson recently spoke with USA Today and revealed a few details about the upcoming film. First … [Read more...]

NewTek and Wowza Launch MediaDS, the First Ever Global & Local Distribution Platform

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) NewTek and Wowza have just unwrapped the MediaDS1, which is touted as the world's first end-to-end, real-time media encoding and live streaming video delivery system. Among the many features, the first generation MediaDS has the ability for content creators to … [Read more...]

Filmchella Film Festival Now Accepting Early-Bird Submissions

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Most film festivals are dominated by sitting in seats in a dark theater, or waiting in line. Sure there are after parties (if you can get in on the guest lists), but for the most part, it tends to be a passive affair for the filmgoers. A new festival called … [Read more...]

The Shape of Water: Actor Believes New ‘Fish Man’ Movie Oscar Worthy

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Guillermo del Toro has ditched monster movie sequel Pacific Rim: Uprising in favor of the Pan's Labyrinth-style awards contender, The Shape of Water. Character actor Doug Jones, who is a regular fixture in the acclaimed filmmaker's screen projects, has dished the … [Read more...]

RED Enhances Image Processing In Post Workflow; Helium Sensor Rated Best

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) RED has developed a new image processing workflow for their cameras, future proofing the platform as the film industry moves towards high dynamic range. Dubbed IPP2, the workflow will spread across all cameras, their new HDR displays, software, and firmware. In … [Read more...]

Donald Glover On Playing Lando Calrissian In Star Wars: Han Solo

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Very rarely in the original Star Wars trilogy do you see a character who is grappling with having to make a difficult decision. That's actually what makes Billy Dee Williams' character Lando Calrissian so intriguing in The Empire Strikes Back — he was a suave … [Read more...]

New Mutants To Bring Back James McAvoy’s Professor X

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Most live-action superhero film stories tend to focus on Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. DC Extended Universe, but it is 20th Century Fox that seems to have the longest run with their X-Men films. That will continue with Josh Boone's upcoming New Mutants. The … [Read more...]

Lucasfilm Will Decide Leia’s Fate in Star Wars

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There are possible spoilers for Star Wars: Episode VIII and Star Wars: Episode IX to follow. You have been warned! The passing of Carrie Fisher came as a shock to the world. The actress reprised her role as Leia from the original Star Wars trilogy in The Force … [Read more...]